The Mexico High School Academic Team is headed to the State tournament after advancing in Sectionals for the first time in school history yesterday (Tuesday).
It was a rocky start for the nationally ranked Mexico team when they lost game one to the host school Priory by a score of 440-290.
They bounced back to win game two by a score 400-310.
It came down to a winner take all game three.
Mexico trailed all three games at the half and trailed game three by a score of 160-130 at half.
Sophomore Camden Williams took eight of the final 11 toss-ups to lead Mexico to a 360-300 win.
The team will compete for a State title on Saturday, May 6th in Columbia.