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Seven Wildcats Make All-District Basketball Team Including One Superlative
Mar04

Seven Wildcats Make All-District Basketball Team Including One Superlative

Wildcats junior post player Justin Haire was chosen as the Offensive MVP on this year’s All-District Basketball Team in District 15-5A. Haire was one of seven Wildcats on the team selected by the district’s coaches who could not vote for their own players. Senior guard Boo Wilkerson and sophomore post Kordrick Turner were named to the All-District First Team. Senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson and junior guard Caleb...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Leads From Start to Finish in Bi-District Win Over Jacksonville Monday
Feb23

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

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...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Struggles On The Road At Unbeaten Mount Pleasant In 55-34 Loss
Feb03

Wildcats Basketball Team Struggles On The Road At Unbeaten Mount Pleasant In 55-34 Loss

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...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Uses Strong First Half to Get Big District Win At Longview Friday
Jan30

Wildcats Basketball Team Uses Strong First Half to Get Big District Win At Longview Friday

In a district battle for second place Friday night, January 29, at Longview, the Wildcats Basketball Team blitzed the Lobos over the first two quarters and then coasted to victory, 62-44. The Wildcats opened strong and led 17-6 after one quarter. The second quarter was almost a perfect copy of the first as the Wildcats outscored Longview 18-6 to go up 23 points at halftime, 35-12. The Lobos could only trim 5 points off the lead over...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Gets District Victory At Home Over Hallsville, 60-46, Tuesday Night
Jan26

Wildcats Basketball Team Gets District Victory At Home Over Hallsville, 60-46, Tuesday Night

For most of the game Tuesday night, January 26, the Wildcats Basketball Team would jump out to a solid lead only to see Hallsville fight back and make it close. At one point in the third quarter, the pesky Bobcats trailed the Wildcats by only 3 points, 33-30. The Wildcats closed the quarter on a 7-0 run that made it 40-30. This time the Wildcats were able to extend the lead in the fourth quarter to take a 60-46 win. Eight different...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Picks Up a Road District Win at Pine Tree, 65-35 Friday
Jan23

Wildcats Basketball Team Picks Up a Road District Win at Pine Tree, 65-35 Friday

In the past, some Clark Cipoletta-coached Wildcats teams have had some close calls in Pine Tree. That was not the case Friday night, January 22, as the Wildcats Basketball Team surged past the Pirates, 65-35. The district win improved the Wildcats district record to 6-2. Their season record is now 13-8. Senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson again led the way for the Wildcats with 18 points. Junior Justin Haire poured in 16 points....

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Wildcats Basketball Team Gets Solid Home District Win Against Marshall, 56-40 Tuesday
Jan20

Wildcats Basketball Team Gets Solid Home District Win Against Marshall, 56-40 Tuesday

The Wildcats Basketball Team outscored the game Marshall Mavericks in every quarter to continue to build a lead in a 56-40 home district win Tuesday night, January 19, in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. The Wildcats only led 13-12 after one quarter but were up at the half 26-18 and 38-27 after three quarters. The Wildcats outscored Marshall 18-13 in a fourth quarter that saw Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta empty his bench....

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Wildcats Basketball Team Puts In All Together In Overtime To Get District Win At Texas High Friday
Jan16

Wildcats Basketball Team Puts In All Together In Overtime To Get District Win At Texas High Friday

This time, there was no miracle three point shot made at the buzzer to ruin the Wildcats night. After fighting their way into overtime, the Wildcats outscored Texas High by nine points to take a 67-58 district win on the road Friday night, January 15. wildcats basketball The win improves the Wildcats’ district record to 4-2 after the first half of district play. They are now 11-8 for the season. The Wildcats had three players in...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Suffers Loss Again As Three Point Shot Goes In Against Them At Buzzer
Jan13

Wildcats Basketball Team Suffers Loss Again As Three Point Shot Goes In Against Them At Buzzer

For the third time this season, the Wildcats Basketball Team suffered a tough loss as an opponent’s three point shot went in right before the buzzer. It was the second straight game it happened. Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Mount Pleasant’s Xzavier Brown hit the timely three pointer to give the Tigers at 44-41 win in overtime in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Tuesday night (January 12). Brown scored all...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Loses Heartbreaker to Longview on 3-Pointer At The Buzzer
Jan10

Wildcats Basketball Team Loses Heartbreaker to Longview on 3-Pointer At The Buzzer

Just before time expired, Longview guard Tyree Hale banked in a 3-point basket to give the Lobos a 56-54 win over the Wildcats Basketball Team at the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School Saturday afternoon, January 9. Wildcats Basketball The Wildcats had maintained a lead throughout most of the fourth quarter before the final shot. It marked the second time this season that the Wildcats have lost a game right before the buzzer on a...

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