Richland Springs Blows Out Balmorhea in Class 1A Division II Championship

2016 Schedule/Results: Class: 6A | 5A | 4A | 3A | 2A | 1A Six Man
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Walker Tippie ran for 414 yards and eight touchdowns and threw for two scores, leading Richland Springs to a 96-50 victory over Balmorhea in the Class 1A Division II six-man championship game Wednesday.

Tippie had scoring runs of 58, 37 and 63 yards in third quarter to break open a close game as Richland Springs (15-0) extended its six-man record with an eighth state title.

Richland Springs won the championship on the 45-point mercy rule when Lusty Hutton scored the last of his three rushing touchdowns from 41 yards and Jared Martin made the two-point PAT kick with 2:03 remaining. Hutton had 109 yards rushing.

Marco Martinez threw for 175 yards and four touchdowns in the first trip to the title game for Balmorhea (14-1). Kyle Garcia ran for 135 yards and a touchdown and threw for two scores.

In the Class 1A Division I six-man championship game, Borden County beat Jonesboro 60-12.

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