Blackcats fall to Fairfield in Friday’s district face-off

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By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports

The Blackcats dropped their district game with the Fairfield Eagles on Friday evening, 10-1, despite a strong outing by pitcher Zack Reece.

Reece scattered nine hits and gave up six earned runs, but he also fanned five Eagle hitters in the game.

The Eagles scored three runs in the first four innings.

Mexia managed to get the lone run on the board in the top of the fourth when Brady Walker hit a sacrifice fly that allowed pinch runner Bryce Sterling to cross home plate.

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