Photos: DeSoto upsets Denton Guyer by returning to the state title game for the first time since 2016 (2023)

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Photos: DeSoto upsets Denton Guyer by returning to the state title game for the first time since 2016 (1)

[42/42] DeSoto Head Coach Claude Mathis and his players celebrate their Class 6A Division II Semifinal victory over Denton Guyer at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[1/42] DeSoto Head Coach Claude Mathis and his players celebrate their Class 6A Division II Semifinal victory over Denton Guyer at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[2/42] DeSoto head coach Claude Mathis is doused in a Gatorade cooler by his players following their victory over Denton Guyer in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[3/42] DeSoto outside linebacker Brandon Booker (center) raises his belt as he and his teammates celebrate their victory over Denton Guyer in the Class 6A Division II Semifinals at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022 .(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[4/42] DeSoto running back Darius Bailey (15) gestures to fans after beating Denton Guyer in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[5/42] DeSoto Free Safety Jeshan McCoy (17) celebrates a fumble by Jamarion Ravenell (7) against Denton Guyer in the second half of their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on Dec 2014. 10, 2022. .(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[6/42] DeSoto Free Safety Jeshan McCoy (17) and fans applaud Jamarion Ravenell (7)'s recovery against Denton Guyer in the second half of their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on December 10, 2022. .(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[7/42] DeSoto running back Darius Bailey (15) rushes for a second quarter touchdown against the Denton Guyer defense in their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[8/42] DeSoto running back Deondrae Riden Jr (22) celebrates his second quarter touchdown against Denton Guyer in their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[9/42] DeSoto running back Deondrae Riden Jr (22) celebrates his second quarter touchdown with receiver Dahlyn Jones (88) in their Class 6A Division II Semifinal match against Denton Guyer at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on 10 December , in 2022(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[10/42] DeSoto running back Darius Bailey (15) carries Denton Guyer defensive back Brenden Bradshaw (20) across the goal line for a touchdown in the second quarter of their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco , Texas, December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[11/42] DeSoto running back Darius Bailey (15) carries Denton Guyer defensive back Brenden Bradshaw (20) across the goal line for a touchdown in the second quarter of their 6A Division II Class 6A semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, December 10, 2022(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[12/42] DeSoto running back Darius Bailey (15) celebrates his second quarter touchdown run by teammates Elijah Garner (53) and Dahlyn Jones (88) against Denton Guyer in the 6A Division II Class 6A Semifinal in the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[13/42] DeSoto defensive lineman Jason Douglas (48) fires Denton quarterback Guyer Jackson Arnold (11) in the first quarter of a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[14/42] Denton Guyer quarterback Jackson Arnold (11) jumps the DeSoto defensive line for a fourth quarter touchdown in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[15/42] The DeSoto football team takes the field to face Denton Guyer in their Class 6A Division II semifinal game at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[16/42] Former DeSoto football player Corey Borner stood on the sidelines to watch the Eagles defeat Denton Guyer in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022. Borner became paralyzed . a spinal cord injury during a football game in 2009.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[17/42] DeSoto outside linebacker Brandon Booker (31) tackles Denton Guyer quarterback Jackson Arnold (11) in the second half of the Class 6A Division II Semifinals at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[18/42] DeSoto running back Tre Wisner (5) rushes down the sideline in a big fourth quarter against Denton Guyer in their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[19/42] DeSoto running back Tre Wisner (5) rushes down the sideline in a big fourth quarter against Denton Guyer in their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[20/42] DeSoto running back Tre Wisner (5) makes a fourth quarter break against Denton Guyer in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[21/42] DeSoto quarterback Darius Bailey (15) dives for a fourth quarter touchdown against Denton Guyer in their Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[22/42] DeSoto running back Darius Bailey (15) is picked up by center Leon Brigham (58) after his fourth quarter touchdown against Denton Guyer in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas , on December 10, 2022. .(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[23/42] DeSoto runs back to Deondrae Riden Jr. (22) finds a hole in Denton Guyer's defense during the first half of the Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on Dec. 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[24/42] DeSoto's Jamarion Ravenell (7) gets a fumble from Denton Guyer in the second half as he celebrates with Caimon Mathis (2) in a Class 6A Division II semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[25/42] DeSoto's Jamarion Ravenell (7) gets a fumble from Denton Guyer in the second half as he celebrates with Caimon Mathis (2) in a Class 6A Division II semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 1. 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[26/42] The Denton Guyer football team takes the field to face DeSoto in their Class 6A Division II semifinal game at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[27/42] Denton Guyer head coach Reed Heim questions a second half call-up during their Class 6A Division II Semifinal match against DeSoto at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[28/42] Denton Guyer receiver Josiah Martin (4) makes a first half catch for DeSoto defenseman Mario Buford (21) in their Class 6A Division II Semifinal match against DeSoto at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas in December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[29/42] DeSoto outside linebacker Brandon Booker (31) and nose guard Marshall Kirven (44) sandwich Denton Guyer quarterback Jackson Arnold (11) in the second half of the Class 6A Division II semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, December 10, 2022(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[30/42] Denton Guyer quarterback Jackson Arnold (11) is helped by teammate Isaiah Davis (53) after being hit by DeSoto in the second half of the Class 6A Division II Semifinals at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas , on December 10, 2022. .(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[31/42] DeSoto running back Treo Wisner (5) is tackled by Denton Guyer defense Xavier Ukpona (40) in the second half of the Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on December. 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[32/42] DeSoto running back Darius Bailey (15) makes a first-half tackle against the Denton Guyer defense in the first half of the Class 6A Division II Semifinals at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, at December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[33/42] DeSoto running back Tre Wisner (5) tackles Denton Guyer linebacker Caleb Darthard (10) in the second half of a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[34/42] Keylan Abrams (45) of DeSoto scrambles down the field after making a stop on Denton quarterback Guyer Jackson Arnold during the second half of a Class 6A Division II semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas , on December 10, 2022. .(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[35/42] Denton Guyer quarterback Jackson Arnold (11) conducts the first half against the DeSoto defense in the Class 6A Division II State Semifinals at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[36/42] DeSoto's Mario Buford (21) tackles Denton Guyer wide receiver Josiah Martin (4) and spins him out of bounds during the second half of the Class 6A Division II Semifinals at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[37/42] DeSoto defenseman Jamarion Ravenell (7) breaks a first-half pass intended for Denton Guyer wide receiver Josiah Martin (4) in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, December. 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[38/42] DeSoto running back Jaden Trawick (8) loses his helmet after scoring a fourth quarter touchdown against Denton Guyer in a Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on Dec. 10 2022 .(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[39/42] DeSoto walks back to Deondrae Riden Jr. (22) under the care of athletic trainers after suffering a second-half injury against Guyer in the Class 6A Division II Semifinal at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on Dec. 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[40/42] Denton Guyer wide receiver Josiah Martin (4) bounces off the grass in disgust after failing to catch a touchdown pass in the first quarter of their Class 6A Division II semifinal game against DeSoto at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, on October 10. December 2022(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[41/42] Denton Guyer head coach Reed Heim (right) congratulates DeSoto head coach Claude Mathis on their victory in the Class 6A Division II Semifinals at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[42/42] DeSoto Head Coach Claude Mathis and his players celebrate their Class 6A Division II Semifinal victory over Denton Guyer at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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[1/42] DeSoto Head Coach Claude Mathis and his players celebrate their Class 6A Division II Semifinal victory over Denton Guyer at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas on December 10, 2022.(Tom Fox / Professional Photographer)

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Did Denton Guyer win state? ›

Guyer has now gone a decade without winning a state title in a team sport. This year's softball team — which started the year 35-0 — joins the 2019 and 2021 football teams that fell in the state championship.

Who won the Denton Guyer Southlake Carroll game? ›

The Oklahoma pledge threw for 303 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 149 yards and four scores as Guyer beat Southlake Carroll 45-21 in the Class 6A Division II Region I final at a packed Northwest ISD Stadium.

Who won the 5A state championship in Texas football? ›

Football
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5A Division 1Katy PaetowCollege Station
5A Division 2Dallas South Oak CliffLiberty Hill
6A Division 1Galena Park North ShoreDuncanville
6A Division 2Austin WestlakeDenton Guyer
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What is Denton Guyer ranked in football? ›

Recent Champions
RankTeam & State2022 Final Ranking
36Denton Guyer (Texas)24
37Carrollton (Georgia)54
38Saguaro (Arizona)44
39Venice (Florida)35
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