The Lady Cats Basketball Team has not had a game for 10 days so they knocked off some rust in a playoff warm up game at Caddo Mills Monday night, February 8. The Lady Cats squeezed by the Lady Foxes, 50-4, in overtime.
The game was not decided until the Lady Cats made a steal in the game’s final few seconds. Addisyn Wall appears to be ready for the playoffs as she led the Lady Cats with 18 points on six made 3-point baskets. Wall’s three at the buzzer in regulation tied the game, 43-43 and sent it into overtime. Wall also hit a three in overtime to give the Lady Cats an early boost in the extra time. Kenzie Willis had 12 points that included two baskets in overtime. Nylah Lindley added 8 points, Bre’Asia Ivery had 6 points, Dalanee Myles scored 4 points and Addy Lamb scored 2 points.
The Lady Cats started nicely and led 14-8 after the first quarter. By halftime, the Lady Cats lead shrunk to 1 point as they led 24-23. Both teams managed just 9 third quarter points and the Lady Cats continued to be up by one, 33-32. The Lady Foxes surged ahead in the fourth quarter and at one point had an 8 point lead.
The win improves the Lady Cats season record to 16-7. The stakes go up quite a bit for the Lady Cats in their next game as they open the playoffs with a bi-district game with the Nacogdoches Lady Dragons Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Athens.