The Wildcats Basketball Team wraps up district play at home on Senior Night against Texas High on this game day Friday (February 5). There will be a freshmen game at 5 p.m., a JV contest at 6:15 with the varsity game at 8. With a win, the Wildcats can take second place in the district The Wildcats are 8-3 in district play and 15-9 overall Texas High is 4-7 in district play and in fifth place. They have no path to the playoffs. The Wildcats will honor four senior players tonight: Boo Wilkerson, Lamodrick Johnson, Malique Cole an Jatavian Hall. The first time the two teams met in Texarkana back on January 15, the Wildcats got a 67-58 win in overtime. KSST Radio will bring you Wildcats Basketball with Texas High with streaming video and audio. The game will also be videotaped for replay later on Channel 18 on Suddenlink Cable.
The Wildcats Soccer Team will be looking to break into the win column in district play as they travel to Texarkana to face Texas High Friday. The Tigers are coached by former Lady Cats Soccer Coach Jesus DeLeon. Both teams have opened district play with two losses. The Wildcats dropped home games to perhaps the district’s top two teams losing to Longview, 1-0 and to Mount Pleasant, 2-0. The Tigers lost at Marshall, 5-1 and at Pine Tree, 4-1. The Tigers are 5-8 for the season according to Max Preps and the Wildcats come in 9-6-1. There will be a JV contest at 5:30 p.m. and a varsity match to follow at 7:15 p.m.
The Lady Cats Soccer Team will be playing their home district opener at Gerald Prim Stadium Friday. The Lady Cats opened district play on the road with a wild 5-3 loss at Longview and a shootout win at Mount Pleasant. The Lady Cats and Mount Pleasant were scoreless through regulation and overtime. The Lady Cats won the shootout making three penalty kicks to Mount Pleasant’s two The Lady Cats are 6-5-4 for the season. Texas High is 2-0 in district play with home wins over Marshall, 13-0 and over Pine Tree, 3-2. There will be a JV game at 5:30 p.m. with the varsity match to follow at 7:15.
The Wildcats Golf Team opens play this semester in a tournament at a familiar site: the Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club on Friday. The two day tournament offers another look at the course that will be the site of the regional tournament planned for April 21-22 this season. To prepare for spring competition, the Wildcats played three fall tournaments including one at the Rockwall course.
The Wildcats Tennis Team is also in action on this game day Friday as they will play in a Kilgore tournament. The Wildcats faced Sherman in a dual meet back on January 22 and won a majority of their matches.
Finally, the Lady Cats Softball Team will have their second scrimmage of the season this evening at McKinney North. The Lady Cats scrimmaged at Gilmer on Tuesday.