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Johnson grinds out victory over King's Ridge Christian, 77-70
Senior guard Cockfield leads Knights with 32 points
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King’s Ridge Christian guard Jack Armstrong (3) tries to steal the ball from Johnson senior guard Ty Cockfield, center, in the Knights’ 77-70 victory Monday night in Oakwood. Cockfield tallied 32 points to lead the Johnson win, and Armstrong ignited a second-half Tigers rally and finished with a game-high 38 points. - photo by Jared Putnam
Just when it seemed like the Johnson boys basketball team finally had some breathing room, King’s Ridge Christian wouldn’t go away. The Knights built a 49-31 third-quarter lead, but they had to hold on for a 77-70 victory Monday in Oakwood on the opening night of the two-day Johnson High School Tip Off Classic. Johnson’s Ty Cockfield led the win with 32 points, with Roderick English adding 12 and Laderius Odem pitching in 10.
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