Lady Cats claim district title
No team has been better than the Newcastle Lady Cats in district 17-1A girls basketball this season. Friday night against Graford, the Lady Cats claimed their fourth straight district title with a 61-34 victory over Graford. Meanwhile, the Bobcats struggled against the No. 8 Jackrabbits, falling 85-25.
Newcastle 61, Graford 34
The Lady Cats wasted no time against the Lady Rabbits. Newcastle held a 15-3 advantage at the end of the first quarter. Going into the halftime break, Newcastle outscored the Lady Rabbits 18-14, giving them a 33-17 lead.
Following the intermission, Newcastle used a strong defense to hold Graford to just four points in the third quarter. The Lady Cats were able to register 11 points, increasing their lead to 44-21.
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