Letcher Central downs Breathitt County, advances to 14th region championship for first time since 2015

JACKSON, Ky. (WYMT) - The Letcher Central Lady Cougars are back in the 14th Region Championship for the first time in four years.

Letcher Central handed Breathitt County a 63-54 exit in the semifinal round Saturday afternoon.

The Lady Cougars improve to 20-9, Breathitt County finishes with a 19-13 record in their first season under Misty McAlarnis.

Letcher Central will meet No. 5 Knott Central in the region championship game Monday at 7 p.m. in what will be a rematch of the 53rd District Championship.