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#8 in Texas 5A Wildcats Defense Stifles Marshall 50-28

The Wildcats’ basketball team, ranked #8 in Class 5A, used their tenacious defense to stifle the Marshall Mavericks, 50-28 in Marshall Tuesday night. Marshall managed only 10 points during the first two quarters and trailed at halftime 27-10.

The Wildcats got scoring contributions from six different players. Victor Iwuakor led the Wildcats with 11 points. Michael Jefferson scored 10 points. Keaston Willis and Jeremiah Roland added 8 points apiece. Dedric Godbolt had 7 points and Godsgift Ezedinma scored 6 points.

The Wildcats are 2-0 in district play and they improved their season record to 19-3. Next the Wildcats take on Texas High Friday night in Wildcats Gym.

Author: Staff Reporter

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