The Lady Cats Basketball Team had a tough night Friday, December 18, at home against Marshall getting a district loss, 39-32.
The Lady Cats suffered from slow starts in both the first quarter and third quarter and never led in the game. Marshall jumped out to a 7-0 lead to start the game and also scored the first 7 points in the third quarter after the Lady Cats trailed by only 3 at halftime. The Lady Cats got to within two points but, could never tie the game or get into the lead. They trailed 12-8 after one quarter, 15-12 at halftime and 28-20 after three quarters.
Sophomore point guard Kenzie Willis ended up having a big game scoring a game high 20 points. Willis hit two three-point baskets and was 8 of 12 from the foul line. Junior guard Baylie Large scored 5 points including one three-pointer. Sophomore guard Addisyn Wall hit a three point basket for 3 points. Senior forward Nylah Lindley and senior forward Dalanee Myles both scored two points. Senior guard Katelyn Jones of Marshall led the Lady Mavericks with 10 points.
Marshall is now 2-0 in district play and 3-6 for the season. The Lady Cats slip to 1-2 in district play and 4-5 overall.
The Lady Cats resume district play Tuesday as they travel to Longview to face Pine Tree. There will be a JV game at noon with the varsity game to follow at around 1 p.m.