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December 30, 2013

Corbin continues to advance while Barbourville falls

CORBIN — By Les Dixon for the Times-Tribune

CORBIN — The Barbourville Tigers hung tough for the second day in a row in the Cumberland Falls Invitational, but fell in the end, losing to South Carolina's Chesnee High School High School Saturday, 73-64.

Both Corbin and Knox Central won their opening round games Saturday with the Panthers rolling past South Carolina's Crescent High School, 83-65, while the Redhounds defeated Higjlands, 63-44.

Chesnee 73, Barbourville 64

The Tigers held on to a 16-14 lead going into the second quarter before getting outscored, 59-48, the final 24 minutes during their 73-64 loss to Chesnee.

After hitting 13-of-26 shot attempts in the first half, Barbourville struggled from the floor during the final two quarters (nine-of-26) and had to play catch up for most of the game.

The Tigers are also known for their sharp shooting from three-point range, but misfired on all 10 attempts from behind the arc against Chesnee.

Dinky Phipps' squad trailed 37-34 at halftime and 52-49 in the third quarter before being outscored, 21-15, during the final eight minutes of play.

Alexander Phipps led the Tigers with 17 points while Wade Liford recorded a double-double, scoring 15 points while pulling down 11 rebounds in the loss.

Chesnee 73, Barbourville 64

Chesnee    14    23    15    21—73

Barbourville    16    18    15    15—64

Chesnee (73) — Holmes 31, McEntire 10, McCallum 7, Lyles 4, Proctor 9, Wall 10, McKinney 2.

Barbourville (64) — Phipps 17, Liford 15, Perry 4, Gray 13, Moore 11, Carter 2, Grubb 2.

Corbin 63, Highlands 44

The Redhounds outscored Highlands, 19-6, in the third quarter and managed to pull out a 63-44 win.

Kevin Goins turned in a game-high 19-point effort while connecting on eight-of-12 shot attempts during the win, while Trevor Browing and Andrew Taylor each scored eight points apiece.

Corbin led 15-11 at the end of the first quarter and 29-23 at halftime before pulling away to a commanding 48-29 edge at the end of the third quarter.

The Redhounds shot a red-hot 24-of-38 (63 percent) for the game, including a five-of-nine (55 percent) effort from three-point range while the Blue Birds connected on 18-of-41 (43 percent) from the floor.

Corbin 63, Highlands 44

Corbin    15    14    19    15—63

Highlands    11    12    6    15—44

Corbin (63) — Goins 19, Waddle 3, Taylor 8, Shelton 5, Browing 8, Garrison 4, Maguet 7, Barnes 2, Hopkins 3, Rice 4.

Highlands (44) — Buten 7, Shepherd 8, Weyer 8, Houliston 2, Hergott 9, Harris 6, Brokett 2, Cain 2.  

Knox Central 83, Crescent 65

Five players scored in double figures for the Panthers during their 83-65 rout of Crescent.

Matthew Barger scored 25 points while Dustin Hensley added 21, as Knox Central dominated from beginning to end.

Chad Marsee added a 12-point, nine rebound effort and Nathan Cole finished with 10 points and nine rebounds while Jeffrey Adams hit two three and scored 10 points.

The Panthers led 19-17 at the end of the first quarter and 34-29 at halftime before outscoring Crescent 49-36 in the second half.

Knox Central connected on 32-of-59 (52 percent) from the floor and outrebounded Crescent, 32-29.

Knox Central 83, Crescent 65

Knox Cent.    19    15    22    27—83

Crescent    17    12    17    19—65

Knox Central (83) — Marsee 12, Cole 10, Adams 11, Barger 25, Hensley 21, Tye 2, Wyatt 2.

Crescent (65) — Groves 6, Davis 19, Pratt 6, Adger 26, Boseman 4, D. Smith 2, K. Smith 2.

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