Early last week, the Buckhorn Wildcats took on district foe Leslie County. The Wildcats fell behind early, but overcame the deficit to down the Eagles 55-51.
The Wildcats fell behind 10-5 in the first quarter, and went into the locker room trailing 33-26. A strong third period tightened the score (43-42), and a slight edge in the fourth quarter gave Buckhorn the 55-51 win.
Buckhorn (55) Ryan Boggs 9, Josh Crank 5, Peyton Cooper 7, Joey Grove 2, James Blair 11, Connor Hoskins 15, Dylan Cole 2 and Caleb Estep 4.
Leslie Co. (51) Bray 18, Eldridge 2, Spurlock 9, Asher 18, Whitaker 2 and Buck 2.
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