By: Tony McGuireSports Editor
January 7, 2013
The Hazard Bulldogs finished off their week with a trip to Jackson to take on the Breathitt County Bobcats. In the first meeting of the season, the Bulldogs won 49-29.
Both teams came out a little timid in the first period, and scoring was at a premium. Breathitt County came out on top 10-9 at the horn. Hazard was able to take the momentum to their side of the floor in the second period, and went into the locker room with the 24-19 advantage.
The Bulldogs picked up the pace in the second half, and pulled away from the Bobcats. At the end of the third period, Hazard held the 46-34 lead, and finished the game strong for the 69-53 win.
Hazard (69) Griffin Wells 3 (1 rebound, 3 assists and 1 steal), Hunter Hardy (4 rebounds and 1 assist), Collier Mobelini 7 (1 rebound, 2 assists and 1 steal), Evan Whitaker 8 (5 rebounds and 1 steal), Chris Hudson 22 (8 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block), Matt Thompson 10 (1 assist), Jordan Olinger 9 (11 rebounds and 1 assist), Tyler Triplett 2 (2 rebounds and 1 steal), Jarrod Combs 5 (2 rebounds and 1 steal), and Mack Hall 3 (3 rebounds).
Breathitt Co. (53) Michael Fugate 25, Alex Hamilton 11, Ryan Cox 9, Wes Noble 6 and Richard Trent 2.