Sharp's game-winning shot lifts Cougars over Butler County
LEITCHFIELD - Visiting Butler County came up short as Grayson County held on to win 67-65 in a 12th District boys' basketball game on Friday, Jan. 14.
Butler County dropped to 11-4 overall and 0-1 in the 12th District following the loss.
With the win, Grayson County improved to 9-7 overall and 2-0 in the 12th District.
Grayson County led at the conclusion of each quarter, edging the Bears 15-14 in the opening period.
Host Grayson County led 39-28 at halftime and carried a 50-45 lead out of the third quarter.
Keegan Sharp and River Blanton combined to lead Grayson County to the district win, scoring 19 points apiece for the Cougars. Sharp hit the game-winning shot for the Cougars.
Aiding Grayson County offensively, Chandler McCrady (eight points), Hunter Tomes (seven points), Dillon Horn (seven points), Jack Logsdon (three points), Brayden Childress (two points) and Owen Bratcher (two points) provided the Cougars' additional scoring.
Jagger Henderson led Butler County, scoring a game-high 25 points for the Bears. Accompanying Henderson in double figures for Butler County, Brody Hunt netted 19 points.
The additional scorers for Butler County included Solomon Flener (eight points), Lawson Rice (six points), Isaac Dockery (four points) and Braden Dockery (three points).
Butler County is scheduled to host Grayson County for another 12th District boys' basketball game on Friday, Feb. 4.