HOUSTON — After a 0-0 end of regulation and two overtimes, it all came down to penalty kicks in the TAPPS Class 1A-3A boys’ soccer state championship match on Saturday, and Texoma Christian came up short, 6-5, against the British School of Houston.

HOUSTON — After a 0-0 end of regulation and two overtimes, it all came down to penalty kicks in the TAPPS Class 1A-3A boys’ soccer state championship match on Saturday, and Texoma Christian came up short, 6-5, against the British School of Houston.


The Eagles finished 21-2-2 on the year.


Both teams had opportunities to score in regulation, but TCS goalkeeper Zach Walston made 22 saves to preserve the scoreless tie.


On Friday, the Eagles grabbed a 2-1 semifinal win over district rival Fort Worth Bethesda Christian in a game that was delayed for more than an hour by a rainstorm.


Blake Burley and Blake Smith each recorded goals, with Burley’s goal tying the game at the start of the second half and Smith’s goal providing the winning margin with 18 minutes left. Walston made 14 saves in net.