Langley, Ky. — Lawrence Co. ( 24-6 ) cruised to a 91-61 victory over Prestonsburg ( 5-23 ) Tuesday in the opening round of the 58th District tournament at Floyd Central.
Cody Maynard led the Dawgs in scoring in the Dawgs Post-Season opener.
The Bulldogs were led by Cody Maynard with 21 points, Andrew Bloomfield netted 18 points, Kaden Gillispie tallied 16 points, Will Lafferty added 10 points, Hayden Perry 8 points, Trenton Adkins 6 points, Logan Ratliff 5 points, Dawson Bellomy 4 points and Ethan Horn 3 points.
Kaden Gillispie finished with 16 as the Dawgs cruise into the District final.
Lawrence Co. hit 11 three pointers from 7 different players and went 16 of 21 from the charity stripe.
The Blackcats were led by Jacob Slone with 20 points, Brian Halbert 9 points, Caleb Lawson with 8 points, Grant Varney and Conner Napier with 6 points each, Kaden Allen and Ethan Jarvis with 4 points each, Wes Salisbury and Kasey Meade with 2 points each.
Prestonsburg hit 7 three pointers and went 6 for 10 from the foul line.
PHS 14 9 15 23 = 61
LCHS 21 16 26 28 = 91
The Dawgs will play for a District title on Friday at 7:00 versus the winner of #2 Betsy Layne and #3 Floyd Central who play tonight at 7:30 after Lawrence Co. and Prestonsburg Girls both games at Floyd Central.
Will Lafferty with another solid game for the Bulldogs.
Lawrence Co. Head Coach Chandler Thompson
“… Happy for our guys to bounce back and get a good win tonight. The first elimination game is always the toughest and I’m proud of our guys for locking in and getting the job done. Thankful to be advancing to the district championship and region tournament again. Really excited about the post season with this group!”