Wildcats Drop Scrimmage to Carlisle County


The Trigg County boys’ basketball team went cold in the fourth quarter of its scrimmage with visiting Carlisle County on Friday night at Wildcat Gym, falling to the Comets 61-53.  The loss to the Comets is the Wildcats’ final tuneup before opening regular-season play on November 27 at Dawson Springs.

Carlisle County took the first quarter 15-14, with Trigg County’s JaKobe Bridges keeping the Wildcats close with two 3-pointers in the opening frame.  It was Hayden Cunningham’s turn to get hot from long range in the second quarter, knocking down two of his three 3-pointers to lead the Wildcats to a 14-11 advantage and a 28-26 lead at the half.

Trigg’s Kendric Adams got going in the third, scoring 5 of his team-high 13 points for a 42-37 margin heading into the final quarter.  However, the Wildcats would struggle to find the range in the final frame, being outscored 24-11 for the final 61-53 score.

Following Adams were Cunningham with 12 and Bridges with 11.  Kyron Grubbs added 9 and Shaun Terrell scored 4.

Blake Elder poured in 18 to lead the Comets, with 6 coming in the decisive fourth quarter.  Reese Anderson added 16, including three 3-pointers.

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