Boyd-Buchanan Takes Wins At Copper Basin

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Boyd-Buchanan led only by 5 points at halftime, but pulled away for a  56-45 road win over Copper Basin on Friday night.

It was tied 11-11 at the end of the first quarter.

Boyd got balanced scoring with Austin Walker putting in 14, Jeremiah Nason 13, Justus McMillan 12,  Zach Jenkins 9 and O.D. Cox 8.

Walker was 5-9 from the field and 1-3 on 3-point tries.

Jesse Goode had 12 and Tanner Wilcox 11 for the home team.

In the girls game, Boyd led 15-4 after the first quarter and coasted to a 61-33 victory.

Maddie Wright scored 14 and Marissa McCalla 11 for Boyd. Abbie Sewell and Maddie Abed scored 10 each.

Girls

Boyd-Buchanan 15  14  18  14  61

Copper Basin      4   8   10   11  33

Boys

Boyd-Buchanan  11  23  13 9  56

Copper Basin      11  18  8  8   45


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