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Wildcats Basketball Suffer First Loss

Wildcats Get First Loss on Season Record, Port Allen, La. Wins, 60-50 in Duncanville Hoopfest

Someone noted a long time ago that you can’t win them all. The #5 ranked Wildcats Basketball Team took their first loss of the season Saturday morning (November 30) in the highly acclaimed Duncanville Hoopfest showcase. The Pelicans came out on top, 60-50. Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said the Wildcats just got outplayed the entire game. He said Port Allen wanted it more than the Wildcats did and by the time the Wildcats figured it out, it was too late. Port Allen was the state runner up in their class in Louisiana last year and they had won two straight state championships before that. For the Wildcats Saturday, senior Day Day Hall led the team with 16 points and he had 9 rebounds. Junior Lamodrick Johnson scored 10 points and had 4 assists. Junior Boo Wilkerson had 8 points. Senior Grayson McClure added 8 points including going 2 for 4 from behind the three point line. Senior Cameron Kahn and sophomore Justin Haire both scored 4 points. The Wildcats season record is now 3-1. The Wildcats are back home Tuesday night as they face Paris, ranked #17 in Class 4A. Paris is 3-0 this season with wins over New Boston, Van Alstyne and Mineola. Paris plays Commerce Saturday. 

Author: Chad Young

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