Sports

Wed
11
Jan

Blackcats make comeback over Tigers, 60-48

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports

No love lost between the Mexia Blackcats and Corsicana Tigers, as both teams clashed on the court for the second time this season Tuesday evening, this time at Tiger gym.
Evidently, the Blackcats have the Tigers dialed in their sights as they came away with a 60-48 come from behind win to move to 16-7 on the season.
Mexia trailed early in the game as the fired up Corsicana squad sped out to a 14-4 lead midway in the first period.
But the Blackcats scored the final four points in the first to cut the Tigers lead down to six, 14-8.

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Tue
10
Jan

Bulldogs come from behind to beat Dawson in district

Mexia News Staff Report

It took a couple of periods for the Wortham Bulldogs to get untracked last Friday night in their district game with the Dawson Bulldogs, but by the fourth period of play, the tide changed in Wortham’s favor as they pulled out a 42-35 win at home to improve to 2-0 in district and 13-6 overall.
The first period was more of a defensive struggle as both teams managed just two points each.
Dawson decided to take the offensive charge in the second period of play to outscore Wortham 17-8 to take a 19-10 lead into the half.

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Tue
10
Jan

Lady Bulldogs pick up first district win against district rival Dawson

Mexia News Staff Report

After trailing 15-13 at the half against district rival Dawson, the Lady Bulldogs scored 10 unanswered points in the third and held off their opponent in the fourth to come away with a six-point, 35-29 win at home last Friday night.
Wortham stepped up the defense in the middle two periods, holding Dawson to only two points during that time.
Hallie Fautt led the Wortham charge with 15 points in the win, Ashley Mao and Jayde Hamilton both finished with five each, Skylar Phillips and Kate Vogel each scored three points apiece, Samantha Wright hit two points and Ashley Sandifer and Kaitlyn Cartwright contributed with one free throw each.

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Tue
10
Jan

Coolidge crush Cougars to remain unbeaten in district

Mexia News Staff Report

The Coolidge Yellowjackets improved to 3-0 in district play after beating the Aquilla Cougars last Friday night, 71-32.
Coolidge rushed out to a 15-3 lead at the end of the first period and led at the half, 35-14.
In the third, the Yellowjackets outscored the Cougars 16-7 to push their lead total up to 30.

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Tue
10
Jan

Panthers no match for Blackcats

Mexia News Staff Report

Make that four wins in-a-row for the Mexia Blackcats after sending the Hyde Park Panthers back to Austin with a 62-49 loss.
Mexia came out prepared to do battle last Friday night, taking a 16-13 lead by the end of the first period of play. Malcolm King scored eight points in the period, including a pair of three-point buckets, followed by Chris Mathews with five and team leading scorer, Shemar High, who had three.
The Blackcats extended their three-point lead up to five by the half, thanks in part to the balanced scoring attack in which six different players contributed field goals.

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Tue
10
Jan

Teague gets some rest after beating Frankston

Mexia News Staff Report

The Teague Lions (11-8, 2-0) had last Friday night off, but earlier in the week the team picked up win number two in district competition with a 76-32 win over the Frankston Lions.
Teague poured on the offense in the first period, scoring 23 points as they sprinted out to a 13-point lead. The pace slowed a little in the second as both Teague and Franklin scored 11 points each in the period, however the Lions in orange held a 34-21 halftime advantage.
The orange and white pressed the issue even more in the third period, holding Frankston to only eight points while scoring 24 to push their lead out even further, 58-29.
Teague kept up the defensive pressure in the final period of play, limiting Frankston to only three points and eventually coming away with the 44-point win.

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Tue
10
Jan

Ladycats settle in to blowout Athens on the road in district opener

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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Fri
06
Jan

Coolidge outscores Penelope 2 to 1: Yellowjackets rack up 102 points

Mexia News Staff Report

After receiving honors for all-district and all-region, Coolidge’s Torrey Hoover, Jordan Brown and Colby Casarez were named to the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association Division I All-State football team.
Hoover, a freshman this year, was named as the Newcomer of the Year by the association.
During this past football season, Hoover rushed for more than 1,600 yards and scored a little over 30 touchdowns to help lead the Coolidge Yellowjackets to a 6-5 record and a trip to the post season.

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Fri
06
Jan

Hoover, Brown, Casarez named six-man D-I All-State team

Mexia News Staff Report

After receiving honors for all-district and all-region, Coolidge’s Torrey Hoover, Jordan Brown and Colby Casarez were named to the Texas Six-Man Coaches Association Division I All-State football team.
Hoover, a freshman this year, was named as the Newcomer of the Year by the association.
During this past football season, Hoover rushed for more than 1,600 yards and scored a little over 30 touchdowns to help lead the Coolidge Yellowjackets to a 6-5 record and a trip to the post season.

To read more of this story, pick up a copy of Saturday's edition of The Mexia News. Subscribe online or call 254-562-2868.

Wed
04
Jan

Blackcats mixing it up against Cougars

Mexia News Staff Report

The Blackcats used a mix of offensive and defensive looks Tuesday night to give the visitors from College Station fits, as Mexia took one at home with a 64-52 win over the Cougars.
In a packed house, Mexia jumped on the Cougars early behind the shooting of Shemar High, who finished with seven points in the first period as the Blackcats led 17-7.
Mexia continued to keep the pressure on, as the team took a 31-20 lead into the half.

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