Eighth-grader Tyger Campbell scored 25 of his 29 points in the second half to lead Nashville’s Christ Presbyterian over Hopkinsville in a first-round game Saturday at the King of the Bluegrass.
The 5-foot-11 guard made eight of his nine shots in the second half for the Lions. Jalen Johnson led the Tigers with 19.
Afterward, the University of Louisville offered a scholarship to Christ Presbyterian guard Braxton Blackwell, according to the player and coaches’ Twitter accounts.
“Got the win on to the next one
#L1C4 #blessed,” Blackwell wrote after tallying 22 points.
Hopkinsville (6-1) – Gray 6, Ware 3, Gary 11, Johnson 19, Hatcher 2, Matlock 18, Cager 4.
CPA (8-1) – Blackwell 22, Campbell 29, Davis 19, Johnson 5.
3-point goals – Ware, Johnson 3, Campbell 2, Davis 4.
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