Panthers pull away late for win over Harlan


Chris Jones

Harlan’s Dylan Cox battled for a loose ball against Knox Central in middle school basketball action Friday. Cox led the Green Dragons with 13 points in a 43-29 loss to the Panthers.

Knox Central pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 43-29 win Friday at Harlan in eighth-grade basketball action.
Grant Miller scored 13 for the Panthers. Austin Bargo and Casey Bright added 11 each.
Dylan Cox paced the 1-2 Dragons with 13 points.
The Green Dragons fell 50-9 in.a seventh-grade game. Brayden Doan scored three to lead Harlan.
Harlan returns to action Monday at home against Pineville.
Knox Central (43) — Austin Bargo 11, Casey Bright 11, Grant Miller 13, Jaxon Collins 4, Jacob Taylor 2, Waylon Frazier 2.
Harlan (29) — Dylan Cox 13, Nate Montanaro 6, Gage Bailey 5, Will Shepherd 5.
Knox Central (50) — Merida 6, Abner 14, Bargo 7, Dunn 6, Fisher 4, Broughton 5, Perkins 2, Hobbs 6.
Harlan (9) — Andre Forester 2, Brayden Doan 3, Brayden Howard 2, Dayjuan Forester 2.

Harlan’s Gage Bailey passed the ball during Friday’s game against visiting Knox Central. The Panthers pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 43-29 victory. (Chris Jones)