Pikeville, Ky. — It will be a rematch of last year’s 15th Region Championship game after Lawrence Co. took care of Pike Co. Central 81-68 in the semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville.
Kaison Ward puts in two of her 22 points versus Pike Co. Central.
Kensley Feltner led the Bulldogs with 29 points, Kaison Ward connected on 4 three pointers and finished with 22 points, Sophie Adkins tallied 16 points, Leandra Curnutte added 9 points, Abby Nelson netted 3 points and Madison Artrip chipped in with 2 points.
Kensley Feltner knocks down a jumper on Saturday afternoon.
Lawrence Co. made 7 three pointers and went 20 of 25 from the free throw line.
Leandra Curnutte gets into the paint against Pike Co. Central.
Pike Co. Central ( 16-15 ) was led by Hannah May with 23 points, Abby Hess 15 points, Emalie Tackett 14 points and Abby May 6 points.
The Hawks hit 3 three pointers and went 17 of 25 from the free throw line.
PCHS 12 20 17 19 = 68
LCHS 26 21 10 24 = 81
Sophie Adkins looks to make the pass in the Region semis Saturday.
The Bulldogs ( 29-5 ) have won 12 games in a row with the last loss coming on January 31st at Home to Pikeville 68-53.
The Bulldogs will play Pikeville ( 28-5 ) for the 15th Region title on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 after the Panthers beat Martin Co. 69-19 in the first semifinal Saturday afternoon.
Pikeville defeated Lawrence Co. 46-43 in Overtime last season in the Region title game.
Lawrence Co. Head Coach Melinda Feltner
“… Survive and advance. That’s what we’ve done the last two games. We know the challenge ahead of us tomorrow. We’ve gotta have a better effort. Gotta continue to work and get ourselves ready to go to battle with Pikeville tomorrow afternoon.”
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