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Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell Was Not Surprised By Season Opening Loss

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell said Saturday’s (November 9) 68-39 loss to Mineola was a tough game for the Lady Cats but she added she knew it would be. Mineola is preseason ranked #15 in Class 3A and they made the regional tournament last year. They also have eight seniors. The Lady Cats lost 4 starters off of last year’s team, Three freshman and two sophomores were on the roster Saturday. Coach Tisdell explained Monday that she has scheduled a lot of tough teams this year to get the Lady Cats ready for district play. She admitted it would take a while to get the Lady Cats where they can compete with those tough opponents. Coach Tisdell said the hard part would be convincing the Lady Cats that they can play with those tough teams. Changing their mindset. Coach Tisdell said being young is a good thing for the Lady Cats. She said it brings a lot of hope for the future. Many of the players were late getting to the basketball team due to the success of volleyball. The Lady Cats play at Mount Vernon Tuesday night. Coach Tisdell said the Lady Tigers are always solid. She said she is excited to have them on the schedule. Coach Tisdell said the Mount Vernon coach does a great job.

Author: Matt Janson

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