SPORTS

Local Sports Friday March 3, 2017

Region Tournament basketball continued Thursday night across the mountains.

In the 14th Region Boys Tournament at Breathitt County, Estill County beat Buckhorn 55-49 and Knott County Central over Wolfe County 71-52.

In Monday's boys semi-finals at Jackson, in game one Letcher County Central will take on Perry County Central at 6pm and Estill County will play Knott County Central around 8.  We'll bring you the LCC-Perry Central boys semi-final game Monday here on the Bulldog with pre-game starting at 5:30pm.

The championship game will be Tuesday at 7.

Last night in the boys 13th region tournament  at the Arena in Corbin South Laurel beat Clay County 63-51 and Harlan County got by Lynn Camp 57-52.  Saturday's 13th Region boys semi-finals will be Knox Central against Corbin and South Laurel playing Harlan County.  THe Championship game will be Monday

The boys 15th region tournament continued night at the Eastern KY Expo Center in Pikeville with South Floyd holding off Magoffin County 74-70 and Pikeville over Belfry 72-62.  Saturday's semi-finals will be Johnson Central taking on Lawrence County and South Floyd against Pikeville.  The championship game will be Monday for the boys 15th region.  

The girls 14th Region Tournament semifinals will be held this evening at Memorial Gym in Hazard.  At 6pm Letcher County Central will take on Leslie County with Knott County Central and Perry County Central playing around 8pm.  We'll bring you the LCC-Leslie County girls game tonight here on the Bulldog with tipoff at 6pm and the Appalachian Wireless pre-game show starting at 5:30.

The girls 14th Region championship game will be Saturday at 7 with all games being played at Hazard.

In the girls 13th Region Tournament semifinals will be tonight at the Arena in Corbin with Harlan County against North Laurel at 6pm followed by South Laurel taking on Harlan around 8pm.  The championship game will be Saturday.  

The girls 15th Region tournament at the Eastern KY Expo Center continues tonight.  The semi-finals will be Pike County Central against Johnson Central and Paintsville taking on South Floyd.  The championship game will be Saturday at 5.

The girls Sweet 16 state tournament will begin next Wednesday March 8th at the BB & T Arena in Newport on the campus of Northern KY University.  The boys sweet 16 will be at Rupp Arena starting on Wednesday March 15th.  

The #9 KY Wildcats will wrap up the regular season on the road at Texas A & M tomorrow.  Tipoff is at 12 noon with pre-game at 10:30am here on the Bulldog.  

The Men's SEC Tournament will be March 8th through 12th at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.  The Cats get a by to the quarterfinals where they'll play Friday March 10th at 1pm.