Wildcat Basketball is set to wrap up district play this week in second place

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It was Senior Night Friday for five Wildcats (photos KHS Wildcat Basketball)

The fight for the top spot in District 10/4A seems to be settled for the three teams that were in the battle. With Life Waxahachie’s sweep of Alvarado along with a split with Kennedale, left Life in first at 11-1 and 30-5 overall. Kennedale follows in second place at 9-2 and 26-7 overall. Alvarado is now in 3rd place with an 8-3, 27-5 record.

Life Waxahachie was able to finish its season at home with a sweep of its top competitors, beating Kennedale 36-28 and finishing off Alvarado 50-38. Life has no more games left in the regular season and will go into the playoffs as the #1 seed.

Kennedale has one more game Tuesday @ Venus (6-26, 0-11) at 7 pm, while Alvarado finishes their season playing at home against Ferris (17-15, 5-6). Kennedale should remain as the #2 seed with Alvarado as the #3 seed.

The only fight in District 10/4A is for fourth place and the 4th seed in the playoffs. With Ferris (5-6) playing Alvarado Tuesday along with Hillsboro (4-7) playing Godley (2-90, it is likely that Ferris and Hillsboro will be in a deadlock at 5-7. Each team owns a win over the other this season.

Friday night was a win for the Cats …

Last Friday night Kennedale defeated Ferris 70-54. The Cats led throughout the game, leading as much as 17 points before ending with a 16-point win.

TEAM STATS (Kennedale/Ferris):

FG% 43/38; 2FG% 50/47; 3FG% 17/26; FT% 69/43; Rebounds 44/28; Assists 7/9; Deflections 15/4; Steals 13/7; Blocks 6/1.

INDIVIDUAL STATS:

Scoring: Jacoby Loving 17, Pablo Agosto-Vega 16, Landon Brooks 11, Breylen Harris 8, Tristan Lewis 7, Austin Pickett 6, Emmanuel Okewole 3, and Tyler Choice 2.

Defense: Landon Brooks 16 REBs, 1 DEFLs, 2 STLs, 5 BLKS; Pablo Agosto-Vega 6 REBs, 1 ASST, 3 DEFLs, 5 STLs; Austin Pickett 4 REBs, 5 ASSTs, 5 DEFLS, 1 STLs, 1 BLK; Breylen Harris 3 REBS, 1 DEFL, 2 STLs; Tristan Lewis 3 REBs; 3 DEFLs, 1 STL; Jacoby Loving 2 REBs, 1 DEFL, 1 STL; Tyler Choice 2 REBs, 1 STL. Ruben Rivera Agosto, Destined Mason, and Emmanuel Okewole each had a rebound while Agosto added a deflection and Mason a block.

The UIL 4A State Basketball playoffs will begin in two weeks.