The 21-9 Knott County Central Lady Patriots won their third straight 53rd District championship when they beat 13-17 Letcher County Central 68-62 on Wednesday night. Both teams will advance to next week’s 14th Region Tournament next week at Estill County High School in Irvine.
The 18-7 Cordia Lions overcome 3 regular season losses to Knott County Central to upset the 25-6 Patriots in the boys 53rd District championship game Thursday night at Letcher County Central. It’s the first ever 53rd district championship for the Lions. Both teams will advance to next week’s 14th Region Tournament at Perry County Central High School.