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Tuesday night, the Wildcat

Basketball team (0-2) played Mineral Wells (1-1) at home and, despite a 37 point game from Brandon Conwright (Sr), the Cats lost 90-86.

Kennedale let Mineral Wells take an 8-2 early before coming back to take a 23-20 lead in the first quarter on a 3 pointer by Conwright. It was the 2nd quarter that put Mineral Wells in the lead until late into the 4th. {{more}}Outscoring the Cats 23-16 in the 2nd, Mineral Wells took a 43-39 halftime lead.
2 foul shots took it to overtime …
The Wildcats kept it close in the 2nd half tying the game frequently. Keeping Kennedale in the game during the 4th was Darious Hammond (Sr) who finished the night with 24 points, and Conwright, who’s two fouls shots with 8 seconds in regulation, knotted the game at 78 and sent the game into overtime.
Mineral Wells won the game in the finals seconds with game tied once again when Perez made a 3 pointer and was fouled for a 4 point play.
For Mineral Wells, it was an early thanksgiving gift.
?When you beat a great team like that, it?s something you can build on. I?m going to have a great Thanksgiving now after that one,? Rams Head Coach Aaron Pappas told the Mineral Wells Index. Read

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Kennedale will resume play, after a Thanksgiving break, Tuesday December 1, at Granbury with the varsity game scheudule at 8:00 p.m. 2015-16

Wildcat Basketball Schedule

Scoring By Quarters
MW 20 23 12 23 12 ? 90
Ken 23 16 13 26 8 ? 86
Scoring by Player
Mineral Wells – Broderick Johnson 32, Riley Scot 25, Gaige McDougal 18, Matt Perez 13, Conner Spencer 1.
Kennedale – Brandon Conwright 37, Darius Hammond 24, Colton Otts 11, T.J. Davis 5, Uniikye Washington 5, Zach Tate 1.

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