Buckhorn wins cat fight with Breathitt 75-52

Tony McGuire — Sports Editor

December 23, 2013

The Buckhorn Wildcats began their week by hosting the Breathitt County Bobcats. The Wildcats won the cat fight with a steady offensive performance that left the Bobcats on the short end of a 75-52 score.

Buckhorn nearly put a double-digit deficit on Breathitt County in the first period (18-10). The Wildcats were able to up their advantage in the second period, and went into the locker room sitting on a 34-23 lead.

The Wildcats were able to break their opponents’ spirit in the third period as they continued to build a lead. Buckhorn went into the final frame with a solid 54-37 lead.

Breathitt County could not break the momentum in the final period, allowing Buckhorn to take the 75-52 win. The Wildcats were led in scoring by Connor Hoskins who tossed in 25 points on the night.

Buckhorn (75) Hoskins 25, Crank 10, Cole 13, Boggs 9, Cooper 9, Estep 4, Stidham 3, Grove 2.

Breathitt Co. (52) Noble 5, Chaney 8, Baker 2, Campbell 16, Whitmore 13, Lane 3, Burton 2 and Gilbert 3.