Ladycats sweep season series with Groesbeck

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Ladycats Head Coach Randy Barger (right) feels the team is getting back on track and headed in the right direction as Mexia improved to 4-1 in district play after their wins over the Rusk Lady Eagles Friday night and Groesbeck Tuesday. Mexia News file photo

By Mike Eddleman

The first 37 points looked easy; the last 37, not so much.

The Mexia girls went to Groesbeck and won 74-58, but it took a determined second-half effort to hold on for the road win.

“This was Groesbeck in their gym,” said Mexia coach Randy Barger. “It looks so easy when you get a big lead, but we made some bad passes and bad decisions and they were able to get into their offense.”

Despite the 16-point win for Mexia, the Lady Goats kept the pressure on, scoring the first 11 points of the third quarter to climb to within four.

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