Eagles beat Blackcats in district game 69-66

After leading by only two at the end of the first period of play against the Mexia Blackcats, the Fairfield Eagles turned up the jets to cruise to a 14 point halftime lead, 38-24, and went on to hold their ground with a 69-66 district win in front of the hometown crowd at their Jan. 16 game.
The Eagles came out crashing the boards in the first quarter and shared the ball around offensively with five different players scoring for Fairfield as they went up 14-12.
The Eagles exploded for 24 points in the second, led by

 

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