The Bath County Wildcats have been road warriors so far this season and considering they are in the middle of a 6 game road trip it is a good thing they have been.
The Cats have split the last 2 games with a loss at Rowan County and their 8th true road win at Raceland Saturday night.
The Vikings shot the lights out Thursday night, hitting 15 threes, for a 79-59 win. Michael Antrobus and DeSean Woods were the main culprits hitting 5 and 4 treys respectively as they totaled 18 points each for the game.
Even though the difference was 20 points, the Wildcats kept the game quite competitive throughout shooting 50% from the field and only turning the ball over 7 times.
Jake Mitchell scored 26 points and Ty Rogers finished with 12 to lead the Cats in scoring.
The loss dropped Bath to a 3-3 district record. Rowan County improved to 5-0.
Bath County 59 Peyton 6, Rogers 12, Williams 5, Mitchell 26, Porter 2, Brown 6, Reed 2
Rowan County 79 Woods 18, Antrobus 18, Price 10, Sizemore 7, Thomas 15, Gardner 9, Pratt 2
BC 19 6 14 20 59
RC 22 13 24 20 79
Bath County got back into the win column last Saturday at Raceland as they held on for a 68-61 victory.
The Wildcats built up a 22 point lead early in the 3rd quarter but had to fight off a late charge by the Rams in the 4th quarter for their 12th win of the season.
Ben Peyton’s 21 points led the Cats in scoring. Jake Mitchell had 15, Ty Rogers 14, and Bryce Williams finished with 11 points.
Raceland was led in scoring by Travis Weaver’s 19 points.
The win for Bart Williams’ club was the first over Raceland since the 2008-09 season and snapped a 5 game losing streak to the Rams.
Bath County (12-13) 68 Rogers 14, Williams 11, Peyton 21, Mitchell 15, Patton 3, Porter 2, Reed 2
Raceland (7-17) 61 Davidson 9, Mills 3, Bays 10, Pence 3, Potter 17, Weaver 19
BC 16 17 17 18 68
Rclnd 10 6 20 25 61
Bath County will travel to George Rogers Clark in Winchester Tuesday night to play their 5th consecutive road game. The Cardinals are currently 17-9 and one of the top teams in the 10th region.
The Wildcats have a record of 2-4 vs. 10th region teams this season and are 8-4 in true road games.
The Junior Varsity will start at 6pm and Varsity at 7:30pm.