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Terry Drops 40, Jackson City Gets Opening Night Win

Alexander Terry shoots a three - photo by Brendon D. Miller - Bluegrass Sports Nation

Tigers run past June Buchanan 82-40

JACKSON – December 2, 2019 – Brendon D. Miller

Year two at JCS for Head Coach Kyle Pertuset got off to a fast start as the Tigers defeated June Buchanan on Monday Night. Jackson’s uptempo running and pressing style of play was on full display, as the Tigers jumped out to a 21-8 lead at the end of the 1st Quarter, and 39-20 at the half.

Slayde Sizemore puts up a shot in the lane.

The Tigers put up 30 points in the 3rd Quarter to put the game away and eventually closed out the action with a 42 point final margin.

The Star of the night was Junior Alexander Terry who posted 40 on the night. Terry posted 16 at the half, then 15 in the 3rd quarter and 9 in the 4th. Terry 6 three pointers on the night with 5 coming in the 2nd half. Terry was 5 of 5 at the line.

Alexander Terry drives to the basket.

Dawson Prater added 4 threes, as Jackson City hit 12 from behind the arc on the night.

Scoring summary:

Alexander Terry – 40
Dawson Prater – 14
Slayde Sizemore – 10
Micah Henson – 9
Colton Smith – 9

Micah Henson puts up a shot in the lane.

Caleb Tackett – 18
Grant Varney – 11
Jarred Hall – 5
Tayton Dobson – 4
Austin Clark – 2

Jackson will host Breathitt on Thursday Night at 7:00 PM
June Buchanan will be at Owsley County on Saturday the 7th.

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