Totz rallies to stay unbeaten in church hoops


By Carlton Hughes - Contributing Writer



League Standings:

New Covenant: 6-0

Totz Church of God: 6-0

Central Baptist: 4-2

Faith Temple: 3-3

Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist: 3-3

Putney Bible Church: 3-3

Kildav Community 2-4

Cumberland Pentecostal Church: 2-4

Church of the Nazarene: 1-5

Black Mountain Missionary Baptist: 0-6

Totz Church of God survived a scare to remain undefeated in Harlan County Men’s Church League basketball action on Saturday.

Totz trailed Faith Temple by as many as 10 points before mounting a comeback to send the game into two overtimes, emerging victorious 70-65. New Covenant Cawood Church of God kept its perfect record intact with an 82-58 win over Black Mountain Missionary Baptist, setting up a clash between the two unbeaten teams Saturday at 9 a.m. in a battle for the lead in the league standings.

Games are each Saturday at the Harlan County Christian School Gym at Putney Bible Church.

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Totz Church of God 70, Faith Temple 65 (2OT)

Totz COG (70): Jecorey Fields 34, Jordan Dupar 13, Eric Young 9, T.J. Dunson 6, David Lee 4, Daniel Miracle 2, Robby Curry 1, Aaron Jacobs 1.

Faith Temple (65): Isaac Wilson 31, Levon Poindexter 20, Kagen Lefevers 6, Michael Sulfridge 5, Tyson Thomas 3.

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Cumberland Pentecostal Church 70, Church of the Nazarene 53

CPC (70): Phillip Ely 17, Zach Wilson 15, Kevin Harris 10, Brandon Pierson 8, Michael Moses 7, Greg Wampler 7, Merrill Galloway 4, Tristan Lewis 2.

Nazarene (53): Chris Griffey 25, Prescott Saylor 12, David Scearse 11, Hubert Saylor 3, Wayne Saylor 2.

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Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist 54, Putney Bible Church 50

Poor Fork ORB (54): Dylan Cornett 12, Hunter Holland 12, Robby Gross 11, Drew Chamberlain 10, Malik Simmons 9.

Putney Bible (50): Aaron Caldwell 12, Tyler Stewart 11, Robbie Middleton 8, Dustin North 8, Daniel Turner 6, Mike Ashley 5.

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New Covenant 82, Black Mountain Missionary Baptist 58

New Covenant (82): Shawn Ealy 26, Adam Rhymer 25, Ryan Clem 12, Gary Greer 11, Bobby Cornett 6, Paul Hearld 2.

Black Mountain (58): Ryan Bush 19, A.J. Hall 14, Jacob Bush 13, Zach Hunting 12.

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Central Baptist Church 40, Kildav Community Church 37

Central Baptist (40): Logan Casolari 12, Zack Caldwell 11, Shamil Clark 7, Cody Nolan 4, Mikey Hensley 3, Zack Jenkins 3.

Kildav (37): Brandon Shackleford 17, Josh Combs 7, Anthony Lewis 6, Ross Ewing 4, Timothy McCowan 3.

By Carlton Hughes

Contributing Writer

League Standings:

New Covenant: 6-0

Totz Church of God: 6-0

Central Baptist: 4-2

Faith Temple: 3-3

Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist: 3-3

Putney Bible Church: 3-3

Kildav Community 2-4

Cumberland Pentecostal Church: 2-4

Church of the Nazarene: 1-5

Black Mountain Missionary Baptist: 0-6

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