ATTICA – Bryce Cooper scored 27 points in 24 minutes as the Attica boys basketball team grabbed an early lead and rolled to a 60-44 victory over Benton Central on Thursday, snapping the Bison’s three-game winning streak.
The Red Ramblers (10-9) did it with defense early, holding Benton Central to just two first-quarter points while building an eight-point cushion. Attica also enjoyed a substantial edge at the foul line, making nearly twice as many free throws (21 of 32) as the Bison (7 of 11) shot.
Kenny Little and J.R. Dunwell each added 10 points for Attica. Benton Central (6-15) was led by a 13-point effort from Jack Marquie.
West Central 56
Covenant Christian 37
FRANCESVILLE – Drew McKay’s 16 points led the way for the Trojans (5-15), who outscored the visitors 30-9 in the second half after going into the break trailing by two.