BA falls to Presbyterian Christian
The Brookhaven Academy Cougars and the Lady Cougars lost a pair of MAIS basketball games Saturday at John R. Gray Gymnasium.
In girls’ action, the Lady Cougars (3-2) fell to Presbyterian Christian School Lady Bobcats 50-24.
In the boys’ contest, the Cougars (1-1) lost 50-28.
In junior high action, BA secured a split decision against Presbyterian. The Lady Cougars lost to the Lady Bobcats 39-23, but the Cougars managed to pull out a 42-38 victory over the Bobcats.
Lady Bobcats 50, Lady Cougars 24
The Presbyterian Lady Bobcats claimed a 19-8 advantage in the first and cruised to a 27-14 halftime lead.
In the second half, the Lady Bobcats overpowered the Lady Cougars with a 23-10 run in the final two quarters to secure the win.
Kailyn Jordan paced the Lady Cougars with 10 points and led on the boards with six rebounds. Sissy Byrd chipped in four points and had three rebounds. Edie Riley had three points and three rebounds. Shelby Flumm, Anna-Michael Smith and Anna Grace Covington scored two points each. Bailey Stewart added one point. Sophie Wilson also helped on the boards, collecting three rebounds.
PCS 50, BA 28
The Bobcats quickly took control the game and carried a 20-10 lead into halftime.
In the second half, PCS outscored BA 30-18 to secure the win.
Dylan Winborne was the lead scorer for the Cougars with eight points. Austin Smith and Luke Johnson netted six points each. Ethan Nations and Dawson Flowers scored three points each. Colton Watson had two points. Ross Felder was the top rebounder for BA with six rebounds.
Rook Welch pumped in a game-high 17 points to lead the Bobcats. Will MCGillis contributed 10 points.
In junior high, the Presbyterian Lady Bobcats defeated the Lady Cougars 39-23. Jillian Rhian was the top scorer for PCS with 11 points.
Julianna Bartram and Cassie White powered the Lady Cougars with eight points each.
In the boys’ game, BA prevailed 42-38 as Dawson Flowers led the way for the Cougars with 15 points. Cade Brown chipped in with 14 points.
Dylan McClain directed the Bobcats with 12 points.