Cole explodes for 10 3s as Dragons pound Bishop Brossart in tourney


Trenton Cole hit 10 3-pointers and scored 30 points in Harlan’s win over Bishop Brossart on Wednesday in the Dan Swartz Classic at Bath County High School.

With four starters back from last year’s All “A” Classic state semifinalist team, eighth-grader Trenton Cole was often the forgotten man in Harlan’s 9-0 start this season.
After exploding for 30 points on 10 3-pointers Wednesday to lead Harlan to an 82-43 rout of Bishop Brossart in the Dan Swartz Classic, Cole won’t be a secret any longer.
Kyler McLendon and Kaleb McLendon added 16 and 12 points, respectively, as Harlan improved to 10-1 on the season.
Senior forward Mason Sepate led the 7-4 Mustangs with 11 points.
Harlan returns to action Thursday at 6 p.m. against Frederick Douglass in the semifinals. The 7-2 Broncos advanced with an 84-34 rout of Lewis County in a first-round game Wednesday.
Harlan (82) — Kyler McLendon 16, Kaleb McLendon 12, Trent Cole 30, Jaedyn Gist 8, Will Austin 4, Matthew Pennington 3, Connor Daniels 6, Nate Montanaro 3.
Bishop Brossart (43) — Mason Sepate 11, Brandon Behold 6, Parker Mulberry 6, Domyniq Hadden 5, Logan Woosley 4, Keegan Gulley 3, Sam Willike 3, Luke Schumacher 3, Ben Volmer 1, Joe Schroeder 1.