CORBIN — Bell County shot the lights out early to jump into the lead, then used a dominant third quarter to break away for a 63-47 win over Lynn Camp in the first round of the girls’ 13th Region Tournament on Tuesday.Maci Morris led the Lady Cats with 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting to go along with ten rebounds. Fellow junior Jess Sanders went 6-for-8 from the field and hit all four of her 3-point attempts to finish with 16 points and four assists. Senior guard Morgan Garnett added eleven points to go along with four steals.
CORBIN — Thursday just wasn’t the Jackets’ night. Defending champion Clay County dominated Middlesboro in every way as they cruised to an 83-32 win in the first round of the 13th Region Tournament at The Arena in Corbin.The Tigers shot 57 percent (35 of 62), forced 16 turnovers and outrebounded the Jackets 38-14. Middlesboro made just 13 of their 40 field goal attempts in the game.
HARROGATE, Tenn. — The 13th-ranked Railsplitters advanced to the semifinals of the South Atlantic Conference tournament by doing something that has eluded them in each of the last two seasons: beating Wingate for the third time. Top-seeded Lincoln Memorial held on for a gritty 78-72 victory over the eighth-seeded Bulldogs in quarterfinal action on Wednesday at Tex Turner Arena.
HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters were met with heartbreak at Tex Turner Arena on Wednesday night. Lincoln Memorial overcame an 18-point second-half deficit before succumbing to the Anderson Trojans in overtime, 71-64, in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference tournament.The Lady Railsplitters (16-11) entered the contest riding a four-game winning streak and on the fringe of earning a berth to the NCAA Southeast Regional. The Lady Railsplitters were tagged...
CORBIN — James Burchell’s Clay County Lady Tigers showed they’re still a force to be reckoned with in the 13th Region. A stifling defensive effort led Clay to a surprising 52-45 win over Whitley County in the first round of the regional tournament Wednesday night.“You just never know when it comes to a tournament. We felt like our kids were prepared and they were fired up and ready to go,” Burchell said. “Our kids thought they could win and that&...
CORBIN — After watching his team give up 78 points in a loss last month at Barbourville, Harlan coach Derrick Akal knew he had to try something new in the rematch Wednesday in the opening round of the 13th Region Tournament.The Lady Dragons’ 2-3 zone frustrated Barbourville for much of the night, at least for the first 31 minutes, as Harlan advanced with a 53-51 win.“The first time we played them we played them strictly man, plus we were a little short-...
ROCK HILL, S.C. — The 13th-ranked Railsplitters were rewarded handsomely for capturing the program’s third South Atlantic Conference regular-season title in four seasons. Lincoln Memorial University’s Vincent Bailey was named SAC Player of the Year, headlining a collection of four student-athletes to earn the nod for the All-SAC Team, while head coach Josh Schertz was named SAC Coach of the Year, the league office announced on Wednesday.
ROCK HILL, S.C. — After the most successful season for the Lady Railsplitters since the 2003-04 campaign, two key members of the squad were presented with some postseason hardware. Lincoln Memorial University junior guard Aisjah Roan was named to the All-South Atlantic Conference first team, while senior MaRanda Boddie collected honorable mention accolades, the league office announced on Wednesday with the unveiling of the 2013-14 women’s basketball awards.
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