Read more:It was a game the Pro-Vision Academy football team worked all season for: the state championship.
They won the big game, but the high school team from Houston’s Sunnyside area is now giving up its title because one of its players was too old to play.
This isn’t the way either team wanted to lose — or win — their first 11-man state championship.
However, the head of the league and coach of the new state champions both says the way Pro-Vision Academy handled the aftermath of the oversight is a lesson to players on both teams.
It’s the heartbreaking loss for one team that became the heartbreaking loss for the other.