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Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball and Soccer Versus Longview on Game Day Friday (January 29)

The Wildcats Basketball Team has an important district game at Longview. It’s a battle for second place in the district. The Wildcats have a 7-2 district record and Longview is a half step behind at 7-3. The Wildcats, who defeated Hallsville at home Tuesday, have a season record of 14-8. The Lobos won at Pine Tree Tuesday and they are 12-10 for the season. There will be a freshman game at 5 p.m., a JV contest at 6:15 p.m. with the varsity game scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. The two teams played in Sulphur Springs back on January 9 and the Lobos won the game with a buzzer beating three.

The Lady Cats Basketball Team, despite having just one game left to play, could end up tied for first or as low as a tie for third, depending their outcome at home against Longview Friday night on Senior Night. The Lady Cats have three seniors: Nylah Lindley, Bre’Asia Ivery and Dalanee Myles. The Lady Cats come in with a district record of 8-3 after defeating first place Hallsville on the road Tuesday evening. Hallsville is 9-2 in district and has a game left with 7-3 Mount Pleasant. The Texas High Lady Tigers are at 7-4. The Lady Cats Senior Night opponent, the Longview Lady Lobos, are rebuilding this year and they are 1-10 for the season. The Lady Cats JV will face the Lady Lobos JV at 5 p.m. The varsity game should start at around 6:15 p.m. Both games will be in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. KSST Radio will bring you you Longview and the Lady Cats in a broadcast featuring live video and audio streaming. The game will also be recorded for replay at a later date on Channel 18 on Suddenlink Cable.

The Wildcats Soccer Team opens district play against Longview at Gerald Prim Stadium. The Wildcats are 9-4-1 for the season. They defeated Pleasant Grove at home Tuesday night and they have won their last four matches. There will be a JV 2 game at 4 p.m., a JV 1 contest at 5:30 p.m. with the varsity match scheduled at 7:15 p.m. Max Preps has the Lobos at 5-5 for the season. Longview was preseason ranked #8 in the region by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches Poll.

The Lady Cats Soccer Team faces quite a challenge as they take on the Longview Lady Lobos on the road. There will be a JV contest at 5:30 p.m. with the varsity match to follow at around 7:15 p.m. The Lady Cats season record is 6-4-3. They have a 3-0-1 record lately including a Monday night win at home against Longview Spring Hill. The Lady Lobos have a 7-3-1 record so far and they have won many of their matches by large margins.


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Author: Matt Janson

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