The Lakewood High School Cougars lost an away game against their rival Archbishop Murphy on Friday, Jan. 11, with a final score of 83-59.
Five-foot-nine sophomore guard Ryan Alford scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers during the game. Six-foot-tall guard Paul Coleman scored 15 points, including one 3-pointer. Six-foot-one senior Justin Peterson scored 10 points, 6-foot-2 guard Blaine Kelly scored six points, 5-foot-10 sophomore Hunter Fritz scored four points, 6-foot-1 senior Kendal Kippen scored three and 6-foot-1 sophomore Chance Schueller scored three.
The Cougars have won two out of six in-league games so far this season, and four out of 10 games overall.
The team is gearing up for the annual Cat Fight, a game between the Cougars and the Granite Falls Tigers, at home on Friday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m., followed by another game against South Whidbey at home on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. They will also compete away against Kings on Friday, Jan. 25, for a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising night for the American Cancer Society.