Mexia soccer coaches have dubbed Aireanna Burns “Cheetah” because of her straightahead speed on the pitch.
In what was expected to be a rebuilding season, the Mexia Blackcat soccer team has overcome heavy losses to graduation, and injuries to qualify for the playoffs.
The Mexia softball team won three games without a loss at the Franklin Tournament on Saturday.
Jordan Hullum fired a five-hit shutout as Mexia defeated Palestine Westwood 1-0 Saturday night to cap a 3-0 Blackcat Classic baseball tournament.
Mexia scored a goal in the first half, but Madisonville rebounded with a pair of tallies in the second half and held on for a 2-1 District 19-4A soccer victory at Blackcat Field on Friday.