Madisonville beats Bellville 31-21

By  | 

BELLVILLE, Texas (KBTX) -- The Madisonville Mustangs kept their impressive season going with a 31-21 win over the Bellville Brahmas Friday night.

Madisonville needed only one play to get on the scoreboard. Cornelius Merchant finds a hole and goes 49 yards to the house on the first play from scrimmage. Mustangs would lead 7-0 early.

Bellville, however, would fight right back. A Trevone Green touchdown run and extra point in the second quarter put the Brahmas out front 14-10.

That would be their only taste of the lead as Madisonville would put things back together. Up 17-14 in the third, a 50 yard touchdown run from Merchant would put the Mustangs back out front for good, 24-14. 'Stangs go on to win 31-21.

Madisonville (8-1, 3-0) will host Tarkington next week in the regular season finale. Bellville (4-5,2-1) will travel to Shepherd