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    Yorktown High School senior, Corey Pargmann shoots for a 3-pointer during the Yorktown Wildcat’s home basketball game against the Waelder Wildcats on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Photo by Jacob Stock/Yorktown News-View.

Wildcats Earn First W

By Jacob Stock

Yorktown News-View

Tuesday’s Nov. 26 action featured the Yorktown Wildcats at home as they faced the Waelder Wildcats. Yorktown opened up the game attacking the basket, which gave them the lead, 14-13, at the end of the first quarter. The beginning of the second quarter was a little slow for the Wildcats offensively.

Trailing 25-16 with 3:39 remaining in the half, Yorktown would rally on a 16-4 run to take the lead heading into the half 32-29.

Coach Bailey was proud of the effort at the end of the first half and stated, “Eventually a light switch comes on, and once that switch is on, good things happen.”

The run was led by eight points from senior Corey Pargmann and six points from junior Chris Johnson. Leading for the majority of the back and forth third quarter, the Wildcats led 46-45 headed into the fourth quarter. Waelder would tie the game at 53 with 4:02 remaining in the game, and take their first lead of the second half with two minutes left on the clock.

The Wildcats would reclaim the lead on their next possession behind a huge bucket from Dane Webb. Yorktown led, 56-55.

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