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Mingo Central tops Tug Valley

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By Kyle Lovern

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Kyle Lovern


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RED JACKET – The Mingo Central girls’ team remained undefeated with a 48-37 win over county rival Tug Valley on Monday night at the MCHS gym.


Tug Valley actually led 8-7 after a slow first quarter, but the Lady Miners came out strong in the second quarter to outscore the Lady Panthers 16-9 and take a 25-15 lead heading into the dressing room at the halftime.


The two teams played even at 12-12 in the third period, but Mingo Central outscored Tug Valley 13-8 in the final quarter to pull away.


Junior Ashley Curry led the Lady Miners with 16 points and 13 rebounds, while senior point guard Kaitlyn Day scored 14 points and dished out seven assists.


Junior Adreana Vance led Tug Valley with 16 points. Freshman Paeton Marcum scored eight points for the Panthers.


“We got good play from our guards,” Mingo Central head coach Clay Campbell said. “We are cutting down on our turnovers. Ashley (Curry) did a good job facing the basket.”


“We’re working hard and trying to improve,” Campbell added.


The Lady Miners have their work cut out for them as the play host to Cardinal Conference opponent Chapmanville tonight at home and they host highly ranked Scott on Thursday. Then Mingo Central will be playing in the Belfry High School basketball round robin on Saturday evening. The Belfry game was originally scheduled for Friday, but has been switched to Saturday.


Tug Valley is now 1-3 will travel to Lawrence County on Thursday.


Score by quarters:


Tug Valley (1-3) … 8 9 12 8 – 37


Mingo Cent. (3-0) .. 7 16 12 13 – 48


Scoring:


Tug Valley (37) – Katie Robinson 3, Paeton Marcum 8, Savanna Wilson 4, Emily Baisden 2, Adreana Vance 16 and Madison May 5.


Mingo Central (48) – Kaitlyn Day 14, Ashley Curry 16, Keiaria Hammond 4, Hannah Church 6, Jada Taylor 2, Paige Muncy 4, Caitlyn Cantrell 1 and Tyshira Joplin 1.


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Pikeville 49, Belfry 31


GOODY, Ky. – The Lady Panthers or Pikeville ran past the Lady Pirates 49-31 on Monday night at the Belfry High School gym.


Emily Baker led Belfry with 10 points.


Rachel Potter fired in 15 for Pikeville, while Savanna Nunemaker had 16 points to lead the Lady Panthers.


Score by Quarters:


Pikeville (4-0)…..15 11 12 11 – 49


Belfry (1-4)….10 8 6 7 – 31


Scoring:


Pikeville (40) – Rachel Potter 15, Savanna Nunemaker 16, Emma Looney 4, Alexa Gearheart 6, Rachel Blackburn 4, Savannah Webb 3 and Hannah Keene 1.


Belfry (31) – Emily Baker 10, Jaden Cisco 2, Paige Goff 5, Candice Gilman 5, Taylor Maynard 2, Ariel Mounts 5 and Robbie Brewer 2.


No details or stats from the game were reported.


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Betsy Layne 47, Sheldon Clark 41


BETSY LAYNE – at D.W. Howard Fieldhouse on Dec. 16.


Score by quarters:


SC (2-4)…..12 6 16 7 – 41


BL (3-2)……3 15 15 14 – 47


Scoring:


Sheldon Clark (41) – Kelsey Dean 14, Kelsie Garcia 4, A Scott 6, Emily Waller 10 and Hope Lafferty 7.


Betsy Layne (47) – Katie Thacker 15, Chloe Johnson 8, Brandy Morrow 11, Emily 8 and Eddi Akers 5.


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BOYS


Allen Central 83, Phelps 80


ALLEN, Ky. -


No details or stats from the game were reported.


(Editor’s Note: Coaches and statisticians are reminded to report scores, stats and game notes from high school and middle school basketball games. E-mail them to Sports Editor Kyle Lovern at klovern@civitasmedia.com or call 304-235-4242, ext. 33.)

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