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Wildcats Basketball Team is on Fire at Home Defeating Pleasant Grove, 103-52 Tuesday Night

The Wildcats Basketball Team went over the century mark Tuesday night (November 19) with a 103-52 victory over Pleasant Grove at the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. The Wildcats started off hot and just got hotter throughout the game. After the game went back and forth in the early going the Wildcats built a 21-13 first quarter lead. By halftime the Wildcats were up 46-25. They stretched the lead to 74-36 after three quarters. Nine different Wildcats scored points. Senior Day Day Hall led the Wildcats with 21 points including one three-pointer. Junior Lamodrick Johnson came off the bench to score 20 points. Senior Cameron Kahn added 16 points. Senior Grayson McClure had 14 points including 4 three pointers. Junior Boo Wilkerson and sophomore Caleb Alexander had 8 points each and both had two three-point baskets. Sophomore Justin Haire had 7 points and one three-pointer. Senior Justin Brock hit two three-point baskets for 6 points. Junior Ja’Tavian Hall hit a three for 3 points total. The Wildcats hit 13 three-pointers. Pleasant Grove hit 10 three-point baskets. Aptly named Hawk’s junior Tre Stuart led all scorers with 24 points including six threes. It is believed that the previous high for a Wildcats team over at least the past 13 years was 94 points. The Wildcats outscored Princeton, 94-84 at Sulphur Springs on January 14, 2019. Former Sulphur Springs Coach Jeff Chapman’s Lady Cats clobbered Marshall 101-26 back on January 27, 2017. The Wildcats JV also had a big night Tuesday against Pleasant Grove defeating the Hawks 76-30. The Wildcats, ranked #5 in Class 5A, improve their season record to 2-0. The Wildcats next play Bryon Nelson in Trophy Club, Texas, located 20 miles north of Fort Worth.

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Author: Chad Young

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