Clarkrange Splits With Pickett County, RBS, Stone & Clay Co.

The Clarkrnge Buffaloes and Lady Buffaloes took to the road last week, traveling to Byrdstown on Tuesday where they came away with a split; and to Red Boiling Springs on Friday, where they also took a split.

On Tuesday, in the girls’ game, the Lady Buffaloes came out slow and saw Pickett County pull out to a 13-6 advantage.

The Lady Buffaloes re-grouped in the second period to go on an 18-5 run, primarily behind a 9-point effort by Kassie Monday, and 6 points by Chloe Howard, to take a 24-18 halftime lead.

The game stayed relatively close through the third period, with Clarkrange holding a 5-point lead going into the final frame, 34-29.

The game stayed close until late in the game when the Lady Bobcats were forced to foul, and the Lady Buffaloes responded from the free throw line, hitting 12 of 18 to maintain their lead and post the 54-42 win.

Kassie Monday led the Lady Buffaloes and also took game-high honors with 25 points, with Chloe Howard adding 16, Reece Stover and Kaylie Monday with 6 points each, and Gracie Bush with 1 point.

Pickett County was led by Aaliyah Brown with 19 points, with Abbi Bilbrey adding 7 points, Kyndal Ludick 6, Chloe Burton 5, Bailey Evans 3 points, and Elly Smith adding 2.

In the boys’ game, it was close all the way, as Pickett County held an 11-9 first period lead, and 20-16 at the half.

Seth Henderson pumped in 8 points in the third period, but the Buffaloes still trailed 33-27 going into the final frame, where Pickett County put the game away at the free throw line, connecting on 12 of 19 from the charity stripe to hold their lead and take the 10-point win, 48-38.

For the game, Pickett County hit 18 of 32 from the free throw line, while Clarkrange hit 6 of 9.

Seth Henderson paced the Buffaloes and took game-high honors with 20 points, with Nick Hall adding 9, and Gatlyn LaRue, Joshua Bilbrey, and Keith Whited with 3 points each.

Pickett County was led by John Parker Reagan with 17 points, with Zach Amonett 14, Will Amonnet and Remington White with 6 points each, Luke Smith 3, and Parker Gore with 2 points.

Read the rest of the story in this weeks Fentress Courier.