Wildcats Basketball Team Uses Late Run to Put Away Texas High, 57-48 at Home
Early in the fourth quarter, Texas High was still hanging around in their game with the Wildcats Basketball Team trailing just 45-41 in Sulphur Springs Tuesday night (February 11). Then in an instant, the Wildcats got some key steals and converted some fast break baskets to score 8 straight points and push their lead out to 53-41. It was a lead the Tigers could not overcome as the Wildcats took at 57-48 win. Seniors Day Day Hall and Cameron Kahn were key players in the fourth quarter spurt. The Wildcats also got a good start in the game taking a 21-13 lead after the first quarter. For the next two quarters, the Tigers kept reducing the lead. The Wildcats led by 7 at the half and just by 4 points after three quarters. The Wildcats outscored Texas High, 15-10 in the fourth quarter to finally pull away from the Tigers. The Wildcats had three players in double figures. Kahn scored a team high 14 points. Boo Wilkerson had 11 points. Hall ended up with 10 points. 6-foot-6 Sophomore Justin Haire played some of his best basketball of the season scoring 9 points. Grayson McClure scored 6 points on two made three-pointers. Point guard Lamodrick Johnson added 4 points. Senior Justin Brock scored 3 points. Texas High Senior C.J. Kelley led Texas High with 14 points. The Wildcats, ranked #10 in Class 5A, improved their district mark to 6-2. Their season record is now 24-8. The Wildcats play game two in their three game district home stand against Royse City Friday night.