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Wildcats Basketball Goes 3-2 in Forney Tournament

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For the second tournament in a row, the Wildcats basketball team went 3-2 in a tourney, this time in Forney from Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 9-11.

Coach Brandon Shaver and his squad took on talented teams ranging from 4A to 6A schools.

For the second straight tournament the men’s basketball team lost their tourney-opening contest, first to 6A Wylie 65-56.

Luckily for Coach Shaver’s team, for the second straight tournament they also rattled off three straight wins to make a run in the consolation bracket. On Thursday they wrapped up their first day in Forney by getting the rebound-win over the host Forney 62-53 to go 1-1 on the first day of the tournament.

Friday, Dec. 11 they got two more wins, both in blowouts; first in a rout of 4A Dallas Carter 64-47 then against 6A Waco 72-51 to 2-0 on Friday.

Unfortunately for the Wildcats, much like last weekend’s Mansfield tournament, they opened Saturday with a loss.

However, their final match in Forney was a wild one which saw them take on a top-10 team in 6A Lake Highlands. They took the 6A Wildcats to double-overtime, falling to Lake Highlands 73-69.

Sulphur Springs fought tooth-and-nail, all tournament long, and should be proud of their efforts taking on talented teams from all over the DFW metroplex.

Coach Brandon Shaver’s men’s basketball team went 3-2 in their second straight tournament.

Their record after their second straight week of going 4-2 puts his squad at 13-4.

Next up, the Wildcats will look to get back in the win column when they head back to the metroplex on Tuesday, Dec. 14 when they travel to Fort Worth to take on Arlington Heights at 7:30 P.M.

Junior varsity and freshman will precede the varsity at 5 and 6:15 P.M. respectively.

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Author: Ross LaBenske

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