Banner year: Programs, individuals won championships in’17

by | Dec 28, 2017 | Sports

Brandon Gonzalez (21) raises the District 7-4A Div. I trophy following a 35-0 win over Anna at Jackie Hendricks Stadium. Princeton shared the district’s top spot with Texarkana Liberty-Eylau and Paris. The Panthers ended falling in the opening round of the playoffs to Van. (File photo)

This year was filled with many individual and team titles at Princeton High School.

Below is a breakdown of how each sport faired on the boys and girls side starting with the fall and wrapping up with the spring sports.

Football

The Panthers finished the season 5-6 overall and were co-District 7-4A Div. I champions with Texarkana Liberty-Eylau Paris at 4-1.

For a second straight season Princeton was eliminated by Van in the first round of the Class 4A Div. I Region II playoffs.

This time around the Vandals came back for a 35-28 bi-district win at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium in Rockwall.

The victory was Van’s second over the Panthers this year and fourth in the last two.

For the full story see the Dec. 28 issue or subscribe online.

By David Jenkins • Sports Editor • [email protected]

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