Lazer collection of stats and quotes
Dawgs lose close one in Raceland Classic finals to East Carter, 57-54; record now 7-2…
Coach Josh Cook’s LC Bulldogs have a packed ‘holiday’ schedule this year playing in two tournaments with Christmas eve and Christmas sandwiched in between. The Bulldogs have five players averaging in double figures and the bench has complimented their play so far in the young season.
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Bulldogs vs. Raceland
Dec. 16, 2013
The Dawgs played Raceland a home game Dec. 16 slamming the visitors 76-57. Robert Dalton led in scoring with 18 and had 7 boards. Point guard Austin Chaffins hit for 20 and had six rebounds. Brandon Richardson was also in double digits with 12.
Coach Cook said he was happy with the performance.
“I feel like we shared the basketball and our defense was in tune tonight,” Cook said.
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Derby Classic at Raceland
Bulldogs vs. Fairview
Dec. 19, 2013
Four Bulldogs hit for double figures as the Dawgs ran away with this one 80-54. Branson Richardson led his team with 20 points and barely missed a double-double with nine rebounds. Timmy Dalton (18) and Grant Kiser (17) were close behind and Robert Dalton had 14. Point guard Austin Chaffins had seven rebounds to lead the Dawgs.
“We had a 3rd period where we played our best, brought it defensively,” Coach Cook said.
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Bulldogs vs. Campbell Co.
Dec. 21, 2013
Probably the best game of the tourney, the Dawgs came together to beat a good (5-1 entering the game) Campbell Co. team 83-80 in an offensive display by both teams. Freshman Timmy Dalton poured in 28 points for LC including 5-8 from three point range, with a team leading six rebounds. The sophomore guard Richardson netted 27 including 5-8 from three point range. Point guard Austin Chaffins was also in double digits with 16.
“…Been a great learning experience as this was a great team win. To be down by 7 points at the half and fight back showed a lot of heart, coach Cook said.
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Bulldogs vs. East Carter
Dec. 22, 2012
Coach Cook sensed a let down for his team in the finals against East Carter as the Dawgs dropped a 57-54 decision. “We didn’t play well, East wanted it more than us,” Cook said. “We showed our immaturity, but hopefully we can learn from it.”
Cook said his young team is just learning consistency.
“We have to bring our best game every night, otherwise we can be beat.”
There were no official stats available by Dec 24. We will post them when we get them.
Gateway Classic begins Friday
The Bulldogs head right back into tournament action at the Gateway Classic in Mt. Sterling Friday, Dec. 27 facing Boyle County in the opening game at 5:30 pm.
Other teams in the tourney include Lexington Paul Dunbar, Bell Co., Madison Central, host Montgomery Co., Lincoln Co. and Worthington Kilbourne (Columbus), OH.