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Sizemore powers Wildcats to victory

Ashton Sizemore scored 23 points and Aidan Reynolds added 11 as Evarts opened its regular-season schedule with a 59-44 win Thursday over visiting Black Mountain.

Reggie Cottrell poured in 25 points to pace the Tigers.

Led by 13 points from Hayston Bennett, Evarts rolled to a 44-21 victory in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

Landon Caudill led Black Mountain with nine points.

Dakota Maggard scored eight as Black Mountain won 16-8 in a fourth-grade game.

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Evarts (59) — Terrin Bennett 5, Ashton Sizemore 23, Aidan Reynolds 11, Dion Brown 6, Ryan Daniels 8, Grayson Grills 2, Jameson Wilkenson 2, Ethan Short 2.

Black Mountain (44) — Reggie Cottrell 25, Braydyn Madden 4, Jacob Clack 4, Bradley Kelly 6, Ray Splawn 3, Jeremiah Madden 2.

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Evarts (44) — Hayston Bennett 13, Kobe Noe 9, Brenton Bargo 7, Brady Freeman 5, Jacob Deleon 4, Ryan Coots 4, Dylan Lambert 2.

Black Mountain (21) — Landon Caudill 9, Dylan Madden 6, Zack Madden 2, Noah Whitaker 2, Nathan Cochran 2.

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Black Mountain (16) — Dakota Maggard 8, Nathan Cochran 4, Noah Whitaker 2, C.J. Burkhart 2.

Evarts (8) — Caleb Payne 2, Dylan Collins 2, Josiah Smith 2, Cameron Brock 2.

Simpson, Daniels lead Devils to win

Ethan Simpson and Connor Daniels each scored 12 points to lead Wallins over Cawood 44-28 on Thursday in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.

Daniel Noe led Cawood with 10 points.

Ethan Shuler scored 18 and Jake Brewer added 10 as Cawood coasted to a 39-14 win in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

Tanner Daniels led the Devils with eight points.

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Wallins (44) — Evan Simpson 5, Ethan Simpson 12, Lane Grubbs 5, Connor Daniels 12, Hunter Napier 1, Chase Shipman 4, Brayden Hensley 5.

Cawood (28) — Jace Noe 1, Matt Daniel 5, Adam Grubbs 2, Hunter Clem 2, Daniel Noe 10. Noah Allen 4, Gage Peck 3, Dalton Noe 1.

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Cawood (39) — Jake Brewer 10, Brady Smith 8, Ethan Shuler 18, Ben Cochran 2, Landyn Noe 1

Wallins (14) — Tanner Daniels 8, Noah Howard 4, Braydon Goins 2.

Carter leads Trojans past Cumberland

Jaycee Carter led a balanced James A. Cawood offensive attack with 10 points as the visiting Trojans defeated Cumberland 41-13 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Thursday.

Junior Sanchez led Cumberland with five points.

Terry Delaney scored 10 as JACES won 34-6 in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

Brayden Bowen led Cumberland with three points.

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James A. Cawood (41) — Jared Rhymer 5, Ethan Rhymer 9, Jaycee Carter 10, James McMillian 6, Brennen Blevins 1, David Farley 2, Landon Smith 2, Caleb Johnson 6.

Cumberland (13) — Jonah Mumford 2, Darius Akal 4, Alex Creech 2, Junior Sanchez 5.

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James A. Cawood (34) — K. Jones 4, L. Brock 9, B. Clay 2, T. Delaney 10, C. Delaney 2, B. Bryant 2, T. Mills 1, J. Brock 2, J. Sage 2.

Cumberland (6) — Brayden Bowen 3, Sedrick Washington 1, Carson Clark 2.

Trojans’ rally falls short against Pineville

James A. Cawood rallied from 14 points down in the third quarter before falling 43-40 to visiting Pineville in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Tuesday.

Ethan Rhymer scored 13 of his team-high 15 points in the second half to lead the comeback. James McMillian added 10 points.

Landon Brock scored 12 as James A. Cawood won 35-16 in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

James A. Cawood travels to Cumberland on Thursday.

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Pineville (43) — Gregory 6, Morris 4, Baner 8, Littles 4, Mason 1, Moser 13, Phipps 7.

James A. Cawood (40) — Brennan Blevins 2, James McMillian 10, Ethan Rhymer 15, Jaycee Carter 9, Caleb Johnson 4.

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James A. Cawood (35) — Kaden Jones 7, Landon Brock 12, Terry Delaney 5, Colton Delaney 9, Tucker Mills 2.

Pineville (16) — Deakon Partin 5, Dylan Rutherford 2, Landon Robbins 2, Joseph Brigmon 6, Andrew Howard 1.

Balanced attack carries Harlan to win

Harlan extended its win streak to seven with a 50-46 victory Tuesday over visiting Fleming-Neon.

Three Dragons reached double figures, led by Maddox Huff with 14 points, Nate Montanaro with 12 and Jared Moore with 10.

Brady Adams and Gavin Gibson each scored 18 for the Pirates.

Harlan (8-2) returns to action Dec. 12 at home against Barbourville.

Cole Cornett scored 10 and Will Freyer added eight as Harlan won 33-24 in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

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Harlan (50) — Maddox Huff 14, Dylan Cox 8, Nate Montanaro 12, Jared Moore 10, Cameron Gray 6.

Fleming-Neon (46) — Brady Adams 18, Gavin Gibson 18, Koby Johnson 4, Gage Yonts 2, Alex McCray 2.

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Harlan (33) — Cole Cornett 10, Eli Freyer 8, Will Shepherd 6, Gage Bailey 5, DayJuan Forrester 2, Landon Myers 1, Jaxson Perry 1.

Fleming Neon (24) — Gunner Holbrook 14, K.K. Osborne 4, Keaton Fields 2, Jack Meade 2, Harrison Addington 2.

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Harlan County Christian edges Falcons

Caleb Swanke poured in 27 points to lead Harlan County Christian School to a 33-28 win over Green Hills in fifth- and sixth-grade basketball action.

Coby Bray led the Falcons with 17 points.

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Harlan County Christian (33) — Jacob Swanke 6, Caleb Swanke 27.

Green Hills (28) — Dalton Halcomb 4, David Halcomb 5, Ethan Huff 2, Coby Bray 17.