Things are looking great for the Presbyterian Christian Bobcats who sit at 5-1 after a road win against Columbia Academy Friday which resulted in a 41-22 win. But Coach Derek White thinks there is room for improvement heading forward.
“We went through a little adversity this week,” White said. “We played well enough to get the win but still have a lot to clean up heading into the second half of the season.
Getting an early lead helped the Bobcats get in some game time experience from underclassmen.
“We scored early in the first half which allowed us to pull our starters,” White said. “The important thing is to get these young kids in and let them learn how to play. We were not concerned with the scoreboard but more focused on getting our team better. Building the young players up is a big part of that.”
The Bobcats look to take the momentum from a successful first half of the season and move forward as they start district play.
This week the Bobcats will face Oak Forest Academy for Homecoming. The 3-3 Yellowjackets visit from Amite, Louisiana. Louisiana does not have a private school league, which allows a handful of Louisiana teams to compete for the Mississippi state championship. Most of the private schools in the state play in high school league.
White knows it’s going to take a good effort on his part and the Bobcats in Friday night’s matchup.
“This team is tough as nails,” White said. “They score a lot of points and will match that intensity with a solid defense. This is probably going to be the best team we have played so far. We have noticed their team getting better each week and being a division game we expect to get their best effort.”
Game time is set for 7 pm at PCS.