Webster County went 3-0 during the last week to advance their overall record to 10-2, giving them the second best record in the Region Two standings behind Lyon County (10-0). But while the Trojans are getting their playing time in as they head into the final month of the abbreviated season, some of the normally top teams in the region have been plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic. Madisonville-North (3-1), Hopkinsville (2-2), Christian County (0-2) and Hopkins Central (0-3) haven’t even been able to get five games in through the first month of the season.

Webster County handed Hopkinsville one of their three losses last week at home in Dixon, on the road in Hopkinsville..

The Trojans opened up the game by outscoring the Tigers 17-12 in the first quarter. Then in the second quarter they would continue that dominance, outscoring the Tigers again, this time 15-13, to hold a seven point lead heading into halftime at 32-25.

The Tigers managed to pull things together during the break, returning from the locker room to outpace Webster 12-9 in the third, but the Trojans managed to hold onto a slim four point lead over the Tigers heading into the fourth quarter with the score 41-37. In the fourth quarter both teams would score 14 points each as the Trojans would walk away with the four point win over the Tigers with the score being 55-51.

The leading scorer for the Trojans was senior forward Destin Allen with 15 points while knocking down 2 three pointers and grabbing 9 rebounds on the night. Senior guard Ryan Roland tallied 14 points while shooting 2 for 2 from the free throw line while senior guard Holden Raley scored 11 points while knocking down 3 three pointers and shot 2 for 2 from the free throw line. Senior forward Hunter McNaughton contributed 11 points while shooting 4 for 6 from the free throw line and grabbing 11 rebounds on the night. To round out the scoring for the Trojans, sophomore guard Bradin Nelson added 4 points while shooting 2 for 2 from the free throw line on the night.

As a team, the Trojans shot 11 for 14 from the free throw line while knocking down 6 three pointers and grabbing 25 total rebounds on the night.

Webster County continued their season by taking on the Caldwell County Tigers last Thursday night.

The Trojans opened up the game by outscoring the Tigers 15-11 at the end of the first quarter. Then in the second quarter the Tigers would outscore the Trojans 15-14, as the Trojans would hold a slim 3 point lead heading into halftime with the score being 29-26.

Then to begin the second half the Tigers would outscore the Trojans 21-12, as the Tigers would hold a 6 point lead over the Trojans heading into the fourth quarter with the score 47-41. Then in the fourth quarter the Trojans would outscore the Tigers 12-6 to force the game into overtime with the score at the end of regulation tied at 53. Then in overtime the Trojans would outscore the Tigers 8-7, as the Trojans would come away with a slim 1 point victory over the Tigers with the score being 61-60.

The leading scorer for the Trojans was senior forward Hunter McNaughton with 17 points while knocking down 3 three pointers and grabbing 8 rebounds on the night. Senior forward Destin Allen tallied 16 points while shooting 5 for 6 from the free throw line and grabbing 6 rebounds. Sophomore guard Bradin Nelson contributed 13 points while shooting 2 for 4 from the free throw line and grabbing 7 rebounds. Junior guard Aaron Harmon scored 7 points while shooting 3 for 4 from the free throw line while senior guard Ryan Roland tallied 5 points while shooting 2 for 2 from the free throw line and grabbing 5 rebounds. To round out the scoring for the Trojans, senior guard Holden Raley added 3 points on the night.

As a team, the Trojans shot 12 for 16 from the free throw line while knocking down 7 three pointers and grabbing 30 total rebounds on the night.

Webster put the wraps on a perfect week on Friday night when they hosted Livingston Central.

The game opened by both the Trojans and Cardinals scoring 11 points each at the end of the first quarter. Then in the second quarter the Trojans would outscore the Cardinals 19-12, as the Trojans would hold a 7 point lead heading into halftime with the score being 30-23.

Then to begin the second half the Trojans would outscore the Cardinals 18-9, as the Trojans would hold a 16 point lead over the Cardinals heading into the fourth and final quarter with the score 48-32. Then in the fourth and final quarter the Trojans would outscore the Cardinals 18-9, as the Trojans would come away with a 25 point win over the Cardinals with the score being 66-41.

The Trojans improve to (10-2) on the season while the Cardinals fall to (1-7).

The leading scorer for the Trojans was senior forward Hunter McNaughton with 17 points while junior guard Aaron Harmon tallied 13 points on the night. Senior forward Destin Allen contributed 10 points while shooting 2 for 2 from the free throw line and grabbed 11 rebounds. Sophomore guard Bradin Nelson scored 9 points and grabbed 7 rebounds while senior guard Grant Warren added 4 points while shooting 2 for 4 from the free throw line. Senior guard Holden Raley tallied 3 points while junior guard Trevor Baker scored 3 points. Sophomore guard Markus Austin, senior guard Ryan Roland, and senior forward Kale Bumpus all scored 2 points each. To round out the scoring for the Trojans, senior forward Grant Turner added 1 point on the night.

As a team, the Trojans shot 9 for 14 from the free throw line while knocking down 3 three pointers and grabbing 33 total rebounds on the night.

Webster also broke into the top 50 in the state for field goals as a team this week. With 274 of 563 field goals made through 12 games, the Trojans hold a 48.7% field goal percentage, placing them at 48th in the state.

The Trojans took on the Union County Braves at home Tuesday night after press time. Heading into that game, Webster County had won six-in-a-row and eight of their last nine games.