Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta announced Saturday, Feb. 13 that the Wildcats would be playing Jacksonville in the Bi-District round playoff game Friday at 7:30 P.M. in Hallsville.
The Wildcats had a chance to play a warm-up game against the Anna Coyotes Saturday, Feb. 13 in Anna, TX. The Wildcats led after the first quarter, 17-15, but Anna came to play, trailing to the visiting Wildcats 33-31 at the half with both teams scoring 16 points in the second quarter. The Coyotes proved an extremely formidable opponent throughout the game, going blow-for-blow with the Wildcats. Anna outscored the Wildcats, 15-13 to take a 46-45 advantage going into the final quarter of play. But the Wildcats took control of the game, outscoring the Coyotes 21-10 in the fourth quarter to take a 64-56 win in a strong warm-up game for these two teams.
Justin Haire provided consistent scoring throughout the course of the game, but Lamodrick Johnson proved the catalyst for this Wildcats team; he scored 6 of the final 17 points of the game which featured a 15-2 run for the Wildcats over the final four minutes.
The Wildcats resume action when they travel to Hallsville next Friday for the Bi-District round of playoffs against Jacksonville at 7:30 P.M. Be sure to tune in to KSST 1230 AM’s Radio Broadcast of the game.