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Cross County boys cruise past McCool Junction

Cross County boys cruise past McCool Junction

Cross County Cougars

Cross County boys basketball held McCool Junction under 10 points in each of the first two quarters and pulled away early for a 53-39 season-opening win on Thursday night.

The Cougars led 10-6 then 26-13 at halftime. It was a 10-point separation after three before the Mustangs were forced to foul.

Cael Lundstrom and Cory Hollinger led Cross County with 19 and 18 points, respectively. Lundstrom sank 6 of 6 foul shots in the fourth quarter while Hollinger went 3 of 5 and had half of his total over the final eight minutes.

As a team, the Cougars went 20 of 26 from the charity stripe. Lundstrom also sank three 3-pointers, all in the first half, as Cross County opened 1-0 ahead of a game Friday night at Shelby-Rising City.

Pick up Tuesday's Telegram for details on the game.


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