The Laker Middle School Boys Basketball teams hosted rival Casey Co last night in 3
very physical games at Russell Co Middle School Gym. The Lakers 6th grade won by a
score of 36-25 over Casey Co Lead by Point Guard, Owen Loy’s 12 points and 6
rebounds, Mayes Gosser & Braxton Walters both added 8 points, and Collin Burton and
Tate Riggins both had 4 points in the victory.
In the 7th grade game, the Lakers fell short, losing by a score of 44 to 26, scoring
for the Lakers boys was lead by Clay Pippen’s 9 points and 5 rebounds, Collin Burton
had 7 points, Blake Bolin dropped in 6 points and 5 rebounds, and Cash Stephens and
Owen Loy both had 2 points.
The Lakers 8th grade fell to Casey Co, 40-37, despite Clay Fergurson putting 14
points on the scoreboard with 17 rebounds. Casey Co took the lead in the fourth
quarter with less than 30 seconds left in regulation to take the win. Nathan
Lawson sank two three-pointers and scored six points total. Also contributing were
Gavin Gossage 6 points, 2 rebounds, Grant King 5 points, & 5 rebounds, Camden
Carpenter with 4 points & 4 rebounds), and Maxon Gosser had 2 points, and 5
The Lakers next game is home game is next Thursday evening with Hart Co at Laker
Middle School Gym starting with the 6th grade game, beginning at 4:30.