Trigg County used a 12-0 second quarter run and another 13-2 run in the fourth quarter to hold off Lyon County 77-66 Friday night at Wildcat Gym. Trigg moves to 7-1 overall and 2-1 in Fifth District play.
Deonquez Nance scored 21 of his 34 points in the first half and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds.
Luke McKenzie scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds, and Brien Dossett added 12 points and eight boards. Trigg ourebounded Lyon 35-26 and shot 51-percent from the field.
Lyon County hit just 5-of-26 shots from 3-point range.
Aaron Perdue led Lyon County with 21 points and five rebounds, while Warren Sutton added 13 points and seven rebounds. However, they both fouled out with over five minutes left in the game.
If there was one drawback to the game, it was Trigg County's 24 turnovers that led to 23 Lyon County points.
Trigg County moves into sole possession of second place in the Fifth District at 2-1. Livingston is 3-0, Lyon 1-2, and Crittenden County 0-3.
Trigg County returns to action Wednesday in the KME Classic against Murray at 8:10pm. It's the first meeting between the schools in 20 years.