By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
When Henderson entered Wildcat gym in Palestine Friday night, it was clear that the Lady Lions had the height advantage over the No. 7-ranked Mexia Ladycats.
However, a team can have all the height they can bring, but when you leave one of Class 4A’s premier shooters unguarded at your back door, the result becomes an easy 2-point basket.
That’s exactly what happened in the first two periods of play during Mexia’s 66-49 area win over Henderson.
Tee Owens seemed to have an easy go at the basket as Henderson’s post players looked to just move out of her way. She scored 9 of the Ladycats 17 first-period points as Mexia led by 10 going into the second.
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