In boys high school basketball across the mountains last night:
Perry County Central bat Letcher County Central 86-58 at LCC. Noah Back led the Commodores with 24 points. Tyler Boggs has a double double of 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Prestonsburg over Jenkins 70-40
Buckhorn beat the Piarist School 70-21
Cordia over Harlan County 53-44
Estill County got by Owsley County 48-34
Clay County 74 Bell County 64
Johnson Central beat Bath County 66-48
Morgan County over Powell County 79-48
Mountain Mission in Grundy VA over East Ridge 58-53
Redbird got by Riverside 50-47
and Shelby Valley beat Sheldon Clark 61-53
The Letcher County Central Cougar boys wrapped up their regular season with the loss to Perry Central last night. The Cougars finish at 7-20 in the first year under coach Winston Lee. They will begin play in the district tournament at LCC next week.
The Jenkins Cavalier boys have 2 more games left on the regular schedule. The Cavaliers will play at Barbourville tonight and at Belfry on Saturday.
In girls high school basketball last night across the mountains:
Pikeville beat Letcher County Central 64-50
Perry County Central beat Jenkins 72-53
Betsy Layne over Magoffin County 72-62
Knott County Central beat Breathitt County 56-18
North Laurel over Hazard 71-68
Owsley County beat Clay County 52-40
Pike County Central over Tug Valley WVA 62-24
Redbird beat Riverside 66-43
and Shelby Valley over Belfry 57-26
The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars have one more game left in the regular season. They will play Jenkins at home on Saturday night and it will be senior night for the Lady Cougars.
The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will play at home against Phelps tonight and at Letcher County Central Saturday.
The boys and girls 53rd District Tournament begins Monday at Letcher County Central. For the boys and girls district brackets you can visit our website, 1039thebulldog.com
The girls semi-finals will be Monday with the championship game Wednesday, the boys semi-finals will be Tuesday with the championship game Thursday. Get the full brackets at our website.
The 17-9 overall and 6-7 in the SEC Kentucky Wildcats will try to end a 4 game losing streak as they return to action tomorrow when they will host Alabama at Rupp Arena. Tipoff is at 2pm with pre-game at 12:30 here on the Bulldog.