Boys Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
The Bombers are coming off a win over Fulton City on the road Saturday. Tonight they host the Graves County Eagles. The Bombers fell to Graves County at Graves the last meeting on January 24th 81-31. The Bombers were without four of their top 6 players in their rotation. Coach Holder is hoping for a better outcome tonight. Coach Holder stated, “We are excited to have everyone back for tonight’s game. It’ll be a really good test for us headed down the last two weeks of the season. It’s going to give us a true idea on where we are in comparison to them. I look forward to watching us compete tonight.” The Bombers have 2 wins in the last 22 years against Graves County. The Bombers hope they can make it a third.
The Graves County Eagles are coming off an overtime loss last night at the Eagle’s Nest to Mayfield. If the Bombers can win tonight, the Mayfield Cardinals clinch the number one seed and the district regular season championship. If the Eagles are able to win tonight, then the next contest between Mayfield and the Eagles will determine the winner of the district. That game is scheduled for Friday night, weather permitting. The Bombers next contest is scheduled for home against Carlisle County.
Players to Watch
Ballard Memorial Bombers
#13 Jace Birney Will need to score the ball on all three levels.
#3 Jamison Smith Will need to play a good defensive game.
#1 Jerrico Wilson Will need to facilitate and create for team mates.
#31 Keaton Overstreet Will be depended on to score inside and rebound.
Graves County Eagles
#11 Drew Thompson One of the top Region 1 scorers. 21 points per game.
#1 Markus Isaiah One of the top defenders in the 1st Region.