Dores down Bears in OT

Tony McGuire Sports Editor cpsports@gmail.com

January 21, 2014

The Perry Central Commodores finished their week in Harlan County as they took on the Black Bears. The Commodores would need an overtime period to pull out the tough road win.

Perry Central pushed the tempo in the first period, and came away with the 25-21 lead. However, they would loose the momentum in the second period, and went into the locker room trailing 38-40.

The two teams would go back and forth in the second half with Perry Central leading 55-42 at the end of three, and Harlan tying the game at 64 in the fourth. The Commodores would then pull out the 78-71 win in overtime.

Justin Johnson would lead the Commodores with 32 points and 20 rebounds in the contest.

Perry Central (78) Justin Johnson 32 (20 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block), Damon Tobler 11 (6 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 block), Tyler Fugate 3 (3 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals and 1 block), Matt Turner 13 (3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and 1 block), Austin Neace 3 (2 assists and 2 steals), Austin Hill 13 (7 rebounds and 1 assist) and John Toomer 3 (4 rebounds and 3 assists).

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