Local Sports Monday February 13, 2017

Over the weekend, the Letcher County Central Cougar boys beat Union VA at home 83-67.  The LCC boys have won 7 of their last 8 games and 3 in a row to improve to 19-8 overall.  The Cougars will take on Hazard Tuesday night at home and it will be senior night.  They will wrap up the regular season Thursday at home against Pike County Central.  The 53rd district tournament begins Feb 20th at Knott County Central.
The Jenkins Cavalier boys lost at Shelby Valley Friday 79-36 and lost to Betsy Layne at home on Saturday in a close one 68-67.

The Cavalier boys will play at Riverside tonight and then wrap up the regular season with games against Red Bird at home Thursday and at Betsy Layne Friday.

Other boys games going on tonight:

Cordia is at Knox Central
Cumberland Gap TN at Barbourville
Owsley County at Breathitt County
Lynn Camp at Corbin
The Piarist School at East Ridge
Pineville at Harlan County
Betsy Layne at June Buchanan
Williamsburg at Middlesboro
Jackson City at Oneida Baptist
Belfry at Paintsville
Ridgeview VA at Phelps
Lee County at Red Bird
Pike County Central at Shelby Valley
and Southwestern at Somerset

In girls high school basketball over the weekend, The Letcher County Central Lady Cougars fell to Shelby Valley 35-26 at home.  The Lady Cougars have lost 3 of their last 4 and are 15-12 on the year. 

The Lady Cougars have 2 more games left in the regular season and both at home.  They will face Allen Central on Wednesday and Belfry on Friday.

The Jenkins Lady Cavaliers lost to Pikeville at home Friday 72-46 and won over Betsy Layne at home Saturday 53-50.  The Jenkins Girls will play at Perry County Central tonight and at Betsy Layne Saturday to wrap up the regular season. 

The girls 53rd district tournament begins Feb 20th at Knott County Central.

Tonight's other girls games include:

Pikeville at Allen Central
Cumberalnd Gap TN at Barbourville
Johnson Central at Betsy Layne
Pineville at Corbin
The Piarist School at East Ridge
Jackson City at Estill County
Buckhorn at Knott County Central
Jackson County at Lee County
Magoffin County at Menifee County
Williamsburg at Middlesboro
Belfry at Prestonsburg
Clay County at South Laurel
Knox Central at Whitley County
and Powell County at Wolfe County. 

The #15 UK Wildcats took care of Alabama Saturday afternoon on the road winning 67-58. 

Isiah Briscoe had 11 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the Cats. 

The Cats are 20-5 overall and 10-2 in the SEC.  They will host the Tennessee Volunteers tomorrow Tuesday night at Rupp Arena.  The Vols are 14-11 overall and 6-6 in the SEC.  They beat KY in Knoxville 82-80 on January 24th.  Tipoff Tuesday for the Cats and Tennessee will be at 7 with pre-game at 5:30 here on 103.9 The Bulldog. 

We'll bring you the Coach Cal Show, Coach Matthew Mitchell Show and Big Blue Weekly tonight starting at 6pm here on the Bulldog.