Boys Varsity Basketball · MTCS Cougars defeat Friendship 76-62


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The Cougars started tonight’s game with Friendship with some hot outside shooting and never looked back defeating the Commanders 76-62. The Commanders hit 6 threes in the first quarter shooting the Cougars out of their zone and forcing a change in defense. The Cougars settled in and found their groove hitting 9 threes of their own, four from Ben Phillips, in the first half to take a 45-35 halftime lead. Sam Petersen led the Cougar big men with 18 big points and some big rebounds down the stretch to secure the win.

Ben Phillips – 22 (4 – 3’s)
Sam Petersen – 18
Braden Smith – 13 (3 – 3’s)
Ross Prosser – 10 (2 – 3’s)
Jack Jubenville – 6 (2 – 3’s)
Brock Culpepper – 5
Houston Batey – 2

The Cougars begin district play next week heading to BGA on Tuesday.