Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

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June 19, 2013

Running the Point


June 19, 2013 —

No. 2: Comets rally past Fleming on senior night: On a night where West’s two seniors were honored, the Comets would give them a memory that will last a lifetime. The Comets would rally not once, but twice to earn a hard fought 7-6 win over the Panthers. Senior Tanner Tackett pitched all seven innings and seventh grader Peyton Brown would reach base all four times to help aid the Comets to the signature victory. Any time Fleming would take a lead, West would jump right back until the very end and of course, Manager Brian Brown would be overjoyed with how his team played that night.

No. 1: Kyle Brown becomes the all-time leading scorer in West Carter history: West outgoing senior Kyle Brown etched his name in the history books once again. In his final home game in Olive Hill against Rowan County, Brown sank a three-pointer in the second quarter to give him 1,844 points that passed Casey Lowe for the all-time record. Brown would finish his career with 1,917 points. It is a feat that could stand a long time. With the drive and desire for the game of basketball that Brown had, West will have to find someone to fill his shoes the upcoming season. Also, that was the last time the Comets will play on that floor after West will replace the hardwood next season. I wonder if Kyle got a piece of the floor where he hit the shot …

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