By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
The Mexia Lee Tigers will be one of 15 teams competing at the Texas Teenage Association of Baseball’s 8U Machine Pitch State Tournament that is being held in Mineola starting Monday, July 20.
The Tigers clawed their way up from the loser’s bracket in last week’s District 14 tournament that was held here at City Park, to win two of three over Groesbeck to advance to the state tournament.
Mexia’s competition at the state tournament will include the Emory Red Sox, Mineola Mean Machine from District One. From District Two, Hillsboro Jackson, District Three, Pleasant Grove Rangers, District Four, Brownwood Blue Jays, District 5, Stephenville Rangers, District 6, Teague Bowers, District Seven, Temple Cardinals, District 8, Belton Knights, District Nine, Harker Heights Iron Pigs, District 10, Rusk Yankees, District 11, BMC Angels, District 12, Kerens Bobcats and District 13’s Clifton Payne.