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Lady Cat 7th, 8th track teams win Borger meet Thursday

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Eight junior high/middle schools competed at the Borger track meet on Thursday, March 5. The CMS 7th-grade girls and 8th-grade girls teams both took first place with 162 points and 137 points, respectively. The 7th-grade boys placed second in the meet with 101 points, and the 8th-grade boys also came in second with 90 points. The other competing teams were Borger, Dalhart, Perryton, Bushland, Stratford, Friona, and Boys Ranch.
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Wildcats ride dominant third-quarter performance to win area, fall to Shallowater in regional quarterfinals

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Last Friday evening, Feb. 29, the Canadian Wildcats (15-2) took on the Ballinger Bearcats (26-8) in Guthrie for the area championship. The game was an intense defensive match between two very competitive teams, but the Wildcats came out on top after an impressive third-quarter stand that held the Bearcats to 3 points.
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Lady Cats win 5 of 6 games at Wichita Falls Softball Tournament

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Coming off of the first victory in the program’s history, the Canadian Lady Cat softball team headed down to Wichita Falls to participate in a tournament. They did much more than participate, however, dominating the field and winning five of six games with their only loss coming from Childress. The Lady Cats beat Hirschi, Graford, Wichita Falls HS, Bryson, and Electra to take second place in the tournament, and brought home their first medals. Leading hitters were Ashleigh Rowden, Jazmin Jara, and Paula Valenzuela. Last Monday, the Lady Cats lost to Childress again, but they will be at the Pampa Tournament this Friday and Saturday, March 6-7.
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Lady Cat golf team wins Amarillo Invitational Thursday

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Canadian High School golfers competed Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Amarillo Invitational meet, held at the Ross Rogers Wild Horse Golf Course. The Lady Cat varsity improved on last week’s third-place showing at Burkburnett, claiming first-place overall among the seven-team competition. The Wildcat A-team placed fourth overall.

The Lady Cats had a combined score of 411. Childress was second with 414, and Quanah third with 421.

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Wildcats notch 70-59 bi-district playoff win over Brownfield, face Ballinger Friday

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On Monday, Feb. 24, the Canadian Wildcats (14-2) took on the Brownfield Cubs (11-21) in a contest for the bi-district championship. The Wildcats put on a dominating performance for the majority of the game, but the Cubs had a late streak that brought them back into contention for the win.

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They are the champions

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Canadian’s 3rd- and 4th-grade boys basketball team beat the Shamrock A-Team 16-13 in last Saturday’s Shamrock Basketball Tournament to win the tournament. Team members are: (back row) Coach Ronel Saenz, Gunner Brady, Ryan Leach, Brooks Wall, Zach Bryant, Joaquin Flores, Weston Mitchell, and Coach Bo Albin, and (front row) Camden Albin, Isaac Saenz, and Cort Mayhew. PHOTO BY SHANE ALBIN