Wildcats vs. Plato

By Coach Ben Glasgow

 The Wildcats hit the road again to face the Plato Eagles on Tuesday night, Feb. 12. Licking and Plato met earlier in the year in the second round of the Frisco League Tournament in a game that Licking won 76-49. Licking jumped out to an early lead on the Eagles by putting up 18 first quarter points, while Plato scored 12. The Wildcats continued to extend their lead in the second behind Michael Milhizer and G.T. Nicholson, who combined for 16 out of Licking’s 18 points in that period. Licking now led 36-24 as the half ended. The third period was a big one for the Wildcats, who got scoring from 7 different players to put up 24 points and take a 60-33 lead into the final frame. The Eagles were unable to put any kind of a run together and Licking put 13 different players in the quarter to finish the game with a 75-48 victory. The win put the Wildcats’ record at 22-3 on the season and 7-0 in League play. G.T. Nicholson led Licking with 23 points, followed by Michael Milhizer with 15, Kaden Quick 12, Wilson Murray 6, Garrett Duncan 5, Carter Rinne 4, James Swan 2, Connor Medlock 2, Evan Mitchell 2, Kaleb Keaton 2 and Blake Payne 2. Levi Cantrell and Landon Medlock also played.



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