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WSIP Sports 2-13-2017

 

H.S. Boys Basketball

Friday Scores

Johnson Central 106 at Paintsville 77  
Magoffin County 61 vs. Prestonsburg 41  
Phelps 84 vs. Piarist School 26  
Pikeville 72 vs. East Ridge 38  
Shelby Valley 79 vs. Jenkins 36  

Saturday Scores

Johnson Central 64 at Ashland Blazer 61 811 Classic
Betsy Layne 68 at Jenkins 67  
Pikeville 70 vs. Pike County Central 31  
South Floyd 90 at June Buchanan 55  
Knox Central 82 at Paintsville 39

Tonight’s Schedule

Piarist School - at East Ridge -   7:30 PM
Belfry - at Paintsville -   7:30 PM
Ridgeview, VA - at Phelps -   7:30 PM
Pike County Central - at Shelby Valley -   7:30 PM


* Live on WKLW 94.7 FM and www.wklw.com


H.S. Girls Basketball

Friday Scores

Allen Central 50 at June Buchanan 42  
Paintsville 65 vs. Johnson Central 59  
Phelps 70 vs. Piarist School 34  
Pikeville 72 at Jenkins 46  
Prestonsburg 61 vs. East Ridge 59  
South Floyd 55 vs. Lawrence County 41  
         

Saturday Scores

Allen Central 54 vs. Phelps 45  
East Ridge 66 vs. Magoffin County 49  
Jenkins 53 vs. Betsy Layne 50  
Johnson Central 47 at Ashland Blazer 38  
Shelby Valley 35 at Letcher County Central 26  
South Floyd 71 at Buckhorn 40  

Tonight’s Schedule

Pikeville - at Allen Central - 7:30 PM
Johnson Central - at Betsy Layne - 7:30 PM
Piarist School - at East Ridge - 6:00 PM
Magoffin County - at Menifee County - 7:30 PM
Belfry - at Prestonsburg - 7:30 PM


* 57th District Draw...Girls Bracket

PHS - 1 seed
JCHS - 2 seed
SCHS - 3 seed
MCHS - 4 seed

PHS vs MCHS - Game 1 on Monday, Feb 20 @ 6 PM @ MCHS
JCHS vs SCHS - Game 2 on Monday, Feb 20 @ 7:30 PM @ MCHS

Girls Championship Game will be played on Thursday, Feb 23 @ 7 PM

* 57th District Draw - Boys Bracket

JC - 1 seed
SCHS - 2 seed
MCHS - 3 seed
PHS - 4 seed

JCHS vs PHS - Tuesday, Feb 21 @ 7 PM @ MCHS
MCHS vs SCHS - Wednesday, Feb 22 @ 7 PM @ MCHS

Boys Championship Game will be played Friday, Feb. 24 @ 7 PM


H.S. Wrestling

Congratulations to the Johnson Central Wrestling Team on Winning their 9th consecutive Region wrestling championship. Johnson Central totaled 285.5 points, outdistancing second-place Harrison County by a whopping 102.5 points to cruise to victory in the Region 8 wrestling tournament on Saturday at Boyd County. The Golden Eagles did it with individual region championships from:

Dalton Lawson (106-pound weight class),
Kameron Rice (138),
Blake Gamble (145),
Geordon Blanton (160),
Joe Jackson (170),
Brady Taylor (195)
Byron Pierce (285).

The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the state tournament.

Other Golden Eagles to qualify for State are:
Bladen Sexton (third in 113-pound weight class),
Jayden Webb (third, 120),
Matthew Spradlin (fourth, 126),
Joe Slone (second, 132),
Nathan Begley (second, 152),
Matthew Horn (second, 182)
Alex Horn (second, 220).

The state wrestling tournament is Friday and Saturday at Alltech Arena in Lexington.


UK Men’s Basketball

Isaiah Briscoe had 11 points, 11 rebounds and four assists to help No. 15 Kentucky weather one of its lowest scoring outputs and beat Alabama 67-58 on Saturday. Malik Monk added 17 points, Bam Adebayo scored 14 points. The Wildcats improve to 20-5 overall and 10-2 SEC. They will be back in action Tuesday night at Rupp Arena vs Tennessee @ 7 PM.


Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations, General Manager Dick Williams, announced Sunday the acquisitions of LHP Andrew McKirahan and RHP Carlos Portuondo from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for 2B Brandon Phillips. Phillips, 35, was acquired from the Cleveland Indians in April 2006. He is a 3-time National League All-Star and recipient of 4 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards and the 2011 Louisville Silver Slugger Award.



WSIP Sports 2-10-2017

 

H.S. Boys Basketball

Thursday Scores

Allen Central 46 at June Buchanan 36  
Pike County Central 69 at Menifee County 57  
Prestonsburg 53 vs. Piarist School 17  
South Floyd 80 vs. Magoffin County 74  


Tonight

Prestonsburg - at Magoffin County - 7:30 PM
Johnson Central - at Paintsville - 8:00 PM
Piarist School - at Phelps - 7:30 PM
East Ridge - at Pikeville - 7:30 PM
Jenkins - at Shelby Valley - 7:30 PM


* Live on WSIP 98.9 FM and www.wsipfm.com

* A JCHS Win and there will be a 3-way tie for 1st Place in the 57th District with Magoffin Co. and Sheldon Clark. A PHS win and MCHS and SCHS will be tied for the 1 seed, JCHS will be the 3 seed and PHS the 4 seed. The complete 57th District Tournament will be officially set on Monday.


Saturday Schedule

Johnson Central - at Ashland Blazer - 3:00 PM 811 Classic
Betsy Layne - at Jenkins - 8:00 PM
South Floyd - at June Buchanan - 6:00 PM
Knox Central - at Paintsville - 6:00 PM
Pike County Central - at Pikeville - 7:30 PM


* Live on WSIP 98.9 FM and www.wsipfm.com following UK @ Alabama

 

H.S. Girls Basketball

Thursday Scores

Betsy Layne 50 at Lawrence County 47  
Magoffin County 50 vs. Belfry 36  
Pikeville 62 vs. East Ridge 53  
Sheldon Clark 54 vs. Pike County Central 50  


Tonight

Pikeville - at Jenkins - 6:00 PM
Allen Central - at June Buchanan - 6:00 PM
Johnson Central - at Paintsville - 6:00 PM
Piarist School - at Phelps - 6:30 PM
East Ridge - at Prestonsburg - 7:30 PM
Lawrence County - at South Floyd - 7:30 PM


* Live on WSIP 98.9 FM and www.wsipfm.com

* A JCHS Win and there will be a 2-way tie for 1st Place in the 57th District with Paintsville and JCHS. A PHS win will give them the 1 seed, JCHS will be the 2 seed, while MCHS and SCHS will flip for the 3 and 4 seed. The complete 57th District Tournament will be officially set on Monday.


Saturday Schedule

Phelps - at Allen Central - 7:30 PM
Johnson Central - at Ashland Blazer - 1:00 PM
South Floyd - at Buckhorn - 3:00 PM
Magoffin County - at East Ridge - 3:30 PM
Betsy Layne - at Jenkins - 6:00 PM



H.S. Football

Congratulations to Johnson Central Senior Linebacker Nathaniel Wilcox, who has signed a National Letter of Intent to play College Football at the University of the Cumberlands. Wilcox becomes the fifth signee for JCHS this year.



UK Men’s Basketball

The Univ. of Kentucky men’s basketball team will be back in action on Saturday, as they travel to Alabama to face to Crimson Tide. UK is coming off a 92-85 Win over LSU on Tuesday. The CATS are 19-5 overall and 9-2 in the SEC, while Alabama is 14-9 overall and 7-4 in the SEC and coming off a 4 OT Win over South Carolina on Tuesday 90-86. Game time Saturday is set for 1 PM and available on ESPN and the UK Radio Network (WSIP 98.9 FM).


UK Football

Former EKU head coach Dean Hood will join Mark Stoops’ staff at Kentucky as the linebackers and special teams coach. According to a source Hood, who spent the past season as the assistant head coach at Charlotte, is set to accept the offer. Hood turned down an offer from Stoops last year. It’s also widely reported that UK is expected to announce the hiring of North Texas defensive line coach Derrick LeBlanc. LeBlanc has coached at Southern Miss, Wyoming and LSU. Recently UK defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh left for Maryland and defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot took a similar job at Colorado.



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