Wildcats start tourney with a win


By Tony McGuire - [email protected]



Willard’s Dalton Neace drives the lane during the 6th grade county tournament. Neace had 2 points in the 37-18 loss to Buckhorn.


Willard’s Dylan Elkins pulls up for a short jumper. Elkins had 8 points in the Warhawks’ 37-18 loss to Buckhorn in the 6th grade county tournament.


Buckhorn’s Jesse Cole gets open for an outside shot during the 6th grade county tournament. Cole had 6 points in the Wildcats’ 37-18 win.


Buckhorn’s Jayden Miller gets out on the fast break during the 6th grade county tournament. Miller had 7 points in the Wildcats’ 37-18 win over Willard.


By Tony McGuire

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The Buckhorn Wildcats and the Willard Warhawks kicked off the 6th grade county tournament. The Wildcats started with a small lead and continued to build on their advantage until they took the 37-18 win.

Buckhorn dominated play in the first period, and finished with an 8-2 lead. The Wildcats picked up the pace in the second period and went into the locker room with the 19-7 advantage.

The momentum stayed with the Wildcats in the third period as they continued to build on their lead. Going into the fourth quarter, the Warhawks found themselves down 34-13. With a continuous clock ticking, Buckhorn went on to the 37-18 win.

Buckhorn (37) Neace 12, I. Miller 4, Riley 2, Brown 6, J. Miller 7 and Cole 6.

Willard (18) Neace 2, Elkins 8, Witt 3, Stidham 3 and Howard 2.

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Willard’s Dalton Neace drives the lane during the 6th grade county tournament. Neace had 2 points in the 37-18 loss to Buckhorn.

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Willard’s Dalton Neace drives the lane during the 6th grade county tournament. Neace had 2 points in the 37-18 loss to Buckhorn.

Willard’s Dylan Elkins pulls up for a short jumper. Elkins had 8 points in the Warhawks’ 37-18 loss to Buckhorn in the 6th grade county tournament.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0011-1.jpgWillard’s Dylan Elkins pulls up for a short jumper. Elkins had 8 points in the Warhawks’ 37-18 loss to Buckhorn in the 6th grade county tournament.

Buckhorn’s Jesse Cole gets open for an outside shot during the 6th grade county tournament. Cole had 6 points in the Wildcats’ 37-18 win.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0018-1.jpgBuckhorn’s Jesse Cole gets open for an outside shot during the 6th grade county tournament. Cole had 6 points in the Wildcats’ 37-18 win.

Buckhorn’s Jayden Miller gets out on the fast break during the 6th grade county tournament. Miller had 7 points in the Wildcats’ 37-18 win over Willard.
http://hazard-herald.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_thumbnail_IMG_0019-1.jpgBuckhorn’s Jayden Miller gets out on the fast break during the 6th grade county tournament. Miller had 7 points in the Wildcats’ 37-18 win over Willard.

By Tony McGuire

[email protected]

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