On Saturday, February 9th the Cougars traveled up north to face the Skylanders of Sussex County Community College. With the Cougars in a must win situation Freshman Guard Keshon Smith stepped up big for the Cougars with a 28 point effort and the game winning reverse layup to down the Skylanders 64-63. On the week in 3 games Smith has poured in two 33 point efforts. In a lose to Nationally ranked RCGC Smith finished with 33 points on 11-19 shooting. He followed up that game at home against Valley Forge MC with another 33 point performance on 13-20 shooting and a double-double pulling down 10 rebounds. on Saturday's win against Sussex Smith shot 12-23 from the field and finished with 28 points and the game winner.
The Cougars have 3 overall games left and 2 Region XIX Games left with Brookdale and Luzerne. With one more Region XIX win they will lock up a playoff berth. In addition the Cougars last home game will be this Thursday, February 14th against Manor College.