14th Region Rankings 2-4-16
1.Breathitt County (18-6):
The Lady Cats got hammered hard down in the All ďAĒ State tournament, losing 57-25 to Glasgow in the first round. The Lady Cats picked up two more wins after that hard loss defeating Estill County and Riverside Christian but the Lady Cats would find themselves back in the losers column, falling 69-62 to region foe, Perry County Central.
Perry Central will travel to Letcher Central on Friday.
2.Leslie County (14-6):
The Lady Eagles got off to a hot start, going 9-1 but have since gone 5-5 (including tonightís loss to Jackson City), only one of those five wins, came against a region opponent (June Buchanan).
Lady Eagles wonít have an easy weekend as they will face Bullitt East (@ Buckhorn) in the Scott Blank Classic.
3.Knott County Central (15-7):
Lady Patriots have gotten things turned around or seem to have gotten things turned around here lately, going 8-2 in their last 10 games. 5 of those 8 wins came against region opponents; Letcher Central (2), June Buchanan, Powell County, Owsley County and Jenkins. Lady Pats did lose to Harlan County 73-66, a team they defeated 46-45 earlier in the season.
Knott Central travels to Hazard to face the Lady Bulldogs on Saturday.
4.Perry County Central (11-7):
The 14th Region isnít as one sided as we previously thought. Perry Central has lost and defeated Jenkins, Jenkins has defeated Leslie County but lost to Breathitt County, Breathitt County has lost to Leslie County who has beaten Knott Central. Perry Central Lady Commodores are on a roll right now, winning 6 straight, 4 out of the 6 wins have came against region teams, Jenkins, Breathitt, Hazard and LCC.
Lady Doresí donít return to action until next Thursday.
Lady Bulldogs have gotten things turned around and seem to be picking up steam as the season winds down. 2 weeks left of the regular season. Hazard has won 5 of their last 6 games. Hazard defeated Estill County, a team they hadnít beaten since 2009.
Hazard will host Knott Central on Saturday.
6.Powell County (12-6):
Lady Pirates are picking up steam as the season winds down. Powell County has won 5 out of their last 6 games and is in complete control of the 56th district as they stand at 4-0 with one more game remaining against Owsley County and Lee County.
Powell County will host district foe, Lee County on Friday.
7.Jackson City (10-9):
Jackson City is one of the hottest teams in the region and their making it happen at the right time. Jackson City has won 6 in a row with a big big victory coming against #2 Leslie County on Thursday night.
Jackson City will look to continue their momentum Monday when they travel to Estill County.
8.Letcher County Central (7-15):
One of the strangest teams in the 14th Region. The Lady Cougars have only won 7 games but they do own a victory over #5 Hazard. The Cougars are a hard team to figure out, they will win a game but then lose several in a row before winning another game. The Lady Cougars have yet to put 2 wins in a row up this season.
Letcher Central will host Breathitt County on Friday.
The Whitney Creech Cavaliers is what this team should be called, the Lady Cavs are just 4-8 in their last 12 games but thatís not really the story about this team, the story is phenomial guard Whitney Creech who became the states all time leading scorer Tuesday when she dropped 71 points in a win over Paintsville. With 8 games remaining, she will look to set the record so high that no other player can break it.
Jenkins wonít return to action until Monday and Tuesday.
10.Estill County (10-13):
Lady Engineers and Coach Hall were doing great at the end of December/early January but have since hit a rough spot, Lady Engineers have won just 2 out of their 9 games. Before that Estill County had won 4 straight and 5 of their previous 6.
Estill County travels to Pendleton County on Saturday.
11.Owsley County (9-10);
The Lady Owls have yet to put a 4 game wins streak together this season. Lady Owls are 1-2 in their last 3 games.
12.Wolfe County (9-10):
Wolfe County has won 4 out of their last 6 games.
13.Lee County (7-11):
After losing 6 straight, Lee County Lady Katz have put back to back wins together.
14.June Buchanan (7-8):
Lee County isnít the only team that has put up back to back wins, JBS has done it too, defeating Buckhorn and Lee County.
Lady Wildcats ended their 6 game losing streak tonight when they defeated OBI 50-47.
Lady Lions are struggling to put up points this season, only scored 243 total so far this season.
17.Riverside Christian (0-18):
Lady Rams donít have a problem scoring but they do have a problem not winning as the Lady Rams are still looking for win #1