Lady Dores rally to down Lady Dawgs


By Tony McGuire - cpsports@gmail.com



Photos by Tony McGuire | Hazard Herald Hazard’s Destiny Walker stares down the defense as she prepares to make her move during a game with Perry Central.


Hazard’s Colbi Johnson makes a move around the Perry Central defense.


Hazard’s Hayley Caudill gets loose in the paint for an easy bucket.


Perry Central’s Kaitlyn Cornett makes a strong move in the paint against Hazard.


Perry Central’s Kelly Ashworth makes a move along the baseline.


Perry Central’s Makayla Burris eyes a free throw during the Lady Commodores’ 75-61 win over Hazard.


On Saturday, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores hosted the Lady Bulldogs of Hazard. The game was tight for much of the game, but a late 26-12 rally boosted the Lady Commodores past the Lady Bulldogs 75-61.

Hazard opened the game with the first two shots, taking the 5-0 lead. Perry Central picked up the pressure, and eventually moved out into the lead. At the end of the first period, the Lady Commodores were on top 22-14.

The Lady Commodores soon pushed the margin into the double-digit range, but could not stop the Lady Bulldogs from making small runs at the lead. A late flurry by Perry Central put them up 41-30 at the break.

Hazard came out strong in the third period and eventually tied the game at 49. The final basket of the period belonged to Perry Central, sending them into the fourth quarter with the 51-49 lead.

The final period belonged to the Lady Commodores as they capped off a 26-12 run. The rally lifted Perry Central to the 75-61 win.

Perry Central (75) Rachel Curry 9, Kaitlyn Cornett 9, Kaylee Fleming 4, Morgan Eddington 3, Sidney Hall 19, Desiree Sturgill 21, Madisson Minks 6 and Makayla Burris 4.

Hazard (61) Hayley Caudill 13, Colbi Johnson 19, Alyssa Muha 2, Olivia Holland 4, Lexi Griffie 7, Morgan Robinson 10 and Destiny Walker 6.

Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.

Photos by Tony McGuire | Hazard Herald Hazard’s Destiny Walker stares down the defense as she prepares to make her move during a game with Perry Central.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_9863.jpgPhotos by Tony McGuire | Hazard Herald Hazard’s Destiny Walker stares down the defense as she prepares to make her move during a game with Perry Central.

Hazard’s Colbi Johnson makes a move around the Perry Central defense.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_9867.jpgHazard’s Colbi Johnson makes a move around the Perry Central defense.

Hazard’s Hayley Caudill gets loose in the paint for an easy bucket.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_9877.jpgHazard’s Hayley Caudill gets loose in the paint for an easy bucket.

Perry Central’s Kaitlyn Cornett makes a strong move in the paint against Hazard.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_9906.jpgPerry Central’s Kaitlyn Cornett makes a strong move in the paint against Hazard.

Perry Central’s Kelly Ashworth makes a move along the baseline.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_9925.jpgPerry Central’s Kelly Ashworth makes a move along the baseline.

Perry Central’s Makayla Burris eyes a free throw during the Lady Commodores’ 75-61 win over Hazard.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_IMG_9936.jpgPerry Central’s Makayla Burris eyes a free throw during the Lady Commodores’ 75-61 win over Hazard.

By Tony McGuire

cpsports@gmail.com

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