MEXIA, Texas The Troy Trojans scored the final 15 points of the game to beat Teague in their playoff opener Thursday night. Troy advances to the Area round with a 35-21 win over the Lions.
Troy and Teague played an even first half and went into the locker room tied at 14-14. Troy scored early in the second half on a short touchdown run. Teague answered a few minutes later and the extra point gave the Lions a 21-20 lead.
After that, Troy took control. The Trojans scored a pair of touchdowns to close out the 14-point win. With the 35-21 win, the Trojans advance through the Bi-District round of the postseason.