Gard sets record vs. Centre
Christian Gard set a new PBHS single game scoring record in the final game of 2012. His 36-point game high Dec. 18 helped to push the Warriors to an 82-66 victory over Centre at home.
The lead changed hands several times in the first half. Centre led, 35-31, at halftime, but the second half belonged to the Warriors. Third-quarter play included an 11-point blitz by Gard that included three treys. Warrior defense held the Cougars to 8 points. PBHS led, 58-43, at the end of the quarter.
Centre added 23 points in the fourth quarter while Peabody added 24, maintaining the lead they built in the third quarter.
In addition to Gard’s 36 points, Tommy Morris scored 17 points, Xavier Jabary, 9, Garret Schroeder, 9, Seth Topham, 6, and Braxton Kyle, 5, for the Warriors. James Wyatt led Centre with 20 points. Ty Simons and Justin Deines scored 11 each, Grant Srajer, 8, Cory Brunzell, 6, and Kyle Methvin, 5.