Madison -- The Madison Bulldogs hung on to claim a thrilling 24-21 victory over the West Central Trojans at Trojan Field in a battle between the top two teams in Class 11A on Friday night.
Jacob Giles tossed three touchdown passes to Mason Hemmer (66 yards) and two to Preston Nordling (33 and 86 yards). Brayden Gilbert booted a 31-yard field goal and three extra points as the Bulldogs built a 24-7 lead after three quarters.
The Trojans scored two touchdowns in the final period but it was not enough as the Bulldogs won their fifth game of the sesason.
Madison (5-0) will go to Tea to face the Titans next Friday in a 7 p.m. game.