JACES, Rosspoint roll to two wins each in panorama


John Henson

James A. Cawood’s Brantley Burkhart drove to the basket as Cawood’s Chance Smith defended in action from the Black Bears Preseason Panorama on Monday. JACES claimed wins over Cawood and Evarts.

By John Henson, Managing Editor

Rosspoint guard Trey Creech set up the Wildcats’ offense in scrimmage action Monday against Cumberland. Rosspoint posted victories over Cumberland and Wallins in the Black Bears Preseason Panorama at Harlan County High School. (John Henson)

James A. Cawood and Rosspoint gave every indication they are headed for a championship showdown with two dominating performances each Monday in the fifth- and sixth-grade division of the Black Bears Preseason Panorama at Harlan County High School.
Rosspoint raced to a 21-1 halftime lead against Cumberland on the way to a 39-5 win and led Wallins 30-0 at halftime on the way to a 30-20 victory. JACES coasted past Cawood 29-12 and Evarts 40-5. Black Mountain and Green Hills were unable to participate in the panorama.
Hudson Faulkner and Nathan Barger each scored eight to lead Rosspoint against Cumberland.
Hunter Fuson paced the Redskins with four points.
Trey Creech and Faulkner each scored six in the win over Wallins.
Nicholas Colinger led the Devils with eight points.
Easton Engle scored nine to lead the Trojans against Cawood.
Kaydan Gray led the Comets with seven points.
James A. Cawood (40) — Easton Engle 8, Andrew Vance 16, Bryson Kelly 4, Win Cooper 6, Liam Smith 4, Brantley Burkhart 2.
Evarts (5) — Jacob Moore 2, Aiden Napier 3.
Rosspoint (30) — Nathan Barger 4, Trey Creech 6, Blake Johnson 2, Hudson Faulkner 6, Eli Joseph 4, Bentley Alred 2, Jackson Mackowiak 2, Parker Long 2, Brycen Robbins 2.
Wallins (20) — Hayden Johnson 4, Mason Howard 4, Noah Ledford 2, Nicholas Colinger 8, Hunter Saylor 2.
James A. Cawood (29) — Easton Engle 9, Taylor Daniels 4, Andrew Vance 4, Win Cooper 4, Liam Smith 2, Logan Mills 2, Brylee Southerland 2, Joe Wright 2.
Cawood (12) — Kaydan Gray 7, Shawn Smith 1, Isaiah Myers 2, Easton Stewart 2.
Rosspoint (39) — Nathan Barger 8, Trey Creech 4, Blake Johnson 4, Hudson Faulkner 8, Jax Shepherd 2, Eli Joseph 2, Jackson Mackowiak 1, Carson Sanders 2, Parker Long 2, Tyler Foster 2, Braxton Duncan 2, Brycen Robbins 2.
Cumberland (5) — Hunter Fuson 4, Bryce Saylor 1.