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Leslie Downs Breathitt in Hyden

Iris Napier - photo by Brendon D. Miller - Bluegrass Sports Nation

Five Lady Eagles hit double figures led by Iris Napier with 24

HYDEN – January 11, 2021 – BRENDON D. MILLER

Breathitt County hit the road on Monday Night to take on Leslie County afer both were All “A” Classic Semi-Finalist over the weekend. The Lady Bobcats were 2-1 entering the game and the Lady Eagles were 1-1. Leslie took and early lead and maintained that lead for the 23 point win.

Leslie put up 24 in the quarter with Baylee Davidson leading the way with seven points. Emily Bowling knocked down a 3-pointer and had six for the Eagles. Riley Bush and Naoma Noble each had four for the Breathitt. At the end of the Quarter, Leslie led 24-11.

Iris Napier had ten of her Lady Eagle high 24 in the quarter connecting on six of six from the line. Adreonna Shutz had nine in the quarter and and Jerican Neace hit a three and had five for the LadyCats. At the half, the Leslie led by 20, 47-27.

Napier and Schutz continued their scoring battle in the quarter with Napier scoring nine and Schutz eight. End of the third, Leslie had extended their lead to 68-42.

Schutz added six more to her LadyCat high 24 in the quarter and Riley Bush added five. Breathitt outscored Leslie 15-12 in the quartet, however, the Lady Eagles were able to close out the game with the final score being 80-57.

Score by Quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal

– Iris Napier 24, Courtney Hoskins 15, Baylee Davidson 13, Emily Bowling 11, Emma Napier 10, Macy Fee 5, Emily Napier 1, Baily Smith1.

BREATHITT COUNTY – Adreonna Schutz 24, Riley Bush 14, Naoma Noble 8, Jerrica Neace 7, Maddix Haddix 2, Brenley Gross 2.

Leslie County improves their record to 2-1 while Breathitt falls to 2-2.

Leslie is scheduled to play at Perry Central on Thursday. Breathitt is at home on Friday to take on Prestonsburg.

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