Scott Brown handles most of the sports duties for Ham Broadcasting. In addition to providing daily sports news on this blog, he broadcasts high school football, basketball and baseball games on WKDZ and WHVO. He also hosts the Saturday Morning Sports Report on WKDZ - one of the few local sports programs in the area. His local sports has been the most read in Trigg County for several years.
Cole Gardner (seen here against Lyon County) had 29 points against Union County (Cadiz Record photo)
Trigg County overcame a 10-point deficit to win Friday at Union County 60-56 in overtime. The win was Trigg's first in Morganfield since 1977.
Cole Gardner scored 19 of his game-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and overtime. He canned a pair of 3-pointers in the final minute of overtime, including the game-winner with nine seconds left after a scramble for a loose basketball under the basket.
Luke McKenzie added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats, who played without starters Corbin Estes and Detaveon Day.
Union County (9-14) got 25 points and 19 rebounds from Jashaud Fleming, who went over the 1,000-point mark for his career on the first bucket of the game.
Trigg County improved to 12-6 with the win and moved to 5-2 on the road this year. The Wildcats scored 20 points off 22 Union County turnovers.
Trigg County is scheduled to play at Logan County Monday.