Texas High School Basketball - Mexia nips La VegaJanuary 10, 2017: Waco, TX 76705
Fans at Tuesday's non-league challenge between the Mexia Black Cats (Mexia, TX) and the host La Vega Pirates (Waco, TX), saw Mexia's basketball squad hold off La Vega by a count of 37-32.
With the victory, Mexia upgrades its record to 8-6 on the campaign. The Black Cats host Fairfield (Fairfield, TX) to play the Eagles in a 4A Region III District 18 challenge on Friday, January 13. The Eagles come into the challenge with a record of 7-7.
Next up, the Pirates play the Connally Cadets (Waco, TX) in a 4A Region III District 17 challenge, on Friday, January 13. La Vega will attempt to upgrade on its 7-12 season record. The Cadets come into the challenge with a 16-13 record after their 46-40 league loss to Robinson (Robinson, TX).