High School Roundup

By: 
Teddy Paynter

NEWTOWN, W.Va. – Mingo Central used  a dominating performance to roll over Philip Barbour, 76-53, in a game played on Miner Mountain on Feb. 17.

Garrett Brown poured in a game-high 22 points and Jeremy Dillon added 20 as the Miners improved to 14-7. Drew Hatfield followed with 15 and Chase Warden chipped in 10.

Levi MacAdam paced the Colts (16-3) with 12 points.

At Newtown, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (16-3)….11  10  19  13 – 53

MC (14-7)…24  10  16  26 – 76

Scoring:

Philip Barbour (53) – Colton Criss 6; David Shriver 5; Thomas Knight 1; Trent Tallman 2; Nicholas Whited 10; Levi MacAdam 12; Noah Price 7; KIyan Bartlett 4; Noah Matlick 4; and Mason Campbell 2.

Mingo Central (76) – Jeremy Dillon 20; Josh Reed 4; Drew Hatfield 15; Garrett Brown 22; Chase Warden 10; May 3; and Evans 2.

Belfry………87

Jenkins……..44

GOODY – Belfry stormed out to a huge lead early on and the Pirates cruised to an 87-44 win over Jenkins in a game played on Feb. 17.

Isiah Roblee finished with a game-high 25 points, including 7-of-10 from beyond the arc. His third three-pointer was his 100th of the season, a first for any Belfry player.

Koleston Blankenship and Brett Coleman followed with 11 each while Devin Varney and Dezmon Roblee added 10 apiece.

Jason Sandin led the Cavaliers (0-28) with 10 points. Payton Rose added nine.

At Goody

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

JK (0-28)…..8  18  13  5 – 44

BF (17-12)..30  19  21  17 – 87

Scoring:

Jenkins (44) – Payton Rose 9; Ethan Cummings 8; Josh Wright 7; Jason Sandin 10; Hayden Fleming 8; and Keegan Bentley 2. Totals: 11(6) 4-10 44.

Belfry (87) – Isiah Roblee 25; Koleston Blankenship 11; Devin Varney 10; Dezmon Roblee 10; Ryan Jessie 8; Ty May 2; Brett Coleman 11; Jaxson Thompson 8; an Israel Canterbury 2. Totals: 19(10) 19-21 87.

Pikeville………..66

Paintsville………64

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville senior Wyatt Battaile hit a foul-line jumper with 1.3 seconds left to lift the Panthers to a come-from-behind 66-64 win over Paintsville in the regular-season finale played at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium on Feb. 16.

The Panthers moved 19-9 while the Tigers dropped to 18-8.

Battaile finished with a game-high 34 points and Connor Roberts followed with 13. Kyle Watkins chipped in 11.

Seth Williams fired in 28 points for the Tigers while Nick Keeton and Mason Moore added 13 apiece.

At Pikeville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PV (18-8)….18  13  17  16 – 64

PK (19-9)….12  16  17  21 – 66

Scoring:

Paintsville (64) – Nick Keeton 6 1-1 13; Seth Williams 8(3) 3-6 28; James Allen 3 0-0 6; Jaxson Watts 0 2-2 2; Mason Moore 3(2) 1-1 13; and Colby Fugate 1 0-0 2. Totals: 21(5) 7-10 64.

Pikeville (66) – Wyatt Battaile 11(2) 6-9 34; Kyle Watkins 2(2) 1-2 11; Evan Rhodes 1(1) 1-2 6; Connor Roberts 4(1) 2-2 13; and Christian Billiter 1 0-2 2. Totals: 19(6) 10-17 66.

Pike Central…….57

Johnson Central….53

BUCKLEYS CREEK – Pike Central took the lead away from Johnson Central in overtime and held on for a 57-53 win in a game played at the Hawks Nest on Feb. 16.

Dasean Penn led a trio of Hawks (23-7) in double figures with 13 points while Brady Adkins tossed in 12 and Seth Conn chipped in 10.

Isaiah May fired in a game-high 24 points for the Golden Eagles, now 15-14. Jacob Rice added 12.

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

JC (15-14)….10  8  11  20 (4) – 53

PC (23-7)……9  6  15  19  (8) – 57

Scoring:

Johnson Central (53) – Isaiah May 5(4) 2-2 24; Jacob Rice 2(2) 2-5 12; Cory VanHoose 2 1-1 5; Dalton Collins 2 2-3 6; and Gabe Ferrel 0(2) 0-0 6. Totals: 11(8) 7-11 53.

Pike Central (57) – L.J. Missick 4 0-1 8; Austin Charles 2 3-7 7; Brady Adkins 2(1) 5-10 12; Christian Mounts 2(1) 0-0 7; Seth Conn 2(1) 3-6 10; and Dasean Penn 5 3-5 13. Totals: 17(3) 14-26 57.

Tug Valley……..94

Belfry…………..37

NAUGATUCK, W.Va. – Tug Valley exploded in the second half to trounce Belfry, 94-37, in a game played on Feb. 16.

The loss was the worst defeat the Pirates (16-12) had suffered since falling 83-42 to Madison Central in 1999.

Tyler May poured in a game-high 30 points and Mason Layne followed with 15 as the Panthers moved to 15-6. Jonathan Blankenship and Levi Davis added 13 each. Davis added 12 rebounds for a double-double and handed out nine assists.

Devin Varney tossed in 11 for the Pirates while Koleston Blankenship added 10.

At Naugatuck, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BF (16-12)….13  13  5  6 – 37

TV (15-6)…..20  21  25  28 – 94

Scoring:

Belfry (37) – Brett Coleman 1 1-4 3; Devin Varney 3(1) 2-4 11; Koleston Blankenship 4 2-4 10; Isiah Roblee 1 0-0 2; Dezmon Roblee 1 1-2 3; Wilson Harris 1 0-0 2; Caleb Spears 0 0-1 0; Dylan Goff 1 0-2 2; and Tye May 1 2-4 4. Totals: 13(1) 8-21 37.

Tug Valley (94) – Justin Hall 1 0-0 2; Jonathan Blankenship 4(1) 2-2 13; Cory Davis 1 1-2 3; Bryson Preece 1 0-0 2; Tyler May 2(8) 2-2 30; Hunter Ooten 1 0-0 2; Alex Carter 0(1) 0-0 3; Levin Davis 6 1-1 13; Easton Davis 4 0-0 8; Mason Layne 7 1-2 15; and Brady Newsome 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 27(11) 7-9 94.

Floyd Central……..84

Belfry……………..67

LANGLEY – Floyd Central shot nearly 60 percent from the floor to pull away and beat Belfry, 84-67, in a game played on Feb. 15.

J.R. Tackett stripped the nets for a game-high 33 points and Jake Collins added 17 as the Jaguars moved to 17-11. Cameron Nelson chipped in 13.

Devin Varney poured in 24 points and Isiah Roblee followed with 23 as the Pirates dropped to 16-11.

At Langley

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BF (16-11)….14  18  13  22 – 67

FC (17-11)….15  26  14  29 – 84

Scoring:

Belfry (67) – Devin Varney 8(1) 5-7 24; Isiah Roblee 3(4) 5-6 23; Koleston Blankenship 3 1-1 7; Dezmon Roble 2 0-2 4; Ty May 2 0-0 4; Ryan Jessie 1 0-0 2; Wilson Harrison 0 1-2 1; and Dylan Goff 0 2-2 2. Totals: 19(5) 14-20 67.

Floyd Central (84) – J.R. Tackett 33; Brady Conn 6; Kyle Issac 3; Cameron Nelson 13; Jake Collins 17; Dylan Caudill 2; Ethan Smith-Mills 2; Caleb Hager 7; and Grant Blackburn 1. Totals: 26(7) 12-22 84.

Shelby Valley…….61

Sheldon Clark…….53

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley’s one-two offensive punch of Cody Potter and Blake Burke fueled the Wildcats to a 61-53 win over Sheldon Clark in a game played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Feb. 15.

Burke poured in a game-high 27 points and Potter followed with 15 as the Wildcats improved to 21-7.

Brady Dingess finished with 19 points for the Cardinals, who dropped to 11-19. Trey James chipped in 12.

At Robinson Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

SC (11-19)….12  14  18  9 – 53

SV (21-7)…...13  15  14  19 – 61

Scoring:

Sheldon Clark (53) – Brady Dingess 19; Nick Maynard 11; Austin Horn 2; Ian Reed 2; Ethan Colegrove 7; and Trey James 12.

Shelby Valley (61) – Sam Stanley 4; Cameron Worrix 2; Blake Burke 27; Tanner Bentley 5; Cody Potter 15; Keian Worrix 2 and Orbie McPeek 6.

Johnson Central…..66

Bath County………48

PAINTSVILLE – Johnson Central landed three players in double-figure scoring and rolled to a 66-48 win over Bath County in a game played at Paul R. Setser Fieldhouse on Feb. 15.

Jacob Rice and Gabe Ferrel shared game-high scoring honors for the Golden Eagles (15-13) with 17 points apiece. Cory VanHoose chipped in 11.

Bryce Williams paced the Wildcats (15-12) with 12 points.

At Paintsville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BC (15-12)…13  15  6  14 – 48

JC (15-13)….17  16  16  17 – 66

Scoring:

Bath County (48) – Jake Porter 1 0-2 2; Spencer Pergrem 1(3) 0-0 11; Bryce Williams 2(2) 2-3 12; Chandler Otis 4 0-0 8; Evan Lyons 0(1) 0-0 3; and Tyler Brown 3 4-4 10. Totals: 12(6) 6-10 48.

Johnson Central (66) – Isaiah May 4 0-0 8; Jacob Rice 1(5) 0-0 17; Cory VanHoose 5 1-2 11; Dalton Collins 2 0-0 4; Gabe Ferrel 4(3) 0-0 17; Grant Davis 1 0-0 2; Braxton Bentley 2 0-0 4; and Kamen Slone 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 19(9) 1-2 66.

Prestonsburg…….70

Jenkins…………..40

JENKINS – Prestonsburg built a double-digit, halftime lead and steamrolled to a 70-40 win over Jenkins in a game played on Feb. 15.

Drake Nunnery poured in a game-high 20 points as the Blackcats improved to 13-17. Phil Cornett added 15 and Graham Burchett chipped in 10.

Jason Sandin paced the Cavaliers (0-26) with 19 points. John Fleming chipped in 11.

At Jenkins

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (13-17)….17  18  17  18 – 70

JK (0-26)…….9  11  13    7 – 40

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (70) – Adam Slone 3 2-2 8; Drake Nunnery 7(2) 0-0 20; Kaleb Jarvis 1 0-0 2; Grant Justice 2 1-2 5; Graham Burchett 5 0-0 10; Gunnar Williams 1(1) 1-2 6; Phil Cornett 0(5) 0-0 15; and Alex Osborne 0(2) 0-0 6. Totals: 19(10) 4-6 70.

Jenkins (40) – Jason Sandin 8 3-9 19; John Fleming 2(2) 1-2 11; Josh Wright 1 1-2 3; Ethan Cummings 1 1-4 3; Payton Rose 1 0-0 2; and Kobe Brown 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14(2) 6-17 40.

Phelps……..56

East Ridge….53

LICK CREEK – Phelps and East Ridge battled back and forth throughout the game before the Hornets held on in the closing seconds for a 56-53 win in a game played at the Reservation on Feb. 14.

The Hornets, now 10-20, were led by Trey Francis’ game-high 20 points. Brandon Turnmire chipped in nine.

Dalton Wellman led the Warriors (8-18) with 19 points. Cameron Hess finished with 14 and Kane Taylor tallied 10.

At Lick Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PH (10-20)….14  9  20  13 – 56

ER (8-18)…..13  11  12  17 – 53

Scoring:

Phelps (56) – Trey Francis 5(2) 4-4 20; Keegan Bentley 1(1) 2-2 7; Brandon Turnmire 4 1-3 9; Kinzer Dotson 1 1-1 3; Jay Casey 1 4-5 6; Cameron Sanson 0(1) 1-5 4; Cameron Hatfield 1(1) 0-0 5; and Logan Layne 1 0-0 2. Totals: 14(5) 13-20 56.

East Ridge (53) – Kane Taylor 5 0-0 10; Dalton Wellman 6(1) 4-5 19; Cameron Hess 4(1) 3-6 14; Jacob Chaffins 3 3-6 9; and Jackson Potter 0 1-2 1. Totals: 18(2) 11-19 53.

Chapmanville, W.Va..50

Mingo Central……….29

NEWTOWN, W.Va. – Mingo Central struggled offensively from the opening tip as Chapmanville run away from the Miners, winning 50-29, in a game played on Miner Mountain on Feb. 13.

Drew Hatfield has eight points and Jeremy Dillon added seven as the Miners dropped to 13-6.

Drew Williamson led the Tigers (18-1) with a game-high 13 points. Devin Collins chipped in nine.

At Newtown, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

CV (18-1)….6  22  16  6 – 50

MC (13-6)….3  10  16  0 – 29

Scoring:

Chapmanville (50) – Drew Williamson 13; Dylan Smith 7; Obinna Anochilli-Killen 7; Devin Collins 9; Kyle Browning 7; and Philip Mullins 7.

Mingo Central (29) – Jeremy Dillon 7; Josh Reed 5; Drew Hatfield 8; Garrett Brown 3; and Chase Warden 6.

Magoffin County…66

Prestonsburg….58

SALYERSVILLE – Prestonsburg struggled offensively early on and came up short in a 66-58 loss to Magoffin County in a game played on Feb. 13.

Graham Burchett fired in 23 points and Adam Slone added 15 as the Blackcats fell to 12-17.

Brady Whitaker poured in a game-high 32 points for the Hornets, now 9-19. Nolan Arnett followed with 14.

At Salyersville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (12-17)….7  10  15  26 – 58

MC (9-19)…13  20  14  19 – 66

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (58) – Adam Slone 5(1) 2-4 15; Drake Nunnery 1 4-6 6; Graham Burchett 2(5) 4-4 23; Gunnar Williams 3 1-2 7; Phil Cornett 1(1) 1-2 6; and Dalton Trusty 0 1-2 1. Totals: 12(7) 13-20 58.

Magoffin County (66) – Dylan Arnett 0(1) 1-2 4; Morgan Howard 1(1) 0-0 5; Brady Whitaker 3(7) 5-6 32; Logan Lovely 1 2-4 4; Nolan Arnett 3(1) 5-5 14; Chandler Lykins 1 0-0 2; Michael Conley 0(1) 0-0 3; and Isaiah Salyer 1 0-1 2. Totals: 10(11) 13-18 66.

Floyd Central…..60

Johnson Central….55

LANGLEY – Floyd Central held off Johnson Central down the stretch to escape with a hard-fought 60-55 win in a game played on Feb. 13.

J.R. Tackett led the Jaguars (16-11) with 18 points while Kyle Issac followed with 15 and Brady Conn added 12.

Gabe Ferrel tossed in 18 points for the Golden Eagles, now 14-13, to share game-high scoring honors with Tackett. Isaiah May finished with 16 and Jacob Rice added a baker’s dozen.

At Langley

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

JC (14-13)…..10  14  10  21 – 55

FC (16-11)….14  22     9  15 – 60

Scoring:

Johnson Central (55) – Isaiah May 5(2) 0-0 16; Jacob Rice 4(1) 2-3 13; Cory VanHoose 1 3-5 5; Dalton Collins 1 1-2 3; Gabe Ferrel 2(4) 2-3 18; and Braxton Bentley 0 0-1 0. Totals: 13(7) 8-14 55.

Floyd Central (60) – J.R. Tackett 4(2) 4-6 18; Cameron Nelson 1 0-1 2; Brady Conn 5 2-5 12; Kyle Issac 1(4) 1-1 15; Jacob Collins 1 0-1 2; Ethan Smith-Mills 2(1) 2-4 9; and Dylan Caudill 1 0-0 2. Totals: 15(7) 9-18 60.

Tug Valley…..105

Tolsia, W.Va….36

NAUGATUCK, W.Va. – Tug Valley was clicking on all cylinders as the Panthers crushed Tolsia (W.Va.), 105-36, in a game played on Feb. 13.

Mason Layne poured in a game-high 28 points and Tyler May added 18 as the Panthers moved to 14-6. Jonathan Blankenship followed with 13 and Tyler Chaffins chipped in 10.

Jonathon Johnson paced the Rebels (4-16) with 11 points.

At Naugatuck, W.Va.

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

TS (4-16)….11    4   15    6 –  36

TV (14-6)….31  32  19  23 – 105

Scoring:

Tolsia (36) – Jacob Mollett 2 2-4 6; Andrew Salmons 1 0-2 2; Jared Switzer 3 4-4 10; William Spaulding 1 1-2 3; Robert Cantrell 2 0-1 4; Trey Brumfield 0 0-2 0; and Jonathon Johnson 1(1) 6-6 11. Totals: 10(1) 13-21 36.

Tug Valley (105) – Justin Hall 1 0-0 2; Jonathan Blankenship 2(3) 0-0 13; Bryson Preece 1 0-1 2; Tyler May 5(2) 2-2 18; Alex Carter 0 2-2 2; Tyler Chaffin 2(1) 3-3 10; Levi Davis 4 0-2 8; Colby Savage 4 0-0 8; Mason Layne 13 2-2 28; Andrew Evans 0(2) 0-0 6; Easton Davis 0(1) 0-0 3; and Brady Newsome 1(1) 0-0 5. Totals: 33(10) 9-12 105.

Belfry……….80

East Ridge…..59

ELKHORN CITY – Belfry returned to Elkhorn City to play for the first time since beating the Cougars in the final home game (59-48) on Feb. 23, 2002.

The Pirates and East Ridge had to move the game from the Reservation because of water problems and Belfry emerged with an 80-59 win on Feb. 12.

Isiah Roblee stripped the nets for a game-high 28 points and Devin Varney added 18 as the Pirates improved to 16-10. Koleston Blankenship followed with 13 and Wilson Harris chipped in 11.

Dalton Wellman led the Warriors (8-17) with 19 points and Cameron Hess finished with 15. Jacob Chaffins tallied 11.

At Elkhorn City

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BF (16-10)….20  14  20  26 – 80

ER (8-17)…..17  16  13  13 – 59

Scoring:

Belfry (80) – Koleston Blankenship 3(1) 4-4 13; Isiah Roblee 2(7) 3-4 28; Devin Varney 5(2) 2-2 18; Ty May 2 0-2 4; Wilson Harris 5 1-2 11; Ryan Jessie 1 0-0 2; Brett Coleman 1 0-0 2; and Dezmon Roblee 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20(10) 10-14 80.

East Ridge (59) – Jacob Chaffins 4(1) 0-0 11; Dalton Wellman 3(4) 1-2 19; Cameron Hess 6(1) 0-0 15; Hunter Damron 1(2) 0-0 8; Kane Taylor 2 0-2 4; and Logan Thacker 1 0-0 2. Totals: 17(8) 1-4 59.

Prestonsburg….70

June Buchanan…57

PIPPA PASSES – Prestonsburg put together a strong second-half performance to turn back June Buchanan, 70-57, in a game played on Feb. 12.

Graham Burchett fired in a game-high 25 points and Phil Cornett added 20 as the Blackcats moved to 12-16. Adam Slone tossed in 17.

Evan Caudill led the Crusaders (8-17) with 22 points.

At Pippa Passes

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (12-16)….23  13  22  12 – 70

JB (8-17)…..19  20  8  10 – 57

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (70) – Adam Slone 6 5-6 17; Drake Nunnery 1 1-8 3; Grant Justice 1(1) 0-0 5; Graham Burchett 4(4) 5-6 25; and Phil Cornett 1(5) 3-4 20. Totals: Totals: 13(10) 14-25 70.

June Buchanan (57) – Evan Caudill 8 6-6 22; Caleb Cox 6 4-5 16; Lucas Hall 1 2-2 4; Izaeyah Dotson 2 1-2 5; Dylan Moore 1 0-0 2; and Caleb Tackett 4 0-0 8. Totals: 22 13-15 57.

South Laurel…….68

Letcher Central…..37

LONDON – Letcher Central fell behind early to South Laurel and the Cougars came up on the short end of a 68-37 score in a game played on Feb. 10.

Greg Kincer finished with 17 points and Elijah Raglin added 12 as Central dropped to 7-17.

J.J. Ramey poured in a game-high 32 points for the Cardinals (18-6), including 10 three-pointers.

At London

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

LC (7-17)…..10  10    9    8 – 37

SL (18-6)…..27  17  14  10 – 68

Scoring:

Letcher Central (37) – Elijah Raglin 4 4-7 12; Greg Kincer 7(1) 0-1 17; Caleb Stidham 0 0-2 0; and Tyler Boggs 3 2-2 8. Totals: 14(1) 6-12 37.

South Laurel (68) – J.J. Ramey 1(10) 0-0 32; Matthew Cromer 2(1) 2-2 9; Alex Hostettler 2(1) 0-0 7; Logan Madden 1(2) 0-0 8; Zach Allen 2 0-0 4; Ryan Anders 1 0-0 2; Brett Norvell 1 2-2 4; Ethan Coots 0 0-2 0; and Clay Weaver 1 0-0 2. Totals: 11(14) 4-6 68.

Mingo Central……69

Lincoln County, W.Va…55

HAMLIN –Mingo Central used a solid second-half effort to take the lead away from Lincoln County en route to a 69-55 win in a game played on Feb. 10.

Garrett Brown fired in a game-high 19 points to lead a balanced attack for the Miners, now 13-5. Jeremy Dillon followed with 15 while Josh Reed and Chase Warden tallied 13 each.

Kolton Beckelheimer led the Panthers (11-8) with 13 points.

At Hamlin

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

MC (13-5)….11  22  22  14 – 69

LC (11-8)…..16  19   9  11 – 55

Scoring:

Mingo Central (69) – Jeremy Dillon 15; Josh Reed 13; Wes Milam 5; Garrett Brown 19; Chase Warden 13; and Tucker Wellman 4.

Lincoln County (55) – Tanner Walls 11; Matt Slone 6; Kolton Beckelheimer 13; Bryce Adkins 2; Hunter Hill 2; Coy Garretson 3; Kadin Beckelheimer 12; and Brock Crist 6.

GIRLS

Pike Central……..64

Harlan……………36

BUCKLEYS CREEK – Pike Central used a balanced scoring attack to pull away and beat Harlan, 64-36, in the regular-season finale played at the Hawks Nest on Feb. 17.

Cassidy Mullins fired in a game-high 19 points as the Lady Hawks improved to 24-5. The 24 wins is the most regular-season wins in school history, including boys’ basketball. Kylea Stanley followed with 15 and Lexi Newsome added 10.

A victory over Piarist in the district tournament would tie the overall school record of 25 and a district title would set a record for most wins.

MacKenzie King led the Green Dragons (15-14) with 12.

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

HR (15-14)….6  14  6  10 – 36

PC (24-5)….14  19  18  13 – 64

Scoring:

Harlan (36) – Payeton Charles 2(1) 2-4 9; Taylor Simpson 1 3-4 5; MacKenzie King 4 4-4 12; Natalie King 2 1-2 5; Katelyn Burkhart 0 1-2 1; Kaylee Leslie 0 1-2 1; and Ella Morton 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 7(2) 12-18 36.

Pike Central (64) – Cassidy Mullins 5(1) 6-10 19; Hailey Boyd 4 0-0 8; Lexi Newsome 2(2) 0-0 10; Bailey Birchfield 1(1) 0-0 5; Kylea Stanley 7 2-2 16; Kelsi Brinager 2 0-0 4; and Alicen May 1 0-0 2. Totals: 22(4) 8-12 64.

Pikeville………..64

Letcher Central…50

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville landed three players in double-figure scoring and the Lady Panthers went on to beat Letcher Central, 64-50, a game played at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium in Feb. 15.

Leslie Stewart led the way with 18 points as the Lady Panthers improved to 21-7. Grace Bartley and Kelsey Jo Tackett added 11 each.

Camryn Parks finished with a game-high 21 points for Central (11-16). Emma Maggard and Brooke Bates chipped in nine apiece.

At Pikeville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

LC (11-16)….12  11  13  14 – 50

PK (21-7)……14  15  17  18 – 64

Scoring:

Letcher Central (50) – Camryn Parks 9 3-4 21; Emma Maggard 4 1-2 9; Brooklynn Collins 0(1) 0-0 3; Brooke Bates 4 1-2 9; Mackenzie Craft 1(2) 0-0 8; Jessica Boggs 0 0-2 0; and Beth Holbrook 0 0-2 0. Totals: 18(3) 5-12 50.

Pikeville (64) – Grace Bartley 4(1) 0-1 11; Leslie Stewart 7 4-6 18; Jaden Edmonds 4 1-3 9; Alivia Gearheart 3 1-2 7; Kelsey Jo Tackett 2(1) 4-4 11; and Kirsten Cole-Williamson 4 0-0 8. Totals: 23(2) 10-16 64.

Pike Central……..62

Tug Valley……….24

BUCKLEYS CREEK – Pike Central ran out to a big lead early on and cruised to a 62-24 win over Tug Valley in a game played at the Hawks Nest on Feb. 15.

Kylea Stanley poured in a game-high 19 points for the Lady Hawks, now 23-5. Bailey Birchfield chipped in nine.

Bekah White led the Lady Panthers (4-15) with seven points.

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

TV (4-15)….6    8    4    6 – 24

PC (23-5)…26  18  10  12 – 62

Scoring:

Tug Valley (24) – Emily Colegrove 1 1-2 3; Alyssa Newsome 0 2-3 2; Makayla May 1 0-2 2; Bekah White 3 1-2 7; Abby Spence 1 0-0 2; Bree Thompson 0(2) 0-0 6; and Camryn Spaulding 1 0-0 2. Totals: 7(2) 4-9 24.

Pike Central (62) – Cassidy Mullins 2(1) 0-2 7; Hailey Boyd 1 0-0 2; Lexi Newsome 0(2) 0-0 6; Bailey Birchfield 1(2) 1-2 9; Kylea Stanley 8 3-5 19; Kelsi Brinager 3(1) 0-0 9; Alicen May 0(1) 1-2 4; Kendra Collins 1 1-6 3; and Shelby Thacker 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 16(8) 6-17 62.

Shelby Valley……57

Belfry…………….26

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley’s pressure defense kept Belfry’s offense in-check as the Lady Cats run away for a 57-26 win in a game played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Feb. 15.

Cassidy Rowe led three Valley (26-4) players in scoring with a game-high 20 points. Summer Rose and Kayla Newsom added 13 each.

McKenzie Maynard tossed in eight for the Lady Pirates, now 14-14.

At Robinson Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

BF (14-14)….4   4  11   7 – 26

SV (26-4)…14  9  15  19 – 57

Scoring:

Belfry (26) – Linzee Phillips 7; Lyndsey Miller 5; McKenzie Maynard 8; and Kailee Rash 8.

Shelby Valley (57) – Cassidy Rowe 1(6) 0-0 20; Kayla Newsom 6 1-1 13; Summer Rose 3(2) 1-2 13; Tori Hampton 1(1) 0-0 5; Alyssa Elswick 1 1-2 3; and Kyleigh Tackett 0(1) 0-0 3. Totals: 12(10) 3-5 57.

Shelby Valley…..73

Prestonsburg……27

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley erupted for 32 points in the game’s first eight minutes and cruised to a 73-27 win over Prestonsburg in a game played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Feb. 14.

Summer Rose led a balanced scoring attack for the Lady Cats (25-4) with a game-high 17 points. Kayla Newsom tossed in 13 while Cassidy Rowe added 12 and Tori Hampton chipped in 10.

Reesce Endicott finished with 13 for the Lady Blackcats, now 12-16.

At Robinson Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (12-16)…..6  14   5   2 – 27

SV (25-4)….32  17  10  14 – 73

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (27) – Reesce Endicott 1(1) 8-8 13; Nicole Burchett 4 0-0 8; Alivia Slone 2 0-0 4; and Allison Campbell 1 0-0 2. Totals: 8(1) 8-8 27.

Shelby Valley (73) – Summer Rose 4(3) 0-0 17; Cassidy Rowe 2(2) 2-2 12; Kayla Newsom 6 1-2 13; Tori Hampton 5 0-0 10; Laci Johnson 3 0-0 6; Alyssa Elswick 2 1-2 5; Kyleigh Tackett 2 0-0 4; Emma Robinson 1 0-0 2; Kylie Hall 1 0-0 2; and Kaitlyn Adkins 1 0-0 2. Totals: 27(5) 4-6 73.

Sheldon Clark…47

Belfry………..41

GOODY – Belfry saw a small halftime lead slip away as Sheldon Clark rallied for a 47-41 win in a game played on Feb. 13.

Freshman McKenzie Maynard fired in a game-high 17 points for the Lady Pirates, now 14-13. She also pulled down 10 rebounds to finish with a double-double. Linzee Phillips added 10.

McKenzie Preston led the Lady Cardinals (13-12) with 15 points while Paige Maynard and Maddie Thompson added 12 each.

At Goody

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

SC (13-12)….9  9  18  11 – 47

BF (14-13)….9  12  9  11 – 41

Scoring:

Sheldon Clark (47) – McKenzie Preston 3 9-14 15; Madison Thompson 5 2-3 12; Paige Maynard 2(2) 2-2 12; Anna Von Oettinger 0 4-5 4; Fallyne Wefenstette 1 2-2 4. Totals: 11(2) 19-25 47.

Belfry (41) – McKenzie Maynard 6 5-9 17; Linzee Phillips 0(3) 1-2 10; Lyndsey Miller 1 3-3 5; Kailee Rash 0(1) 1-2 4; Ariel Mounts 0(1) 0-2 3; and Robbi-Ann Brewer 1 0-0 2. Totals: 8(5) 10-18 41.

Prestonsburg…….67

Oneida Baptist……29

ONEIDA – Prestonsburg ran out to a big lead early on against Oneida Baptist Institute and rolled to a 67-29 win in a game played on Feb. 13.

Alivia Slone poured in a game-high 24 points and Reesce Endicott added 15 as the Lady Blackcats improved to 12-15. Nicole Burchett added 12.

Emilie Field-Darragh led the Lady Mountaineers (1-26) with 11 points.

At Oneida

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (12-15)….25 29  4  9 – 67

OB (1-26)……5   7  14  3 – 29

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (67) – Reesce Endicott 2(3) 2-2 15; Alivia Slone 5(4) 2-2 24; Allison Campbell 1(1) 0-2 5; Nicole Burchett 6 0-0 12; Celina Mullins 0(3) 0-0 9; and Faith Lazar 1 0-0 2. Totals; 15(11) 4-6 67.

Oneida Baptist (29) – Emilie Field-Darragh 4 3-4 11; Samira Dennis 2 0-0 4; Yasmine Hawkins 0 1-2 1; Erica Metzer 2 1-2 5; Katy Schroeder 1 2-6 4; and Leighann Truesdale 2 0-0 4. Totals: 11 7-14 29.

Pike Central……73

Letcher Central…28

BUCKLEYS CREEK – Pike Central doubled up Letcher Central in the opening half and cruised to a 73-28 win in a game played at the Hawks Nest on Feb. 13.

Cassidy Mullins fired in a game-high 26 points, nearly outscoring the Lady Cougars (11-15) on her own. Bailey Birchfield added 17 as the Lady Hawks improved to 22-5. Kelsi Brinager finished with 11 while Hailey Boyd and Kylea Stanley chipped in eight apiece.

Brooke Bates had eight points for the Lady Cougars and Emma Maggard added seven.

At Buckleys Creek

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

LC (11-15)…..10  10  5  3 – 28

PC (22-5)……18  24  23 8 – 73

Scoring:

Letcher Central (28) – Camryn Parks 1 2-2 4; Emma Maggard 0 7-8 7; Brooklynn Collins 0(1) 0-0 3; Brook Bates 2(1) 1-6 8; Kenzie Craft 0 1-2 1; Loren Boggs 0 2-2 2; Kaylee Banks 0 1-2 1; and Hannah Stidham 1 0-0 2. Totals: 4(2) 14-22 28.

Pike Central (73) – Cassidy Mullins 9(2) 2-3 26; Hailey Boyd 3 2-2 8; Lexi Newsome 0(1) 0-2 3; Bailey Birchfield 4(3) 0-0 17; Kylea Stanley 3 2-3 8; and Kelsi Brinager 4(1) 0-0 11. Totals: 23(7) 6-10 73. 

Pikeville…………51

Perry Central……46

HAZARD – No last-second shot determined how this matchup ended.

Pikeville held on down the stretch to escape with a 51-46 win over Perry Central in a game played on Feb. 12.

The Lady Panthers, now 20-7, revenged a 51-49 loss at home as Leslie Stewart led the way with 18 points. Grace Bartley followed with 10.

Sydni Hall fired in a game-high 19 points for the Lady Commodores (14-7).

At Hazard

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PK (20-7)….10  18  17  6 – 51

PC (14-7)….15  12    7  11 – 46

Scoring:

Pikeville (51) – Grace Bartley 0(3) 1-3 10; Leslie Stewart 7 4-4 18; Jaden Edmonds 1 4-6 6; Alivia Gearheart 1(1) 0-0 5; Kelsey Jo Tackett 0(2) 0-0 6; and Kirsten Cole-Williamson 2 2-6 6. Totals: 11(6) 11-19 51.

Perry Central (46) – Sydni Fields 4(3) 3-3 20; Cassie Fields 1(1) 4-6 9; Madison Eversole 0(2) 0-0 6; Chelsey Napier 0 4-6 4; Taylor Brewer 0 1-2 1; and Courtney Hoskins 2 2-2 6. Totals: 7(6) 14-19 46.

Prestonsburg……68

June Buchanan…..34

PIPPA PASSES – Prestonsburg exploded offensively for 34 points in the second period to pull away and beat June Buchanan, 68-34, in a game played on Feb.12.

Reesce Endicott poured in a game-high 24 points and Alivia Slone followed with 16 as the Lady Blackcats moved to 11-15. Celina Mullins chipped in 10.

Alexis Lykins tossed in 10 for the Lady Crusaders (7-14).

At Pippa Passes

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

PB (11-15)….10  34  16  10 – 68

JB (7-14)……12  10    6    8 – 34

Scoring:

Prestonsburg (68) – Reesce Endicott 2(4) 8-8 24; Alivia Slone 7 2-3 16; Allison Campbell 3 1-2 7; Nicole Burchett 2 0-2 4; Celina Mullins 1(2) 2-4 10; Maddy Rainey 1 1-1 3; Faith Lazar 2 0-0 4; and Alexis Beatty 0 2-2 2. Totals: 18(6) 16-22 68.

June Buchanan (34) – Alexis Likins 2(2) 0-0 10; Haley Likens 1 1-4 3; Jordan Tackett 3 3-5 9; Riley Likens 1 5-8 7; Natalie Sahay 0 0-2 0; Destiny Huff 0 3-8 3; and Izabella Taylor 2 0-0 4. Totals: 9(2) 12-27 34.

Johnson Central…78

East Ridge…………60

PAINTSVILLE – Johnson Central took the lead away from East Ridge in the second period and pulled away for a 78-60 win in a game played at Paul R. Setser Fieldhouse on Feb. 12.

The Lady Eagles, now 14-12, placed all five starters in double-figure scoring as Alaina Castle led the attack with a game-high 18 points. Ashlee Belcher followed with 14 while Kelci Blair tossed in 13. Jana Jarvis added 12 and Sammi Sites tallied 10.

Hannah Mullins paced the Lady Warriors (13-16) with 16 points. Katie May followed with 14 and Sarah Tackett chipped in 12.

At Paintsville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

ER (13-16)….23  13  12  12 – 60

JC (14-12)….23  20  17  18 – 78

Scoring:

East Ridge (60) – Katie May 4(2) 0-1 14; Hannah Mullins 7 2-3 16; Sarah Tackett 6 0-0 12; Britney Tackett 4 1-2 9; Haylee Meade 0(2) 0-0 6; and Haley Parks 1 1-1 3. Totals: 22(4) 4-7 60.

Johnson Central (78) – Jana Jarvis 1(2) 4-4 12; Ashlee Belcher 5(1) 1-5 14; Kelci Blair 3(1) 4-6 13; Sammi Sites 2(2) 0-0 10; Alaina Castle 7 4-5 18; Morgan Hopson 0(1) 0-0 3; and Tierra Montgomery 4 0-0 8. Totals: 22(7) 13-20 78.

Pikeville……..52

Johnson Central…40

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville took control of the game early on against Johnson Central and went on for a 52-40 win in a game played at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium on Feb. 10.

Jaden Edmonds tossed in 13 points and Leslie Stewart added 12 as the Lady Panthers improved to 19-7. Grace Bartley and Kelsey Jo Tackett chipped in eight apiece.

Kelci Blair tallied 11 for the Lady Eagles (12-11) while Jana Jarvis tossed in 10.

At Pikeville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

JC (12-11)…..7   9  11  13 – 40

PK (19-7)….15  13  14  10 – 52

Scoring:

Johnson Central (40) – Jana Jarvis 0(2) 4-4 10; Kelci Blair 2(2) 1-2 11; Sammi Sites 0(1) 0-0 3; Alaina Castle 3 2-2 8; Morgan Hopson 0(2) 0-0 6; and Tierra Montgomery 1 0-0 2. Totals: 6(7) 7-8 40.

Pikeville (52) – Grace Bartley 1(2) 0-0 8; Leslie Stewart 6 0-0 12; Jaden Edmonds 6 1-3 13; Alivia Gearheart 1 1-2 3; Kelsey Jo Tackett 1(2) 0-0 8; Lexi Wilkerson 1 0-0 2; and Kirsten Cole-Williamson 3 0-2 6. Totals: 19(4) 2-7 52.