The Letcher County Central Cougars got a huge win on Saturday as they defeated the visiting Boyd County Lions on Saturday, 81-77.
Nigel Nichols led the Cougars (12-5) with 22 points. Paul Huff followed with 21 points. Kaden Adams had 16 points. Ethan Whitaker added 9 points. Peyton Dixon scored 7 points and pulled down 16 rebounds. Avantae Higgins added 5 points. Peyton Wright chipped in 1 point.
Boyd County (11-4) was paced by Cole Hicks’ 21 points. Jacob Spurlock fired in 17 points. Jason Ellis recorded 15 points. Alex Martin had 10 points. Rhett Holbrook and Griffin Taylor recorded 7 points each.
The Cougars will next play on Tuesday at home against Cordia. The Lions will also be at home on Tuesday, hosting Lawrence County.
Boyd County (77) – Cole Hicks 21, Jacob Spurlock 17, Jason Ellis 15, Alex Martin 10, Rhett Holbrook 7, Griffin Taylor 7
Letcher County Central (81) – Nigel Nichols 22, Paul Huff 21, Kaden Adams 16, Ethan Whitaker 9, Peyton Dixon 7, Avantae Higgins 5, Peyton Wright 1