July 22, 2014

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Wildcats basketball team defeats Ludlow, lose to Harrison County

The Wildcats had numerous chances in the closing seconds to tie the game against the Thoroughbreds. Pictured is one of the many trips the Wildcats had down at the rim. Photo by Bruce Reller, Jr.

By Bruce Reller Jr., Reporter

The Pendleton County Wildcats were involved in two games decided by three points last week. The Wildcats defeated Ludlow on the road 67-64 and lost a home game to district rival Harrison County 55-52.

Pendleton County first took on Ludlow last Wednesday, January 23. Senior guard Aaron Gibson hit a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left in the game, and the Wildcats held on to a 3-point victory.

“We were fortunate to pull out the win,” PC head coach Ed Cravens said. “We struggled defensively guarding the 3-point shot as we gave them ten 3-pointers. We missed several free throws late in the game.”