Mexico Outlasts Macon for Second Straight District Title

The Mexico Bulldogs held off the Macon Tigers 45-39 in the Class 4 District 8 championship today.

Mexico fought off several runs from Macon to secure its second straight district title. Mexico used a 6-0 run in the final three minutes to help seal the win…

Brandon Monty with the call on KWIX and Macon pulled the deficit back to four in the final minute of the game, but Mexico was able to seal the win with free throws. Bulldogs head coach Darren Pappas said it was a hard-fought win.

Isaiah Reams led the Bulldogs with 13. Mexico remains undefeated and improves to 27-0.

Mykel Linear paced the Tigers with 12 points. Macon returns four starters for next season, including leading scorer Boston Douglas. Tigers head coach Dale Devenport is optimistic about the future of the program…

Macon finishes the season 20-9, the most wins by the Tigers since 2010. Mexico advances to sectionals on Tuesday at Troy Buchanan to take on St. Charles West.

Macon Tigers coach Dale Devenport:

Mexico Bulldogs coach Darren Pappas: