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Hounds looking for offense after they lose their first two
by Chuck Thompson
Dec 06, 2012 | 808 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
After the first week of the season, the Jones County boys are looking for a way to turn up the offense and keep star center Jarquez Smith in the game.

The Greyhounds dropped their first two games, both on the road, losing to Veterans 65-51 last Tuesday and to Baldwin 51-49 on Friday.

Smith, who has already signed with Florida State, fouled out of both games, with the opposing defenses collapsing on the middle to make it tough for him to get the ball, and with the offenses pushing inside to force him to foul.

“I told him, ‘Hey, this is the way it’s going to be. They’re going to gang up on you. You have to find a way to get open and to stay out of foul trouble,’” coach Dennis Woolfolk said.

But the coach said others also need to step up their games on offense to help take some of the pressure off Smith.

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