Bell County’s girls are playing as well as any team in southern and eastern Kentucky right now. The Lady Cats completed a 6-0 month of January with a 56-42 win at Clay County on Thursday.
The 42 points matches a season low for the Lady Tigers.
Junior guard Jess Sanders had the hot hand for Bell County. She hit six of her ten 3-point attempts and finished with 19 points. Maci Morris added 15 points and 14 rebounds in the game, which the Lady Cats controlled throughout.
Morgan Garnett added six points while Katrina Johnson and Allison Howard chipped in with five each. Garnett and Johnson also hit 3s in the game and Johnson tacked on nine rebounds.
Rounding out the Lady Cat scoring were Kaitlyn Taylor with three points, Kelli Smith with two and Sarah Collins with one.
Bell County (14-3) plays at Corbin on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and will host Harlan on Monday at 6 p.m.
Clay County (9-10) is set to host Lincoln on Saturday and visit Rockcastle County on Monday.