Photos by Jay Compton|Daily News
Middlesboro rising junior guard Josh Buttery gets up a shot over Knox Central’s Jeffrey Adams during action in Monday’s scrimmage at Pineville High School. Buttery scored eight points as Jackets dropped a 78-43 decision to the Panthers’ more experienced Blue squad and he added four in a 56-43 loss to Knox Central Gold.
Rising senior guard Brandon Hale gets off a floater in the lane between a pair of Knox Central defenders during Monday’s scrimmage. Hale scored 16 points and then 19 points to lead the Jackets in pair of scrimmages against two different teams from Knox Central. Rounding out the scoring in a 56-43 loss to the Panthers’ Gold team were Major Edwards and Josh Arnold with seven points each, Josh Buttery with four, Cody Smith and Chase Elliott with two each and Tyler McCullough and Josh Lawson with one point each. MHS has games against Pineville and Lynn Camp as the team camp continues today.