The Lady Cats Basketball Team got off to a good start and then held on in the second half to earn a district win at Hallsville, 33-29 Tuesday night, January 26.
In the defensive struggle, the Lady Cats were able to jump out to a 12-4 lead after one quarter. Both teams could manage only 4 second quarter points and the Lady Cats were up 16-8 at the half. The Lady Bobcats trimmed a point off of the lead in the third quarter but the Lady Cats were still up, 25-18. Hallsville tightened up the game further in the fourth quarter but the Lady Cats hung on for the 33-29 win.
The Lady Cats improved their district record to 8-3 and they remain in second place. The Lady Cats are one game behind Hallsville in the district standings with just one game left. The Lady Cats need a senior night home win over Longview Friday and a Hallsville loss at Mount Pleasant Friday to move into a first place tie. It appears Mount Pleasant could also make it a three way tie if they win their remaining games.
Against Hallsville Tuesday, Kenzie Willis led the Lady Cats with 13 points. Dalanee Myles scored 6 points. Nylah Lindley had 5 points. Bailie Large had 4 points. Addisyn Wall scored 3 points. Bre’Asia Ivery added 2 points.
The Lady Cats are now 14-7 for the season.