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Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams Both Come Up Short on Tuesday

New Boston Has Big Second Half to Top Lady Cats Basketball Team Tuesday Night

It was the classic tale of two halves at the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School as the Lady Cats Basketball Team took on New Boston Tuesday (December 10) evening. The Lady Cats played a strong first half and led the Lady Lions, 32-14 at the break. New Boston had a big second half and the problem for the Lady Cats was that it was bigger than the Sulphur Springs first half. The Lady Lions outscored the Lady Cats 40-15 in the second half to take a 54-47 win. Lady Lion senior Carleigh Reeves only had 2 points at the half but scored 17 points in the third quarter and 6 more in the fourth to lead all scorers with 25 points. For the Lady Cats, freshman Addisyn Wall hit three three-pointers and had a team high 15 points. Freshman Serenity Lewis had 11 first half points and ended up with 13 points. Senior Kate Womack and freshman Kenzie Willis had 7 points each. Willis had a three-pointer. Junior Nylah Lindley added 5 points. The loss was the Lady Cats fourth in a row and their season record slips to 4-10. The Lady Cats play next at Pleasant Grove Friday evening at 6:15 p.m.

#3 Ranked Wildcats Are Upset on the Road, 68-58

The #3 ranked Class 5A Wildcats were upset, 68-58 at Dallas Woodrow Wilson Tuesday (December 10) night in Dallas. Woodrow outscored the Wildcats in three quarters and the two teams broke even in the second quarter. Wilson led 19-15 after one quarter and 33-29 at the half. Woodrow Wilson extended their lead to 8 after three quarters, 52-44 and increased their lead to 10 at the end. The Wildcats season record dips to 8-3. The Wildcats play next in a three-day Forney tournament starting Thursday. They will have pool play games Thursday against Ennis at 4:30 p.m. and against Rockwall Heath at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be play at the Forney High School Gym.

Author: Chad Young

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