Cave smashes PCHS, 78-34

     The Pulaski County boys basketball team suffered its worst defeat of the season in Roanoke Tuesday evening, 78-34 to Cave Spring. The first time the two teams met the Knights won, 84-54, but this time the margin moved to 44.
     Cave pushed its record to 9-2 in the River Ridge District, second behind Patrick Henry, and 19-2 overall with its only two losses coming to PH. Pulaski County’s record falls to 4-7 in the RR and 9-12 overall with a final regular season home game against Salem Thursday evening.
     The Cougars were out of this contest quickly. Cave led 18-6 at the end of the first quarter, outscored the Cougars 27-8 in the third quarter and 9-2 in the fourth.  A.J. McCloud led PCHS with 17 points, but the Knights put four players in double figures; Parker Huffman scored a game high 22 points, Matt Cagle 13, Advan Jasarvic 11, and Reed Pendleton 10.
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