Bell County vs. Corbin (Girls)
Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament (Championship)
Corbin High School
December 7, 2013
The weather outside may have been cold but the Corbin Lady Redhounds and the Bell County Lady Cats supplied the heat with a barrage of baskets as Bell County pulled out a 83-82 victory over Corbin in a battle of 13th region powers. Bell County utilized their defensive pressure to open up a 28-18 lead after the first quarter. Corbin settled down in the second quarter and took advantage of Bell County star Maci Morris’ foul woes and closed the gap to 45-40 at halftime. Morris returned in the third quarter and Bell County actually took a 21 point lead and led 66-50 after three quarters. Corbin refused to fold and fought back in the last quarter outscoring the Lady Cats 32-17 coming up one point short as Bell County escaped with a hard earned victory.
6-0 Jr. Maci Morris came up big tonight with 39 points including 14 of 15 free throws and pulled down 12 rebounds. 5-4 Jr. Jessica Sanders added 18 points. 5-4 Sr. Morgan Garnett chipped in with 11 points.
5-6 Sr. Miranda Wilson led five Corbin Lady Redhounds in double figures with 17 points. 5-8 Sr. Sarah Ashley added 14 points. 5-8 Sr. Kayla Wilson. 5-7 So. Jaclyn Jewell,and 5-6 So. Melanie Wilson recorded 12, 12, and 10 points respectively.
Mark the calendar on February 1st as Bell County is scheduled to return to Corbin for a re-match
Bell County 28 17 21 17 – 83
Corbin 18 22 10 32 – 82
Bell County (83) – Morris 39, Garnett 11, Sanders 18, Collins 7, Smith 2, Johnson 6.
Corbin (82) – Mi. Wilson 17, K. Wilson 12, Me. Wilson 10, Ashley 14, Jewell 12, Ashurst 4, Blackburn 2, Waddle 3, Gallagher 8.