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Lady Wildcats win in OT
Lady Wildcats win in OT
BY TRAVIS SIMPSON sports@couriernews.com
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

LAVACA -- The Hector Lady Wildcats rallied to a 55-48 overtime victory over the Lavaca Lady Golden Arrows on Friday.

"The girls played one of their best games of the season against a very good team on their home court," Lady Wildcats head coach Luke McAnulty said. "It was a total team effort with four of our team players scoring in double figures to give us the overtime win. I couldn't be more proud of this group the way they battled back tonight as we were down by 15 points in the third quarter."

Hector trailed 15-11 and was held to just three points in the second quarter as they fell behind 24-14.

The Lady Wildcats pulled within 32-30 in the third quarter and tied the score 44-44 at the end of regulation.

Hector was led in scoring by Avery Sweeney with 13 points. Cameron Meeks scored 12 points. Faith Barnett scored 11 points. Molly Haley scored 10 points. The Lady Wildcats also got contributions from Sydni Collins with five points and Jess Ramer and Shelby Hendrix with two points each.

Lavaca SB 61, Hector 52

LAVACA -- The Hector Wildcats were defeated 61-52 by the Lavaca Golden Arrows on Friday.

Hector trailed 17-10 after the first quarter and 34-23 at halftime. After the third quarter, they fell behind 48-39.

Isaac Stanek led everyone in scoring with 15 points. Treys Smedley added 11 points. Blake George and Caleb Profitt scored nine points each, while Aiden Turner and Jacob Castro each scored three points. Luke Brown scored two points.

Lavaca JB 61, Hector 14

The Junior Wildcats lost 61-14 to the Lavaca Junior Golden Arrows.

Drake Riley scored five points in that game. Nate Carr, Ashton Caughron, Johnny Mullen and Brent Casto scored two points each.