Goodin’s 34 leads Pineville past Lynn Camp

Published 4:12 pm Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Pineville senior Ben Goodin scored a career high 34 to lead the Mountain Lions to a 67-65 win over Berea in Pineville Monday night.

Berea seemed to be in control in the first quarter of action, outscoring Pineville, 23-18. However, the Mountain Lion defense held the Pirates to only 8 total points in the second quarter. The Pirates held a one-point advantage at the buzzer, 31-30.

Pineville held a slight scoring advantage in the third, 17-15 and held a one-point lead to start the fourth. Pineville outscored Berea 20-19 to come away with the narrow win.

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“I liked the way we kept fighting,” Pineville Head Coach James Strange said. “We kept our intensity and effort up all night.”

Goodin was followed by Keean Fuson with 10 and Landon Couch with 10.

Middlesboro shuts down Lynn Camp

The Middlesboro Yellowjackets showcased their defensive prowess while defeating down Lynn Camp 59-31 in Corbin on Monday night.

The Jackets came out clicking on offense in the first quarter, doubling the Wildcats point total for the quarter 16-8. Middlesboro again outscoring the Wildcats in the second 14-10. At the half, Middlesboro held a 30-18 advantage.

Middlesboro’s defense was the deciding factor in the third. Holding Lynn Camp to a single basket for the entire quarter, the Jackets outscored the Wildcats 13-3 as their advantage grew to 43-21.

In the final quarter, Middlesboro scored 16, while holding Lynn Camp to only 10 points to close out the game with a 59-31 victory.

“We shared the ball very well tonight,” Middlesboro Head Coach Lewis Morris said. “I thought we took smart shots, and did a good job of knocking down open looks.”

Middlesboro was led in scoring by Jabari Kyle with 12. He was followed by Christian Hubbard with 10, Josh Overbay with 9 and Mykel Griffin with 8.

Lynn Camp was led by Mareus Hollow with 15. He was followed by Jacob Belew with 7.