The Jackson County boys’ basketball team lost its second-straight game Friday (Dec. 3), losing at Winder-Barrow in a rematch from its season opener.
The Panthers lost 72-58, but had good showings from a number of players. Bryce Blake registered another double-double by dropping 24 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Isaiah Maxey scored 11 points and grabbed five boards. Riley Baugh added nine points and four steals. Brice Rogers nearly had a double-double with eight points and eight rebounds.
Jackson County (1-6, 0-0 Region 8-AAAAA) fell behind early and trailed 20-13 after the first quarter, but it never let the game get out of hand. Winder-Barrow (5-2, 0-0 Region 8-AAAAAA) only led 37-27 at halftime and 55-44 after the third quarter. The Bulldogs pulled away late to win by 14 points, 72-58.
The Panthers return to action Monday (Dec. 6) at home against Mountain View (6-3, 0-0 Region 8-AAAAAAA). They open region play Friday (Dec. 10) at Greenbrier.