The Wildcats Basketball Team opens the playoffs with a bi-district contest with the Jacksonville Indians at Hallsville Monday (February 22) at 7:30 p.m. The Indians are the number three seed in District 16-5A and the Wildcats are the runner up in District 15-5A. The Wildcats have a season record of 17-9. It’s been a while since the Wildcats last played. They won a warm up game at Anna, 64-56 back on February 13, nine days ago. The winner of the Wildcats and Indians contest will face the winner of a Forney and Midlothian game that is being played Tuesday evening. KSST Radio will bring you the Wildcats and Jacksonville live Monday at 7:30 pm. The broadcast will feature streaming audio. Don Julian will be doing the game from Hallsville.
Meanwhile the Lady Cats Basketball Team will be taking on a familiar foe, Royse City, at Caddo Mills in an Area game Monday at 6:30 p.m. The Lady Cats, the top seed from District 15-5A, won their bi-district game with Nacogdoches, 56-54 at Athens back on February 12. Royse City shocked state ranked Midlothian, 42-38 in bi-district. The Lady Bulldogs, a former district foe of the Lady Cats, are the #3 seed from District 13-5A. The Lady Cats enter the game with a season record of 17-7. The winner of the Lady Cats and Lady Bulldogs game will face the winner of a North Forney and Huntsville game also being played Monday. KRVA-FM, 10-7.1, will have the broadcast of the Lady Cats and Lady Bulldogs live from Caddo Mills beginning at 6:30 p.m. Ross Labenske will do play by play.