Junior Warriors fall in thriller at district tournament

Thursday, February 11, 2016

EPC (13-5) and Cross County (7-11) traded the lead all night before the Junior Thunderbirds took a 35-33 lead with 32 seconds left before holding on for the win to advance in the 2A-3 junior district tournament being played in Lepanto.

EPC's TJ Bush (5) tries to score inside as Cross County's Hunter Luke defends this past Monday night in 2A-3 junior district tournament action in Lepanto. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Rayshon Gates got EPC on the board first as he scored off the fast break to make it 2-0. Jackson Henderson hit one of two free throws for Cross County only to see TySean Garrett score an easy basket off the fast break to make it 4-1 Junior Warriors with 2:57 left. Henderson scored back to back baskets for the Junior Thunderbirds giving them a 5-4 lead before TJ Bush hit two free throws for EPC to make 6-5 Junior Warriors at the end of the quarter.

Full game story in the February 11 edition of the PCDT!

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