TIMMY DALTON POURS IN 42 IN LOSS TO JC
Louisa, Ky Timmy Dalton poured in 42 points but it wasn’t enough as Mason Blair scored a career high 50 points in a 93-78 Johnson Central victory Thursday night at the Dawg House.
Johnson Central stormed out of the gates to a 27-16 lead after one quarter and led 46-35 at half behind Blair as he hit 9-16 three pointers in the first half.
The Eagles improved to 3-0 and the Bulldogs fell to 4-2 on the young season.
Blair hit a Johnson Central record for three pointers in a game with 12 on 26 attempts and went 18-33 from the field. Dalton went 18-30 from the the field and brought down 10 rebounds.
Mason Blair scored 50 points (12 made 3FG – 5th most in history of KHSAA).
Cole Crace tallied 25 points to help his backcourt mate in the victory. Austin Davis scored 8 points, Jacob Rice 6 points, Dalton Collins and 7 foot German transfer Leon Moshefy had 2 points each. JC went 15-33 behind the arc and went 4-5 from the line.
8th Grader Jared Wellman had 17 points and 11 rebounds to post his first of many double doubles in his future. Trey Dotson hit 3 three pointers for 9 points, Alex Ratliff hit 2 three pointers for 6 points, Alex Gilliam and Tyler Maynard had 2 points each. LC went 7-24 from three and 7-12 from the line.
JC 27 16 23 24 – 93
LC 16 19 17 26 – 78
Both teams will be back in action Saturday night in the Johnny Martin Classic at Allen Central. The Eagles will play Rowan Co. at 5:30 and the Dawgs will play the host at 7:30.