Blevins, Tackett earn all-tournament honors


By Steve LeMaster - slemaster@civitasmedia.com



Andrew Tackett represented South Floyd on the All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team.


Cameron Blevins represented Allen Central on the All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team.


PIKEVILLE – Allen Central’s Cameron Blevins and South Floyd’s Andrew Tackett were named to the All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team on Monday night.

Blevins scored a game-high 22 points in Allen Central’s opening round loss to East Ridge. The Warriors pulled away to defeat the Rebels 62-51 in the initial game of the 15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament.

Leading South Floyd in an opening round loss to Magoffin County, Tackett scored a game-high 24 points. The Hornets edged the Raiders 61-57 in the 15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament on Saturday.

Along with Blevins and Tackett, players from champion Lawrence County, runner-up Johnson Central, East Ridge, Magoffin County, Belfry and Pikeville were named to the all-tournament team.

Lawrence County is headed to its first Boys’ Sweet 16 after defeating former 57th District rival Johnson Central 75-64 in the 15th Region championship game at the East Kentucky Expo Central in Pikeville on Monday night.

The All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team also includes Austin Woolum (Belfry), Wyatt Battaile (Pikeville), Trey Little (East Ridge), Michael Conn (East Ridge), Trenton Russell (Magoffin County), Jaren Lovely (Magoffin County), Mason Blair (Johnson Central), Cole Crace (Johnson Central), Tyler Pack (Johnson Central), Brandon Richardson (Lawrence County), Grant Kiser (Lawrence County), Austin Chaffin (Lawrence County), Robert Dalton (Lawrence County) and MVP Timmy Dalton (Lawrence County).

Andrew Tackett represented South Floyd on the All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_Andrew-Tackett-2-.jpgAndrew Tackett represented South Floyd on the All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team.

Cameron Blevins represented Allen Central on the All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_CameronBlevins.jpgCameron Blevins represented Allen Central on the All-15th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Team.

By Steve LeMaster

slemaster@civitasmedia.com

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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