In their final home game in the regular season last week, the #18 Wildcats (MaxPreps) battled district opponent Uplift Summit International Academy. In a close game in Q1 and Q2, Kennedale pulled away in the second half, winning 72-60.

2021-22 KHS Scorer’s Table Crew at last home game of the season

Kennedale is now 25-6 overall and 7-2 in district play.

Scoring for Kennedale: Austin Pickett 14 points, Hunter Limbaugh 3, Jordan Miller 14, Breylen Harris 2, Tristan Lewis 1, Tyler Choice 11, Jonathan Venegas 4, Christion Whitaker 12, Dallas Dryden 2, Rishaun Gipson 2, and Landon Brooks 8.

Upcoming state playoffs …

Next week, the Wildcats will get their chance in the UIL State Championship playoffs. The Cats will open the state tournament playing the Anna Coyotes, the 3rd seed out of District 9/4A.

Anna survived a slug out Tuesday night with Celina 61-59 to earn the 3rd seed. Anna finished the regular season at 16-11 overall and 7-5 in district play. Kennedale and Anna did play each other early in the season with Kennedale winning 66-43.

Round One Anna Vs Kennedale – Game time Tuesday, February 22 at 8 pm at Grapevine High School.

UIL 4A Basketball Playoff Brackets (first round match-ups may not be complete yet)