BY EASTON LEONARD –
On Tuesday, December 12th, the Cossatot River senior high boys basketball team hosted the Kirby Trojans on campus of Cossatot River High School.
Previous to the senior boys game, the Cossatot Jr. Eagles fell to Kirby 42-34.
In the senior boys game, the Trojans started off on an 18-1 run, and went on to take a fifteen point, 22-7, lead into the second quarter. Kirby did not let up in the second quarter, holding the Eagles to only three points, while scoring seventeen points of their own, to take a twenty-nine point, 39-10, lead into halftime.
Cody Brown led the Eagles with 4 points at halftime, as Carson Smith led Kirby with 19 points.
In the third quarter, Kirby continued to trot past the Eagles, outscoring them 21-2, to take a 60-12 lead into the final quarter of play. Both Cossatot and Kirby scored seven points a piece in the fourth quarter, to give the Trojans a forty-eight point, 67-19, win over the Eagles.
Carson Smith led the Kirby Trojans with 25 points on the night, while Cameron Gaither added on 9 points, Evan Mount 6 points, Hagen Cimino, Ryan Franks, and number twelve Turner 5 points each, number eleven Johnson 4 points, and number twenty-two Cox, number forty-five Turner, number twenty-one Cowart, and number five Putz 2 points each.
Gavin Ralls led the Cossatot Eagles with 5 points, as Cody Brown and Garrett Watkins scored 4 points, Brayden Smith 3 points, Kolby Frachiseur 2 points, and Coy Frachiseur 1 point.
On Friday, December 15th, the Eagles traveled to Fouke and won 65-32, and on Tuesday, December 19th, Cossatot hosted Nashville.