Melissa wins state, beats Hempstead 28-15

The Melissa Cardinals defeated the Hemptead Bobcats, 28-15, to win their first ever state championship in high school football.

The game was tied at 7-7 at halftime, but Melissa increased their lead in the 2nd half. The Cardinals put together a three-touchdown third quarter that made the difference, and held on for the 28-15 victory.

Melissa High School first opened its doors in 2003, and now already hase a state title.

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  • by Julio Location: MELISSA TEXAS on Dec 17, 2011 at 07:33 AM
    My Brother is the Kicker go #65!
  • by Congrats!! on Dec 16, 2011 at 05:54 AM
    Congrats to cardinal nation!!! What a game! What a year so far! Now see if you guys can add state basketball to your state football, state band, bout we just name Texas Melissa this school year!!!! Amazing!!!!
  • by proud dad Location: Bonham on Dec 15, 2011 at 10:12 PM
    Way to go boys!! Great job!! My son goes to school with champions!
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