Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 1:56 pm (Updated: August 28, 9:31 am)
To find out the last time the Henry County boys’ basketball team won a district championship — before this past year’s team claimed the 31st District crown — you have to search back 40 years, to 1971.
The Wildcats beat the now-defunct Shelbyville Devils, 69-65, in the finals, thanks to a 25-point fourth-quarter performance from the Cats and 31 points from sharp shooter Mike West. It was all written about in the March 11, 1971 edition of the Henry County Local.
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