Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

January 4, 2013

Trojans lose focus, lose 51-49

By SCOTT WILSON
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Prior to Friday night’s game against Franklin-Simpson, Barren County High School coach Warren Cunningham warned his team about staying focused. The Trojans had just come off back-to-back victories over rival Glasgow and regional powerhouse Bowling Green High School; and Cunningham wanted to make sure his team realized just how good the Wildcats were.

And on top of that, Friday’s game was homecoming.

Unfortunately for the Barren County faithful, Cunningham’s warning didn’t take effect as the Trojans committed 12 turnovers, many of which came in the second half, and shot a cold 28 percent from the field in the final two quarters, to lose by a score of 51-49.

“The guys could have been distracted, but our No. 1 key tonight was to focus and avoid distractions,” Cunningham relayed. “That’s all we’ve talked about since Tuesday. We’ve had what some people would call two big games (Glasgow and Bowling Green). But, you can’t have big games. Every game has to mean the same to you.

“And you have to have the same approach to every game. Tonight is the first time all year we didn’t approach the game the same way we’ve approached other games this season. And you see what happens.”

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