On Saturday, the Hazard Lady Bulldogs played host to the Perry County Central Lady Commodores. The Lady Commodores won the previous meeting between the two by the final count of 97-65.
Perry Central got out of the gate quickly, and soon had a double-digit lead. Hazard began to pick up the pace as the period wore on, but at the horn, it was the Lady Commodores, 25-8.
The two teams were evenly matched in the second period, and the Lady Bulldogs were unable to trim anything off their deficit. Perry Central went into the locker room with the 41-18 lead.
Perry Central turned up the heat in the third period, and continued to extend their advantage. With a couple of minutes left in the frame, the Lady Commodores were able to evoke the “continuous clock.”
The game ended quietly with both teams getting multiple players on the floor. Perry Central went on to win the game by the final tally of 69-37.
Perry Central (69) Kayla Rankin 30, Whitney Evans 5, Lyndci Combs 10, Perri Coots 9, Elizabeth Gayhart 1, Allie Sizemore 2, Maddi Minks 3, Kaitlyn Cornett 4 and Morgan Eddington 5.
Hazard (37) Susie Chaney 3, Colbi Johnson 12, Brittany Miller 4, Tori Wells 4, Hannah Webb 6, Lexi Griffie 5 and Destiny Walker 2.
Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771, or on Twitter @HazardHerald.