Trey Cooper makes a quick layup after a steal during the Class A Region II Section 2 Semifinal match against Moorefield.

The Wildcats’ Boys Basketball team ended Moorefield’s season Wednesday night, defeating the Yellow Jackets 65-47 in the Class A Region II Section 2 Semifinal match.

It was a close game near the end of the second quarter, with Pendleton County pulling ahead for a 27-22 lead at halftime.

The ‘Cats blew the game wide open in the second half, pulling getting a 10-point lead early in the third quarter and never looking back.

The Wildcats will venture deeper into the postseason with a crack at the Class A Region II Section 2 Championship this Friday. Pendleton County will face off against Tucker County, who defeated East Hardy 81-52 on Wednesday night. The game will be played in Keyser this Friday at 7 p.m.