Mineola takes on Madison for area title


Mineola defeats Dallas Madison 42-14 for the area football title and will take on Mt. Vernon Friday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. in Sulphur Springs.

Mineola and Dallas Madison battle for the area playoff title tonight in Princeton.

A Mineola win could set up a rematch next week with Mt. Vernon, the only team to beat Mineola this year. Mt. Vernon plays West tonight.

Mt. Vernon takes the early lead 3-0. That's the score after one quarter of play. Mt. Vernon scores a touchdown to lead 10-0.

After a turnover Mt. Vernon scores again and leads 17-0.

West gets on the board but trails 17-7.

Mineola opens with two quick scores to lead Madison 14-0.

Mineola leads 14-0 after one quarter.

Next possession ends with a 40-yard TD run from Trevion Sneed. Mineola leads 21-0.

At the half Mt. Vernon leads West 17-7.

Madison drives for a score to make it 21-7 Mineola.

At the half Mineola leads 21-7.

Mt. Vernon leads West 24-7 late in the third quarter. West was the second place team in Madison's district.

Mineola stops the Madison drive to open the third quarter and then drives for a score with T.J. Moreland throwing 26 yards to Hunter Wright for the TD. Mineola leads 28-7.

With 4:32 to play West cuts the Mt. Vernon lead to 24-14.

Trevion Sneed scores to make it 35-7 Mineola.

West gets within 24-21 but only 36 seconds left in the game.

West recovers the onside kick at the Mt. Vernon 49.

Mineola still leads 35-7 heading into the 4th quarter.

Mt. Vernon holds on to win 24-21 and will take on Mineola in the third round of the playoffs next week, as long as the Yellowjackets hold onto the 28-point lead.

Madison cuts the lead to 35-14 with 9:55 to play.

Moreland finds Kendrick for a TD pass and a 42-14 Mineola lead with 7:33 to go.

Mineola moves on with the 42-14 area championship victory.