Local Sports

Published 12:15 pm Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lester leads James A. Cawood to victory over Black Mountain

Cameron Lester scored 10 points to lead James A. Cawood (6-4 overall, 6-3 county) to a 26-10 win over visiting Green Hills in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Friday.

David Blas and Hayden Jones led Black Mountain (0-10) with three points each.

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James McMillian scored 18 points as the Trojans won 29-28 in the fifth- and sixth-grade game.

Reggie Cottrell led the Tigers with 11 points.

James A. Cawood plays host to Green Hills on Tuesday. Black Mountain is at home against Rosspoint on Tuesday.


James A. Cawood (26) — Wesley Jennings 2, Tristian Cooper 6, Cameron Lester 10, Nathan Daniels 7, Josh Collett 5, Landon Phillips 6.

Black Mountain (10) — Aaron Kelly 2, Hayden Jones 3, Gabe Rourke 2, David Blas 3.


James A. Cawood (29) — James McMillan 18, Landon Brock 7, David Farley 2, Logan Couch 2,

Black Mountain (28) — Reggie Cottrell 11, Bradley Kelly 7 Drake Harris 8, Jacob Clark 2.


Brewer scores 23 as Cats claim a win over Wallins

Noah Brewer poured in 23 points as Rosspoint (12-3) rolled past Wallins 43-21 in fifth-and sixth-grade basketball action on Monday at Wallins.

Lane Grubbs paced the Devils with nine points.

Rosspoint won 8-6 in the fourth-grade game as Brody Branson scored four points for the Wildcats.

Keaton Simpson led Wallins with six points.

No information was provided on the seventh- and eighth-grade game.


Rosspoint (43) — Noah Brewer 23, Samuel Henson 8, Bryan Howard 6, Brody Napier 4, Brayden Hensley 2.

Wallins (21) — Lane Grubbs 9, Tucker Hatmaker 3, Ethan Simpson 2, Isaiah Peggs 2, Trenton Cole 5.


Rosspoint (8) — Brody Branson 4, Luke Kelly 2, Austin York 2.

Wallins (6) — Brennan Blevins 2, Keaton Simpson 4.


Knox, Harlan County game rescheduled for Saturday

Snow forced the postponement of the Knox Central at Harlan County boys basketball game scheduled for Tuesday. The game was moved to Saturday at HCHS.

The 13th Region All “A” Classic semifinals set for Tuesday were rescheduled for Wednesday at Middlesboro High School.