Saturday’s “Crestline Scores & Events”
This week’s basketball schedule for the HCHS Lady Bears starts on Tuesday with their first home game playing against Pineville. On Friday, Dec. 13 they host Middlesboro, then on Saturday, Dec. 14, they will be at South Laurel.
The HCHS Black Bears also have their first home game this week on Tuesday, Dec. 10th against Pineville, and on Thursday Dec. 12th at home against Middlesboro. The Black Bears Classic will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The Cumberland Redskins will be on the road this week with games at Leslie Co on Tues. the 10th, and at James A Cawood on Thurs. the 12th.
In last night’s basketball games, in boys action,
Clay Co. beat out South Laurel 79-57
Jackson County over Bell County 90-63
Barbourville over Middlesboro 89-72
Jackson City over Jenkins 71-42
In girls basketball action,
Breathitt County over Hazard 66-36
Jenkins over Cordia 79-24
Letcher Co Central beat Jackson City 44-28
Austin Woolum’s 35-yard field goal lifted Belfry to a 3-0 win over Wayne County and the KHSAA Class 3A championship Friday at Western Kentucky University’s Houchens Industries L.T. Smith Stadium.Austin Hatfield ran for 114 yards for the Pirates (13-1), who won their first title since 2004 after finishing as the runner-up the last three years. Wayne County (14-1) made its first appearance in the title game.
Jake Guhy threw two touchdown passes to Deion Jackson, and Stuart Mills rushed for two scores as Mayfield defeated Williamsburg 42-0 in the KHSAA Class 1A championship game Friday. Mayfield (14-1) scored 35 first-quarter points in the Cardinals’ second consecutive state championship and third state title in five years.
In College hoops, the UK Women’s Basketball team had a record win against Baylor, 133-130 in 4 Ots. The UK men lost to Baylor, 67-62. The next UK men’s game will be Tuesday, Dec. 10th at home against Boise State at 9:00pm. The ladies will go to Chicago to play Depaul Thursday, Dec. 12th at 7pm.
(Information for Scores & Events Saturday, December 7th, provided by KHSAA, ukathletics.com, Harlan Daily online and Harlan County Sports.com)