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Game Day: Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Baseball, and Softball

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The Wildcats’ basketball team will honor it’s seniors before a district game against Greenville Friday night in Wildcats Gym. Their seniors are Dane Rutherford and Ke”Ontae Dunn. The Wildcats enter the game with an 8-2 district record. They will end up with a second place district finish regardless of how their final two district games turn out. Greenville is 0-10 in district play and 6-21 for the season. The Wildcats will wrap up district play next Tuesday at Hallsville. Friday night there will be a Wildcats freshman game against Greenville at 5 p.m. A JV contest will get underway at around 6:15 p.m. The Wildcats varsity game versus the Lions should take place at around 7:30 p.m. We will bring you the Wildcats and Greenville varsity game at around 7:30 p.m. on KSST Radio. We will also videotape the game for replay on Channel 18 on Suddenlink Cable at a later date.

Besides Wildcats Basketball in Wildcats Gym, there are lots of other local sports contests on this Friday Game Day.

The Wildcats’ soccer team will host Mt. Pleasant at the SSHS Track Complex field. There will be a JV contest at 5:30 p.m. with a varsity game at 7 p.m. The varsity Wildcats have a win, a loss and a shootout loss in district play. They won their last game one week ago 6-0 over Texas High. The Wildcats are 8-2-2 for the season.

The Lady Cats’ soccer team is at Mt. Pleasant Friday night. There will be a JV game at 5:30 p.m. with the varsity to follow at around 7:15 p.m. The Lady Cats are 2-1 in district play. They lost at home to Texas High last Friday, 2-1. The Lady Cats are 7-4-2 overall.

The Wildcats’ tennis team is at a Kilgore tournament this Friday. It got underway at 8 a.m. The Wildcats have played a dual meet at Sherman and one earlier tournament at Hallsville on January 27.

The Wildcats’ baseball team will have their second scrimmage of the season Friday night at Terrell at 6 p.m. The Wildcats JV Gold Team will scrimmage at 4 p.m. at Terrell.

Finally the Lady Cats’ softball team will scrimmage North Lamar at Lady Cat Park Friday. The JV scrimmage will get underway at around 6 p.m. with the varsity to follow at around 7 p.m. This is the fourth and final scrimmage for the Lady Cats varsity who open the regular season next Thursday in the three-day Sulphur Springs Varsity Softball Tournament.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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