Clark Cougar Sports

COUGARS SPLIT GAMES WITH JAGS

by on Nov.28, 2011, under Basketball

Lye hangs 17 on the Jags

The Clark Cougars varsity basketball teams won one but lost one to the Johnson Jaguars.  The girls played first and what looked to be a runaway win to the 12-1 Jags quickly became a contest in the 2nd half.  Down 21-32 at the half, the Coogs cut the Jags lead to 4 after three quarters.  In the 4th, with :50 seconds left in the game, the Cougars tied it at 46 but lost on a last second layup by Johnson.  The final score: Clark 46-Johnson 48.

The boys lead the entire game, including an exciting 4-8 lead after one quarter of play.  Johnson, who played possession ball and shot only 5 times in the 8:00 minute first quarter, fell behind 10-21 at the half.  In the 2nd half, the Jags showed signs of life, cutting the Cougars lead to 5 at one point but Clark turned up the pace on both offense and defense with the result being a 54-37 win.

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