Injuries a big factor in loss to Wildcats

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By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports

Friday night seemed to have a different feel to it and with several Blackcat players out with injuries or given limited playing time due to working their way back from an injury, something just didn’t seem right in the 32-13 loss to the Palestine Wildcats.

The night started off with a bang as kick returner Danny Huckaby took the football the length of the playing field for an apparent Mexia touchdown, which would have put the Blackcats on top.

But that play seemed to be the terminus of Mexia’s night when the site of an official’s yellow handkerchief found a resting spot back around the Blackcats 15-yard line.

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