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Scott’s offensive woes continue at Campbell County

LAFOLLETTE, Tenn.  |  Defensively, Scott High's effort was good in Tuesday's (Dec. 13) game at Campbell County.

But, offensively, the Highlanders struggled mightily against the Cougars' press, and that led to a 60-37 win for the homestanding Campbell County team, which dealt Scott High its second loss in as many nights.

The Highlanders jumped out to a 4-0 lead to start the game, but it was tough sledding after that. Scott High finished with 20 turnovers and shot just 36% from the field.

Meanwhile, there was a huge disparity in free throw shooting. Despite being by far the most aggressive team, Campbell County got to the free throw line 27 times, while the Highlanders would shoot just five free throws. Scott High head coach Rusty Yaden would be slapped with a technical foul in the third quarter after protesting the lack of calls against Campbell County.

As a team, Scott High was called for 18 fouls. fouled out with seven points. and each finished with four fouls.

Todd led the Highlanders with 15 points. finished with 10 points.

Tuesday's game marked the second in a row that Scott High was without senior big man , due to a hand injury.

Freshman came off the bench to lead the Highlanders in rebounding, with five. Strunk had a team-high three steals.

SCOTT (37): Todd 15, Strunk 10, Garrett 7, Babb 3, Jeffers 2.

CAMPBELL CO. (60): Jones 23, Long 13, Adkins 9, Sanogo 9, Lester 4, Cox 2.

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