JEFFERSON CITY, TN--The Lees McRae Bobcats basketball team ended
2007 with a road game, traveling to Carson-Newman to take on the
Eagles and falling 100-84. The Bobcats fall to 2-7 while the
Eagles improve their record to 6-1.
Zach Hyatte led the Eagles with a game high 20 points, while
five others also scored in double digits. Bobby Guyton and Scott
Williams added 15 each for the home side while Andy Tipton and
Jesse McMurray added 14 and 12 respectively.
Freshman Aaron Woodacre (Piney Flats, TN) led the Bobcats with a
team high 14 points while sophomore Josh Kurtz (Oak Ridge, NC)
added a season high ten points. Turnovers were the difference in
the game, as the Bobcats held a 41-39 edge at halftime but turned
the ball over 26 times.
The Bobcats will resume play in 2008 with a Conference Carolinas
contest in Laurinburg, NC against St. Andrew's Presbyterian
College. Tipoff is scheduled for 4:00pm and will be the second
game of a doubleheader with each school's women's teams.