Bolton Wildcats defeat Bartlett Panthers 69-45

Desmond Howard shoots over the top of a Bolton defender last month.

Photo by Theron Malone
After a back-and-forth first half, the Bolton Wildcats eventually pulled away from Bartlett in the second half of the game to beat the Panthers 69-45. Clinging to a seven-point lead at the half, Bolton went on a 40-23 run to end the game. The Wildcats relied heavily on coveted college recruits Trebor Jackson and Jalen Fisher, who scored 23 and 20 points, respectively. Bartlett was led by A.J. Jones, who had 13 points. Bolton is now 16-4 on the season. Bartlett will host District 14-3A leader Arlington Friday night. ABOVE: Senior Desmond Howard shoots over the top of a Bolton defender last month.