In the end, the showdown to determine national bragging rights between Euless Trinity and the top-ranked team in the country turned into a gritty game of Survivor.

The Trojans finally persevered in the early morning hours of Sunday.

Trinity, Class 6A’s eighth-ranked team, withstood a determined De La Salle push in the final minutes to defeat the visitors from Concord, Calif., 26-21 at Newsom Stadium in a season-opening game for both squads that began in the late evening of Saturday.

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