By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
Tuesday must have been “Sweeps Night” for area volleyball teams as Mexia, Teague and Wortham (see separate stories) took down district opponents in three-set fashion.
The Mexia Ladycats defeated the Madisonville Lady Mustangs at home, 25-19, 26-24, 25-23, but it wasn’t an easy task.
Down 8-1 in the opening set, the Ladycats clawed their way back in, thanks to the outstanding defense in the backcourt between Destini Hutchison, setter Baileah Thompson and Demodesty Williams.
Offensively, Verlean Henderson, Alanni Connor and Aniyah Jelks kept Madisonville’s frontline from getting any easy shots in the middle of the net, while Jashima Smith and Kiki Keith kept the outsides secure.
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