Ladycats fall in district opener 11-5

Mexia News Staff Report

Tuesday’s district opener for the Mexia Ladycats turned into a see-saw battle that saw the Athens Lady Hornets end up on top in the end, 11-5.
After Athens took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first, Mexia forged ahead to take a 3-2 lead at the end of three.
In the inning, the Ladycats scored their first run with one out, when Angel Carroll singled in Alexis Pena from third to make it 2-1. With two outs, Gentry Renfro knocked a two-run single to right, scoring Priscilla Garcia and Carroll as Mexia leads by one.
The Lady Hornets tied the game in the bottom of the fourth, making the score 3-3.

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