LONGVIEW - Longview got an early test on Friday from Mesquite in the regular-season finale.
But the Lobos would not be denied the District 11-6A championship and an undefeated regular season.
Longview, behind another balanced attack offensively and a defense that adjusted quickly, scored the final five touchdowns in a 55-24 win over Mesquite at Lobo Stadium.
With the win, No. 4 Longview is the outright District 11-6A champion, the first outright title for the Lobos since 2014, and closes the regular season at 10-0, the first undefeated regular season since 2005.
"I told them that I was proud of them and congratulations on a job well done," Longview head coach John King said. "We set out to be a playoff team and a district champion.
"We didn't talk too much about being 10-0. That's just icing on the cake for this football team."
Longview will host Copperas Cove, which finished the regular season at 7-3 with a 22-18 win over Temple in a District 12-6A showdown, in the Class 6A, Division II, Region II bi-district round Friday (7:30 p.m.) at Lobo Stadium.
Mesquite, the second seed in Division I out of 11-6A, answered Longview's opening-drive touchdown on Friday night. The Skeeters took a 17-13 lead on a pick six and had its last lead, 24-20, with 5:43 left in the second quarter.
A 79-yard kickoff return from Jacob Johnson then sparked the Lobo sideline, who scored the finale 35 points of the game.
"They gave us a few different looks early but (head coach) Jeff (Fleener) and them do a good job and have a good football team," King said. "We lost leverage early but we got it figured out and adjusted.
"Offensively, I thought we played pretty well most of the night."
Longview finished with 439 yards of total offense - 245 on the ground and 194 through the air. Mesquite totaled 266 total, with 182 yards coming in the first half.
Keilyn Williams and Jessie Anderson provided the one-two punch, finishing with 105 and 37 yards, respectively. Both had a pair of touchdowns in the win.
Kaden Meredith added Longview's fifth rushing touchdown on a 27-yard run in the second quarter.
Quarterback Haynes King finished 10-of-13 passing for 194 yards and two touchdowns. King threw his first interception of the season, a second-quarter pick that was returned for a Mesquite touchdown.
"I'm glad to get all of the no sacks, no interceptions and no punts out of the way," John King said with a laugh. "We got all of that done tonight."
Kamden Perry led the way receiving with five catches for 86 yards and two touchdowns. Perry, who has 15 scores on the season, broke the single-season touchdown receptions mark a week after becoming the Lobos leader in single-season receiving yards.
Johnson's 79-yard kickoff return in the second quarter was the spark for the Lobos.
Defensively, Robert Pierce pulled down his third interception of the season. Jaylon Allen, Jordan Wallace and Jephaniah Lister all turned in solid night for the Lobo defense, which pitched a second-half shutout.
King hit DK Mumphrey for 51 yards on Longview's opening drive and Williams made it 7-0 in a five-yard run.
Mesquite tied things up with a 12-play, 73-yard drive.
After a 44-yard kickoff return from Williams, King and Perry connected for the first of two times.
Mesquite was limited to a field goal before Chris Henry picked off a King pass and took it 23 yards untouched to the house for a 17-13 Mesquite lead.
Meredith put the Lobos back on top with a 27-yard run on his second touch of the night.
The Skeeters took its final lead on a 75-yard drive that featured a fourth-down conversion.
Johnson then houses a kickoff return, sparking the Lobos to a shutout second half and a 10-0 regular season.