The #8 ranked Wildcats’ basketball team lost its first game of the season to Class 6A powerhouse Fort Bend Elkins, 68-63 in their second game of the Mansfield ISD Spring Creek Barbeque Classic Tournament Thursday (November 29) at Mansfield Lake Ridge High School.
Elkins is ranked #7 in Class 6A in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Poll. Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta said Elkins was tough and just outplayed the Wildcats the entire game. He said they deserved to win the game. Coach Cipoletta called the loss a learning experience for his team.
For the Wildcats, Keaston Willis scored 23 points, Sadaidriene Day Day Hall added 15 points, Cameron Kahn had 10 points, Jeremiah Roland scored 8 points, Xavier Cork scored 4 points and Boo Wilkerson had 3 points.
The Wildcats season record is now 6-1 and they are 1-1 in the MISD tournament. The Wildcats play Killeen Ellison in the tourney Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Mansfield Timberview.