Texas High School Basketball - Palestine knocked off by AthensJanuary 12, 2018: Palestine, TX 75801
The Athens Hornets basketball team scored 89 points and held the host Palestine Wildcats to 74 in the Hornets league triumph on Friday.
The Hornets now sport a 19-2 record. They put it on the line next when they host Madisonville for a 4A Region III District 18 contest on Tuesday, January 16. Athens will battle a Mustangs team coming off a 70-68 non-league win over Huntington (Huntington, TX). The Mustangs record now stands at 12-2.
The Wildcats (9-8) will now prepare for their contest against Mexia (Mexia, TX). The Black Cats enter the 4A Region III District 18 contest with a 19-3 record. In their last contest, Mexia was defeated by Fairfield (Fairfield, TX), 61-59, in a league contest.