AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Dripping Springs Tigers have officially put the rest of Class 6A on notice.

A 41-yard field goal as time expired by Walker Wright lifted the Tigers over Vandegrift 23-20 on Friday at Ed W. Monroe Memorial Stadium in northwest Austin.

Dripping Spring won its first game as a 6A team after moving up from 5A after last season over a Vipers team that made it to the 6A quarterfinals last season.

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Dripping Springs quarterback Austin Novosad threw for two touchdowns. He’s committed to play for Baylor next season. Vandegrift quarterback Brayden Buchanan, also committed to Baylor but to play baseball, threw a touchdown to get the Vipers back in the game late.