DANVILLE — They walked into the house of their powerful archrival and played the best game of their high school careers.
The East Knox Bulldogs pulled off the biggest win their basketball program has had in recent years, stunning the host Danville Blue Devils, 77-72, in a Friday evening Mid-Buckeye Conference thriller.
Trailing for most of the game, the Bulldogs got four fourth-quarter 3-pointers out of forward Bobby Cornwell, who had six for the game. That included the 3-pointer he landed to give the Bulldogs the lead with 2:10 left to go in the game. Cornwell finished with 18 points.
“It’s the happiest moment of my life,” said Cornwell. “I have never been happier than I am right now.”
For East Knox, however, it was not about any individual performance. It was the fusion of some talented players that are learning to work and function together as a team.
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