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December 23, 2012

Iroquois edges Boyd; Morgan tops Fairview

ALBANY — ALBANY Louisville Iroquois held off Boyd County, 60-59, in the Twin Lakes Holiday Classic on Saturday.

Austin Hunt made a 3-pointer in the closing seconds to pull the Lions within one point.

Brandon Taylor racked up 20 points and 11 rebounds for Boyd County, while teammate Brandon Lowe also scored 20.

The two Brians helped the Lions rally in the second half.

Boyd County (6-5) finished 2-2 in the tournament hosted by Clinton County.

Iroquois also had two players with at least 20 points.

IROQUOIS    15    16    11       18       — 60

BOYD CO.    11    14    14       20       —  59

Iroquois (60) — Anderson 4, Smith 1, Johnson 28, Martin 20, Foster 2, Miller 5. FT: 11-20. 3-point FGs: 5 (Martin 4, Johnson). PF: 13.

Boyd County (59) — Hunt 5, Stacy 3, Brandon Taylor 20, Griffith 5, Brandon Lowe 20, Anderson 2, Burgess 4. FT: 6-9. 3-point FGs: 3 (Griffith, Lowe, Hunt). PF: 15.

Morgan County 82

Fairview 65

WESTWOOD Samuel Aguirre and Jordan Whitt each tossed in 21 points to lead Morgan County past Fairview.

Fairview (6-4) jumped out to an 8-0 lead, but Morgan County quickly recovered and led by 12 points after one quarter.

Freshman Jordan Perry added 18 points and Aleksandar Malinic scored 12 for the Cougars (7-2).

Devon Turner topped Fairview with 19 points, while Andrew Carroll and Isaiah King each scored 15.


MORGAN CO.    23    13    26        20     —82

FAIRVIEW    11    15    22        17        —65

Morgan County (82) — Aguirre 21, Whitt 21, Burton 6, Perry 18, Malinic 12, K. Ross 2, M. Ross 2. FT: 15-24. 3-point FGs: 3 (Aguirre 2, Whitt). PF: 19.

Fairview (65) — Turner 19, Carroll 15, Thovson 3, Dolen 6, I. King 15, Roark 2, Stormes 5. FT: 12-20. 3-point FGs: 3 (Turner 2, Carroll). PF: 15.

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