Mexia girls’ basketball coach Carlos Daniels has helped guide some pretty good teams during his 18 years of coaching, including the 2013 Mexia state championship team, for which he was an assistant coach.
The Wortham volleyball team had Rio Vista on the ropes during their area playoff match at Italy on Tuesday night.
Wortham’s Caleb Betts (10) pulls down Chilton’s Kevin Gaines, forcing Chilton to turn the ball over on downs in the second half. Chilton, though, took a 44-6 lead in the first half and held on for a 44-14 win. Game story and more photos in Wednesday’s issue of The Mexia News.
The Mexia Blackest ran the table in District 7-4A, Division II play.
The Coolidge Yellowjackets defeated the Aquilla Cougars on Friday night by s60 points, 74-14, to claim second place in District 12- 1A with a district record of 3-1 behind Abbott. The game was called after the first half due to the mercy rule.