SPORTS

Thursday January 16, 2014

The Girls 14th Region All A Tournament quarterfinals were held last night across the area.  

The 12-4 Jenkins Lady Cavaliers advanced to the All A semi-finals beating Cordia 86-32.   Whitney Creech, the state's leading scorer, had 34 points, 18 for Mercedes Boggs and 17 for Sydney Yonts.

Also Owsley County beat Jackson City 68-58, Buckhorn knocked off Lee County 58-39 and Leslie County beat Wolfe County.

Friday night's Girls 14th Region All A semi-finals held at Perry County Central will be Leslie County taking on Owsley County at 6:30pm followed by Jenkins playing Buckhorn around 8:00pm.

The championship game will be Saturday at 8:00pm also at Perry County Central.

The 10-5  Letcher County Central Lady Cougars and winners of 5 in a row will play on the road at Pikeville tonight.  JV tips at 6 with varsity at 7:30pm.

The Letcher County Central Cougar boys are back in action tonight at home.  They will take on the Pikeville Panthers.  JV begins at 6 with varsity tipoff at 7:30.

The LCC Boys and Girls will have a district doubleheader against June Buchanan Friday night at LCC.  The girls play at 6:00pm with the boys at 7:30pm.

The Jenkins Cavalier Boys will next play this Tuesday night at South Floyd.

The Boys 14th Region All A Semi-finals will be played tonight at Perry County Central.  Hazard will play Cordia at 6:30pm and Leslie County takes on Lee County around 8:00pm.  The winners will meet for the championship Saturday at 6:00pm also at Perry County Central.

The UK Wildcats are now 12-4 overall and 2-1 in the SEC.  The Cats will return home to play Tennessee at Rupp Arena this Saturday.  Tipoff is at 12 noon with pregame at 10:30 Saturday morning here on the Bulldog.