Breathitt County cruised along in the first quarter, picking up an extra basket here and there. At the end of the period, the Lady Bobcats held a 14-6 lead.
Letcher Central continued to struggle from the field in the second period, but luckily Breathitt County went cold as well. Going into the break, the Lady Bobcats held the 23-13 advantage.
Letcher Central came out of the locker room looking for a comeback, but as soon as they got the margin close, Breathitt County caught fire. The Lady Bobcats held a sizable lead (43-27) going into the fourth quarter.
Just when it looked as if the game was over, the Lady Cougars began to hit the “3.” With less than two minutes remaining in the game, Letcher Central was within five. Breathitt County made good on their free throws down the stretch, and went on to win the game by the final score of 61-54.
Breathitt Co. (61)
Noble 26, Spencer 11, Shouse 8, Keaton 9, Bowen 4 and Fugate 2.
Letcher Co. (54)
Bays 3, Sexton 19, Whitaker 7, Meade 8 and Eldridge 17.