Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

February 5, 2013

Rusk boys remain alive in playoff hunt; host Mexia tonight

Jay Neal
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Rusk defeated the Goats of Groesbeck 45-36 on Friday night in Groesbeck to improve to 3-2 in District 19-3A.

The Eagles are home tonight with Mexia providing the opposition for a 7:30 tip-off at Eagle Coliseum.

With only three conferecne games remaining, the Eagles will need a win tonight to keep their playoffs alive.

Rusk soundly defeated the Blackcats in the two teams' first meeting earlier this season.

The evening 's action gets under way at 5 p.m. with the varsity girls' contest.