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Knox Central looks for third straight region title, beats Clay County 67-50

Published: Mar. 26, 2021 at 8:51 AM EDT
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CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) -

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Knox Central punched their ticket to the 13th region championship for the third year in a row after defeating Clay County, 67-50.

Jevonte Turner led the Panthers with 14 points, Gavin Chadwell scored a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. For the Tigers, Connor Farmer scored 21 points and Connor Robinson followed with 18.

Knox Central looks to defend their region title on Saturday night at 7 p.m. against North Laurel. You can watch it on our second channel Heroes & Icons, or stream on our website at WYMT.com.

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WYMT and Kentucky Sports Radio are teaming up to bring you Martin’s Peterbilt 13th Region tournament as part of the Appalachian Wireless Game of the Week showcase.

In the second of two semi-final games Friday night, the Knox Central Panthers will take on the Clay County Tigers at the Corbin Arena.

On Tuesday night, Knox Central used a big fourth quarter to take down Harlan County, 63-47. Gavin Chadwell led the Panthers with 23 points and 11 rebounds in that game.

Also on Tuesday night, in a low-scoring affair between two teams who normally like to put points on the board, Clay County beat South Laurel 39-35. The Tigers led by as much as 12 during the game. Connor Farmer led all scorers with 20 points along with five rebounds.

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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