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GALLERY: Henderson’s hat trick leads Midlothian past Ennis

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports

Midlothian senior Tanner Henderson netted a hat trick Friday to lead the Panthers past Ennis.

The midfielder’s trifecta outscored the Lions in the 5-2 victory and kept Midlothian unbeaten in District 14-5A action.

Henderson scored the first-of-his-three goals on a Christian Epperson assist. He then put Midlothian ahead, 2-1, on the first Justin Barnett helper of the evening.
Shane Reasonover added a third first-half goal — this one off of a Ryan Tate assist — to send Midlothian into the half up, 3-1.

Reasonover signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Lousiana — Monroe on Wednesday, where he will serve as a placekicker on the football team.

Henderson completed his hat trick early in the second half on a Barnett assist. Barnett then provided the assist to Alex Hernandez to complete the 5-2 Midlothian win.

Henderson, meanwhile, has already signed to continue his track and cross country career at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Midlothian improved to 5-4-5 overall on the season and 2-0-2 in 14-5A action. Ennis fell to 7-3-2 overall and 2-2-1 in district play.

UP NEXT

Ennis returns to action at home against Joshua at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, while Midlothian will face Corsicana on the road Tuesday at the same time.

GALLERY

All photos by Kirk Holt/KBEC Sports

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Travis M. Smith, @Travis5mith

tsmith@kbec.com

About Travis M. Smith

Travis M. Smith is the owner and content director of Ellis County Sports and has over a decade of award-winning sports coverage. He most recently served as the digital sports director for KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. He is the former managing editor of the Waxahachie Daily Light, Midlothian Mirror and Glen Rose Reporter.

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