BA Cougars win easily at Laurel Christian
The Brookhaven Academy Cougars and Lady Cougars were back on the road Thursday afternoon to take on the Lions of Laurel Christian. The Lady Cougars played a well-rounded game in a dominating 53-25 win. The Cougars went back and forth with the Lions for three quarters before putting the game away by a score of 58-40.
BA Cougars 58, Laurel Christian 40
The BA Cougars (22-9) used a 22-10 scoring run in the fourth quarter to end seesaw first three quarters against Laurel Christian on their way to a 58-40 win. Senior Dylan Winborne led the way for the Cougars with a 19-point performance. Ethan Nations and Luke Jackson each scored nine points to round out the leaders for Brookhaven Academy. Karston Nobles led Laurel Christian with 13 points on the night.
Lady Cougars 53, Lady Lions 25
The BA Lady Cougars (21-10) jumped out to an early 26-8 first quarter lead and held the Lady Lions in check the rest of the way, as they picked up the 53-25 win. Jana Case led BA and all scorers with 16 points for the game. Sissy Byrd added 10 points while McKinley Evans, Cameron Watson and Cassie White each had six points. Lauren Looper led the Lady Lions with six points on the night.
BA JV boys 57, Laurel Christian JV boys 21
The BA JV boys dominated from start to finish against the Lions by a score of 57-21 as they tune up for their district tournament on Saturday. Brady Spring led the BA scoring attack with 14 points. Britton Nelson scored 13 points in support.
BA JV girls 28, Laurel Christian JV girls 11
The BA JV Lady Cougars played their last regular season game prior to the JV district tournament this weekend and cruised to a 28-11 win over Laurel Christian. Juliana Crosby led BA with nine points. Madison Moak added seven points in support.
The BA Cougars and Lady Cougars will be back in action as they host the District IV AAA tournament to be held at Brookhaven Academy February 8-11.