By Jimmie Earls
Sun Sports Writer
The Washington County boys’ basketball squad began a week of district play last Tuesday as they traveled to Bardstown to do battle with the Nelson County Cardinals, losing 74-40.
Despite a 3-0 Commander lead to start the game, the Cardinals set the pace in the first quarter, scoring 11 unanswered points at the halfway mark of the first quarter and taking a 19-5 lead after the first eight minutes. Nelson outscored WC 17-7 in the second to take a 36-12 lead into the break.