Clay County High School basketball teams falter in first round district play

Photos courtesy of Doug Strong.

Complete details of the tournament action in the February 23, 2011 issue of the Dale Hollow Horizon newspaper.

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LIVINGSTON-Even though both the boys and girls Clay County High School basketball teams lost their opening-round contests here in the District 7-A tournament, they will each go on the road this weekend to compete in Region 4-A play after receiving automatic bids to the next post-season round via their conference-tourney seeding.

Lady Dawgs lose semi-final battle with Lady Buffaloes

Despite overcoming a 12-point deficit to tie the game with just over four minutes remaining in their District 7-A tournament semi-final game with Clarkrange, the Clay County Lady Bulldogs fell to the Lady Buffaloes by a score of 55-51 and were resigned to playing for the third spot in Monday night’s consolation game with Pickett County.

Dawgs stumble out of the gate in district-tournament opener

Going in as the top seed, the Clay County Bulldogs were expected to take care of business in a match-up with Pickett County here last Saturday night, but that wasn’t the case as the Bobcats handed the Dawgs a 55-48 overtime defeat, sending them to the consolation game Tuesday night.