The Mexico Bulldogs boys basketball team defeated the Centralia Panthers 51-36 in the semi-finals of the District playoffs tonight (Wednesday) at the Centralia High School.
Mexico would have a 6-0 and a 7-0 run to start the game and held a 16-8 lead after the first quarter.
The second quarter was dead even between the two teams at 10 points apiece.
Mexico held a 26-18 lead going into halftime.
The third quarter belonged to the Bulldogs defense as they held the Panthers to just 3 points.
Centralia made a run to start the 4th quarter, however Mexico held on for the win and have advanced to their 2nd consecutive District Championship game.
Mexico senior Isaiah Reams led all scorers with 14 points.
Daeye Miller put up 13 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 blocks.
And Michael White recorded 11 points.
Mexico will face the winner either Kirksville or Macon on Saturday afternoon at 1pm.
AM 1340 KXEO will be broadcasting the game live and it will be streaming on KXEO.com.