This time, there was no miracle three point shot made at the buzzer to ruin the Wildcats night. After fighting their way into overtime, the Wildcats outscored Texas High by nine points to take a 67-58 district win on the road Friday night, January 15.
The win improves the Wildcats’ district record to 4-2 after the first half of district play. They are now 11-8 for the season.
The Wildcats had three players in double figures. Senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson led the Wildcats with 19 points. Senior guard Boo Wilkerson added 15 points. Sophomore post Kordrick Turner had 11 points. Junior post Justin Haire scored 8 points. Junior guard Caleb Alexander had 5 points. Sophomore Parker Whisenhunt had 4 points. Senior Malique Cole had 3 points. Junior Korderrian Bull Turner added 2 points.
The Wildcats return to the home court Tuesday night as they open the second half of district play by hosting Marshall. The Wildcats got a road win at Marshall, 68-48, in the first half of district play, back on January 2.