TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local Sports

January 15, 2013

Long Time Coming

Parsons, Lady Redhounds snap 15-game skid against Clay County.

CORBIN — By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer

CORBIN — There’s a first time for everything. If you don’t believe it, ask the Corbin Lady Redhounds.

Coming into Monday’s game against Clay County, the Lady Redhounds had not beaten the Lady Tigers under head coach Jennifer Parsons’ watch and were 0-15 since the 2001-02 season.

A shot that was almost too easy by Miranda Wilson, which came off an assist by Holli Disney, with 1.8 seconds to play in the game put Corbin on top for good as they held on to win, 57-56.

The win was the second in as many games against ranked opponents after they knocked off Assumption over the weekend. Corbin improved to 14-7 on the season and has now won eight of their last 10 games.

After the win, Parsons said the biggest factor in Monday’s win was her team’s attitude and refusal to give in under pressure.

“The never quit, never die attitude from these girls is obvious that they are not going to get down,” Parsons said. “I think that attitude is going to carry us a long way, however you don’t want to get down and have to dig yourself out of a hole and that’s stuff we have to work on.

“To fight back and win like we did and get past a name on a jersey is big,” she added. “Clay is a good team and they’re always the team you measure yourself by, so I felt like to get the win says a lot for us.”

Corbin trailed 8-7 after the first quarter and 26-18 at halftime.

The Lady Redhounds cut into the lead in the third quarter, but still trailed 39-34 as the fourth quarter got underway.

After seeing the deficit grow to 46-37, Corbin used a 11-2 run to tie the score at 48 apiece.

The two teams traded baskets until Clay County took a 56-55 lead on a pair of free throws by Morgan Chestnut with 25.1 seconds to play in the game.

A timeout by Corbin gave the Lady Redhounds time to think things over before Miranda Wilson scored with 1.8 to play.

Corbin 57, Clay County 56

Clay Co.  8  18  13 17  56

Corbin     7  11  16  23  57

Clay Co. (56) – Chestnut 22, Madden 12, Mathis 9, Robinson 7, Cotton 6.

Corbin (57) – Disney 16, Mi. Wilson 11, Ashley 10, Me. Wilson 10, K. Wilson 8, Fothergill 2.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • 0418 SLHS Brittany Vandeventer.jpg Driver's Seat

    The South Laurel Lady Cardinals escaped with a 4-3 victory over the Corbin Lady Redhounds after an exciting play at the plate that secured them the win.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jaguars split home contest with Middlesboro

    The North Laurel boys and girls tennis teams had mixed results when Middlesboro paid a visit.

    April 18, 2014

  • 0418 CHS Baseball.jpg Still Rolling

    For the third time in a row the Corbin Redhounds were winners on Thursday night, this time defeating the Barbourville Tigers 8-0 in 13th Region basbeball action.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0418 SLHS Braden Miller.jpg South Laurel picks up 9-4 win over Panthers

    South Laurel’s Braden Miller came through in a big way during the Cardinals’ 9-4 win over Knox Central Thursday.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0319 chs Hannah Hart.jpg Season taking shape

    After seeing some impressive baseball, and softball games this past week, this I know — they’re only a handful of teams that will make a run for both the 13th Region baseball and softball titles.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ready for Action

    Seventy-five years is a long time, but in baseball years it seems like days.

    April 17, 2014

  • 0331 Fear Les Diamond Ratings.jpg Fear 'Les' Diamond Rankings

    The Lady Cardinals have recovered nicely after a loss to North Laurel by defeating Johnson Central, South Oldham and Whitley County.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Net Gains

    The North Laurel Lady Jaguars managed to pick up two wins the past couple of days with victories over both Harlan and Rockcastle County while the Jaguar tennis team also picked up a victory over the Green Dragons.

    April 16, 2014

  • 0326 whs tennis.jpg Smashing Win

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Whitley County knocks off B'ville, 7-0

    March 28, 2014

Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Facebook
SEC Times-Tribune