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Cougars split pair with Thayer

Thursday, February 10, 2005

The Izard County Consolidated Cougars played host to the Thayer Bobcats at the Cougars' Den in Brockwell Feb. 5 and split a pair of senior high games with their visitors from Oregon County, Mo.

In the girls' tilt, ICC (24-8) got 24 points, nine rebounds and six assists from Brittney Richardson as the Lady Cougars bested the Lady Bobcats 66-55.

Lauren Cunningham followed with 15 points for ICC, while Sammi Fowler added 13, and Chelsie Yancey 10.

On the boys' side of things, the Cougars lost to Thayer 65-52.

Justin Burns tossed in 20 points for ICC (23-11), with Jason Sherrell posting a 17-point, 14-rebound double-double on the night.

Despite a game-high 24 points from Richardson, the Lady Cougars fell to the visiting Flippin Lady Bobcats 56-48 Feb. 4 in non-conference action.

Folwer added 13 points in the Lady Cougars' eight-point loss.

With four players in double figures, the Cougars avenged their girl counterpart's loss by knocking off Flippin 63-52 later in the evening.

Burns and Sherrell paced ICC with 11 points apiece, while Michael Martin and Jonathan Little followed with 10 points each.

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