Last night the Russell County Mighty Lakers boys JV & Varsity hosted the McCreary Central Raiders.
The JV team won 56-47 behind a great first half effort and continues to hold serve in the second half. Sophomore guard, Ryan Coffey led the Lakers in scoring with 28. Ben Abrell added 6, CJ Vonfumetti & Scott Hamm each had 5. Ben Sapp & Clay Anderson pitched in 4 each. Colby Smith & Isaac Dunbar rounded out the scoring with 2 points a piece. The victory moved the Laker JV record to 10 wins & 4 losses.
In the night cap, the Lakers were also victorious. Defeating the Raiders 64-59 for their season high 3rd win in a row! It was a great team effort as 4 Lakers scored in double figures. Tate Richardson led the way with 19. Brayton Scales added 17, Hayes Coffey 12. Scott Hamm notched his first career double-double with 10 points & 10 rebounds. Briley Hadley had 4 & Mason Miller rounded out the scoring with 2 points. The Lakers who are now 6 and 11, travel to district rival Clinton County on Friday and will play the second game of the boy/girl double header.
Lakers Freshman & JV squads play at home Thursday versus Clinton County. Freshman game tips off at 6pm.