This game was the final contest in a long day of scrimmages as the Cougars hosted their annual Cougar Jamboree, which brings in teams from all over central Kentucky.
Head coach Todd Johnston and his staff are very excited about the Cougars’ prospects for the coming season and fans attending this game saw why. Though scores were kept only in each quarter, a look at the total score showed the Cougars coming out on top 63-55.
Grayson County won the first quarter 14-6, then dropped the second and third 20-19 and 12-9. But they roared back in the fourth quarter, overcoming an early 7-2 deficit to win the period 21-17.
Junior point-guard Travis Johnston hit four three pointers and led all scorers with 21 points. Five Cougars hit threes in the game and they finished with nine on the night. Senior Wes Smith joined Johnston in double figures with 14 points, including one three-pointer, and added three rebounds and two assists. Junior Tyler Saltsman had a pair of threes and finished with nine points. He pulled down four rebounds as well.
Senior Lance Buckler had a fine night for the Cougars, finishing with eight points and sharing the rebounding lead with senior Bennett Skaggs with six apiece. Skaggs scored six points for the Cougars, while Hunter Gary completed the scoring with five.