SPORTS

Monday December 22, 2014

BOYS & GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Congratulations to the Letcher County Central Lady Cougars basketball team.  They won all 3 games in the Whitesburg ARH Christmas Classic and was named overall champion of the tournament held at LCC.  

They beat Breathitt County 73-39, Harlan County 55-43 on Friday and Jenkins 81-39 on Saturday.  The Lady Cougars are now 7-3 and winners of 4 in a row.

The LCC girls will now play in the FNB Holiday Bash the weekend after Christmas at South Warren High School in Bowling Green.  They will play play Glasgow on December 27 and Franklin Simpson on December 28.

Breathitt County went 2-1 in the tournament, Harlan County was 1-2 and Jenkins went 0-3.  

With those 3 losses, the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers falls to 3-6.

The Lady Cavaliers will play 3 games in the Sunshine Classic December 27, 28 and 29 in Daytona Beach Florida.  

The Letcher County Central Cougar boys won 2 games and lost 1 in the Hyden Bank Christmas Tournament at Leslie County this weekend.   The Cougar boys lost to Meade County 43-40 on Friday.  They beat Leslie County 57-46 on Saturday and Red Bird 71-30 also on Saturday.  

The Cougars are now 7-2 overall will now play 3 games December 27 through 30 in the KSA Disney ESPN Tournament in Orlando, Florida.

The Jenkins Cavalier boys are now 3-6 overall after losing Friday to Phelps 56-48 in Overtime.  Jenkins will now play Central HS of Wise County VA this Tuesday at Jenkins.  Game time is 6 for JV and 7:30 for varsity.

UK BASKETBALL

The #1 Kentucky Wildcats blasted UCLA in the Champions Classic in Chicago Saturday 83-44 in their most impressive win of the year. They led 41-7 at halftime.  The Cats are now 12-0 and will play the Louisville Cardinals this Saturday at the KFC Yum Center in the Battle of the Bluegrass.  Tipoff Saturday for the Cats and Cards will be 2:00pm.  Pre-game begins at 12:30 here on the Bulldog.  Also tonight at 6:00pm, it's Tom Leach and the Coach Cal Show here on the Bulldog.