Basketball Wins over Abilene Cooper

On Jan. 23, the Bearcats varsity basketball teams faced off against the Abilene Cooper Cougars. Before the game the bearcats had 10 wins and 18 loses and the Ladycats had 20 wins and eight loses.


The girls’ team officially clinched a playoff berth with the win against Abilene Cooper. Both teams played a tough game, coming down to the Ladycats’ defense only allowing Abilene to score four points in the second period. The offense was good too, scoring more than 10 points every period. The Ladycats won the game 53-42.


The boys’ team had a high flying offense, scoring a combined 34 points in the third and fourth periods. The boys’ team also had a good defense, only allowing Abilene Cooper to score six points in the second period. The bearcats ended up winning 66-44.


The boys’ will have to win out for a 19 and 18 record and a possible playoff berth. Their remaining schedule includes eight games in which they have already bear three of the remaining teams, and two of the teams that beat them. The girls’ team have already clinched a playoff berth and have three remaining games on the season with teams they have already beat.