By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer
CORBIN — The Corbin Lady Redhounds extended their win streak to seven games Monday with a 52-46 win over visiting Lynn Camp.
Sarah Ashley led the way for the Lady Redhounds with 17 points, while Kayla Smith paced Lynn Camp with a 16-point effort.
After the win, Corbin coach Jennifer Parsons had high praises for a Lynn Camp team that gave the Lady Redhounds trouble when it came to playing the style Parsons said her team is used to playing.
“Lynn Camp is a very good, scrappy team that took us out of our game,” Parsons said. “We allowed them to set the tempo and pace instead of us playing our game.
“This was a good region matchup game for us and a good test for my team late in the year,” she added.
Lynn Camp led 13-12 at the end of the first quarter, but the Lady Redhounds pushed the pace in the second period to grab a 32-24 lead at halftime.
The Lady Cats trimmed the gap to 41-35 at the end of the third quarter, but played even with Corbin in the fourth period as they fell, 56-42.
Corbin will be back in action Friday when it hosts Harlan County. Lynn Camp will travel to Jellico, Tenn. today to face the Lady Blue Devils.
Corbin 52, Lynn Camp 46
Lynn Camp 13 11 11 11 46
Corbin 12 20 9 11 52
Lynn Camp (46) – Smith 16, Burke 7, Hollin 6, May 6, Miller 5, Wilson 4, Bryant 2.
Corbin (52) – Ashley 17, K. Wilson 8, Mi. Wilson 7, Fothergill 7, Gallagher 5, Disney 4, Me. Wilson 3, Ashurst 1.
Sarah Ashley scores 17 points
By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer
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The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets are partying like it's 1987! That was the last time the Jackets won a game in the 13th Region Tournament, and they ended the 27-year drought with a 47-44 win over the heavily-favored Knox Central Panthers on Thursday night.
Les Dixon's Daily Region Pick'Em
When it comes to picking region tournament games, it’s not an easy task to say the least. This is the most parity that I’ve ever seen in the 13th Region Boys and Girls Tournaments.
If Clay County’s play during the first game of the 13th Region Tournament is any indication of things to come, Robert Marcum’s squad could be well on its way of capturing their second straight 13th Region championship.
The Way it is
Since I’m picking Corbin to pull off the upset against Jackson County today, I figured I’d give my top five upsets dating back to 2005-06 when the 13th realigned and welcomed both North and South Laurel high schools to the mix.
Tony Pietrowski’s Corbin Redhounds have been favored during the past two first round 13th Region match-ups, and have been upset both times. Corbin is hoping things might change a bit this time around.
Barbourville will have hands full against Bell County today
Dinky Phipps’ Barbourville Tigers are looking for their first 13th Region Tournament win dating back to 2006’s tournament when they defeated Clay County in the regional semifinals.
Like It or Not
There’s an elephant in the room at this year’s 13th Region Tournament, and really in basketball in general, and I guess I’ll be the first one to point it out (publicly with my name attached to it).
Chris' Daily Region Pick'Em
With the first three days of opening round games in the books, I can honestly say I'm not surprised that I'm 4-2 overall when it comes to my pick'ems record.
You can never count out the Clay County Lady Tigers when it comes to the 13th Region Tournament.
Les Dixon's Daily Region Pick'em
After going just .500 during the girls games, things are going to get even tougher when it comes to picking the 13th Region Boys Tournament games.
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