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Cougars, Lady Cougars Basketball beat Georgia Christian

The GCA Cougars Basketball teams squared off with Georgia Christian Friday afternoon. The Varsity Boys won with a sizeable lead, 56-43, while the Varsity Girls also scored a victory, 38-28.

The first quarter saw the boys score 12 points, with Wyatt Carpenter scoring two lay-ups and a three-pointer; Corin McKay scoring a lay-up; and Carter Hathcoat scoring a three-pointer.

In the second quarter, the boys scored 16 points. Carpenter scored three lay-ups; McKay scored two three-pointers and a lay-up; and Hathcoat scored two free throws.

After breaking for half-time, the boys made an overall score of 15 points in the third quarter. Carpenter scored a lay-up; McKay scored two lay-ups; Jafus Ferguson scored a free throw and a lay-up; and Hathcoat scored two three-pointers.

The boys closed out the fourth quarter with 13 points total; Carpenter scored a three-pointer and two-lay-ups; McKay scored two lay-ups; and Ferguson scored a lay-up, bringing their winning score to 56.
As for the Varsity Girls, they scored 6 points in the first quarter. Lainey McRae scored two lay-ups, while Mary Glenn Warr scored a single lay-up.

In the second quarter, McRae scored two lay-ups again, while Warr scored a three-pointer, for a quarter score of 7 points.

The third quarter saw Ella Harrell score a lay-up; McRae scored a lay-up and two free throws; and Warr scored a three-pointer and two free throws, for a score of 11 points.

Harrell scored a pair of free throws in the fourth quarter; McRae scored three lay-ups and a free throw; and Warr scored a three-pointer and a lay-up, for a final score of 38 points.

The Cougar Boys will play next at an away game against Citizens Christian Academy Friday night at 7:30 PM.