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KC Eagles Win Big Over Novinger Boys
By David Sharp
Knox County powered to a 19-7 first quarter lead and never looked back during a 74-20 non-conference home win over Novinger (1-4).
The Eagles led 43-13 at the half. The Eagles (4-2) stole the basketball over 20 times and held a 30 plus rebound advantage at the end of the evening. Knox County only turned the ball over two times on the night.
The Eagles made liberal use of their bench during the second half. Knox County’s JV team blanked the Wildcats in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Wildcats 13-0 in eight continuous clock minutes.
Nine different Eagles scored in the contest. Daniel McMahon was the high point man with 20 KCHS points. Dennis Dent put in 19 Knox County points. Dent and McMahon averaged around 21.5 points per game after their sixth varsity contest. Dennis Dent was averaging 13.8 rebounds per contest. Zach Parrish led the Eagles in assists with a 5.4 dish average.
The improving Eagles were averaging 46% from the field, 32% from the three point arc and 64% from the free throw line as a team.
Dakota Jacques led the Wildcats with eight points. Cory Shultz scored nine KCHS points. Lucus Hudson and Brett Bryant scored six points each. Brett Bryant was 2-3 from three point range on the night.
Keenan Gillaspy, Zach Parrish and Brett Wilkerson scored four Knox County points each. Mitchel Penn added two Eagle points.