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Letcher Central Powers Past Hazard

Loren Boggs - photo by Ernie Sexton - East KY Photography

The Lady Cougars have now defeated June Buchanan, Cordia, Knott Central, Perry Central, and Hazard this season.

January 26, 2021 – BRADLEY CHARLES

On Monday night, the Letcher Central Lady Cougars hosted the Hazard Lady Bulldogs. In the first half, Letcher Central connected on four 3-pointers, while the Lady Bulldogs scored just nine points. The Lady Cougars led by as many as 29 points in the second half, and cruised to a 55-37 victory.

Letcher Central junior guard Kaylee Banks led all scorers with 20 points on 7-of-15 shooting from the floor. Senior guard Brooke Bates went 3-of-4 from 3-PT range. Bates recorded 12 points and eight rebounds for the Lady Cougars. Junior guard Loren Boggs accounted for six points, five assists, six rebounds, and three steals.

photo and graphic by Ernie Sexton – Easty KY Photography

Coach Keith Baker’s team tallied nine points off turnovers, 13 assists, 22 points in the paint, and went 22-of-42 from the field.

For Hazard, senior center Andrianna Harris recorded a 17-point, 12-rebound double-double. Senior guard Hayley Caudill also scored 17 points to go along with five rebounds and three steals. The Lady Bulldogs tallied six offensive rebounds, 11 second-chance points, and 20 points in the paint.

Stats provided by Manis Blair

Scoring by Quarters1st2nd3rd4thTotal
Letcher Central171415955

Hazard: Andrianna Harris 17, Hayley Caudill 17, Hannah Stidham 2, Libby Danner 1.

Letcher Central: Kaylee Banks 20, Brooke Bates 12, Tori Holcomb 9, Loren Boggs 6, Keira Couch 4, Jaylin Whitt 2, Kyleigh Wright 2.

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