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Game Day: Lady Cats, #4 Wildcats at Greenville

The Lady Cats and Wildcats’ varsity basketball teams will play back to back district games at Greenville on this Tuesday (January 29) game day. In Greenville games begin at 5 p.m. as the Wildcats JV will take on the Lions JV. The Lady Cats varsity plays Greenville at 6:15 p.m. and then the Wildcats varsity will play the Lions varsity at 7:30 p.m. The Lady Cats JV and Wildcats freshmen team will play in the Greenville Auxiliary Gym starting at 5 p.m.

The Wildcats varsity is ranked #4 in Class 5A with a district record of 5-0 and a season mark of 19-8. The Wildcats have a 6 game winning streak. The Lions are 1-4 in district play and 12-17 for the season. However Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said the Wildcats are catching the Lions at their best. Greenville defeated Mount Pleasant at home last Friday, 80-60. The previous Tuesday the Lions lost at home by only 4 points to Texas High, 71-67. In the first meeting between the Lions and Wildcats in Sulphur Springs on January 11, the Wildcats got a 60-43 win.

The Lady Cats varsity is 4-3 in district play and 22-6 for the season. The Lady Lions are hungry for a victory. According to Max Preps the Lady Lions are 0-7 in district play and 0-27 for the season. When the two teams met back on January 11 in Sulphur Springs, the Lady Cats won 66-20.

Author: Staff Reporter

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