The Lady Cats’ basketball team combined a strong offensive effort with their usual stout defense to overwhelm Hallsville, 71-28 at Wildcats Gym Friday.
The Lady Cats got off to a fast start as they outscored the Lady Bobcats, 20-2 in the first quarter. The Lady Cats led 37-13 at the half and 60-21 after three quarters. Kaylee Jefferson led the Lady Cats with 21 points and also had 4 rebounds, 1 block, 8 steals and 6 assists. Sadavia Porter contributed 19 points and 6 assists. Destinee Weeks scored 8 points. The Lady Cats shot a blistering 56% from the field making 29 baskets on 52 shots. Imani Taylor had 6 rebounds. Rita Hill had 5 deflections. The team committed only 10 turnovers and they had 20 assists.
The Lady Cats are now 2-0 in district play and 13-3 for the season. Before the Christmas break, the Lady Cats will play Pine Tree Monday at 2:30 p.m. in Wildcats Gym.