Commodores take on Saints in preseason

Tony McGuire — Sports Editor

November 27, 2013

The Perry County Central Commodores hosted the St. Patrick’s Saints in a preseason scrimmage on Saturday. The Commodores had little trouble disposing of the Saints as they put both the varsity and the junior varsity on the floor during the game.

Perry Central came out slow but quickly picked up the pace. After a couple of minutes had past, the Commodores caught fire and jumped out to the double-digit lead. At the half, they led 39-10.

The Commodores went mainly with their younger players and bench in the second half. However, there was no drop off as Perry Central continued to hold a sizable lead. The game ended with the Commodores taking the 62-43 win.

Austin Hill led the Commodores in scoring with 15 points, while Justin Johnson pulled down seven rebounds in limited playing time.

Perry Central (62) Justin Johnson 8 (7 rebounds and 3 steals), Braxton Beverly 5 (3 assists), Damon Tobler 9 (5 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals), Austin Neace 2 (1 rebound, 2 assist and 2 steals), Tyler Fugate 7 (1 rebound and 2 steals), Travis Stacy 4 (1 rebound and 2 steals), Austin Hill 15 (4 rebounds and 2 steals), Jon-Eric Begley 2 (1 rebound), Matt Turner 2 (2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal), Travis Dunn 3 (1 steal), Nahim Lee 3 (2 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals and 1 block), Kameron Davidson (1 steal), Ethan Caldwell (1 rebound), Tyler Eldridge (1 rebound), Corey Sizemore 2, Justin Caldwell (2 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block) and Tyler Lawson (1 rebound and 1 assist).