The Hope Bobcats took care of business on today defeating undefeated Waskom, Texas 66-56 in the first round of the 3rd Annual Guaranty Bond Bank Holiday Tournament.
Bobcats' K.J. Thompson led scoring with a season-high 25 points, Vincent Love posted 12 points and Jonathan Palmer added 10 points for double-digits.
The Bobcats gave the class 1A school Waskom, Texas their first loss this season now 4-1 overall. Also Waskom are the reigning class 1A state champions as they won the state title last year. The win gives the Cats a 3-3 overall record.
The Bobcats will continue play throughout this weekend in Texas as they tip-off at 10:30 a.m. on Friday.