Texas High School Basketball - Athens nudges MadisonvilleJanuary 16, 2018: Athens, TX 75751
Athens Hornets (Athens, TX) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad tip the visiting Madisonville Mustangs (Madisonville, TX), 82-80 in a league bout.
With the win, Athens upgrades its record to 20-2 on the season. The Hornets host Mexia (Mexia, TX) to clash with the Black Cats in a 4A Region III District 18 bout on Tuesday, January 23. The Black Cats go into the bout with a record of 20-4. Mexia won 59-49 in their recent league bout against Madisonville (Madisonville, TX)
Next up, the Mustangs clash with the Mexia Black Cats (Mexia, TX) in a 4A Region III District 18 bout, on Friday, January 19. Madisonville will attempt to upgrade on its 12-3 season record. The Black Cats go into the bout with a 19-4 record after their 50-46 league loss to Palestine (Palestine, TX).