Lakers finish as overall runner-up at Monticello Bank Classic

The Laker Basketball team finished as the overall runner-up at the Monticello Bank Classic at Wayne County on Friday.

After defeating McCreary Central and Pulaski County in the first two rounds of the tournament, the Lakers fell to Western Hills High School from Cincinnati on Friday by a score of 77-61.

It was Maddox Shearer leading Russell County with 16 points on Friday, while Mayes Gosser and Braydon Cerrato each finished in double figures with 14 and 13 points, respectively.

Shearer and Gosser were named to the All-Tournament team.

Shearer averaged nearly 14 points per game during the tournament, while Gosser averaged about 13 points per game along with 8 rebounds per game.

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