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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 Captures Second Place In District With Win Over Texas High Friday
Feb06

Wildcats Basketball Team Captures Second Place In District With Win Over Texas High Friday

A Texas High team with nothing to play for but pride just almost upset the Wildcats Basketball Team Friday night, February 5, but the Wildcats made some plays down the stretch to record a 74-68 win in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. On Senior Night, senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson made two key plays late in the game on defense. On both occasions, Johnson stripped the ball from a Tiger player without fouling. Johnson...

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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 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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Wildcats Basketball Team Remains Unbeaten In District Play With Win At Hallsville Friday
Jan09

Wildcats Basketball Team Remains Unbeaten In District Play With Win At Hallsville Friday

In an early battle of two teams unbeaten in district games, the Wildcats Basketball Team got a big win on the road over Hallsville, 51-35 Friday night, January 8. The win gave the Wildcats a 3-0 record in district play and they are 10-6 for the season. Hallsville slips to 3-1 in district play and 13-6 for the season. The Wildcats were led by junior Justin Haire and senior Boo Wilkerson who both scored 11 points. Sophomore Kordrick...

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