BETSY LAYNE - The Betsy Ladycats have dropped back-to-back games, falling to both Letcher County Central and Johnson Central.
More on Betsy Layne girls’ basketball team’s latest two games follows.
Letcher County Central 69, Betsy Layne 40: Visiting Letcher County Central shot 53.7 percent (29-of-54) from the field and limited Betsy Layne’s offensive opportunities on Saturday, defeating the host Ladycats 69-40 at the Dome.
Cheyanne Stidham led Letcher County Central with 23 points. Kim Meade and Kelli Quillen joined Stidham in double figures, finishing with 20 and 11 points, respectively.
Letcher County Central dominated on the boards, outrebounding Betsy Layne 40-23.
The Ladycats shot 38.2 percent (13-of-34) from the field in the loss. Betsy Layne was only 10-of-25 (40.0 percent) from the foul line.
Brandy Morrow and Emily Kidd led Betsy Layne with eight points apiece. Megan Frazier scored seven points and Katie Tackett tossed in five for the Ladycats.
Johnson Central 55, Betsy Layne 35: Johnson Central halted a two-game losing streak on Monday night, defeating host Betsy Layne 55-35 at the Dome.
With the win, Johnson Central improved to 14-10.
Following the loss, Betsy Layne fell to 8-15.
The Ladycats, struggling offensively, shot only 27.9 percent (12-of-43) from the field.
Brandy Morrow led Betsy Layne with 10 points. Morrow was the only Betsy Layne player to reach double figures in the scoring column.
Emily Kidd scored eight points and Kaitlin Kidd chipped in five for the Ladycats.
Eddi Akers, Megan Fraizer and Chloe Johnson rounded out the Betsy Layne scoring with four points apiece.
Johnson led Betsy Layne on the glass, grabbing seven rebounds in the loss.