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Wildcats Basketball Team Leads From Start to Finish in Bi-District Win Over Jacksonville Monday

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The Wildcats Basketball Team never trailed and were never tied in their 59-51 Bi-district win over Jacksonville Monday, Feb. 22 at Hallsville. The Wildcats scored the games first 5 points and led 16-10 after the first quarter. The Indians made up two points in the second quarter outscoring the Wildcats 9-7 but the Wildcats still held on to a 23-19 lead at the half. Both team’s offenses began to click in the third quarter. The Wildcats managed to outscore Jacksonville, 19-17 and the Wildcats lead grew to 42-36 after three quarters. Then the Wildcats caught fire in the fourth quarter early and were up 15 points at one time, 55-40.

During the last few minutes of the game, the Indians fought their way back but they never got closer than five points.

Junior Justin Haire had a big game for the Wildcats and he finished with a game high 18 points. Haire even hit a three-pointer. Senior Boo Wilkerson added 12 points including two threes. Senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson scored 11 points often slashing to the basket. Sophomore Kordrick Turner scored 8 points. Senior Malique Cole and junior Caleb Alexander both had 4 points and each hit a trey. Cason Arrington had 2 points. Sophomore Devin Mccuin led Jacksonville with 15 points.

The Wildcats, now 18-9 for the season, will face the winner of a Forney and Midlothian game, to be played Tuesday night, in the Area round of the playoffs.

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Author: Ross LaBenske

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