Game Day: Wildcat, Lady Cat Soccer in Tournament Play

Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ soccer teams will be playing in their second tournament of the season this Thursday through Saturday (January 11-13).

The Wildcats are in Austin for the 2018 Longhorn Challenge. It’s being played at the newly renovated Charles Alan Wright Fields at the Berry M. Whitaker Sports Complex at UT Austin. The Wildcats open play at 1 p.m. Thursday against Humble from the Houston area. The Wildcats, coached by second year head coach Nicky Wiggins, come in with a season record of 2-3. They played five games last week in a Forney tournament. The Wildcats got wins against Royse City and Amarillo Tascosa and lost to West Mesquite, Forney and Longview.

The Lady Cats are playing in a Paris tournament that they have won the past two years. They open play in the tournament Thursday at 1 p.m. against Amarillo Canyon Randle. The Lady Cats come in with a season record of 4-1. They finished in second place at a Terrell tournament last week. The Lady Cats defeated Dallas A Plus Academy, Lindale, Athens and Garland in the tournament last week before losing in the finals to Class 6A Richardson. Lady Cats Coach Joel Bailey noted that his team has scored 21 goals in their first five games.

Both the Austin and Paris tournaments run through Saturday.

Author: Staff Reporter

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