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Wildcats Lose to Class 6A #15 Cibolo Steele

The Wildcats’ basketball team had an eleven game winning streak end as they lost to a powerful Cibolo Steele team, 60-47 in a quarterfinal game of a tough In-N-Out BurgerAllen Holiday Invitational Tournament on Friday (December 29). The Wildcats will now play Dallas Jesuit Saturday morning (December 30) at 9:45 a.m. The Wildcats are now in a bracket to determine who will finish in fifth place in this tough tournament.

The Wildcats are ranked #11 in Class 5A and their season record is now 18-2. Cibolo Steele is ranked #15 in Class 6A. Both of the Wildcats losses this season have come against ranked teams in Class 6A. They also lost to #6 ranked South Garland in the Curtis Culwell Center Tournament in Garland back on December 2.

The Wildcats made it into the Allen tournament’s final eight after two wins Thursday. The Wildcats topped Plano’s John Paul II, 68-44 Thursday afternoon (December 28) and then got by El Paso Burges, 56-51 Thursday night. Burges is the #7 ranked team in Class 5A.

All eight of the teams that were left in the championship bracket after play Thursday are state ranked, three are in Class 5A and five are in Class 6A.

Author: Staff Reporter

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