The Bath County Wildcats held on and fought off a resilient Menifee County 76-74 in Owingsville Thursday night.
The Wildcats had a lead of 15 in the second half but had to grind out the 2 point victory to improve to 3-1 in the 61st district and 8-8 on the season.
Jacob Patton led the Cats with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Brooks Williams and Zack Otis both finished with 16 points. Devon Hunt added 10.
Menifee County was led in scoring by Ethan Fugette with 21 points.
The Wildcats will be back in action Saturday in the 16th Region All A Classic vs. Rose Hill. Gametime is set to tip off at 12:45pm at Raceland High School.
Check back later today for an article on the boys and girls 16th Region All A Classic.