By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
Bursting out of the gates in Tuesday night’s bi-district basketball game in Hubbard against Waco Connally was the Mexia Blackcats, raining down a ton of three-point bombs to take a quick 15-3 lead early in the first period.
However, the Cadets came back to take a 33-31 lead at the half and held on to end the Blackcats season, 69-57.
The game was fast-paced from the start with Mexia taking a 23-14 lead after one.
During the quarter, Malcolm King, Shemar High and Travion Carter knocked down three-pointers, with Davion Carter connecting on a pair himself.
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