Local high school basketball roundup

Published 12:34 pm Friday, February 7, 2020

Pineville boys defeat Rockcastle County

The duo of Clay Goodin and Sean Phipps helped propel Pineville over Rockcastle County on Tuesday. The two combined for 33 points in the Mountain Lions’ 56-53 victory.

Goodin finished the game with a game-high 17 points while going 7-for-14 from the field. He also shot 66.7 percent from the free-throw line and hauled in eight rebounds.

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Phipps registered a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds. He ended the game shooting 6-for-16 from the field while shooting 75 percent from the field.

Rockcastle was led by Will Bishop with 16 points. Daniel Mullins wasn’t far behind with 15 points.


Pineville (56): Clay Goodin 17, Sean Phipps 16, Dalton Mason 7, Eli Thompson 5, Keean Fuson 5, Ian Middleton 3, Landon Couch 2, Austin Fuson.

Rockcastle County (53): Will Bishop 16, Daniel Mullins 15, Jacob Loudermilk 7, Jake Sanders 6, Logan Noel 5, Reese Coguer 2, Jonathan Hopkins 2.

Bobcats end losing streak, defeat Barbourville 55-50

Cameron Burnett led Bell County to a 55-50 victory over Barbourville on Tuesday. The sophomore forward ended with a game-high 21 points to help end a four-game losing streak. He went 10-for-12 from the field.

London Stephney aided in the effort scoring 13 points off five field goals. He also went 3-for-4 from the free-throw line and hauled in four rebounds.

Dawson Woolum also finished in double figures with 11 points while shooting 44.4 percent.

Jordan Collins paced Barbourville with 14 points. Matthew Gray tallied 12 points while shooting 71.4 percent from the field. Jonathon Mills paced the team on the board with eight rebounds.


Bell County (55): Cameron Burnett 21, London Stephney 13, Dawson Woolum 11, Andrew Caldwell 5, Dalton Stepp 3, Jonathan Wilson 2.

Barbourville (50): Jordan Collins, 14, Matthew Gray 12, Dylan Bingham 9, Shawn Vaughn 6, Colby Martin 4, Michael Smith 3, Jonathon Mills 2.

Lady Cats 5-game win streak comes to end

The Lady Cats have been a team on a hot streak lately, but the Knox Central defense was able to contain Bell County on Tuesday. With four shooters in double digits, the Lady Panthers defeated Bell County 59-46 — ending a five-game winning streak.

Abby Harris led Bell County with 14 points while shooting 38.5 percent from the field while hauling in six rebounds. Talyah McQueen and Abby Jackson finished with seven points apiece. McQueen also finished with a game-high nine points.

Timberly Fredrick paced Barbourville with 15 points. Presley Partin ended the night with 14 points. Zoey Liford scored 12 points, and Caylan Mills tallied 10 points.


Barbourville (59): Timberly Fredrick 15, Presley Partin 14, Zoey Liford 12, Caylan Mills 10, Natalie Fisher 6, Katie Broughton 2.

Bell County (46): Abby Harris 14, Abby Jackson 7, Talyah McQueen 7, Mataya Ausmus 5, Keara Helton 5, Keara Helton 4, Lauren McGeorge 3, Abigail Cornett 2, Ashtyn Meyers 2, Nadine Johnson 2.