Lani Nava drills 9 extra points in Texas state title game

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She became the first female to play and score in a University Interscholastic League (UIL) state title game.

K-Lani Nava made history this week by becoming the first female football athlete to make the box score in a Texas state championship game when she tallied 18 points to help Strawn High School win its Class 1A Six-Man Division II title by the count of 78-42.

Senior K-Lani Nava made nine of 10 extra point attempts in Wednesday's game at AT&T Stadium to cap off the historic season. "I didn't really think about it too much today because I didn't it want it too much in my head and freak out", Nava said.

Strawn finished with a flawless 16-0 season with the Texas Class 1A Division II Six-Man title. "Just the fact that I got this opportunity to kick through that field goal means a lot to me". I know the snapper and my holder do their jobs.

"I wasn't going to tell her no, so I said sure, come on out".

Strawn is about 80 miles west of Fort Worth along I-20. "She's just another football player to us".

"Strawn is a really close community", Lee said. One of her kicks was blocked, but that did little to sour a history-making day for the former soccer player.

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