Photos by Chante Crabtree
By Steve LeMaster
STEARNS – Visiting Lynn Camp prevented McCreary Central from notching a win in its regular-season finale, defeating the Raiders 80-74 on Thursday night.
With the loss, McCreary Central ended its regular-season 13-15.
Lynn Camp improved to 22-5 with the win.
Thriving offensively, Lynn Camp shot 52.6 percent (20-of-38) from the field. The Wildcats were 9-of-18 (50 percent) from 3-point range.
Lynn Camp shot 68.4 percent (13-of-19) from the free throw line.
Tanner Boggs poured in a game-high 43 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Lynn Camp to the victory.
Jacob Bundy was the only other Lynn Camp player to reach double figures in the scoring column, finishing with 11 points.
Both Boggs and Bundy drained a trio of 3-point field goals for the Wildcats.
Matt Disney (seven points), Joshua Overbay (seven points), Max Burd (six points), Scott Overbay II (three points) and Jacob Belew (three points) provided additional scoring for Lynn Camp in the triumph.
McCreary Central shot 43.8 percent (21-of-48) from the field. The Raiders were 10-of-22 (45.5 percent) from 3-point range, faring well beyond the arc.
McCreary Central shot 78.6 percent (22-of-28) from the free throw line.
Inside, McCreary Central managed to outrebound Lynn Camp 24-21.
Hunter Jones scored a team-high 34 points for the Raiders. Jones drained four 3-point field goals and was a perfect 12-of-12 from the free throw line in McCreary Central’s regular-season finale.
Derrick Paige delivered another double-double for McCreary Central, scoring 14 points and pulling down a game-high 11 rebounds.
John Cash added 11 points as three McCreary Central players reached double figures in the scoring column.
Nick Longmire scored eight points while Devin Strunk chipped in three points on a successful shot from beyond the arc. Longmire hit a pair of 3-point field goals for the Raiders.
Ryan Jones and Brandon Troxell rounded out the McCreary Central individual scoring, posting two points apiece for the Raiders.