Texas High School Basketball - Athens edged by MexiaJanuary 8, 2010: Athens, TX 75751
The Athens Hornets basketball team (Athens, TX), was nudged 63-58 in Friday's non-league battle with the visiting Mexia Black Cats (Mexia, TX)
The Black Cats now possess a 16-4 record. They play next when they travel to Lorena for a 3A Region III District 19 battle on Friday, January 15. Mexia will battle a Leopards team coming off a 70-59 non-league win over Hutto (Hutto, TX). The Leopards record now stands at 19-3.
The Hornets (4-7) will now prepare for their battle against Fairfield (Fairfield, TX). The Eagles come into the 3A Region III District 20 battle with a 3-4 record.