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The LaRue County Middle School basketball teams opened conference play last week against Russell County and Adair County.
The Hawks traveled to Russell County on Dec. 2 with the 7th grade team falling 25-45. Leading scorers for the Hawks were Dailliss Cox with 8. Anthony Adkins, Hayden Waddle, and Keaton Puckett all contributed with 5 points each. The 8th grade team was also defeated by Russell County by a score of 42-44.
On Dec. 9, the middle school Hawks hosted the Indians of Adair County. The 7th grade team fell to the Indians 32-38. Leading scorers for the Hawks were Noah Davis with 10, Jacob Cundiff had 7. Adkins had 5, while Waddle finished with 3 points.
The 8th grade Hawks defeated the Indians 45-38. Leading scorers for the 8th grade team were Bryson Cobb with 15, Brandon Cecil with 11, and Shane King had 10. Kane Harris contributed 6 points.
The middle school Hawks finish up 2013 on the road versus Green County and at home against Caverna before a break during the holidays. The 7th grade team is 4-5 while the 8th grade team holds a record of 7-2.