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Bobcats Advance to SemiFinals in 14th Region All “A” Classic

Coach John Noble’s team made nine 3’s in their victory over June Buchanan.

January 7, 2021 – BRADLEY CHARLES

The Breathitt County Bobcats defeated the June Buchanan Crusaders on Wednesday night. With the victory, the Bobcats will advance to the semifinals of the 14th Region All “A” Classic where they will play the Cordia Lions on Saturday, Jan. 9.

In the First Quarter:
Breathitt County’s Austin Sperry and Jaylen Turner combined to score 18 points. Sperry, Turner, and Andrew Combs all made a 3-pointer for the Bobcats. For June Buchanan, junior guard Grant Varney led the Crusaders in scoring with eight points. At the end of the first quarter, Breathitt County led 23-11.


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In the Second Quarter:
Sperry and Combs combined to score 15 points. Luke Bellamy, Blake Ritchie, and Caden Turner also scored for Breathitt County. Senior forward Caleb Tackett made two field goals for the Crusaders, and Peyton Varney scored as well. Going into the third quarter, the Bobcats led 44-17.

In the Third Quarter:
The Bobcats’ Bryce Hoskins tallied eight of the team’s 14 points. Tackett and Grant Varney combined to score eight of June Buchanan’s nine points. After three quarters of play, Breathitt County led 58-26.

In the Fourth Quarter:
Combs and Isaac Bellamy combined to make three 3-pointers and score 12 points. For the Crusaders, Grant Varney led the team in scoring with four points. The final score was 71-34 in favor of the Bobcats.

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JUNE BUCHANAN – Grant Varney 16, Caleb Tackett 12, Peyton Varney 6.
BREATHITT COUNTY – Austin Sperry 22, Andrew Combs 16, Bryce Hoskins 10, Jaylen Turner 7, Isaac Bellamy 6, Luke Bellamy 5, Caden Turner 3, Blake Ritchie 1, Dillon Stacy 1.

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