Austin Gallimore driving for the basket in the varsity match.

Radford defeated Floyd County HIgh School’s varsity and jv basketball teams Thursday night.

The Bobcats took the varsity Buffaloes 66-40, piling up a 22-7 lead in the first quarter but the Buffs came back in the second quarter to close up the score by outscoring the Bobcats 16-10.  Radford came back with a strong third quarter and a surge by Floyd in the final quarter wasn’t enough.

Noah Bolt led Buffalo scoring with 11 points.

The JV matchup ended 59-38 in favor of Radford.

The Chance Harman Memorial basketball tournament is scheduled to begin Friday for two days with Floyd facing Gate City at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting.

Noah Bolt led varsity scoring with 11 points.
Jared Nichols of the JV Buffs drives.
Tyler Fenton of the JV Buffs shoots.
JV Cheerleaders in action.
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