The Melissa Cardinals defeated Houston Kincaid 27-20 in the division II state 7 on 7 football championship in College Station this weekend.
Melissa quarterback Wes McQueen was named Tournament MVP. Teammate Michael Ellis made the all-tournament team.
The Cardinals beat Lago Vista and Glen Rose on Thursday to secure a place in the championship bracket Friday morning.
Melissa won five straight games on Friday, defeating Ballinger, Abilene Wiley, Kaufman, Lorena, and ultimately beat Kincaid for the championship.
This was the fourth consecutive trip to the tournament for seniors McQueen, Mason Hart, Brad Bush, and Jack Bush.