Mexia News Staff Report
The Mexia Blackcats went 2-2 at the Gatesville Basketball Tournament last week, beating the Glenn Grizzlies 91-37 and the Llano Cougars, 77-28. Mexia’s two losses came at the hands of Ft. Worth Country Day’s Falcons in a very close ball game, 80-75, then to Pflugerville Connally, 83-59.
In the tournament opener against Country Day, the Blackcats were down 41-26 at the half. Mexia came close to coming back in the final period, outscoring the 30-19 and cutting their deficit from 14 down to five, however, it wasn’t quite enough to pull off the win.
Shemar High led the Blackcats with 30 points, Malcolm King scored 16 and Travion Carter finished with 11.
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