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Lady ‘Cats headed to playoffs

Whitney High School’s varsity girls’ basketball team defeated West 46-41 in a home game played Tuesday, January 29. The Lady ‘Cats (22-8, 9-4) suffered a loss on the road against Keene, which is ranked first in the district, by a score of 61-46 Friday, February 1. The girls will wrap up their regular season Tuesday, February 5, in a home game beginning at 6:15 p.m. against Grandview. Whitney is currently ranked third in the district behind Keene (12-1) and Maypearl (10-3). The girls have clinched a playoff spot and will take on Malakoff in post-season play next week, with the date and location to be determined.

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Wildcats defeat West
The Whitney High School varsity boys (19-7, 7-4) added a 67-41 district win over West in a home game played Tuesday, January 29. The Wildcats lost the next game against Keene Friday, February 1, by a score of 59-38. The team is currently ranked fourth in District 17-3A behind Grandview, Maypearl and Keene. They will play Clifton Friday, February 8, at home before traveling to Maypearl Tuesday, February 12.