Whitesburg KY

Lady Cougars improve to 12-5 on season



Letcher County Central Lady Cougars (from right) Autumn Wampler, Hannah Stidham, and Cammie Collins battled with June Buchanan High’s Jorden Tackett for possession of the ball during LCC’s 62 to 22 win over the visiting Lady Crusaders last Friday. Twelve LCC players scored during the game, Brooke Bates’s 13 points leading the charge. On Saturday, the Lady Cougars defeated Sheldon Clark High School, 56 to 51, during Pike County Central’s Lady Hawk 1-day Showcase. LCC’s record on the season so far stands at 12 wins against five losses. The Lady Cougars are 7-1 in 14th Region play and 4-1 in 53rd District competition. Coach Keith Baker’s squad will face regional foe Hazard at home Thursday night. On Friday, the Lady Cougars will get the chance to avenge a 65 to 56 loss at Knott Central on January 18. That game will also be played at Ermine, with tipoff set for 7:30 p.m. (Photo by Chris Anderson)

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