Pikeville, Ky — Lawrence Co. and Martin Co. played an unbelievable Region Championship game Monday with the Cardinals coming out on top and both teams were rewarded with eight members on the All Tournament team including MC Junior Brady Dingess garnering MVP honors.
The Bulldogs finished with a 22-12 record and put three on the All Tournament team with Senior Tyler Maynard along with Sophomores Cody Maynard and Trenton Adkins.
The 22-12 Champion Cardinals ended up with five on the All Tournament team with Seniors Braxton Maynard and Ethan Smith-Mills along with Juniors Jordan Dalton and Wake Forrest Commit Trey James and MVP Brady Dingess who is only a Sophomore. MC was supposed to play next Thursday at 1:30 but the State Tournament was postponed for now.
Shelby Valley who finished 25-8 placed Senior Cody Potter and Junior Keian Worrix.
10th grader Rylee Sammons and Senior Grayson Harris from Pikeville who went 17-12.
Senior Trey Francis from Phelps who went 21-11.
Sophomore Colby Fugate from Paintsville who finished 15-14.
Freshman Sal Dean from Belfry 10-19.
Senior Adam Slone from Prestonsburg 9-19.
On the Girls side the Lady Bulldogs and Lady Cardinals both won District titles then fell in the first round of the 15th Region Tournament placed one apiece on the All Tourney team.
Senior Madison Thompson from Martin Co. who finished 21-11 after winning the 57th District.
Freshman Kensley Feltner from Lawrence Co. who finished 19-14 after winning the 58th District for the first time in school history.
Champion Pikeville placed five including 8th Grade tourney MVP Trinity Rowe, Junior Kenzie Maynard, Seniors Kelsey Jo Tackett, Alivia Gearheart and Kirsten Cole-Williamson. The Lady Panthers fell to Casey Co. 49-46 on Wednesday in the first round of the State Tournament and finished the year at 26-8.
Runner Up Shelby Valley had three with Senior Allyssa Newsome, Junior Laci Johnson and Sophomore Alyssa Elswick. The Lady Wildcats ended up 22-9.
Belfry finished 16-15 and placed Senior Kate Ball and Sophomore Cushi Fletcher.
Floyd Central who went 20-9 had 10th Grader Katie Jo Moore and Freshman Kennedy Harvel.
Johnson Central finished 16-15 had 10th Grader Kelci Blair.
Pike Co. Central finished 13-16 and placed Senior Kelsi Brinager on the all tourney team.