When the Corbin Redhounds score 75 points or more they are 11-0 on the season. They did that Tuesday against North Laurel. They tagged the Jaguars for 80 points while holding the North Laurel to 52 points.
And, it came on a night when leading scorer Josh Crawford scored only three points.
However, his teammates poured in 77 points with four finishing in double figures. Freshman Madison Johnson led the way with 25 points while Deke Barley tossed in 15 points. Barley scored 10 of the first 11 points as the Redhounds roared out to a 11-3 lead.
Aaron Manns, also a freshman, tossed in 13 points while Josh Smith had 11 points. In all, 11 Redhounds got in the scorebook as Corbin picked up win No. 14 on the season.
It was all Corbin as the Redhounds jumped out to a 3-0 lead and never trailed in the game. Josh Crawford scored the first point of the game after being fouled going to the hoop for the first shot of the game.
Eight seconds into the game the Redhounds were on the scoreboard. Barley then scored the next 10 Corbin points while Josh Tiller was the only Jaguar to answer.
Johnson and Manns got in on the scoring act by the end of the quarter. Manns had two baskets in the paint while Johnson had two three points. His second at the buzzer put the Redhounds ahead 21-11 at the first stop.
North Laurel (7-13) started off the second quarter with baskets by Nick Shannon and Luke Dalton, even closing the gap to six (21-15).
But, the Redhounds answered and quickly doubled the score on the Jaguars. Smith answered with back to back shots including a three pointer. Manns followed with two straight moves inside the lane. He connected on his first but was fouled on the second. When he connected with two free throws at the 4:51 mark the ‘Hounds led 30-15.
Corbin outscored the Jags 19-13 in the period and led 40-24 at the half.
If the game was not already secure it was by the end of the third quarter as Corbin outscored North Laurel 26-16 and led 66-40.
Corbin faces Williamsburg Friday in their final district game.
Corbin 80, North Laurel 52
North Laurel 11 13 16 12- 52
Corbin 21 19 26 14- 80
North Laurel (52) – Tiller 5, Wardrup 8, Stidel 19, Shannon 10, Dalton 4, Eversole 4.
Corbin (80) – J, Crawford 3, Johnson 25, Barley 15, Sewell 2, Smith 11, Wilson 2, Manns 13, Rogers 1, Madon 2, Cashen 2, L. Crawford 4,