By DAVID GRAVELY
The Pulaski County High School boys junior varsity basketball team continues to improve, and on Saturday they improved their season record to 7-2 with an impressive 44-30 win over a solid Floyd team.
The score was tied 7-7 at the end of the first quarter, with both teams having trouble hitting the bottom of the net as they worked out early game excitement. The Cougars started to find their rhythm in the second quarter, and at the halftime break found themselves with a 16-12 lead.
Aggressive defensive play and an attacking offense put Pulaski up 34-22 at the end of the third quarter, and the younger Cougars never looked back on their way to the 44-30 win. Elliot Brewster led the Cougars in scoring with 14 points. Miguel Garcia added nine points, and Jake Clary added six. Hesus Hickman and Kevin Smith each added five points, and Bradley Church added three points. Eric Weeks added two points to finish out the Pulaski scoring.
Floyd was led by Caleb Agee with 10 points and Celeb Standford with seven points.
The secret to the teams success seems to be their aggressive style of play. These young freshmen seem to play with a chip on their shoulders at time, and display a certain amount of grit and determination that should serve them well as they prepare to enter the River Ridge District portion of their schedule. That schedule starts on January 4 at Cave Spring High School.