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Lady Hornets drop district game to Sheldon Clark


SALYERSVILLE - Magoffin County missed out on an opportunity to return to the win column in a 57th District game earlier in the week. Visiting Sheldon Clark managed to defeat the Lady Hornets 58-46 in a 57th District girls' basketball game on Monday night. 

With the loss, Magoffin County slipped to 5-17 overall and 0-4 in the 57th District.

Sheldon Clark improved to 10-12 overall and 3-2 in the district with the win.

Winning away from its home floor, Sheldon Clark shot 46.7 percent (21-of-45) from the field. The Lady Cardinals were 4-of-10 (40 percent) from 3-point range. 

Sheldon Clark shot 63.2 percent (12-of-19) from the free throw line. 

Visiting Sheldon Clark outrebounded Magoffin County 30-22.

Kristen Isaac led Sheldon Clark to the district victory, scoring 24 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. 

Accompanying Isaac in double figures in the Sheldon Clark scoring column and recording a double-double of her own, Madison Thompson tossed in 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

Paige Maynard netted eight points for the Lady Cardinals in the victory. 

Sheldon Clark's additional scorers were McKenzie Preston (four points), Graci Snyder (three points) and Lakyn Porter (two points). 

Magoffin County shot 43.9 percent (18-of-41) from the field. The Lady Hornets were 5-of-16 (31.2 percent) from 3-point range. 

Magoffin County shot 83.3 percent (5-of-6) from the free throw line. 

Kennedi Stacy, a senior, led Magoffin County with a double-double, scoring a game-high 25 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. Stacy shared game-high rebounding honors with Sheldon Clark's Isaac and Thompson. 

Haley Barnett joined Stacy in double figures for the Lady Hornets, netting 11 points. 

Kenlee Wireman and Macy Thacker rounded out Magoffin County's individual scoring, finishing with five points apiece. 

Magoffin County is slated to host Paintsville in another 57th District girls' basketball game on Saturday. The Lady Hornets have additional regular-season games remaining versus Johnson Central, Pikeville, Betsy Layne, East Ridge, Lawrence County, Floyd Central and Pike County Central. 


Steve LeMaster