Cougars defeat Celtics

Pulaski Co. boys basketball team went on the road to open their season and came away with a 60-48 win over Roanoke Catholic. The Cougars placed three players in double digits ,with CC Grubb scored 16, Kade Akers 13 and Logan Robertson 12.

Roanoke Catholic got a game high 20 points from guard Deionte Waller and Mykah English chipped in with 10. The opening quater saw both teams being sloppy and loose with the basketball as catholic led 10-7 at the end of the first.

Pulaski Co. who turned the ball over seven times in the opening quarter would settled dow and took a 26-21 advantage into intermission. The third quarter saw them once again turnover the ball but they held on to lead 35-31. Senior Robertson would score all 12 of his points in the final quarter ti hel them to a 25 points and stretched their lead out to 13 and finished with a 12 point win.  ” It wasn’t pretty but it’s a win ,” said Cougar head coach Andrew Hart. ” Defensively I thought we played real well  and we finally made a few baskets in the second half. We battled the whole game and we did what we had to to win.”

The Cougars will be back in action next Tuesday as they travel to Lord Botetourt. Jv will tip at 5:30 and the varsity around 7:00 pm.

PC –  7  19  9  25-60

RC – 10 11  10 17-48

PC – Grubb 16, Akers 13 , Robertson 12, Jackson 3, Poe 4, Blevins 6, Miller 6

RC – Vaught 4, Waller 20, English 10, Grinde 5, Clarke 3, Myers 4, Carpenter 2