The Wildcats Basketball Team never recovered from a very cold start in a 55-34 loss at first place Mount Pleasant Tuesday night, February 2
The Wildcats were only able to produce 2 points in the first quarter and 5 in the second quarter as they trailed 11-2 after one quarter and 23-7 at halftime. The Wildcats played much better in the third quarter but could only match Mount Pleasant, 17-17 and still trailed 40-24 after three quarters. The Tigers outscored the Wildcats 15-10 in the final quarter to get a 21 point win.
Sophomore post Kordrick Turner led the Wildcats with 12 points and senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson had 11 points. Junior post Justin Haire had 6 points. Senior guard Malique Cole had 4 points. Senior guard Boo Wilkerson had 1 point.
The unbeaten Tigers clinched the district championship with the win. The Wildcats slip to 8-3 in district play and 15-9 for the season. The Wildcats can clinch second place in district with a Senior Night home win Friday night against Texas High.