Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

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September 4, 2013

West falls in OT to Bath after Brown’s record performance

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Sept. 4, 2013 —

“You can’t ask a kid to do anymore than that,” Kevin said about Braden’s performance. “I thought our backs ran as hard as they did Friday than anytime last season. Braden got the reward because he made great reads running the offense.”

But a few miscues in the fourth quarter allowed Bath County to tie the game at the end of regulation and ultimately win the game in overtime.

“Offensively we played well,” Braden said. “We know we need to improve on defense. Giving up 53 points doesn’t win many games.”

But would Braden trade in his performance for the end of a 13-game slide?

“Absolutely,” he interjected.

“It was disappointing,” Coach Kevin Brown said. “We felt like that was a game we should’ve won. We just didn’t do a good job defensively.”

“We just had a few mistakes and any of them could have changed the outcome of the game we gave it everything we had,” senior Tyler McGlone said, who had 15 tackles Friday. “We just didn’t get it done in the end.”

“When we’re up two or three scores in the second half you should win,” Brown said. We gave up big plays and kept them in it. To be honest, we were out of gas (in overtime).”

West will attempt to end the 14-game losing streak Friday night when they host Nicholas County.

“We’re still fired up and we think we have a bunch of good football players,” Kevin said. “We just need to tighten things up and we’ll be good to go.”

MacKenzie Bates can be reached at mbates@journal-times.com or by telephone at 1-800-247-6142.

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