Buckhorn wins opening game of shootout

Tony McGuire — Sports Editor

December 25, 2013

The Buckhorn Lady Wildcats spent the opening day of their holiday break playing in the Hyden Citizens Bank Shootout. The Lady Wildcats’ first opponent would be the Middlesboro Lady Yellow Jackets.

The game was close in the early moments, with Buckhorn managing to keep a tight grip on the momentum. The Lady Yellow Jackets made a game of it, but in the end it would be the Lady Wildcats that would prevail.

Buckhorn went on to win the game by the final count of 46-38. Kansas Rice led the way with a double-double. Rice posted 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Buckhorn (46) Madison Couch 5 (8 rebounds), Hanna Gabbard 7 (9 rebounds), Natalie Gabbard 4 (2 rebounds), LaVaughn Henson 11 (3 rebounds), Autumn Neace 7 (1 rebound), and Kansas Rice 12 (10 rebounds).