Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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February 16, 2013

Boyd notches 1st 20-win season since 1999-00

SUMMIT — Boyd County and South Point threw a 3-point party on Friday night, and everyone was invited.

Grayson Griffith packed the biggest 3-point punch with six long balls, all of them coming in the first three quarters, en route to a team-high 21 points as the Lions beat South Point, 94-73, at Boyd County Middle School. Each team sank 12 3-pointers.

The Lions (20-10) reached 20 wins for the first time since 1999-2000.

Brandon Barnes led the Pointers (9-13) with 27 points. Kurt Adams added 18. Each hit five 3-pointers.

Brandon Taylor and Austin Hunt had 18 points apiece for Boyd County. Todd Stacy contributed 13 on the strength of three 3-pointers.

The game was called with 2:01 left after Brock Damron, a Boyd County freshman, broke his ankle badly when he landed awkwardly under the basket. That injury, coupled with bad weather, forced the game to end early.

S. POINT    19    25    16    13    —    73

BOYD CO.    29    24    25    16    —    94

South Point (73) — Johnson 4, Adams 18, Meadows 9, Barnes 27, Boggs 4, Kratzenberg 8, White 3. 3-Pt. FG: 12 (Adams 5, Barnes 5, Kratzenberg 2). FT: 17-23. PF: 22.

Boyd County (94) — Hunt 18, Wallace 7, Stacy 13, Taylor 18, Griffith 21, Burgess 7, Mullins 6, Meade 4, Jarrell, Anderson, Vaghi, Gauze, Rowsey, Preece, Damron. 3-Pt. FG: 12 (Griffith 6, Stacy 3, Hunt, Burgess, Meade). FT: 18-26. PF: 19.

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