By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
What seemed to be a blowout of a game against the Fairfield Lady Eagles last Friday night at Blackcat Gym, ended up turning into a 34-33 come from behind overtime win for the Mexia Ladycats.
Both teams played hard defense in the first period, which ended up tied 4-4.
The Ladycats turned things up a notch in the second, holding the Lady Eagles scoreless, while scoring 12 points and taking a 16-4 lead at the half.
Mexia scored the first five points of the third period with Soroya Hollie hitting 3 of 4 free throws and a layup.
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