Thursday, January 17, 2013
Pikeville and Lawrence County Advance to 15th Region All A Final
The Pikeville Panthers used a big first half to move on to the 15th region All A Finals as they beat the Paintsville Tigers 66-59.
Pikeville had a 14 point lead at the half and it looked as though the Panthers would cruise to the final, but the Tigers closed within 2 after Pikeville center Ray Kasongo picked up 2 fouls within the first 15 seconds of the 3rd quarter.
Pikeville played close to even with Paintsville the rest of the game to hold on to the victory.
Ethan Rowe led Pikeville with 26 points, Ryder Johnson had 10, and Kasongo finished with 9.
Brad Tiller led the Tigers with 15 points.
In the nightcap, the Lawrence County Bulldogs had no trouble as they blasted Allen Central 72-41.
The Bulldogs had 4 players in double figures, led by a trio of players with 13 points, which included Austin Chafins, Timmy Dalton, and Brandon Richardson.
The 15th region All A Finals are scheduled for Saturday at 8:30pm at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville.
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