By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
The Mexia Ladycats stayed on pace for their eventual showdown with Madisonville for the district crown, picking up a tough, 59-45, win against the Fairfield Lady Eagles Tuesday night on the road.
Mexia trailed at the end of the first period, 13-8, but sprang to life in the second, led by Kiki Keith’s eight points which included two three-point bombs and four points each from De’Modesty Williams and Camrye Smith, helping give the Ladycats a 28-24 lead at the half.
Both teams played it close in the third, however, Mexia managed to extend their advantage out to six by the close of the period, 40-34.
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