Photo: Sherry Milliken/TexasHSFootball

Editor’s Note: During the UIL State Championships at AT&T Stadium, TexasHSFootball will be presenting an MVP award of the game as voted on by the fans in partnership with VCRNow. For more information on how to vote, click here.

In a rematch from the 2016 state title game, the Borden County Coyotes pulled away from the Jonesboro Eagles for a 60-22 victory to clinch their second straight title.

Borden County running back Nick Proulx. Sherry Milliken/TexasHSFootball

For the first MVP award, TexasHSFootball is awarding a Co-Most Valuable Player of The Game to senior running back Nick Proulx and junior defensive lineman Ben Justice.

Borden County athlete Ben Justice (13). Sherry Milliken/TexasHSFootball

Proulx was a force on the ground for the Coyotes on Wednesday afternoon, rushing for 251 yards and four touchdowns while adding eight tackles and a forced fumble on defense.

Meanwhile,  Justice proved to be strong on the defensive side as well, finishing with 11 tackles, three fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and a touchdown as well.

Following the game, TexasHSFootball caught up with the two award winners to talk about their state title game win.

As the co-winners of the  award, each player will receiver a commemorative custom MVP football, a full scholarship to the Football University Camp of their choice as well as an image collage that will be ready to share on social media.

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