The Patrick County High School boys’ basketball team lost two tough games last week against two talented teams. Tuesday night the Cougars lost to a powerful George Washington team from Danville, 97-34. Friday, the Magna Vista Warriors visited Cougar gym and defeated PC 64-38.
In Tuesday’s contest, the Eagles from GW pounced to an early 17-6 lead while holding the Cougars scoreless for the first half of the period. Their relentless offense and defense piled in 33 points in the second quarter and held the Cougars to 12 points.
The third and fourth quarters were much the same with the Eagles adding 47 points to Patrick County’s 16 points in the second half for the final score of 97-34.
The Eagles shot eight three-pointers in the game while the Cougars shot three—all by Hunter Lawless, high scorer for the Cougars in the game.
Seth Scott added eight points.
Friday night the Warriors from Magna Vista pounded the Cougars on offense, limiting the Cougars to only 10 points in the second and third quarters.
The fourth quarter saw the Cougars increase their offensive battle, scoring 17 of their 34 points in the period.
Seth Scott and Hunter Lawless each scored nine points with Lawless shooting three three-pointers.
Christian Taylor added six points for the Cougars.
The Cougars played Blacksburg at home Monday night and will travel to Bassett tonight (Wednesday). They host Martinsville Friday night with the game starting at 7 p.m.