Early this week, the Hazard Bulldogs hosted the Breathitt County Bobcats. The game was close in the early going, but Hazard managed to pull away midway through the game for the 80-70 win.
Hazard struggled getting out of the blocks, but managed to post a 14-5 lead at the end of the first period. The second period saw Breathitt County eventually take the lead, however, a late rally by the Bulldogs sent them to the locker room with the 33-24 lead.
Early in the third period, the Bobcats managed another run at the lead, but again, the quarter ended with Hazard on top (47-42). Early in the fourth quarter, Breathitt County again evened the game, but Hazard rallied down the stretch for the 80-70 win.
Hazard (80) Wade Pelfrey 4, Ryan Smith 17, Jacob Johnson 26, Cheikh Ndiaye 10, Chase Pennington 8, Logan Hall 6, Reece Fletcher 8 and Kkylar Pelfrey 2.
Breathitt Co. (70) Little 34, Barnett 11, O’Hair 4, Parks 2, Griffith 2, Fraley 9, Stacy 3 and Thatcher 5.
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