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Wildcats sprint past Patriots

COLTON - After weathering a competitive first quarter from the visiting Liberty Christian Patriots, the Colton Wildcats distanced themselves from the visitors enroute to a 69-39 win to advance to the second round of the WIAA District 9 1B tournament.

Liberty Christian held an 8-7 lead with 3:33 to go in the first quarter. The Patriots spent the majority of the first quarter closing out on long shot attempts, forcing the Wildcats to take their shots early from the paint.

Grace Kuhle made both free throw attempts to put Colton up 9-8. From that point on, the Wildcats continued to build on their...


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