By Ashlee Mullis
The Patrick County Lady Cougar basketball team hosted the Lady Eagles of GW Danville on January 11. Patrick County jumped out to a 15-6 in the first quarter and kept the lead for the rest of the game, taking a 58-41 win.
Abigail Epperson led the Cougars with 11 points, seven rebounds, and three steals.
Kimora Wimbush had nine points, two rebounds, one steal, and two assists.
Allanah Mitchell had nine points and two steals.
Aniya Penn had seven points, five rebounds, one steal, and three assists.
Missy Hazard had seven points, three rebounds, three steals, and seven assists.
“It was a solid win for our kids,” said Coach Donny Rakes. “We are starting to see the value of sharing the ball. Eighteen assists are a testament to that. I thought we played very solid in our half court trapping game, resulting in 20 plus turnovers. Proud of the strides my kids are making.”