Bobcats finish fifth in Raceland Derby Classic

STEVE LeMASTER slemaster@civitasmedia.com

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RACELAND - Junior guard/forward Peyton Case scored a game-high 19 points to lead Betsy Layne past 58th District/Floyd County Conference rival South Floyd 72-51 in the Raceland Derby Classic Sunday evening. With the win, Betsy Layne finished fifth in the Raceland-hosted tournament.

Betsy Layne improved to 8-1 after claiming the victory.

After dropping an extremelu close game to Campbell County, Betsy Layne posted back-to-back wins in the Raceland-hosted tournament.

J.R. Tackett led South Floyd with 14 points. Austin Bailey joined Tackett in double figures, finishing with 13 points.

South Floyd slipped to 3-5 after suffering the loss.

South Floyd 61, Russell 57: South Floyd erupted for 24 points in the fourth quarter to battle back from behind to beat Russell 61-57 in the consolation bracket of the Raceland Derby Classic Saturday.

Russell led 45-37 at the conclusion of the third quarter.

J.R. Tackett led South Floyd in scoring with a game-high 18 points. Tyler Daniels joined Tackett in double figures, contributing 14 points for the Raiders.

Ethan Rabie led Russell with 18 points, sharing game-high scoring honors with South Floyd’s Tackett.

In the opening round of the Raceland Derby Classic, Campbell County outlasted Betsy Layne 75-73 in triple overtime and eventual champion East Carter held off South Floyd, 71-57.

A contender for the 16th Region title, East Carter edged 15th Region title contender Lawrence County 57-54 in the Raceland Derby Classic championship game.

Betsy Layne 59, Fairview 43: In the other half of the consolation bracket, Peyton Case scored a team-best 19 points to lead Betsy Layne past Fairview, 59-43.

Andrew Carroll led Fairview with a game-high 21 points. Just missing double figures in the scoring column, Ryan Jones chipped in nine points for the Eagles.


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