Madison proved to be a bridge too far for Carlisle to cross in Friday's 26-16 at Carlisle High on October 11 in Ohio football action.

Neither team dominated early as the two squads struggled to a 7-7 tie through the first quarter.

Carlisle took a 14-7 lead over Madison heading to the intermission locker room.

The Mohawks broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 20-14 lead over the Indians.

The Mohawks avoided the brakes and shifted into victory gear via a 6-2 stretch over the final quarter.

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