SPORTS

Local Sports Tuesday January 24, 2017

The Letcher County Lady Cougars lost to Perry County Central 59-51 at home last night.  The Lady Cougars led by 13 with 6 minutes to go in the game when Sr. Shelby Hall fouled out.  After that it was all Perry Central as they went on a 29 to 6 run to end the game.   The Lady Cougars Sophomore Emma Maggard led LCC with 16 points, 16 rebounds and 8 blocked shots.  Shelby Hall added 16 and Paige Caudill had 9 points and 9 rebounds.   Up next the Lady Cougars will play at Breathitt County on Thursday and face Jenkins in a district game at home Saturday afternoon.

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers will next play Hazard at home on Thursday and at Letcher County Central on Saturday. 

Other girls scores from the mountains last night:

Betsy Layne over Lawrence County 69-61
Buckhorn beat June Buchanan 47 to 38
East Ridge over Phelps 66-42
Pike County Central 84 Allen Central 27
Powell County beat Breathitt County 66-54
Shelby Valley got by Pikeville 60-40
and it was South Floyd beating Jackson City 71-45

Tonight in girls action:

Red Bird at Cordia
The Piarist School at June Buchanan
Wolfe County at Lee County
Clay County at North Laurel
and Belfry at Sheldon Clark

The Letcher County Central Cougars will take on Knott County Central at home in a huge district game tonight.  Knott County Central beat LCC at Hindman on Jan 10th 71-59.  LCC is 2-2 in the district and Knott Central is at 5-1.  The LCC JV will tip off at  6 this evening with varsity at 7:30.  We'll bring you the KCC-LCC boys game tonight here on the Bulldog.  The AW Pre-game begins at 7.

LCC will also play Jenkins at home Friday and at Powell County Saturday afternoon.

Last night's Jenkins-June Buchanan boys game was postponed and rescheduled for Monday.

The Cavaliers will play South Floyd at home tonight and at Letcher County Central on Saturday.

Other boys games from across the mountains last night include:

East Ridge 66 Grundy VA 21
Harlan County over Barbourville 72-54
Jackson County beat Owsley County 70-33
Johnson Central beat Lawrence County 97-64
Leslie County over Red Bird 72-50
Phelps got by Allen Central 53-49
and South Floyd beat Jackson City 79-58

Tonight's boys games include:

Knott County Central at Letcher County Central
South Floyd at Jenkins
Jackson City at Allen Central
Leslie County at Bell County
Buckhorn at Breathitt County
The Piarist School at June Buchanan
Belfry at Lawrence County
Owsley County at Lee County
Perry County Central is at Lexington Catholic
Clay County at North Laurel
Betsy Layne at Phelps
Pikeville at Shelby Valley
Hazard at Sheldon Clark
and Estill County at Wolfe County

The #5 ranked UK Wildcats will visit Tennessee tonight in Knoxville.  Game time is at 9pm.  We'll join the UK Tennessee game right before tipoff this evening here on the Bulldog immediately following our coverage of the LCC- Knott Central boys game.

This week the Coach Cal Show, Big Blue Weekly and the Coach Matthew Mitchell Show will all be on the air Wednesday tomorrow starting at 6pm here on the Bulldog.