The #8 ranked Wildcats’ basketball team remained unbeaten at 6-0 with a win over Mansfield Lake Ridge, 81-73 Thursday morning (November 29) on the first day of the three-day Mansfield ISD Spring Creek Barbeque Classic Tournament.
Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta said the Wildcats played really well. He said Lake Ridge was one of the best teams the Wildcats have faced so far this season. Coach Cipoletta said they constantly wore the Wildcats down. He added the Wildcats battled the Lake Ridge pressure and made the Eagles play at the Wildcats pace.
Keaston Willis led the Wildcats with 30 points. Xavier Cork scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for a double double. Sadaidriene Day Day Hall scored 16 points. Jeremiah Roland scored 6 points. Cameron Kahn had 5 points and Grayson McClure added 1 point.
The Wildcats play next at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Lake Ridge High School against the winner of a Fort Bend Elkins and Midlothian game. Elkins is ranked #7 in Class 6A in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Poll.