by Keith Andresen

The AT&T MHSHL season came to a thrilling conclusion with the Gold & Silver Varsity Championship games. In the Varsity Gold game, Flower Mound/Marcus followed up their impressive State Tournament victory over Frisco with a hard fought 2-1 win over Keller in the City Championship. it was a tight-checking contest with the teams trading 2nd period goals.  It stayed 1-1 until late in the 3rd period when FM/M netted the winner.  Congratulations Flower Mound/Marcus on a sweep of the league and State Titles.

Grapevine/Colleyville beat Allen 3-2 in Overtime to claim the Silver Division Championship. Allen took a 1-0, 1st period lead only to see GV/CV tie the score in the 2nd and take a 2-1 lead early in the 3rd. With just under 2 minutes left in the 3rd, Allen went on the power play, pulled the goalie and scored with 40 seconds left to send the game to OT.  The OT was hard fought with both teams getting got looks but it was GV/CV scoring the winner  10 minutes into the extra period to win the game.  Congratulations Grapevine/Colleyville.

At Varsity Bronze, Highland Park slipped by Lovejoy 5-3.  The game was tied late into the 2nd period but HP scored three consecutive goals to lead 5-2 late in the 3rd Period.  Lovejoy scored with just over 2 minutes left to close the gap to 5-3 but was unable to get any closer.  Congratulations to Highland Park.

In the JV Gold Division, 4th seed Allen upended the Jr. Oilers from Tulsa 6-1. Allen beat the top-seeded club from Northwest in the semi-finals and then handled 2nd seeded Tulsa in the Championship.  Congratulations Eagles!

The JV Silver Division featured the top two finishers from the regular season.  Top seeded Prosper beat runner-up Frisco-West in the Final 8-2.  Prosper took a 3-1 lead after the first period and never looked back as they took home the Championship.  Congratulations Prosper!

The biggest surprise may have come at JV Bronze where the 5th seeded Team Texas Girls knocked off Keller 2-1 in overtime.  Along the way Team Texas knocked off 4th seeded Northwest & the #1 Seed, Birdville, before advancing to the Championship.  Keller took a 1-0 lead in the first period and held on until, with just over 2 minutes left in the 3rd period, Team Texas broke through and tied the score.  In OT a shot from the high slot eluded a screened Keller goalie and Team Texas had their first ever AT&T MHSHL Championship! Congratulations to Team Texas!

For results and a schedule of all City Championship games CLICK HERE