Buckhorn downs Madison Southern 53-44

Tony McGuireSports Editor

December 23, 2012

On Saturday, the Buckhorn Wildcats played their third game in the Peoples’ Bank Classic at Madison Southern. The Wildcats lost their first two games, 76-52 to South Laurel, and then 74-60 to East Jessamine.

Buckhorn got off to a good start in the game, and posted a 12-9 lead at the end of the first period. The momentum remained with the Wildcats in the second period, pushing them to the 24-16 halftime advantage.

Play continued to be close in the third period, with Buckhorn tacking on another point to their margin (35-26). Both teams had their best offensive output in the final period, with neither gaining an advantage. Buckhorn was able to hold on for the 53-44 win.

Buckhorn (53) Ryan Boggs 6, Josh Crank 2, Caleb Estep 8, Connor Hoskins 7, Dylan Cole 14, Peyton Cooper 9 and James Blair 7.

Sayre (44) Courtney 6, Davis 7, Sanders 19, Pergande 4 and Durmov 8.