Cougars remain undefeated, Lady Cougars take out Warriors

Published 5:55 pm Friday, December 5, 2014

The Grace Christian Academy Cougars basketball team posted a pair of road victories this week.

They traveled to Albany and downed the Byne Christian School Saints 80-39 Monday. Thursday they traveled to Valdosta and downed the Open Bible School Warriors 64-52 on Thursday.

They are 4-0 overall and 0-0 in the Georgia Independent Schools Association Class AA Region 3.

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The Lady Cougars downed the Open Bible Lady Warriors 64-52 on Thursday. They were led by Perra Harrell with 22 points and 15 rebounds, Kelsey Harrell with 15 points and Kaitlyn Holcombe with nine points. The leading scorer for the Lady Warriors was Madison Tew with 18 points.

The Cougars featured a balanced scoring attack with four men in double figures against Byne.

Cougar Jack McRae led the way Monday with 22 points, He was followed by Tray Webb with 16 and Trey Dudley and Sam McRae with 10 apiece. Jack McRae and Trey Webb each pulled down eight rebounds.

Assist leaders were Sam McRae with four points, Trey Dudley with 3 and Brent Warr with two. Sam McRae had five steals. The top scorer for the Saints was Colton Adams with 13 points.

Doctor Mallory McRae who coaches the Cougars, was pleased with his teams effort against the Saints.

“The guys played a good game tonight, but we have to work on staying in our offense,” he said after the win.

Leading the way for the Cougars Thursday against Open Bible were Jack McRae with 21 points and seven rebounds and Tray Webb with 10 points and seven rebounds,

Coach Erwin Harrell said his Lady Cougars turned in a very gutsy performance against Open Bible.

“Open Bible was a much taller team than we were and we had three players recovering from sickness and two who had ankle injuries during the game,” Harrell said. “The ladies fought hard and got a well deserved win.”