SPORTS

Friday January 17, 2014

The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars picked up win #6 in a row last night on the road against the Pikeville Lady Panthers 53-48.  

The Lady Cougars are now 11-5 overall and will face June Buchanan tonight at home at 6:00pm as part of a boys/girls district double header.

The LCC girls will play at Harlan County Saturday at 4:30pm and in a special day game at home on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr Day, they will welcome Scott County with tipoff at 1:00pm.  

The Letcher County Central Boys have now won 6 of 7 games as they knocked off the Pikeville Panthers last night at home.

The 11-7 Cougars won 71-60 to avenge an earlier season 7 point loss to Pikeville.

The Cougars were led by Chippy Frazier with 28 and Josh Owens with 25.

Up next for the LCC boys is June Buchanan at home tonight in that boys/girls district double header.  

They will then play Cordia at home Tuesday at 7:30.

The Boys 14th Region All A championship game is now set for Saturday at 6:00pm as Cordia will face Leslie County at Perry County Central.  

The winner goes to the State All A Tournament.  

In the semi-finals last night Cordia edged Hazard 51-49 and Leslie County beat Lee County 91-79.

Tonight at Perry County Central it's the Girls 14th Region All A semi-finals.

Leslie County will take on Owsley County at 6:30pm followed by Jenkins playing Buckhorn around 8:00pm.  

Tonight's two winners will meet in the Girls All A championship game Saturday at 8:00pm also at Perry County Central.

Tomorrow, Saturday, at 12 noon the UK Wildcats will return home to play the  Tennessee Volunteers at Rupp Arena.  Tipoff is at 12 noon with pregame at 10:30 Saturday morning here on the Bulldog.