Cardinals defeat Campbell County in season opener

Published 3:48 pm Monday, December 6, 2021

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By Matt Cizek/Contributor
This week, the Cardinals of George Rogers Clark High School opened their season in successful fashion.
On Thursday night – in a competitive season opener – they were able to top Campbell County 76-65.

They shot nearly 50% from the field, with Trent Edwards and Tanner Walton tying for the team lead with
19 points on 60% field shooting. Jerone Morton led the team with 11 rebounds.

Two days later, the Cardinals opened up with a 10-0 run en route to an 83-36 blowout over the Wolfe
County Wolves. Ten different players ended up scoring, including Jerone Morton with a team-leading 23
points. Several slam dunks were featured, with impressive defense contributed by Trent Edwards and
Stanley Smothers.

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The Cardinals look forward to games this week against Madison Central on Tuesday night, and at home
against Pendleton County and Harrison County.