RC Downs Blues 52-37 To Complete Season Sweep

By: 
Jeremy S. Franklin

Saturday, Jan. 6 -- Harrison Hundley scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Rockbridge County High School boys basketball team to a 52-37 victory over Parry McCluer in Buena Vista.

The win completes a season sweep for the Wildcats (6-3) over the Fighting Blues (2-7). RC defeated PM 50-45 in Lexington on Tuesday.

In Saturday's rematch, Koty Baker led the Blues with 16 points and Isaac Armstrong added eight. Byron Winchester tallied 10 points for the Wildcats, while Alex Balisteri notched eight markers and Nathan Bailey finished with seven.

RC used a pair of 12-0 runs to take the lead and to take control. The Wildcats scored the final dozen points of the opening period to open up an 18-7 advantage. After a fairly even second quarter, RC then reeled off the first 12 points of the second half to put the game out of reach at 44-19.

PM opens up Pioneer District play at home against Eastern Montgomery on Monday, starting with the junior varsity contest at 6 p.m. The Wildcats will take on Turner Ashby in Lexington on Tuesday, with the JV game slated for a 5:30 p.m. tip.

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