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“Updated” Lady Cats Win District Championship With Decisive Win

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The Lady Cats Basketball Team wrapped up the district championship with a 47-19 win over Pine Tree in Wildcats Gym Tuesday night. The Lady Cats ended district play with a 12-2 record. They had a one game lead over Hallsville when play began Tuesday night. The Lady Cats season record is 25-6. They will play Lindale in a bi-district game next week either Monday or Tuesday with the site and time still to be determined. The Lady Cats defeated Lindale 73-40 in Wildcats Gym back on November 17. It was the Lady Cats home opener and only their third game of the season. In that one the Lady Cats got 28 points from Kaylee Jefferson, 14 points from Lexie Moore and 12 points from Sheretta Hill.

On Tuesday night against Pine Tree, the Lady Cats jumped out to a 19-4 first quarter lead and increased the lead every quarter. Point Guard Sadavia Porter led the Lady Cats with 15 points, Kaylee Jefferson added 9 points and Daieyshia Pruitt 8. The district championship for the Lady Cats is the first since the 2001-2002 season. That team, coached by Caron Hoffman, was a perfect 10-0 in district play.

Author: Staff Reporter

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