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    Dane Webb (23) calls for a pass from Josh Garcia. Photo by Robert Proctor/Yorktown News-View.

Wildcat basketball becoming a family

By Robert Proctor

Yorktown News-View

Last Friday night’s non-district defeat at the hands of Randolph, 58-38, was not a moral victory for Yorktown, but it did show them how far they’ve come since last season as district nears. Though only holding a lead for a moment and ultimately losing by 20 points, it was certainly a performance the Wildcats can build on, as a tough district schedule awaits.

Facing the third ranked team in 3A, a team which Yorktown lost to by 52 last season didn’t keep them from battling all night. Coach Jeremy Bailey saw some good things, but he also knows they left some points out there.

“I wanna watch film, but I do know in the course of the game we missed some layups that were makeable,” he said.

“The outcome of the game is different when we make layups.”

As Randolph’s ranking indicates, they’re no slouch. They have one all-state player and another already committed to play college basketball.

“They’re tough,” Bailey stated. “They’re ranked in the top-five of the state for a reason.”

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