After an absence of almost a week, the Wildcats’ basketball team will return to action for a regular season game Monday night. The 1-0 Wildcats will play at Lindale. Freshmen play at 5 p.m., then the JV team at around 6:15 p.m. with the varsity game expected to start at around 7:30 p.m. The game is a special one for Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta. He will be facing a Lindale team whose head coach Scott Albritton, coached Cipoletta in high school at West Rusk.
The Wildcats only regular season game so far was a 74-59 win at Athens last Tuesday night. Sophomore Victor Iwuakor led the Wildcats with 18 points and senior K’Ontae Dunn added 15. Freshman Michael Jefferson scored 10. Bryson Lynn and Dedric Goldbolt had 9 points and Keaston Willis had 8 points.
The Wildcats will have their home opener Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. as they host Wills Point in Wildcats Gym.