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Bell County wallops Clay County, moves on to Semifinal round

Published: Mar. 25, 2021 at 8:37 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 26, 2021 at 1:31 AM EDT
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CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - WYMT and Kentucky Sports Radio are teaming up to bring you the Martin’s Peterbilt 13th Region tournament as part of the Appalachian Wireless Game of the Week showcase.

In the first of two games Thursday night, the Bell County Lady Bobcats took on the Clay County Lady Tigers at the Corbin Arena.

The Bell County Lady Cats raced out to an early lead and never looked back as they overwhelmed the Clay County Lady Tigers, 58-26 in the Quarterfinals of the Girls’ 13th Region Tournament.

Bell County’s Nadine Johnson led the way with 18 points and eight rebounds. Mataya also had a solid outing with ten points and five rebounds.

Courtney Jones paced Clay County (13-9) with ten points.

The Lady Cats (22-4) will face the winner of the South Laurel/Knox Central contest in the semifinal round on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

You can watch the games on WYMT’s Heroes & Icons channel, WYMT.com along with WYMT’s news app, Roku, Fire TV Stick, Apple TV and VUit.

To watch the game on VUit, you’ll have to go to https://www.vuit.com/events/.

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