Trigg County overcame a 15-point second half deficit to beat Mayfield 64-61 Saturday in their first hardwood meeting in nearly 50 years. The game was part of the First Kentucky Bank Shootout at Graves County.
Cole Gardner hit four 3-pointers and led four Wildcats in double figures. David Wease had 13 points, Deonquez Nance 11 points, and Jakelzie Martin 10 points for Trigg, who improved to 5-1.
The Wildcats hit 20-of-27 from the free throw line in the game. Trigg trailed 27-22 at halftime and 42-27 in the third quarter before ending the frame with a 15-3 run.
Lewis Love led Mayfield (0-2) with 20 points.
The game with Mayfield was the seventh overall but the first since 1962. Trigg leads the all-time series 4-3. The 49-year gap between games is the longest in Wildcat history.
Trigg County returns to action tonight when they host Fort Campbell at Wildcat Gym. Airtime on WKDZ 100.9 FM is 7:15pm.