Clovers, Cougars to meet for Putnam County Classic title

Saturday, February 13, 2021
North Putnam senior Mason Brooks puts up two of his 13 points over Greencastle's Nick Sutherlin Saturday afternoon. Brooks eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career late in the game.

CLOVERDALE -- The Putnam County Boys' Basketball Championship will be settled at 8 p.m. Saturday, as the host Cloverdale Clovers take on the North Putnam Cougars following first-round wins by both teams.

Cloverdale opened the day by overcoming a one-point halftime deficit to defeat South Putnam 60-41.

In the second game, North Putnam built a big early lead, for a Greencastle run to tie the game at 46 in the fourth quarter.

Cougar senior Mason Brooks nailed a three-pointer that not only helped him eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career, but gave the Cougars a lead they did not relinquish.

The Cougars held on for a 53-50 win.

The Tiger Cubs and Eagles will meet at 5 p.m. in the consolation game, while the Cougars and Clovers will tip off at 8 p.m.

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