(CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.) – The Farmington Knights boys basketball team hung in there with the third-ranked team in the state Friday night, but ultimately fell on the road 59-49 to Cape Central on KREI.
The Knights led for parts of the first quarter, as junior Brant Gray knocked down a three.
Gray ended up finishing with 12 points.
The score was tied at 18 through one frame, but the second and third quarters would see Cape Central outscore Farmington by 5 points apiece.
The Tigers took a 10 point advantage into the fourth.
Farmington wouldn’t quit, as sophomore Isaiah Robinson made his presence known in his first game of the year after dealing with an ankle injury…
Robinson finished with a team-leading 14 points.
Knights head coach Terry Noble loved how his team played against of the best teams in Class 4.
Leading all scorers was Cape’s senior point guard Tyrus Reddin, who put in 18 points.
Cape Central is now 7-0, while Farmington falls to 2-3.
The Knights are the 4-seed in the Central Christmas Tournament next week and will face 13-seed Festus in the first round.
That game will be played Thursday around 7 on the MyMoInfo SportStream.
FULL INTERVIEW WITH FARMINGTON COACH TERRY NOBLE: