WARFIELD — Belfry took the lead away from Sheldon Clark in the final period and held on for a 69-63 win in a game played at Martin County Middle School on Jan. 27. Isiah Roblee fired in 23 points asnd Devin Varney added 21 as the Pirates improved to 9-8. Brady Dingess paced the Cardinals (7-15) with 23 to share game-high honors with Roblee.
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High School Basketball Roundup: Belfry tops SC; PCC, LCC, JC winners

By: 
Teddy Paynter

At Warfield

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BF (9-8)…............................…14  17  14  24 – 69

SC (7-15)…..............................13  15  17  18 – 63

Scoring:

Belfry (69) – Isiah Roblee 23; Wilson Harris 6; Koleston Blankenship 5; Ryan Jessie 6; Devin Varney 21; and Jovie Stack 8. Totals: 21(5) 12-19 69.

Sheldon Clark (63) – Brady Dingess 23; Braxton Maynard 9; Austin Horn 3; Ethan Colegrove 9; Trey James 6; Ian Reed 13. Totals: 17(5) 14-19 63.

 

Pike Central……......................70

Phelps………….....................…52

BUCKLEYS CREEK — Pike Central built a big halftime lead and went on to beat Phelps, 70-52, in a district game played at the Hawks Nest on Jan. 26.

Christian Mounts poured in a game-high 22 points and Austin Charles followed with 11 as the Hawks improved to 18-4. Brady Adkins chipped in 11 and Dasean Penn tallied 10.

Trey Francis had 20 for the Hornets (6-15 while Keegan Bentley followed with 12.

 

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PH (6-15)…...............................6  13  17  16 – 52

PC (18-4)….............................18  22  15  15 – 70

Scoring:

Phelps (52) – Trey Francis 5(1) 7-7 20; Keegan Bentley 3(2) 0-0 12; Kinzer Dotson 3 1-2 7; Cameron Sanson 1(2) 0-0 8; and Cameron Hatfield 1(1) 0-0 5. Totals: 13(6) 8-9 52.

Pike Central (70) – Seth Conn 1(2) 1-1 9; Christian Mounts 3(5) 1-3 22; Brady Adkins 1(3) 0-0 11; Austin Charles 5 2-5 12; Dasean Penn 5 0-0 10; Jacob Young 1 0-0 2; and Anthony Palotto 1 2-2 4. Totals: 17(10) 6-11 70.

 

Letcher Central…….................77

Jenkins……………....................46

ERMINE — Letcher Central dominated from the early minutes and cruised to a 77-46 win over Jenkins in a game played on Jan. 26.

Tyler Boggs finished with a game-high 20 points and Elijah Raglin followed with 16 as the Cougars moved to 6-15. Greg Kincer tossed in 12 and Tyler Stacy added 10.

Kobe Brown tallied 14 for the Cavaliers, now 0-19.

 

At Ermine

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

JK (0-19)……..........................13   12  9   12 – 46

LC (6-15)….............................26   25  21   5 – 77

Scoring:

Jenkins (46) – Kobe Brown 4(1) 3-5 14; Payton Rose 1(2) 0-0 8; Ethan Cummings 4 2-4 10; Chad Fleming 1 0-0 2; Josh Wright 0 1-2 1; Harley Wolford 1 0-0 2; and Jason Sandin 4 1-2 9. Totals: 15(3) 7-13 46.

Letcher Central (77) – Tyler Boggs 8 4-5 20; Tyler Stacy 2(2) 0-0 10; Isaiah Bentley 0(1) 0-0 3; Elijah Raglin 6(1) 1-2 16; Caleb Stidham 2 1-1 5; Trevor Hardin 2 2-2 6; Manny Gibson 1 0-0 2; Kenton Combs 0 1-2 1; Greg Kincer 2(1) 5-5 12; and Hunter Craft 1 0-0 2. Totals: 24(5) 14-17 77.

 

Johnson Central……….............78

Buckhorn…………….................66

BUCKHORN — Johnson Central used a strong second-half effort to pull away and beat Buckhorn, 78-66, in a game played on Jan. 26.

Gabe Ferrel paced the Golden Eagles, now 11-10, with a game-high 23 points while Cory VanHoose followed with 18. Jacob Rice hit for 12, Isaiah May and Dalton Collins chipped in 10 apiece.

Nicholas Stidham led Buckhorn (4-15) with 17 points.

 

At Buckhorn

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

JC (11-10)…..............................24  9  21  24 – 78

BK (4-15).............................….12  22  15  17 –66

Scoring:

Johnson Central (78) – Isaiah May 1(1) 5-6 10; Jacob Rice 3(1) 3-7 12; Cory VanHoose 8 2-5 18; Dalton Collins 5 0-2 10; Gabe Ferrel 3(5) 2-2 23; Braxton Bentley 2 0-0 4; and Ryley Preece 0 1-2 1. Totals: 22(7) 13-24 78.

Buckhorn (66) – Jacob Blank 1 2-4 4; Nicholas Stidham 5(1) 4-4 17; Jacob Napier 1(4) 1-2 15; Logan Stidham 1 1-2 3; Austin Bennett 4(1) 2-3 13; Chad Miller 1 1-2 3; and Kobe Bowling 4(1) 0-2 11. Totals: 17(7) 11-19 66.

 

Winfield, W.Va………...............72

Mingo Central………................61

NEWTOWN, W.Va. — Mingo Central fell behind in the second half to Winfield and came up on the short end of a 72-61 score in a game played on Miner Mountain on Jan. 26.

Drew Hatfield led the Miners (8-4) with 19 points and Josh Reed tossed in 13 while Jeremy Dillon added 12.

Braeden McGrew finished with a game-high 21 points for the Generals, now 9-4.

 

At Newtown, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

WF (9-4)…..............................15  11  21  25 – 72

MC (8-4)...............................….9  11  14  27 – 61

Scoring:

Winfield (72) – Christina Frye 3; Luke Kincaid 3; Braeden McGrew 21; Bryant Moore 2; Brian Fisher 15; Andrew Huff 10; Sean Hanshaw 14; and Kolbe Rogers 4.

Mingo Central (61) – Jeremy Dillon 12; Josh Reed 13; Drew Hatfield 19; Garrett Brown 8; and Wes Milam 9.

 

Tug Valley…….....................….60

Ravenswood, W.Va.…..............56

LOGAN, W.Va. — Tug Valley rallied in the final eight minutes of play to knock off previously unbeaten Ravenswood, 60-56, in the Coal Classic played at Logan Memorial Fieldhouse on Jan. 26.

The Panthers, who improved to 8-4, erased a seven-point, halftime deficit to knock off the previously unbeaten Red Devils (14-1).

Levi Davis fired in 18 points while Tyler May finished with 15 and Mason Layne added 14.

Isiah Davis tossed in a game-high 27 points in the loss.

 

At Logan, W.Va.

(Coal Classic)

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

RW (12-1)…..............................9  21  16  10 – 56

TV (8-4)…...........................…14   7   21  18 – 60

Scoring:

Ravenwood, W.Va. (56) – Blake Bennett 1(1) 0-0 5; Jayden Rhodes 3 0-0 6; Ladon Tucker 2 0-0 4; Isiah Morgan 4(5) 4-4 27; Stephen Dawson 5 1-1 11; and Alex Eastom 1 1-1 3. Totals: 16(6) 6-6 56.

Tug Valley (60) – Jonathan Blankenship 4 1-1 9; Bryson Preece 1 0-0 2; Tyler May 5(1) 2-2 15; Levi Davis 6(1) 3-5 18; Colby Savage 1 0-0 2; and Mason Layne 7 0-0 14. Totals: 24(2) 6-8 60.

 

Prestonsburg……....................58

Lawrence County…..................57

LOUISA — Prestonsburg escaped with a thrilling 58-57 win over Lawrence County in a game played on Jan. 26.

Phil Cornett finished with 15 points and Adam Slone chipped in 13 as the Blackcats improved to 8-13. Grant Justice added 11.

Tyler Maynard hit for a game-high 23 points for the Bulldogs, now 6-15.

 

At Louisa

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (8-13)….............................13  13  14  18 – 58

LC (6-15)….............................15  10  14  18 – 57

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (58) – Adam Slone 5 3-6 13; Drake Nunnery 2 4-4 8; Grant Justice 4 3-3 11; Graham Burchett 0(1) 0-0 3; Gunnar Williams 2 0-2 4; Phil Cornett 4(1) 4-8 15; and Dalton Trusty 2 0-0 4. Totals: 19(2) 14-23 58.

Lawrence County (57) – Chase Sartin 2 2-2 6; Cody Maynard 2(4) 2-2 18; Tyler Maynard 10 3-5 23; Lucas Maynard 3 0-1 6; and Noah Fairchild 2 0-0 4. Totals: 19(4) 7-10 57.

 

Floyd Central……....................59

Betsy Layne……..................….36

LANGLEY — Floyd Central used a sold third-quarter performance to pull away and beat Betsy Layne, 59-36, in a game played on Jan. 26.

Brady Conn poured in a game-high 21 points and J.R. Tackett added 16 as the Jaguars improved to 12-7.

Byron Hammond tossed in 11 for the Bobcats (8-11).

 

At Langley

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BL (8-11)...............................….13  11    7  5 – 36

FC (12-7)..............................….10  16  24  9 – 59

Scoring:

Betsy Layne (36) – Grant Orsborn 2 0-2 4; Jordan Frazier 1 6-7 8; Morris Adkins 2 2-4 6; Byron Hammond 4 3-3 11; Nate Mims 0 1-2 1; Michael McKinney 2 0-0 4; Davy Bentley 1 0-2 2; and Chase Mims 0 0-2 0. Totals: 12 12-22 36.

Floyd Central (59) – J.R. Tackett 6 4-4 16; Brady Conn 7 7-10 21; Dylan Caudill 2 0-1 4; Ethan Smith-Mills 2 2-4 6; Cameron Nelson 0 1-2 1; Jake Collins 1(1) 2-3 7; and Rylee Samons 2 0-0 4. Totals: 20(1) 16-24 59.

 

Shelby Valley…….....................77

East Ridge……….....................52

LICK CREEK — Shelby Valley’s pressure took apart East Ridge as the Wildcats rolled to a 77-52 win in a district matchup played at the Reservation on Jan. 25.

Cody Potter finished with a game-high 19 points and Blake Burke tossed in 16 as the Wildcats improved to 13-6. Cameron Worrix added 14.

Kane Taylor led the Warriors (6-13).

 

At Lick Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

SV (13-6)….............................14  20  24  19 – 77

ER (6-13)…...........................…9    9  15  19 – 52

Scoring:

Shelby Valley (77) – Brandon Little 4; Seth Johnson 4; Orbie McPeek 3; Zach Johnson 2; Cody Potter 19; Tanner Bentley 2; Blake Burke 16; Cameron Worrix 14; Sam Stanley 9; and John Flanery 2.

East Ridge (52) – Kane Taylor 14; Dalton Wellman 10; Hunter Damron 5; Jacob Chaffins 8; Logan Thacker 3; Connor Puckett 4; Elijah Sykes 5; and Jackson Potter 4.

 

Pike Central…….....................98

Piarist School…...................…21

BUCKLEYS CREEK — Pike Central led wire-to-wire in a 98-21 win over Piarist School in a game played at the Hawks Nest on Jan. 25.

Dasean Penn led a balanced attack with a game-high 18 points while Brady Adkins tossed in 15 and Bryce Adkins followed with a baker’s dozen as the Hawks improved to 17-4. Christian Mounts finished with 11.

Nathaniel Kumar tossed in nine to lead the Knights, now 1-17.

 

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PS (1-17)…................................6    7    2    6 – 21

PC (17-4).............................…30  26  28  14 – 98

Scoring:

Piarist School (21) – Ryan Finney 0(1) 0-0 3; Kyle Price 1(1) 0-0 5; Nathaniel Kumar 4 1-2 9; Brett Bentley 1 0-0 2; and Steven Misczenscki 1 0-2 2. Totals: 7(2) 1-4 21.

Pike Central (98) – Seth Conn 2(1) 0-0 7; Christian Mounts 4(1) 0-0 11; Brady Adkins 3(3) 0-0 15; Austin Charles 3 2-2 8; Dasean Penn 9 0-0 18; Jake Young 2 0-0 4; Logan Wood 3 0-0 6; Marcus Layne 2 0-0 4; Anthony Palotta 0(1) 0-0 3; Bryce Adkins 2(3) 0-0 13; and Oscar Little 0(3) 0-0 9. Totals: 30(12) 2-2 98.

Mingo Central…......................63

Logan, W.Va…......................…47

NEWTOWN, W.Va. — Mingo Central took an early lead on Logan and cruised to a 63-47 win in a game played on Miner Mountain on Jan. 23.

Drew Hatfield stripped the nets for a game-high 28 points and Josh Reed added 15 as the Miners moved to 8-3. Garrett Brown tallied 10.

T.J. Mullins paced the Wildcats (7-5) with 10.

 

At Newtown, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

LG (7-5)…...............................12  11  11  13 – 47

MC (8-3)..............................…19  14  19  11 – 63

Scoring:

Logan (47) – David Early 7; Terrance Chapman 10; Dino Noe 8; T.J. Mullins 11; Mitchell Hainer 3; Chuck Felder 4; Dontae Adams 2; and Peter Noe 2.

Mingo Central (63) – Drew Hatfield 28; Jeremy Dillon 7; Josh Reed 15; Garrett Brown 10; and Chase Warden 3.

 

Belfry………….........................76

Prestonsburg……....................63

GOODY — Belfry ran out to an early lead against Prestonsburg and rolled to a 76-63 win in a game played on Jan. 23.

Koleston Blankenship led the Pirates (7-8) with 16 points while Devin Varney tallied 15. Ty May scored 13 and Wilson Harris chipped in 12.

Phil Cornett had a game-high 25 points for the Blackcats, who dropped to 6-13. Gunnar Williams added 10.

 

At Goody

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (6-13)…................................10  14  7  32 – 63

BF (7-8)…...........................….22  20  16  18 – 76

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (63) – Phil Cornett 5(5) 0-0 25; Graham Burchett 1(1) 3-3 8; Kaleb Jarvis 1 0-1 2; Grant Justice 1 1-2 3; Drake Nunnery 0 2-2 2; Alex Osborne 0(1) 0-0 3; Adam Slone 4 2-2 10; and Gunnar Williams 2(1) 3-4 10. Totals: 14(8) 11-14 63.

Belfry (76) – Koleston Blankenship 3(1) 7-7 16; Brett Coleman 1 1-1 3; Austin Hager 0(1) 2-2 5; Wilson Harris 5 2-2 12; Ryan Jessie 1 1-1 3; Ty May 6 1-1 13; Dezmon Roblee 0 3-3 3; Isiah Roblee 1(1) 2-2 7; and Devin Varney 6 3-3 15. Totals: 23(3) 21-35 76.

 

Tug Valley………......................86

Tolsia, W.Va……......................64

GLENHAYES, W.Va. — Tug Valley scored early and often as the Panthers steamrolled to an 86-64 win over Tolsia in a game played on Jan .23.

Mason Layne poured in a game-high 25 points as the Panthers improved to 7-4. Tyler May finished with 19 while Levin Davis had 14 and Jonathan Blankenship added 10.

Jared Switzer had 18 for the Rebels, now 4-9.

 

At Glenhayes, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

TV (7-4)…...............................27  23  16  20 – 86

TS (4-9)…................................16  18  16  14 – 64

Scoring:

Tug Valley (86) – Jonathan Blankenship 5 0-0 10; Bryson Preece 3 0-0 6; Tyler May 7(1) 2-2 19; Caleb May 2 2-2 6; Levi Davis 4(2) 0-0 14; and Mason Layne 12 1-3 25. Totals: 33(5) 5-9 86.

Tolsia, W.Va. (64) – Blake Sturgell 0 0-2 0; Jacob Mollett 3(2) 4-5 16; Austin Salmons 0(1) 2-2 4; Jared Switzer 3(2) 6-8 18; Tyler Johnson 1 0-0 2; William Spaulding 1 0-0 2; Robert Cantrell 2(1) 1-2 8; and Jonathon Johnson 4(1) 2-4 13. Totals: 14(7) 15-23 64.

 

Man, W.Va…......................…..77

Ambassador Christian…..........69

MAN, W.Va. — Ambassador Christian saw Man rally from a double-digit deficit to defeat the Eagles, 77-69, in a game played at Man Memorial Fieldhouse on Jan. 22.

Raahkim Gray led ACA, now 10-8, with 25 points and Cam Colegrove added 11.

Man’s Zach Cook fired in a game-high 37 points for the Hillbillies, now 5-8.

 

At Man, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

ACA (10-8)…..........................18  16  20  15 – 69

MN (5-8)……........................…9  24  17  27 – 77

Scoring:

Ambassador Christian (69) – Raahkim Gray 25; Cam Colegrove 11; Isaiah Hackney 8; Seth Workman 4; Ryan Cozart 6; Isaac Moore 9; and Chris Bailey 6.

Man, W.Va. (77) – Zach Cook 37; Quintin Moody 11; Trey Whitt 12; Tyler Elkins 6; Cutler Workman 5; Nathan Mitchell 3; and Matt Spaulding 3.

 

Pike Central….....................….56

Hazard…………........................53

BUCKLEYS CREEK — Pike Central held off a furious Hazard rally in the closing minutes to escape with a 56-53 win in a game played at the Hawks Nest on Jan. 18.

L.J. Missick tossed in a game-high 20 points and Christian Mounts added 14 as the Hawks moved to 15-4. Seth Conn chipped in 11.

Wade Pelphrey paced the Bulldogs (6-7) with 12 points.

 

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

HZ (6-7)…...............................12  12  11  18 – 53

PC (15-4)….............................16  15  15  10 – 56

Scoring:

Hazard (53) – Chase Pennington 3 2-4 8; Wade Pelphrey 3(2) 0-0 12; Jarrett Napier 1 0-0 2; Kyle Johnson 2(1) 0-0 7; Logan Hall 1 0-1 2; Reece Fletcher 4 0-2 8; Dylan Combs 0(2) 0-0 6; and Mason Collins 4 0-1 8. Totals: 18(5) 2-8 53.

Pike Central (56) – Seth Conn 4(1) 0-0 11; Christian Mounts 3(2) 2-4 14; L.J. Missick 7(1) 3-3 20; Brady Adkins 0 4-4 4; and Austin Charles 1 5-10 7. Totals: 15(4) 14-21 56.

 

GIRLS

Boyd County…........................68

Johnson Central…...................43

SUMMIT — Johnson Central fell behind early and never recovered as Boyd County scored a 68-43 win in a game played on Jan. 27.

Kelci Blair and Sammi Sites finished with 10 points apiece for the Lady Eagles, now 9-11.

Savannah Wheeler led the Lady Lions (14-3) with a game-high 23 points.

 

At Summit

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

JC (9-11)…..............................13  10  13    7 – 43

BC (14-3)….............................21  21  14  12 – 68

Scoring:

Johnson Central (43) – Ashley Belcher 0 (1) 0-0 3; Kelci Blair 3(1) 1-2 10;Alaina  Castle 2 4-6 8; Jana Jarvis 3 1-2 7; Sammi Sites 3(1) 1-2 10; Morgan Hopson 1 0-0 2; and Tierra Montgomery 1 1-2 3. Totals; 13(3) 8-14 43.

Boyd County (68) – Graci Borders 0 2-4 2; Harley Paynter 2(2) 0-0 10; Charity Shears 1(5) 0-0 17; Payton Shears 1(1) 2-4 7; Savannah Wheeler 2(5) 4-4 23; Graci Opell 1 0-0 2; Olivia Parsons 1 0-0 2; Bailey Rucker 0(1) 0-0 3; and Lexi Marcum 1 0-0 2. Totals: 9(14) 8-15 68.

 

Pike Central……...................…51

Belfry………………...................33

GOODY — Pike Central took charge early on and rolled to a 51-33 win over Belfry in a district game played on Jan. 27.

Kelsi Brinager paced the Lady Hawks (17-4) with 15 points while Bailey Birchfield added 12.

McKenzie Maynard led the Lady Pirates, now 11-10, with 15 to share game-high scoring honors.

 

At Goody

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PC (17-4)….............................11  13  16  11 – 51

BF (11-10)............................….6    5   14    8 – 33

Scoring:

Pike Central (51) – Cassidy Mullins 1(1) 2-2 7; Hailey Boyd 4 1-2 9; Lexi Newsome 0 2-2 2; Bailey Birchfield 3 6-6 12; Kylea Stanley 3 0-0 6; and Kelsi Brinager 4(1) 4-4 15. Totals: 15(2) 15-16 51.

Belfry (33) – Robbi-Ann Brewer 0 0-1 0; Ariel Mounts 0(1) 2-2 5; Lyndsey Miller 2 1-4 5; McKenzie Maynard 5 5-12 15; Kailee Rash 0(2) 0-0 6; and Linzee Phillips 1 0-1 2. Totals: 8(3) 8-20 33.

 

Pikeville……...........................64

East Ridge……........................33

LICK CREEK — Pikeville took control in the opening half and cruised to a 64-33 win over East Ridge in a district matchup played at the Reservation on Jan. 26.

Grace Bartley led a balance attack for the Lady Panthers (14-5) with 13 points. Leslie Stewart added 12 and Kirsten Cole-Williamson chipped in 10.

Katie May scored a game-high 14 points for the Lady Warriors, now 10-12.

 

At Lick Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PK (14-5)….............................13  18  22  11 – 64

ER (10-12)….............................8    8    9    8 – 33

Scoring:

Pikeville (64) – Grace Bartley 2(3) 0-2 13; Leslie Stewart 6 0-0 12; Jaden Edmonds 3 1-5 7; Alivia Gearheart 2 0-0 4; Kelsey Jo Tackett 2 1-2 5; Kaitlyn Keathley 1(1) 0-0 5; Lexi Wilkerson 1 0-0 2; Kirsten Cole-Williamson 5 0-0 10; Madison Thacker 2 0-0 4; and Michaela Hunter 1 0-0 2. Totals: 25(4) 2-9 64.

East Ridge (33) – Katie May 5 4-4 14; Hannah Mullins 3 0-0 6; Britney Tackett 1 1-2 3; Kelsi Slone 2 0-0 4; Sarah Tackett 2 0-0 4; Haley Parks 0 1-2 1; and Leah Wells 0 1-4 1. Totals: 13 7-12 33.

 

Mingo Central….....................64

Scott, W.Va………....................31

NEWTOWN, W.Va. — Mingo Central ran out to a big lead early on and rolled to a 64-31 win over Scott in a game played on Miner Mountain on Jan. 26.

Katie Ball poured in a game-high 18 points and Zxiah Rhodes chipped in 14 as the Lady Miners improved to 7-8. Zoe Evans added 10.

Diana Birchfield led the Lady Skyhawks (3-12) with eight points.

 

At Newtown, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

ST (3-12)….................................6   9    7    9 – 31

MC (7-8)…...............................23   9  20  12 – 64

Scoring:

Scott, W.Va. (31) – Diana Birchfield 8; Sarah Mayse 3; Brooke Burns 6; Kaylee Justice 3; Haley Wulf 2; Emily Scott 2; Hannah Boyd 2; and Leah Davis 3.

Mingo Central (64) – Katie Ball 18; Cassidy Cline 5; Zoe Evans 10; Alyssa Pack 1; Summer Runyon 2; Zxiah Rhodes 14; Ricki Wellman 6; Grace Williams 3; and Chelese Mollett 5.

 

Paintsville……........................50

Magoffin County.................….46

PAINTSVILLE — Paintsville rallied in the final minutes to escape Magoffin County, 50-46, in a game played on Jan. 26.

Presley Chirico tossed in 17 points to lead the Lady Tigers, now 15-6. Anna Keeton finished with14 while Allison Hall added 12.

Alexis Montgomery and Kennedi Stacy paced the Lady Hornets (3-16) with a game-high 19 points each.

 

At Paintsville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

MC (3-16)................................18    8  12    8 – 46

PV (15-6)…...............................8  12  11  19 – 50

Scoring:

Magoffin County (46) – Haley Barnet 2 0-0 4; Morgan Damron 2 0-0 4; Kennedi Stacy 4(2) 5-6 19; and Alexis Montgomery 2(4) 3-4 19. Totals: 10(6) 8-18 46.

Paintsville (50) – Elizabeth Williams 0 2-4 2; Presley Chirico 7 3-6 17; Katelyn Newsome 0 3-4 3; Camilia Ruiu 1 0-1 2; Anna Keeton 2(3) 1-4 14; Sonia Williams 0 0-2 0; and Allison Hall 4 4-6 12. Totals: 14(3) 13-27 50.

 

Floyd Central……....................62

Betsy Layne……...................…57

LANGLEY — Floyd Central held on down the stretch to slip past Betsy Layne, 62-57, in a game played on Jan. 26.

Abby Maggard finished with a game-high 20 points and Katie Moore followed with 18 as the Lady Jaguars moved to 11-6. Kaylee Moore chipped in 10.

Megan Frazier paced the Lady Bobcats (6-13) with 18 points while Destiny Compton added 10.

 

At Langley

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BL (6-13)…..............................13  15  13  16 – 57

FC (11-6)….............................18  13  10  21 – 62

Scoring:

Betsy Layne (57) – Lauryn Watkins 4 0-1 8; Katie Kidd 1(1) 0-0 5; Alexandria Jarvis 4 0-2 8; Megan Frazier 6 6-8 18; Destiny Compton 3 4-6 10; and Caroline Ariaz 2(1) 1-2 8. Totals: 20(2) 11-19 57.

Floyd Central (62) – Brooke Stumbo 0 2-2 2; Kaylee Moore 5 0-1 10; Katie Moore 6 6-8 18; Grace Martin 4 0-0 8; Abby Maggard 1(4) 6-8 20; and Kim Akers 2 0-2 4. Totals: 18(4) 14-23 62.

 

Lawrence County…..................61

Prestonsburg……….................56

LOUISA — Prestonsburg’s fourth-quarter comeback fell short as Lawrence County scored a 61-56 win in a game played on Jan. 26.

Reesce Endicott finished with a game-high 25 points as the Lady Blackcats dropped to 6-14. Alivia Slone finished with 18.

Hannah Rucker and Kendra Spaulding had 14 apiece for the Lady Bulldogs, now 14-4.

 

At Louisa

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (6-14)…............................ 17  15  10  14 – 56

LC (14-4)….............................18  16  14  13 – 61

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (56) – Reesce Endicott 2(6) 3-4 25; Alivia Slone 2(1) 11-13 18; Allison Campbell 1 2-3 4; Nicole Burchett 2 0-1 4; Celina Mullins 0(1) 0-0 3; and Maddy Rainey 1 0-0 2. Totals: 8(8) 16-21 56.

Lawrence County (61) – Hannah Rucker 4(2) 0-0 14; Kendra Spaulding 7 0-0 14; Kelly Davis 4 1-4 9; Chelsey Fields 1 0-0 2; Alexis Ratliff 1 6-9 8; Kassidi Cavins 4 0-0 8; and Kensley Feltner 3 0-1 6. Totals: 24(2) 7-14 61.

 

Perry Central……....................68

Letcher Central…....................36

HAZARD — Letcher Central managed only 12 second-half points as Perry Central pulled away for a 68-36 win in a game played on Jan. 25.

Brooklyn Collins tossed in 14 points and Kenzie Craft added 12 as the Lady Cougars fell to 10-10.

Lindsey Proffitt paced the Lady Commodores (12-6) with a game-high 25 points.

 

At Hazard

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

LC (10-10)…............................10  14   7    5 – 36

PC (12-6)….........................….7   22  18  21 – 68

Scoring:

Letcher Central (36) – Camryn Parks 1 0-0 2; Emma Maggard 3 0-0 6; Brooklyn Collins 1(4) 0-0 14; Brooke Bates 1 0-2 2; and Kenzie Craft 0(4) 0-0 12. Totals: 6(8) 0-2 36.

Perry Central (68) – Sydni Hall 5(2) 1-2 17; Lindsey Proffitt 6(3) 4-7 25; Cassie Fields 6 4-4 16; Jamie Pollard 1 2-2 4; Madison Eversole 0(1) 0-0 3; and Chelsey Napier 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 18(7) 11-15 68.

 

Pike Central………...................81

Piarist School……….................15

BUCKLEYS CREEK — Pike Central dominated from the opening tip and cruised to an 81-15 win over Piarist School in a game played at the Hawks Nest on Jan. 25.

Cassidy Mullins finished with a game-high 16 points while Kelsie Brinager and Hailey Boyd added 12 apiece as the Lady Hawks improved to 16-4.

Kennedy Bowen had six for the Lady Knights, now 3-14.

 

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PS (3-14)…................................2    3    5    5 – 15

PC (16-4)….............................27  23  16  15 – 81

Scoring:

Piarist School (15) – Lauren Wright 0(1) 0-0 3; Kennedy Bowen 0(2) 0-0 6; Julie Collinsworth 1 0-1 2; and Kylie Tackett 2 0-0 4. Totals: 3(3) 0-1 15.

Pike Central (81) – Cassidy Mullins 5(2) 0-0 16; Hailey Boyd 6 0-0 12; Lexi Newsome 1(1) 0-0 5; Bailey Birchfield 4 0-0 8; Kylea Stanley 3 0-0 6; Kelsi Brinager 6 0-0 12; Alicen May 0(1) 2-2 5; Rebecca Diamond 2 0-0 4; Kendra Collins 0 1-2 1; Shelby Thacker 2 0-0 4; Alexis Taylor 2 0-0 4; and Ashley Sands 2 0-2 4. Totals: 33(4) 3-6 81.

 

Johnson Central…...................77

Phelps…………….....................47

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson Central held Phelps to just a single free throw in the first period and the Lady Eagles steamrolled to a 77-47 win in a game played at Paul S. Setser Fieldhouse on Jan. 25.

Danielle Prater poured in a game-high 26 points for the Lady Hornets, now 8-12.

Alaina Castle and Sammi Sites fired in 20 points apiece for JC (9-10).

 

At Paintsville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PH (8-12)…................................1   9  24  13 – 47

JC (9-10)…................................23  8  35  11 – 77

Scoring:

Phelps (47) – Danielle Prater 6 14-16 26; Alyssa Sargent 0 2-2 2; Chloe Smith 1(1) 4-4 9; Gabbi McCoy 0 2-2 2; Kacie Dotson 2 2-4 6; and Ashton Reed 1 0-0 2. Totals: 10(1) 24-28 47.

Johnson Central (77) – Jana Jarvis 2(1) 0-0 7; Ashlee Belcher 3 2-4 8; Kelci Blair 1 5-5 7; Sammi Sites 2(5) 1-3 20; Alaina Castle 7 6-9 20; Morgan Hopson 1 2-4 4; Tierra Montgomery 1 2-4 4; Faith Fairchild 2 0-0 4; and Brooklyn Ousley 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 19(7) 18-29 77.

 

Wayne, W.Va…….....................54

Mingo Central……...................27

NEWTOWN, W.Va. — Mingo Central struggled offensively as Wayne cruised to a 54-27 win in a game played on Miner Mountain on Jan. 25.

Katie Ball had 18 to lead all scorers for the Lady Miners, now 6-8.

Aerial Adkins finished with 16 for the Lady Pioneers (14-1).

 

At Newtown, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

WY (14-1)…..............................13  15  17  9 – 54

MC (6-8)……............................1  12    4  10 – 27

Scoring:

Wayne (54) – Aerial Adkins 16; Maddie Wilcox 4; Nakayla Elliott 2; Whitney Sansom 8; Lakyn Adkins 11; Sara Hooks 6; Morgan Marshall 2; Alanna Eves 3; and Haley Wallace 2.

Mingo Central (27) – Katie Ball 18; Summer Runyon 8; and Zoe Evans 1.

 

Central, Va…….......................60

Letcher Central…....................54

ERMINE — Letcher Central’s upset bid of Central (Va.) came up short as the Lady Warriors rallied for a 60-54 win in a game played on Jan. 24.

Camryn Parks fired in a game-high 22 points for the Lady Cougars, who dropped to 10-9. Brooklyn Collins followed with 15 and Emma Maggard added a baker’s dozen.

Gracie Mullins led the Lady Warriors (19-1) with 16 points.

 

At Ermine

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

CT (19-1)….............................17  14    9  20 – 60

LC (10-9)….............................10  13  18  13 – 54

Scoring:

Central, Va. (60) – Gracie Mullins 4(2) 2-5 16; Brittany Mullins 1(2) 2-2 10; Brooke Porter 2 4-6 8; Olivia Mullins 1 2-2 4; Hannah Carter 4 2-2 10; and Dee Cvetnick 6 0-0 12. Totals: 18(4) 12-17 60.

Letcher Central (54) – Camryn Parks 7 8-9 22; Emma Maggard 5 3-4 13; Brooklyn Collins 2(3) 2-2 15; Brooke Bates 1 0-1 2; and Loren Boggs 1 0-1 2. Totals: 16(3) 13-17 54.

 

Floyd Central…....................…52

Lawrence County…..................44

LANGLEY — Floyd Central took the lead away from Lawrence County in the third period and went on to score a 52-44 win in a game played on Jan. 24.

Katie Moore poured in a game-high 19 points and Brooke Stumbo added 10 as the Lady Jaguars moved to 10-6.

Alexis Ratliff paced the Lady Bulldogs (13-4) with 15 points.

 

At Langley

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

LC (13-4)…...............................10  17  7  10 – 44

FC (10-6)….............................17  10  14  11 – 52

Scoring:

Lawrence County (44) – Kelly Davis 1 0-0 2; Kensley Feltner 0(3) 0-0 9; Alexis Ratliff 4(1) 4-7 15; Kendra Spaulding 3 0-0 6; and Hannah Rucker 1(3) 1-2 12. Totals: 9(7) 5-9 44.

Floyd Central (52) – Brooke Stumbo 3 4-8 10; Kaylee Moore 4 1-3 9; Katie Moore 9 1-1 19; Grace Martin 4 0-0 8; and Abby Maggard 0(2) 0-0 6. Totals: 20(2) 6-12 52.

 

East Ridge……........................68

Phelps…………........................57

PHELPS — East Ridge managed to hold off Phelps in the second half to earn and hard-fought 68-57 win in a game played at the McCoy Athletic Center on Jan. 23.

Hannah Mullins paced the Lady Warriors (10-11) with a game-high 18 points while Katie May finished with 17 and Sarah Tackett tallied 13.

Danielle Prater led the Lady Hornets (8-11) with 17 points. Chloe Smith added 15.

 

At Phelps

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

ER (10-11)…...........................16  13  11  24 – 68

PH (8-11)…........................….12  13  14  18 – 57

Scoring;

East Ridge (68) – Katie May 4(3) 0-1 17; Hannah Mullins 6 6-6 18; Britney Tackett 0 4-4 4; Kelsi Slone 2(1) 0-0 7; Haylee Meade 2 0-2 4; Sarah Tackett 5 3-4 13; Haley Parks 0 4-6 4; and Macy Bell 0 1-2 1. Totals: 19(4) 18-24 57.

Phelps (57) – Danielle Prater 3 11-11 17; Alyssa Sargent 1(1) 0-0 5; Brittnee McCoy 4 0-0 8; Chloe Smith 3(2) 3-4 15; Gabbi McCoy 0 3-6 3; Kacie Dotson 1(1) 1-2 6; and Ashton Reed 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 12(5) 18-23 57.

 

Paintsville……........................49

Belfry………….........................45

PAINTSVILLE — Paintsville took an early lead on Belfry and held on for a 49-45 win in a game played on Jan. 23.

Presley Chirico finished with a game-high 18 points as the Lady Tigers moved to 14-6. Anna Keeton tossed in 12.

McKenzie Maynard led the Lady Pirates (11-9) with 17 points and Lyndsey Miller added 14.

 

At Paintsville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BF (11-9)…..............................10  12  11  12 – 45

PV (14-6)…..............................19  14   6  10 – 49

Scoring:

Belfry (45) – Robbi-Ann Brewer 1(1) 0-0 5; Lyndsey Miller 6 2-6 14; McKenzie Maynard 6 5-9 17; and Kailee Rash 1(2) 1-2 9. Totals: 14(3) 8-17 45.

Paintsville (49) – Elizabeth Williams 1(2) 0-0 8; Presley Chirico 8 2-2 18; Anna Keeton 6 0-1 12; Sonia Williams 0 2-4 2; Katelyn Fitch 0 2-2 2; Aleiah Newsome 0 1-2 1; and Allison Hall 2 2-4 6. Totals: 17(2) 9-15 49.

 

Sheldon Clark…......................64

Prestonsburg……....................46

PRESTONSBURG — Sheldon Clark pulled away in the second half to beat Prestonsburg, 64-46, in a game played at Prestonsburg Fieldhouse on Jan. 23.

Reesce Endicott and Alivia Slone fired in 16 points each to share game-high scoring honors as the Lady Blackcats fell to 6-13.

Maddie Thompson tossed in 15 points to lead the Lady Cardinals, now 9-11. Paige Maynard and Fallyne Wefenstette added 13 each.

 

At Prestonsburg

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

SC (9-11)...........................…..13  14  15  22 – 64

PB (6-13)…..........................….9  12  10  15 – 46

Scoring:

Sheldon Clark (64) – Paige Maynard 1(3) 2-2 13; Fallyne Wefenstette 4(1) 2-4 13; McKenzie Preston 3 0-0 6; Maddie Thompson 6 3-5 15; Anna Oettinger 1 3-4 5; Kristin Isaac 3 3-7 9; and Grace Snyder 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 18(5) 13-22 64.

Prestonsburg (46) – Reesce Endicott 3(2) 4-7 16; Alivia Slone 4(2) 2-6 16; Allison Campbell 0(1) 1-2 4; Nicole Burchett 1 0-0 2; Celina Mullins 0 2-4 2; and Faith Lazar 1 2-2 4. Totals: 9(5) 11-22 46.

 

Hazard…….............................87

Betsy Layne.........................…61

HAZARD — Hazard used a solid second-half effort to run away and beat Betsy Layne, 87-61, in a game played on Jan. 23.

Megan Frazier stripped the nets for 27 points to lead the Lady Bobcats, now 6-12. Caroline Ariaz followed with 12 and Lauryn Watkins added 11.

Hayley Caudill finished with a game-high 40 points for the Lady Bulldogs (12-5).

 

At Hazard

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BL (6-12)…..............................12  18  12  19 – 61

HZ (12-5)….............................14  24  23  26 – 87

Scoring:

Betsy Layne (61) – Lauryn Watkins 3(1) 2-6 11; Hannah Tackett 0 2-2 2; Katie Kidd 0 2-2 2; Megan Frazier 7(1) 10-11 27; Destiny Compton 2 3-4 7; and Caroline Ariaz 2(1) 5-9 12. Totals: 14(3) 24-34 61.

Hazard (87) – Hayley Caudill 15(2) 4-4 40; Haley Turner 8 1-1 17; Desiree Strugill 3(2) 0-0 12; Destiny Walker 4 0-0 8; Simone Beverly 2(1) 0-0 7; Olivia Holland 0 1-2 1; and Alyssa Muha 1 0-0 2. Totals: 33(5) 6-7 87.