Leslie outs Buckhorn from JV tourney
by Tony McGuire
The second game of the boys’ 54th district JV tournament pitted the Buckhorn Wildcats and the Leslie County Eagles. The Eagles took a double-digit lead before the Wildcats scored, and went on to an impressive 37-14 win, knocking Buckhorn out of the tournament.
The Eagles put 14 points on the board before the Wildcats broke the ice. Buckhorn finished with a rally, and at the horn, Leslie County was on top 14-5.
Buckhorn put an end to the Leslie County rally in the second quarter, and they played to a 5-all tie. Going into the break, the Wildcats trailed 19-10.
The Eagles went back on the attack in the third period, boosting their lead to 30-14. The Wildcats failed to score in the fourth quarter, and eventually fell by the count of 37-14.
Leslie Co. (37) J. Bray 9, A. Spurlock 6, J. Brock 14 and P. Pugh 7.
Buckhorn (14) D. Herald 5, J. Morris 1, S. Blank 3, D. Engle 3 and K. Jones 2.
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