The Lumpkin Co. boys played a complete game in their 67-43 win against Chestatee on Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Dahlonega. They won every quarter and only allowed six points in the second quarter. Their defense stifled the War Eagles with plenty of blocked shots and an excellent effort on the boards.
Patrick Jackson was all over the court for Lumpkin tonight with 19 points, eight rebounds, and five assists. Jacob Cumbie put up 16 points and five rebounds, and Peyton Polk had 11 points, six boards, and a plethora of blocks.
The Indians opened the game on an 8-2 run to get the quick lead. After Chestatee ended the run with a 3-pointer, Chandler Pulley responded with a 3-pointer of his own. Lumpkin had a 20-12 lead after one quarter of play.
The defense of the Indians clamped up the Chestatee offense in the second. They outscored them 15-6 in the quarter to take a commanding 35-18 lead into the half.
Lumpkin County opened the second half with a dunk by Polk, and they never looked back. The scoring in the quarter was fairly even, but the Indians had all the momentum. They led 52-29 at the end of the third.
The Indians won the fourth quarter 15-14 in an almost equal quarter of play. The game started to get physical, but Lumpkin County played strong and won the game 67-43.
Their next game is Friday against Banks County at 8:30 PM.