When the evening began in District 15-5A on Tuesday, January 19, four different teams were tied with three district losses as they are battling for just three playoff slots. Like musical chairs, one of those teams will have no place to sit when the music stops. The Lady Cats Basketball Team enhanced their playoff chances with a solid 45-27 victory over Marshall on the road Tuesday evening. The Lady Cats jumped out to a 16-7 start after one quarter. The lead grew to 13 points as the Lady Cats were up 24-11 at halftime. After three quarters, the Lady Cats went ahead 37-16. The Lady Cats held on to get the 18 point win at the end. Senior forward Nylah Lindley led the Lady Cats with 21 points. Sophomore Kenzie Willis had 11 points. Senior guard Bre’Asia Ivery scored 9 points, Sophomore guard Addisyn Wall had 3 points. Junior guard Addyson Lamb scored 1 point.
The Lady Cats have been quite impressive of late and they have won six of their last 7 games and 8 of their last 10. The Lady Cats improve to 6-3 in district play and 12-7 for the season. They have three district games to go and two of them are on their home court. The Lady Cats will be back at home on Friday as they play host to Pine Tree.