Keaston Willis scored 29 points to lead the Wildcats to victory in their first round game at the 61st Annual Whataburger Basketball Tournament Thursday. The Wildcats defeated Class 6A #18 Katy Morton Ranch, 67-60. The championship team in each of the three brackets of the tournament will bring home a $1,000 scholarship for their school. Finals are Saturday.
The first round win sends the Wildcat into Friday for a 2 p.m. game against the winner of the Justin Northwest vs. Duncanville game. The Friday game will be played at the Birdville ISD W. G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City.
Along with Willis 29 pts, DaDa Hall scored 14, Cameron Kahn put up 13, Xavier Cork added 5 and Jeremiah Roland and Grayson McClure scored 3 each.
The Wildcats are now 13-6 for the season and are 4-4 against ranked class 6-A teams.