Augusta Boys Fall to Montgomery & Dunbar; Defeat Robertson
March 3, 2014Augusta Independent Schools
Augusta would then go to Mt. Sterling to face the region's top ranked squad, the Montgomery County Indians. With a lot of help from Brent Bach's 12 points the Panthers jumped out in front and held that lead thru the quarter to lead 19-16 after 1 quarter. The Indians would make use of their deep bench in the 2nd quarter to start to wear down the Panthers and lead at the break, 39-29. Ten different players would score for Montgomery County in the second half as they controlled both ends of the floor and won the game going away, 89-59. Brent Bach led all scorers with 36 points. Augusta fell to 13-9.
Scoring vs. Montgomery County: Bach 36, Snapp 6, Maddox 5, Freeman 5, Gray 5, Tucker 2
Augusta's next opponent would be the Paul Laurence Dunbar Bulldogs at the Jock Sutherland Classic held at Lafayette high school. Neither team started this one shooting the lights out as Augusta led 13-12 after 1 quarter. Augusta started taking some control in the 2nd quarter and they led at intermission, 31-26. The Bulldogs started turning things around in the 3rd quarter battling back to take a 46-42 lead to the 4th. The final 8 minutes would contain the most excitement in the afternoon as the teams went back and forth fighting until the end. Unfortunately, Dunbar would pull away at the very end and win the game, 61-58. Brent Bach led all scorers with 27 points. Camryn Snapp added 17 points and Connor Maddox chipped in with 10. Augusta now stands at 13-10.
Scoring vs. Dunbar: Bach 27, Snapp 17, Maddox 10, Crawford 4
On February 10th Augusta would make their first trip to Robertson County's new gym for a game with the Black Devils. This would be a sloppy game at the start for both teams. Robertson County would come out in front after 1 quarter, 14-12. In the 2nd quarter, the sloppy, offensively challenged squads would continue to struggle for baskets. Augusta scored enough to put themselves in front at the break, 24-22. In the 3rd quarter Augusta started taking control, leading by double figures, but at the end of the quarter they were up 43-34. In the 4th quarter the Panthers would keep the Devils at a safe distance despite shooting 1-6 from the line. Augusta would win this one, 64-50. Augusta improved to 14-10. Brent Bach led all scorers. Camryn Snapp added 14 points.
Scoring vs. Robertson County: Bach 38, Snapp 14, Maddox 4, Freeman 4, Gray 4