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Letcher Central Evens Record with Win at Perry

Loren Boggs - photo by Brendon D. Miller - Bluegrass Sports Nation

HAZARD – January 24, 2021 – BRENDON D. MILLER

The Lady Cougars and Lady Commodores tangled on Saturday afternoon at John C. Combs Arena. Both teams were looking for a win with each coming off a loss and each with sub-500 records with Letcher at 3-4 and Perry at 2-4.

The Lady Cougars had four players score in the period with Brooke Bates leading with seven, Tori Holcomb hit two 3-pointers for six, Kaylee Bates four and Loren Boggs two. Chelsey Napier had seven to lead the Commodores, with Emmalee Neace adding six, Katie Dunnigan two and Rani McIntyre one. End of the 1st, Letcher 19 – Perry 16.

Brooke Bates – photo by Brendon D. Miller – BSN

Letcher won the 2nd 16-12 as Holcomb had seven, Boggs four, Bates and Banks with two each, and Jaylin Whitt one. Perry had scoring from Neace with six, Dunnigan four, and McIntyre and Napier two each.

The 3rd was low-scoring with Letcher tallying 10 and Perry 9. Letcher scorers were Boggs and Bailey Kincer with four each and Holcomb two. Perry had one basket in the period from Napier. The rest of the Lady Commodore points came from the line with Neace going four of four, McIntyre two of two and Dunning hitting one of two. End of the 3rd, Letcher 45 – Perry 37.

Emmalee Neace – photo by Brendon D. Milller – BSN

Both teams opened it up offensively in the final period with Perry putting up 25. Neace had ten to set her game-high 25, and Dunnigan also had ten with both hitting a 3-pointer. Kyra McAlarnis and Lexie Mullins each had a basket for their only points of the game. The Lady Cougars also had their highest scoring quarter of the game with 21. Banks had a 3-pointer and a basket and Boggs has a basket with the rest of the 14 point coming from the line. Letcher was 14 of 20 in the quarter.


LETCHER CENTRAL – Loren Boggs 16, Tori Holcomb 16, Kaylee Banks 13, Brooke Bates 12, Jaylin Whitt 5, Bailey Kincer 4.

PERRY CENTRAL – Emmalee Neace 25, Katie Dunnigan 17, Chelsey Napier 10, Ranie McIntyre 6, Lexie Mullins 2, Kyra McAlarnis 2.

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