Blowing Rock Boys Outpoint Cove Creek, 26-23

Blowing Rock Boys Outpoint Cove Creek, 26-23
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By David Rogers. January 26, 2017. VILAS, NC — What started out as a nip-and-tuck middle school basketball game between host Cove Creek (Raiders) and the visiting Blowing Rock Rockets boys teams stayed that way for the duration on Thursday at the Cove Creek gymnasium. ¬†Blowing Rock outlasted the Raiders, 26-23, in a tight defensive battle.

SLIDESHOW at the bottom of the story.

Cove Creek’s Nolan Brooks dropped in a game-high 10 points to reach double figures and lead the Raiders, but it was not enough to overcome a barrage of balanced scoring from five Rocket athletes. Jack Kohout registered a team-high 9 points for Blowing Rock and figured prominently on the board, offensively and defensively.

SCORING

Blowing Rock

  • 9 — Jack Kohout
  • 6 — Mark Andrews
  • 4 — Carter Moore
  • 4 — Carter Everett
  • 3 — Joseph Combs

Cove Creek

  • 10 — Nolan Brooks
  • 7 — Carson Warren
  • 4 — Josiah Romanus
  • 2 — Ben Styles

SLIDESHOW By David Rogers for Blowing Rock News

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