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Lady Comets open season with win

Led by three of the county’s top players, the Cawood Lady Comets enter the season as the early favorite in the seventh- and eighth-grade division.

They played like it in their season opener Monday, jumping out to an 18-1 lead after one quarter on the way to a 47-19 win over the visiting Cumberland Lady Skins.

Guard Katelyn Johnson scored 10 of her game-high 20 points in the opening period. Cassie Farley added 12 points.

Emily Collett led Cumberland (0-1) with seven points.

Amber Irvin scored 14 of her team-high 22 points in the opening quarter as Cawood raced to a 20-3 lead in the fifth- and sixth-grade game and coasted to a 50-9 win.

Makayla Sizemore added 12 points for the 1-0 Lady Comets.

Brandy Adams led Cumberland (0-1) with seven points.

Cawood won 12-2 in the fourth-grade game as Leann Engle and Lauren Smith each scored four to lead the Lady Comets. Hannah Stephens and Gracie Simpson contributed two each.

Maisey Sergent scored two for Cumberland.


Cawood (47) — Reanna Middleton 7, Katelyn Johnson 20, Cassie Farley 12, Breann Turner 2, Kathryn Bailey 2, Madison Cole 2, Kelsey Peggs 2.

Cumberland (19) — Emily Collett 7, Nikki Creech 4, T.C. Somersall 4, Kylie Royce 3, Makayla Whitaker 1.


Cawood (50) — Willis Gailey 4, Courtney Grubbs 6, Amber Irvin, 22, Makayla Sizemore 12, Leann Engle 4, Lauren Smith 2.

Cumberland (9) — Brandy Adams 7, Tonjaneh Lee 2.

Lady Dragons fall to KC in opener

Emily Davis scored 15 points and Toni McCombs added 10 as Knox Central won 35-16 at Harlan in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Monday.

Payeton Charles scored 12 for Harlan.

Knox Central won 37-16 in the seventh-grade game.

Harlan plays host to Middlesboro on Tuesday.


Knox Central (35) — T. McCombs 10, E. Davis 15, H. Ross 2, M. Hammons 2, M. Nawan 2, T. Wagner 4.

Harlan (16) — Payeton Charles 12, Payton Bennett 1, Jolene Barger 1, Haven Saylor 2.


Knox Central (37) — M. Nawan 8, M. Tye 6, C. Mills 10, R. Swafford 4, E. Teague 2, M. Yother 4, M. Brown 3.

Harlan (10) — Haven Saylor 4, Natalee King 6.

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