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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 […]

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 […]

KENTUCKY 2A CHAMPIONSHIP: Belfry punches ticket to finals in Owensboro

GOODY – Belfry ran out to a big lead early on and cruised to a 73-33 win over Pike County Central in the Kentucky 2A tournament championship game played on Friday night. The Pirates, now 7-7, will play this coming Friday against Warren East in the opening round at the Owensboro Sports Center.   Katie […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Pikeville, Valley split doubleheader

PIKEVILLE – Shelby Valley held on down the stretch to score a 63-59 victory over Pikeville in a district game played at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday. Valley’s Cody Potter fired in 27 points and Kaden Robinson added 23 as the Wildcats improved to 10-3. Keian Worrix added 12. Grayson Harris paced the Panthers, […]

HS BASKETBALL: Girls holiday tournament recaps

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – Floyd Central slipped past Madison Southern, 50-48, in the finale of the Winterfest Shootout played on Dec. 30. Katie Jo Moore led the way with 24 points. Kennedy Harvel chipped in eight. At Sevierville, Tenn. Scoring: Floyd Central (50) – Katie Jo Moore 7(1) 7-10 24; Kennedy Harvel 4 0-0 8; Natalie […]

HS BASKETBALL: Mountain Schoolboy Classic roundup

GOODY – Johnson Central held off a furious comeback by Sayre in the final quarter to escape with a 74-72 win in the Mountain Schoolboy Classic played at Belfry High School on Dec. 29. Cory VanHoose fired in 19 points and John King added 18 as the Golden Eagles improved to 6-3. Isaiah May followed […]

HS BASKETBALL: Pikeville wins 67th annual PIT

PIKEVILLE – The Pikeville Panthers returned home from Gatlinburg, Tenn., to host the 67th annual Pikeville Invitational Tournament this past weekend at T.W. Oliver Memorial Gymnasium. Pikeville took the title with a dominating performance against Louisville Southern, rolling 77-57 in the matchup played Dec. 28. Rylee Samons poured in 27 points and Laithan Hall added […]


Johnson Central quarterback Ryley Preece wanted nothing more than to go out as a state champion. He finished off his career holding the hardware high over his head following a stunning 21-20 victory over Boyle County in the Class 4A finals at Kroger Field earlier this month. Preece guided the Golden Eagles to four state […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Dawgs top Pirates; Valley girls beat PCC

GOODY – Lawrence County built a 12-point, first-quarter lead against Belfry and made it stand up as the Bulldogs earned a 94-81 victory in a game played on Tuesday night. Tyler Maynard fired in a game-high 25 points and Chase Sartin added 20 as the Bulldogs moved to 4-3. Alex Ratliff followed with 15 while […]

HS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Martin County girls top Belfry

INEZ – Martin County used a big second quarter to pull away and beat Belfry, 57-39, in a game played on Monday night. Maddie Thompson poured in a game-high 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to earn a double-double as the Lady Cardinals moved to 5-0. Kristen Isaac followed with 14 points and Lakyn Porter […]