By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
PERRY CENTRAL — North Laurel’s inconsistent ways continued during first round action of the WYMT Mountain Classic Tuesday.
The Jaguars couldn’t get on track offensively and were limited to under 55 points for the fourth straight game during their 43-40 loss to Breathitt County.
“It was a very disappointing loss,” North Laurel coach Brad Sizemore said. “It was definitely a game I thought we should have won.
“We had a lot of opportunities down the stretch of the game and just couldn't get it done,” he added. “Hopefully we will bounce back Thursday and get a win.”
The Jaguars (9-8) trailed 11-5 after the first quarter, but began nibbling away at the Bobcats’ lead. North Laurel trailed 33-30 going into the fourth quarter, but couldn’t pull out the win.
Kendrick Henson led the Jaguars with 10 points while Marcus Carson followed with an eight-point effort.
Breathitt County 43, North Laurel 40
North Laurel 5 12 13 10 40
Breathitt County 11 11 11 10 43
North Laurel (40) — Carson 8, Broughton 2, Thompson 6, Rush 5, Allen 6, Henson 10, Jervis 3.
Breathitt County (43) — Noble 10, Hamilton 12, Fugate 11, Cox 5, Trent 5.
By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
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