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Abby Harris shoots a floater during Middlesboro’s game against Pineville on Jan. 2. The sophomore guard finished with a game-high 17 points during Bell County’s 62-38 victory over McCreary Central on Tuesday.

Lady Cats cruise to 62-38 win over McCreary Central

Bell County put together an all-around performance on Tuesday when the team traveled to McCreary Central. A week removed from battling to the wire against rival Middlesboro, the Lady Cats cruised to a 62-38 victory over the Raiders.

With the win, Bell County has won four of their last five games with the only loss coming in a road game at Pineville. The loss gives McCreary Central its second consecutive defeat since the calendar changed to 2018.

The Lady Cats were paced by the trio of Abby Harris, Brittany Davis and Brittney Cupp. Harris shot an impressive 70 percent from the field on her way to a game-high 17 points. Davis finished the night with 15 points while going 8-for-9 from the charity stripe.

Cupp controlled the paint against McCreary Central grabbing a game-high 23 rebounds to go along with her 15 points. Karlee Cox chipped in 10 points as well.

The Raiders were led by Lauryn Phillips and Allyson Anderson. Phillips tallied 12 points with four coming from the free-throw line. Anderson finished the game with 11. Ashley Commer and Haylee Ridner tied for a team-high six rebounds on the night.

Up Next

Bell County (10-7) returns to action at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday when the team makes a two-hour trip north to Tates Creek (2-13).

McCreary Central (7-12) returned to action on Thursday when they battled Pulaski County (4-12) on the road.


Bell County (62): Karlee Cox 10, Brittney Cupp 15, Brittany Davis 15, Abby Harris 17, Lindsay Bryant 2, Brea Browning 2, Abigail Cornett 1.

McCreary Central (38): Lauryn Phillips 12, Allyson Anderson 11, Elizabeth Anderson 6, Macey Welchel 9.

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