The Wildcats’ basketball team plays an Area round playoff game against Midlothian Friday (February 22) at 7:30 p.m. at Forney. Both teams are ranked in the top 25 in Class 5A according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Poll. The Wildcats are #4 and Midlothian is #24. The Wildcats are 25-8 for the season and Midlothian is 24-9.
The Wildcats topped John Tyler in bi-district and Midlothian defeated North Forney. The winner of this game will play the winner of a Mesquite Poteet and Lufkin game also being played Friday night. Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said the game should be a good match adding that the teams are similar. He said both teams have big post players inside, both can shoot, both are athletic in spots and both have size. Coach Cipoletta predicted a grind it out kind of game like last year’s Prosper playoff game.
KSST Radio will have live coverage of the game along with audio streaming beginning at 7:30 p.m. from Forney. Midlothian is not allowing any videotaping of the game so there will be no video record of the game and no video replay on cable.