The JV Basketball team defeated Bath County last night at Letcher Norton Gym, 56-38. The Cardinals sluggishly came out of the gate trailing, 12-9, after the first quarter. Zeke Dijiba led the Cardinals with 4 points in the first quarter. The Cardinals stayed with the Wildcats during the 2nd quarter; however, GRC could not gain the lead. Bath County led at halftime, 21-20. Houston Goodman led the Cardinals in the second quarter with 5 points.
The Cardinals came out strong in the third quarter by limiting the Wildcats to only 7 points. The Cardinals scored 19 points in taking the third quarter lead, 39-28. Zeke Dijiba had 9 points in the quarter. Nitavius Thomas had 6 points. Isaiah Noland had 4 points. The Cardinals outscored the Wildcats, 17-10, in the final quarter to win, 56-38. Isaiah Noland led the Cardinals with 7 points in the final quarter.
Point totals for the Cardinals were as follows:
Zeke Dijiba (#23) had 14 points.
Isaiah Noland (#4) had 11 points.
Nitavius Thomas (#30) had 10 points.
Houston Goodman (#13) had 6 points.
Tra Hooten (#5) had 6 points.
KJ Rucker (#3) had 3 points.
Jakobe Buford (#44) had 2 points.
Hunter Helderman (#11) had 2 points.
Blake Pedigo (#32) had 2 points.
The JV Cardinals (17-4, 4-0) travel to Paris on Thursday, February 9 for a 6PM tip-off with the Greyhounds.