Betsy Layne Bobcats


HS BASKETBALL: 15th region scoring and rebounding leaders

Here is a look at area high school basketball leaders in scoring and rebounding from games reported to the KHSAA website for 15th Region schools, plus Letcher Central and Jenkins from the 14th, included in our coverage area: Leading scorers: BOYS Cody Potter, Shelby Valley, 25 ppg. Colby Fugate, Paintsville, 22.2 ppg. Tyler Maynard, Lawrence […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Tigers remain No. 1; Valley 2 in poll

Chapmanville, despite having its 48-game winning streak against instate foes snapped by county rival Logan, held on to the No. 1 ranking in the latest Mountain Top Sports boys’ Super 7 basketball rankings released on Tuesday. The Tigers, now 10-2, remained ahead of second-ranked Shelby Valley (14-5). The Wildcats are followed by No. 3 Johnson […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley girls slip past Scott in MLK Jr. Classic

WINCHESTER – Shelby Valley landed three players in double-figure scoring as the Lady Cats edged Scott, 73-68, in the MLK Jr. Classic played at George Rogers Clark High School on Saturday. Alyssa Newsom finished with 24 points and Tori Hampton added 14 as Valley improved to 12-5. Kelsey Owens added 12. At Winchester Scoring: Shelby […]

15TH REGION ALL ‘A’ ROUNDUP: Paintsville, Phelps reach semifinals

PIKEVILLE – Paintsville and Phelps have punched their tickets to the boys’ 15th Region All “A” Classic tournament semifinals following wins on Wednesday night. The Tigers advanced with a 64-46 win over Betsy Layne while the Hornets rolled past Jenkins, 89-58. Colby Fugate was an unstoppable force for Paintsville, lead the way with a game-high […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Chapmanville climbs to No. 1 in poll

Two-time defending Class AA state champion Chapmanville is the new No. 1 team in the latest Mountain Top Sports boys’ Super 7 basketball poll released on Tuesday. The Tigers, now 9-1, have won nine straight games since losing the opener to out-of-state foe Christ’s Church Academy. Shelby Valley, now 12-4, is second, followed by Lawrence […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Golden Eagles escape Bobcats

PIKEVILLE – Johnson Central took the lead away from Betsy Layne late in the second half and held on for a 63-59 victory in a game played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Saturday. Cory VanHoose finished with a game-high 24 points as the Golden Eagles improved to 8-6. Grant Rice followed with 10 and […]

ALL ‘A’ CLASSIC: Valley, Phelps in title game tonight

PIKEVILLE – Shelby Valley and Phelps will clash at the Appalachian Wireless Arena tonight to decide the 15th Region girls’ All “A” Classic championship. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. The Lady Cats, now 10-5, knocked off Pikeville, 58-48, while the Lady Hornets (11-5) bounced Betsy Layne, 57-49. Alyssa Elswick led three Valley players in […]

15TH REGION ALL A ROUNDUP: Pikeville, Betsy Layne win openers at AWA

PIKEVILLE – Pikeville built a big halftime lead against Paintsville and went on to score a 54-22 win in the opening round of the 15th Region All “A” Classic tournament played at the Appalachian Wireless Arena on Thursday night. Kelsey Jo Tackett finished with 14 points and Alivia Gearheart followed with 11 as the Lady […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valley hammers BL; Tug edges St. Joe

ROBINSON CREEK – Shelby Valley jumped out to a big lead early and went on to slam dunk Betsy Layne, 83-57, in a game played at the Shelby Valley Sports Center on Tuesday. Cody Potter poured in 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to finish with a double-double as the Wildcats improved to 11-3. Elijah […]

MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Valley holds strong at No. 1

The Shelby Valley Wildcats maintained their number one ranking in the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 boys’ basketball poll released on Tuesday. The Wildcats, 10-3, are followed by Chapmanville (7-1) at number two. The two-time defending West Virginia Class AA champions have now won 48 straight games against in-state opponents. Johnson Central (6-5) is […]