Boys basketball: Freshman Cooper Davenport hits six 3-pointers in Henderson County's win

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HENDERSON, Ky. -- Freshman Cooper Davenport hit six 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Henderson County to an 85-29 win over Heritage Christian Academy in Saturday's season opener.

Davenport provided half of the Colonels' 12 3-pointers in the contest as five other players also knocked down 3-point shots for Henderson County.

Gerard Thomas, the team's only returning starter, scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Damarius Dixon added 12 points. Jake Rideout came off the bench to collect a team-high eight boards.

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Heritage Christian, which is in its first year of its transition into the KHSAA, was led by Matt Willis' 12 points.

Henderson County outscored the Warriors 36-13 in the second quarter and led 55-17 at the half. The entire second half was played with a running clock.

The Colonels will visit Dawson Springs (1-3) Monday at 7:30 p.m.

'Henderson Co. 85, Heritage Christian 29

Heritage Christian

Matt Wills 4 2-2 12; Trenton Hayes 0 2-2 2; Tristan Folz 0 0-0 0; Carlos Robles 3 1-2 7; Zane Yates 0 3-4 3; Jason Leek 1 0-0 3; Trentin Fowler 0 0-0 0; Trevor Gibson 0 2-4 2; Carter Glover 0 0-0 0; Landon Porter 0 0-0 0; Eli Folz 0 0-0 0; Landon Wells 0 0-0 0. Totals: 8 10-14 29. 3-point goals: 3 (Wills 2, Leek 1). Rebounds: 21 (Yates 4, Gibson 4). Turnovers: 21. Fouls: 19. Fouled out: T. Folz.

Henderson Co. (1-0)

Cooper Davenport 7 0-0 20; Alec Satterfield 2 1-3 6; Gerard Thomas 5 6-8 16; William Bird 1 1-1 3; Damarius Dixon 5 2-2 12; Zander Wilson 2 0-1 5; Dwaine Moss 1 0-0 3; Lacon McKinney 1 0-0 2; Nick Belle 2 0-0 6; Jake Rideout 3 2-6 8; Nolan Bender 0 0-0 0; Cole Branson 1 0-0 3; Aiden Miller 0 1-2 1; Tramar Shaw 0 0-0 0. Totals 30 13-23 85. 3-point goals: 12 (Davenport 6, Belle 2, Wilson 1, Moss 1, Satterfield 1, Branson 1). Rebounds: 32 (Rideout 8, Thomas 7). Turnovers: 9. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.

Heritage Christian 4 13 5 7 -- 29

Henderson Co. 19 36 26 14 -- 85

This article originally appeared on Henderson Gleaner: Boys basketball: Henderson County vs. Heritage Christian

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