Quarterback Ace Whitehead accounted for six touchdowns and the seventh-ranked Lampasas Badgers overcame an early 14-0 deficit to beat Fredericksburg 47-35 on the road Friday in a battle for the District 14-4A, Div. I championship.

The district title is the Badgers' first in eight years.

Whitehead's touchdown pass to Michael Murray Jr. helped the Badgers (9-1, 5-0 district) tie the game at 14 with 9:43 left in the opening half.

They took their first lead, 16-14, on a safety.

With 2:43 remaining in the half, Jaylor Porter caught a TD pass from Whitehead and the Badgers led 23-14.

Cameron Everts made it 30-21 with a 42-yard TD pass from Whitehead late in the first half.

Murray pushed the lead to 47-28 with another touchdown toss from Whitehead in the second half.

Whitehead finished 21-of-32 through the air for 317 yards. He added 91 yards on 12 carries to finish as the Badgers' leading rusher. Murray caught eight passes for 134 yards. Porter had seven catches for 95 yards.

Whitehead has thrown for 35 TDs this seaosn and run for 13.

The Badgers finished the season averaging 52 points per game and 51 in district play.

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