Early in the second quarter, the Lindale Eagles Basketball Team was hanging with the Wildcats and trailed only 13-12 in Lindale Friday night, Jan. 31.
A short time later, after eight straight Wildcats points, the Wildcats lead grew to 21-12. By halftime the Wildcats were up 33-17. The Wildcats outscored the Eagles in every quarter to take a 67-41 win.
Again in this win, different players shouldered the scoring load during the game.
Senior Day Day Hall scored 9 first quarter points.
Junior Boo Wilkerson had 11 second quarter points including three 3’s. Junior Lamodrick Johnson chipped in 5 second quarter points.
In the third quarter, Hall contributed 7 points and senior Cameron Kahn put in 8 points.
Three different players off the bench had three-point baskets in the fourth quarter: junior Malique Cole, sophomore Caleb Alexander and junior Jatavian Hall.
Day Day Hall led the Wildcats with 20 points. Wilkerson had 15 points. Kahn had 10 points. Johnson had 7 points. Senior Grayson McClure had 4 points. Jatavian Hall, Alexander and Cole all had 3 points. Sophomore Justin Haire had 2 points.
Lindale was led by junior point guard Colton Taylor and junior center Jaymond Jackson with 14 points each.
The Wildcats, ranked #9 in Class 5A, are now 4-1 in district play and 22-7 for the season.
The Wildcats hope to avenge their only district loss of the season as they play Greenville at home Tuesday night.