Belfry Pirates


MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Pikeville, LCC finish 1-2 in final girls’ Super 7 poll

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville captured its second straight 15th Region basketball championship. Letcher Central made its way through the 14th Region field to a title. Both advanced to the KHSAA Sweet 16 state tournament. The two eastern Kentucky programs finished 1-2 in the final Mountain Top Sports girls’ Super 7 basketball poll released on Thursday. The […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley’s Potter Player of the Year; MC’s James COY

PIKEVILLE – Shelby Valley senior standout Cody Potter has worked his way to the top of the mountain among 15th Region athletes. He finished out his senior season averaging 24.6 points per game and 10 rebounds, while helping the Wildcats reach the regional tournament semifinals. Potter’s body of work has earned him Mountain Top Sports’ […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Belfry’s Ball named Player of the Year; Orem coach

PIKEVILLE – Belfry High School’s Katie Ball was dominate all season long. She averaged 22.7 points per game (ppg.) and 14.5 rebounds (rpg.) in helping the Lady Pirates advance to the 15th Region tournament. Her dominance on the court has earned her Mountain Top Sports’ Player of the Year honors. She leads an outstanding group […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Martin County’s Dingess named most valuable player

PIKEVILLE – Martin County High School’s Brady Dingess was named the 15th Region Tournament’s most valuable player after leading the Cardinals to the school’s first-ever Sweet 16 appearance and first since Sheldon Clark won in 1983. The Cardinals held off Lawrence County, 65-61, at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Monday night. All-Tournament Team: Sal Dean […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Pikeville’s Rowe named MVP following 39-38 win

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville High School’s Trinity Rowe became the first eighth grader in history to be named the 15th Region Tournament’s most valuable player following the Panthers 39-38 victory over Shelby Valley at Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday. Here is a look at the girls’ All-Tournament Team: MVP – Trinity Rowe – Pikeville Madison Thompson […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Pikeville manhandles Belfry to advance to semifinals

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville used its height advantage and quickness to dominate Belfry, winning 90-63 in the quarterfinal round matchup in the boys’ 15th Region Tournament played at Appalachian Wireless Arena on Wednesday night. Rylee Samons poured in 27 points and Nick Robinson added 15 as the Panthers moved to 17-11 while advancing to the semifinals […]

15TH REGION TOURNAMENT: Belfry holds off Johnson Central to advance

PIKEVILLE – Belfry’s Katie Ball hit a short jumper falling away from the basket with 22 seconds remaining to provide the Lady Pirates with the margin needed to escape Johnson Central, 53-52, in the girls’ 15th Region Tournament thriller played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Tuesday night. Ball finished with a game-high 26 points, […]

60TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Phelps claims second straight crown

GOODY – Phelps standout Trey Francis scored 21 of his game-high 27 points in the final quarter, including 16 of 19 from the free throw line, to lift the Hornets to a 66-57 victory over Belfry in the boys’ 60th District Tournament championship game played on Thursday night. The Hornets improved to 21-10 overall and […]

60TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Lady Pirates bounce PCC in finals

GOODY – Belfry standout Katie Ball was held below her season average. In fact, she only had two points at halftime in last night’s 60th District Tournament championship game. She had help this night as Cushi Fletcher poured in 20 points and Kyera Thornsbury followed with 14 as Belfry defeated Pike County Central, 58-35. Ball […]

60TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Pirates, Lady Hawks reach finals

GOODY – Belfry took control early in the game against Pike County Central and rolled to a 70-36 victory in the opening round of the boys’ 60th District Tournament played on Tuesday night. The Pirates, now 10-17, advanced to the title game and secured a spot in next week’s 15th Region tournament with the win. […]