Second-half comeback allows Cabot North to nip Blue Hornets seventh grade team

Bryant Blue's Gunnar Burks (15) drives around a Cabot North defender. (Photo by Kevin Nagle)

Photos by Kevin Nagle

A strong second half enabled the Cabot North Panthers seventh grade team to rally for a 25-24 win over the Bryant Blue Hornets of Bethel Middle School on Tuesday night.

The Bryant Blue team includes Logan Allen, Gunnar Burks, Blake Carnahan, Drew Carnahan, Drew Castleberry, Daniel Darbonne, Tanner Ezell, Alex Falco, Nic Feeko, Lawson Fincher, Jordan Gentry, Nic Hardin, Devin Howard, Aaron Orender, Jacob Pipken, Grayson Ruple and Ethan Southard.

The Hornets, now 5-2, held a 4-3 edge after a quarter then put together a big second period to build a 17-9 advantage. But Cabot North rallied within 19-18 by the end of the third quarter and it was battle down the stretch.

Gentry led Bryant Blue with 11 points. Howard added 6 with Allen and Ezell cashing in 3 apiece. Burks hit a free throw.

Bryant Blue[more] takes on Bryant White in its next outing at the Bryant Middle School gym on Monday, Dec. 13.

Jordan Gentry (24) battles for possession of the ball. (Photo by Kevin Nagle)

Devin Howard launches a shot. (Photo by Kevin Nagle)

Jacob Pipken (12) looks for room to drive or pass. (Photo by Kevin Nagle)

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