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Lampasas beat Gonzales 56-6 on Friday to win the area football championship. This was the Badgers' first area title since 1993.

Lampasas (11-1) will play Needville (10-2) at noon on Nov. 30 at the Alamodome in San Antonio for the regional semifinals. 

Ace Whitehead was in on six touchdowns: four passing and two rushing.

The Badgers' first two scores came on passes from Whitehead to Mike Murray. Whitehead later found Jaylon Porter for two touchdowns in the air. Daunte Cuffie and Jack Jerome each rushed for one touchdown. Jerome hurdled over a defender on a long burst in the fourth quarter.

Porter and Clayton Bever each came away with an interception.

Lampasas led 7-0 after the first quarter, 35-0 at halftime and 42-6 after three quarters.

Gonzales ended the season at 8-3. 

See Tuesday's edition for more details.