Shelby Valley outlasts Belfry, moves on to the Girls' 15th Region semifinals

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PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - In a low-scoring affair, Shelby Valley came alive in the second-half to down Belfry, 43-35. The Lady Cats move on to the semifinal, where they meet Johnson Central.

Belfry led at halftime in a low-scoring first-half, 16-15. With a one-point lead late in the third quarter, Alex Stanley scored her only three points of the game on a buzzer-beater that gave the Lady Cats momentum heading into the fourth quarter.

Shelby Valley led by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter, and held off the Lady Pirates down the stretch.

Kenzie Maynard led Belfry with 12 points. She was the only Lady Pirate in double figures. Alyssa Newsom and Alyssa Elswick led Shelby Valley with 17 and 13 points respectively.

As mentioned before, The Lady Cats will take on Johnson Central in the 15th Region semifinal. Game time is set for 6:30 PM on Monday, March 4th.

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