BRAWLEY – The Calipatria Hornets came to Brawley and took the words on their fanâ€™s T-shirts to heart, â€œThe Swarm was in the House.â€
A scrappy Wildcat team didnâ€™t have enough fight to keep from losing 40-59 to the Hornet team in a non-league game.
Calipat scored first and the â€˜Cats were slow to get on the boards.
Both teams missed shots and rebounds. The score was close at the end of the first quarter- Calipat 11, Brawley 10.
Missed opportunities plagued both teams for the remainder of the first half. Calipat continued to lead 24-17.
By the end of the third quarter, the Hornets pulled ahead and kept theÂ lead to the end.
Kyle Keldsen tried to keep the â€˜Cats in the game with his 3 point shooting.
The game ended with a win for the Hornets.
Keldsen was the high point shooter for Brawley with 14 pts.Â Kennan Ellison led the Hornets with 18 pts.
Brawley Girls beat the Lady Hornets 60-7.Â Both Varsity Wildcat teams will be at Southwest Tuesday for a League game.Â The girls will play first at 5:30.Â Regular season play ends Thursday.