RACELAND - South Floyd had a rough start in the Raceland Derby Classic on Thursday evening. Sophomore Junior Stockwell scored 17 points to lead Boone County to a 61-44 win over the Raiders in the opening round of the Raceland-hosted holiday tournament.
Boone County fought its way to a 15-14 lead at the first quarter stop. The Rebels started to separate themselves from South Floyd in the second quarter, outscoring the Raiders 19-9 to lead 34-23 at halftime.
Stockwell was one of four Boone County scorers to reach double figures. Brenden McDonald and Barry Ordu added 11 points apiece for the Rebels. Brenden Stanley was Boone County’s fourth scorer in double figures. Stanley tossed in 10 points for the Rebels.
Boone County was 17-of-24 from the free throw line and overcame 19 personal fouls of its own.
The Rebels owned a slim scoring advantage over South Floyd in each of the last two quarters to pull away for the win.
Junior guard Austin Bailey led South Floyd with 17 points, sharing game-high scoring honors with Boone County’s Stockwell. Another junior guard, Austin Salisbury, accompanied Bailey in double figures for the Raiders, finishing with 11 points.
South Floyd was 14-of-23 from the free throw line.
Junior forward Tyler Daniels (seven points), freshman forward Hunter Johnson (five points), senior guard Dakota Justice (three points) and senior guard Weston Little (one point) also contributed scoring for the Raiders.
Boone County 61, South Floyd 44
South Floyd (44): Justice 3, Daniels 7, Salisbury 11, Bailey 17, Johnson 5, Little 1.
Boone County (61): Hixenbaugh 4, Ordu 11, Schulz 2, Warning 4, Stanley 10, Stockwell 17, Patton 2, McDonald 11.
South Floyd…….149 10 11-44
Boone County….15 19 12 15-61