Grayson County News Gazette | Cougars rout Raiders 74-51 – Kentucky News

Grayson County News Gazette | Cougars rout Raiders 74-51 – Kentucky News

Photos Don Brown | GC News-Gazette Josh Embry put in a lay-up during the first quarter against Whitesville last Friday evening. Embry had six points in the Cougars’ 74-51 win.

Point-guard Spencer Sharp sent a pass into the key area during the first period.

Conner Schultz drove to the hoop in first-period action Friday at Whitesville. Schultz had nine points, four rebounds, four assists and six steals in the Cougar win.

Grayson County’s Cougars had a 14-0 run in the first period at Whitesville last Friday evening to give them a big lead, then added a 12-0 run in the second period to assume control of the game as they ran away from the 12th District rival Raiders for a 74-51 win.

The Raiders fans were whooping and hollering after the Raiders jumped out to an early 6-2 lead following a Jack Goetz lay-in at the 5:37 mark, but the Cougars quickly quieted the crowd by pouring in 14 unanswered points, all on free throws and lay-ins, and with 3:27 left in the first period the Cougars led by 10 points, 16-6.

Grayson County closed out the period with an 8-4 run to take a 14-point advantage, 24-10 into the second quarter.

The Raiders cut their deficit to 13 points twice in the opening moments of the second period, the last time coming at 31-18 with 4:34 left in the first half.

Grayson County then basically put the game on ice with a 12-0…

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