Close loss to Mustangs

Kadarrius Walker, 2, runs the ball in for a touchdown.
Photo by Shae Garcia

The Fairfield Eagles (4-2) face the Mexia Blackcats (2-3) at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at the Mexia High School Stadium in an attempt to recoup some of their losses after their 20-17 loss to the Madisonville Mustangs last week.

The Blackcats – ranked 425 in the state – are coached by Frank Sandoval and Eagles Head Coach John Bachtel says his team will have to contain their speed in order to beat them.

“Mexia is really big and upfront,” said Bachtel. “They are also fast. We have to have a great week of practice and keep getting better.”

Fairfield’s Friday night loss became their second defeat in a row, leaving them without a single win as they enter their third game in district. Mexia is leaving a bye week to face Fairfield Friday night.

Player standings are:

 

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