HAZARD, Ky (WYMT) - The First Round of the 2018 WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic already provided some exciting games going into night three. On Wednesday Night, Knott Central and Bell County kept the trend going.
Knott Central struck first at the end of the first 8 minutes, as Darron Whitaker hit a three at the sound of the buzzer to extend the Patriots lead to five.
A close one to end the 1st quarter at the 2018 WYMT Food City Mountain Basketball Classic. And another buzzer beater, this time from Knott Central's Darron Whitaker! #MountainClassic pic.twitter.com/DyoIQnOlCl— Willie Hope (@WillieWYMT) December 5, 2018
The Patriots would open the second quarter on a 4-0 run leading 23-14, and ultimately a 39-22 advantage at halftime.
Bell County's Isaac Collett went off in the Second half scoring all 21 points off seven threes.
It wasn't enough. Knott Central wins 79-69 in the first round.