James “Beetle” Bolden scored a team-high 13 points Saturday night, but the Lexington-based Travelers lost 67-65 to the CP3 All-Stars in their third EYBL game of the Los Angeles session.
The Travelers fell to 1-2 with the loss.
Bolden was 5-for-9 from the field and made three of six three-point attempts. The class of 2015 point guard from Holmes High is hoping to take an unofficial visit to Kentucky in the next few days. He already has offers from Xavier, Purdue and Ohio University.
Camron Justice and Ray Spalding scored 11 points apiece for the Travelers. Spalding led the team with nine rebounds and Justice had a team-high three assists.
The Travelers were whistled for 20 fouls, while only six were called on the CP3 All-Stars. CP3 was 20-for-29 on free throws. The Travelers made five of nine attempts from the foul line.
Zach McCormick, Jeff Thomas and Rob Marberry — the Travelers’ three out-of-state players — all scored eight points. Braxton Beverly and David Kapinga had three points apiece, and Justin Johnson was scoreless but grabbed six rebounds.
Lafayette star Jackson Davis did not play in Saturday night’s game after hurting his back on a hard foul earlier in the day against the Georgia Stars. Davis scored a team-high 14 points in just 16 minutes in that contest.
The Travelers will face the Texas Titans — Julius Randle’s old team — on Sunday before heading back to Lexington. They’ll play five games next weekend in the EYBL’s second session in Hampton, Va.