Knox Central takes down Barbourville for sixth straight 51st District title

Published: Mar. 20, 2021 at 11:56 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 21, 2021 at 12:52 AM EDT
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BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Knox Central controlled the game from the opening possession against Barbourville, winning 85-57 over the hosts for the program’s sixth straight 51st District crown.

The Panthers led 40-27 at the half and outscored the Tigers by 14 in the third quarter to put Barbourville away. It’s the second straight district runner-up honor for Barbourville.

Both teams turn their attention to the 13th Region Tournament, starting with the region draw on Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

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