The Lady Cats defeated Marshall 41-37 to go 10-0 in district play. For the Lady Cats, the game following the long trip to Marshall became a challenge as foul trouble plagued the team.
The Lady Cats outscored Marshall in every quarter except the fourth. The Lady Cats led 22-16 at the half. Lady Cats held Marshall to four points in the third before giving up 17 while scoring only 10 in the fourth quarter. Coach Jeff Chapman called the game a “grind” for the Lady Cats but says it was the type of game the team needed to prepare for the play-offs.
Kaylee Jefferson (Senior) and Sadavia Porter (Junior) scored 14 each to lead the Lady Cats. Autumn Tanton (Junior) contributed 9 and Tarayla Kelly (Junior) added 4. Jefferson and Porter also ended the game with 4 fouls each. Danielle Godbolt (Junior) and Te’arria Rose (Junior) each had 3 fouls. Imani Taylor (Senior) had 2 personal fouls.
The Lady Cats host Texas High in the local’s Senior Night game Tuesday. Texas High hopes to pick up a chance to grab a piece of the district title with a win against the Lady Cats and Mt Pleasant on Friday. The Lady Cats are now 10-0 in district and 24-3 on the season. They are ranked 9th in Texas 5-A basketball.