Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Robertson Co edges St. Patrick 59-67

The St. Patrick Saints rallied to tie the game in the final minute, but lost to the Robertson County Black Devils 59-57 at home tonight.

After trailing by eight points at the end of the first quarter, the Robertson County outscored St. Patrick 22-10 in the second quarter to lead 31-27 at the half. 

The Black Devils were up 43-41 at the end of the third quarter.

St. Patrick sophomore Pat McKay hit a three-pointer to tie the game at 55-55 with 28 seconds to play.
but Robertson County answered with four straight points.

McKay scored to cut the deficit to two with only one second to play.

Robertson County missed two free throws with three-tenths of a second left, but Ben Swolsky's heave at the buzzer missed.

Swolsky scored 13 of his game-high 18 points in the second half.

McKay hit five three-pointers and scored 17 points.

Baylen Bauer added 11 points.

St, Patrick has lost six straight games. 

The Saints host Nicholas County Wednesday night.

RC (14-10) Burden 16, Schlach 12, Moore 6, J. Becker 6, Doyle 6, Dotson 5, R. Becker 4, Dugan 3,
Murphy 1
SP (7-20) B. Swolsky 18, McKay 17, Bauer 11, Walton 4, Burton 4, J. Swolsky 3

RC 09 22 12 16- 59
SP  17 10 14 16- 57

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