By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports
After getting off to a sluggish start, the Mexia Ladycats settled down both defensively and on offense to end up with a 62-30 blowout win last Friday night on the road against the Athens Lady Hornets.
This was the district opener for both teams and with Athens getting off to a strong start, leading 16-15 after the first period, things weren’t looking well for the Ladycats at that point.
However, Mexia picked up the pace on defense in the second period and held the Lady Hornets to only a free throw, while scoring 17 points of their own to overtake the lead and a 15-point advantage at the half.
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