MONTAGUE (WZZM) -- For a 7th straight year, the Montague Wildcats won the Battle for the Bell, beating Whitehall, 9-3.
On the Wildcats first offensive play, Brandon Moore scored on a 29-yard touchdown. Tristen Schultz blocked a punt for a safety to make it 9-0.
In the 4th quarter, Emmit Mikkelson hit a 32-yard field goal to cut the lead to 9-3. With just over two minutes left, Whitehall was driving for the game winning score, but Dontae Burks was stopped on a 4th and 3.
The Wildcats move to 4-1, while Whitehall falls to 2-3.