The Lady Wildcats pulled out a big win Tuesday night over the Magazine Lady Rattlers. The Lady Wildcats took their first lead of the game with 8.3 seconds left in the game on a free throw from Ashlynn Avey. After a missed shot by Magazine, Molly Haley secured the rebound and was able to dribble out the clock for a 55-54 win. The Lady Wildcats trailed by as many as 17 points in the first half and were down by 10 points to start the fourth quarter. The Lady Wildcats fought hard to chip away at the lead. A three point basket by Faith Barnett with under a minute to go tied the game at 54. Avey's free throw made the final score 55-54.
The Lady Wildcats were led in scoring by Paxtin Watts who scored 20 points. Faith Barnett had 12 points, Avery Sweeny had 9, Ashlynn Avey had 9, and Molley Haley added 5 points. The Lady Wildcats will play Danville in the semi-finals of the District Tournament. Tip-off will be at 4:00 Thursday at the Hector Multipurpose Building.