The Royse City Lady Bulldogs lived up to their billing as the #6 ranked team in Class 5A as they defeated the Lady Cats’ basketball team, 69-53 Friday evening (January 4) at Royse City in the district opener for both teams.
The Lady Cats stayed close to the Lady Bulldogs in the first quarter and trailed only 16-12. Royse City increased their lead to 38-25 at the half. The Lady Cats outscored the Lady Bulldogs in the third quarter and trailed only 53-44 going into the fourth quarter. Royse City widened their lead in the final period.
The Lady Cats are now 0-1 in district play and 18-4 for the season. The loss also ended an 8 game winning streak for the Lady Cats. The Lady Cats continue district play Tuesday night as they play an important game at Lindale.