Lady Redhound Christmas Bash crowns inaugural champion

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CORBIN, Ky (WYMT)- Saturday was trophy day at the inaugural Lady Redhound Christmas Bash. The Corbin Lady Redhounds started the tournament to provide a Girl's Basketball tournament like the Cumberland Falls tournament on the Boys' side.

Thursday the tournament started with the first round, followed by semi-finals on Friday.

Saturday started with the 7th place game between Middlesboro and Lincoln County. The Lady Jackets fell 56-21 falling to 1-7 on the season.

In the fifth-place game, Whitley County topped Murray 69-53. The Lady Colonels closed the first half on a 12-0 run leading 34-28 at the half. In the second half, Whitley opened on an 11-0 run.

Corbin defeated Knox Central for third place. The game went back and forth, but the difference was Marissa Scott with a steal and a basket with 35 seconds remaining.

Spencer County defeated Jackson County for the Championship. The Lady Bears outscored the Lady Generals 19-5 in the third making the difference in the 61-46 ball game.