Johnson Central advances to eighth-straight 15th region final appearance

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - This year makes the eighth-straight 15th Region Championship game that will feature the Johnson Central Golden Eagles.

Johnson Central ended Shelby Valley's season 56-47 in the semifinal round.

It was a balanced attack from the Johnson Central, Cory VanHoose led the team in scoring with 13. Jacob Rice and Isaiah May each had 12.

Keian Worrix led all scorers with 17.

The Golden Eagles will make their 17th school appearance in the 15th region title game. Johnson Central has won nine 15th region championships and finished as a runner up seven times.

The 15th region title game will take place Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the East Kentucky Expo Center.