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Hornets ranked sixth in region rankings


SALYERSVILLE - Magoffin County is ranked sixth in the 15th Region Boys' Basketball Rankings, which were released on Monday.

The Hornets are ranked ahead of 57th District nemesis Paintsville, Betsy Layne, Prestonsburg, Belfry, Phelps, East Ridge, Pike County Central, Floyd Central, Jenkins and Piarist School.

Ranked just outside of the top-five, Magoffin County is listed behind Lawrence County, Pikeville, Martin County, Johnson Central and top-ranked Shelby Valley.

Previously, Johnson Central occupied the top spot in the region poll. 

A dozen games into the 2019-20 boys' high school basketball season, Magoffin County boasted a 7-5 overall record. At press time on Wednesday, Magoffin County was facing border rival Morgan County in the 2A Sectional. 


Steve LeMaster

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