Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

January 22, 2013

Ballard Christian wins on the road

Staff report
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RURAL RETREAT, Va. — The Eagles of Ballard Christian School used a dominant first half to withstand eight three-point goals from Alon Jones of their hosts and take an 86-72 win on Monday evening.

Four players for Ballard Christian (8-5) scored in double figures — Josh Deskins with 29 points, Chris Prunesti with 13, and Gage and Blake Bowles, who each netted 12.

The Eagles host Mercer Christian Academy on Thursday.

At Ballard Christian School


Ray Spencer 7, Chris Prunesti 13, Gage Bowles 12, Blake Bowles 12, Dalton Lankford 9, Bryce Paynter 2, Chris Yopp 2.


Individual scoring not available.

Ballard Christian.....27   21   18   20  —  86

Appalachian.............5   15   25   27  —  72