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Perry downs Knox on the road

Tony McGuireSports Editor

February 11, 2013

Early last week, the Perry County Central Commodores traveled to Knox County to take on the Panthers. The Commodores jumped out to the early lead, and coasted to the 60-46 win.


The Commodores came out strong, and more than doubled up on the Panthers in the first period (15-6). Perry Central continued to outpace Knox County in the second period, going into the locker room sitting atop a 30-14 advantage.


Knox County picked up the pace in the third quarter, and was able to play with Perry Central. Going into the final period, the Commodores were up 43-29. The Panthers were unable to break the Commodores hold on the lead in the fourth quarter, and Perry Central came away with the 60-46 win.


Perry Central (60) Dalton Cornett 21 (9 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 blocks), Braxton Beverly 12 (9 rebounds, 9 assists and 1 steal), Justin Johnson 20 (8 rebounds), Austin Pray 2 (4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal), Darryl Beatty 3 (2 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals) and Tyler Fugate 2 (4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal).


Knox Co. (46) Hensley 16, Barger 8, Adams 9, Merida 10, Woodburn 1 and Wyatt 2.