After sweeping Madisonville at home last Tuesday, the Mexia Ladycats knew they’d have a battle on their hands against the Fairfield Lady Eagles on the road Friday night.
Fairfield ended up on top, but the Ladycats didn’t make it easy for them and took the Lady Eagles to the limit in five, 16-25, 25-17, 14-25, 27-25, 7-15.
Verlean Henderson and Aniyah Jelks combined for a block-kill in the first set, while Alanni Connors picked up a kill and a blocked shot for the Ladycats. Jelks and Priscilla Garcia both picked up aces serving the ball.
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