The Wildcats’ basketball team jumped out to a big halftime led and then coasted in the second half to defeat Royse City, 62-45 at the Sulphur Springs Middle School Gym Friday night.
The Wildcats led 15 to 8 after the first quarter and then increased with lead to 33-14 at the half. Royse City actually outscored the Wildcats 31-29 over the last two quarters but it wasn’t nearly enough. Ke’Ontae Dunn had one of his finest games as a Wildcats scoring a game high 26 points including 5 three point baskets. Victor Iwuakor was dominant inside with 15 points and numerous blocks.
The Wildcats improve to 13-2 for the season. The Wildcats have their district opener next as they play at Pine Tree Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. After that the Wildcats will go on a Christmas break until they play in a two-day Longview tournament that starts on December 28.