In girls high school basketball last night at the WYMT Classic in the semifinal games, South Laurel beat Leslie County 85-76 and Clay County got by Pike County Central 80-72. South Laurel will now face Clay County for the girls championship Saturay at 6pm. Leslie County will take on Pike Central for 3rd place on Saturday. Also last night the Hazard girls beat Perry County Central 64-30 for 5th place in the WYMT.
Other girls scores last night across the mountains:
Belfry beat Betsy Layne 64-35
June Buchanan 62 Cordia 36
Paintsville edged Pikeville 79-76
Phelps beat Man WV 54-36
and Powell County over Buckhorn 67-38
The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars will next play this Monday at home against June Buchanan in a district game.
The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will next play at Eastside HS in Wise County this Tuesday.
The Letcher County Central Cougar boys improved to 3-0 on the season with a 73-57 win over Oneida Baptist at LCC last night. The LCC boys will play tomorrow-Saturday at Breathitt County in the Peggy Moore Memorial Classic.
Also last night Magoffin County beat the Jenkins Cavalier boys 95-57. The Jenkins boys game at Pike Central game for tonight has been cancelled. The Cavaliers will play at Barbourville tomorrow on Saturday.
Other boys scores last night include:
Breathitt County over Jackson City 91-44
Cordia beat the Piarist School 67-63
It was Pike County Central over East Ridge 70-50
and Sheldon Clark beat Betsy Lane 48-44
Tonight at the WYMT Mountain Classic being played at Perry County Central it’s the boys semifinal games. Knox Central will face Perry County Central and Knott County Central will take on Clay County. The boys championship game is tomorrow night at 8pm.