Lady Hounds open season by rolling past Harlan


13th Region Media Network

Harlan sophomore forward Leah Davis drove to the basket in the Lady Dragons’ season-opening game Tuesday at Corbin. The Lady Hounds claimed a 62-33 victory.

CORBIN — Defending region champ used a 20-0 outburst in the first quarter on Tuesday to roll past Harlan 62-33 in the season opener for both teams
Corbin shot 55 percent from the field on 22 of 40 shooting.
Junior guard Kallie Housley fired in 18 points to lead the Lady Hounds. Kylie Clem, a sophomore guard, scored 12.
Sophomore forward Kylie Noe paced Harlan with 10 points. Sophomore guard Aymanni Wynn finished with nine points and Leah Davis, a sophomore forward, added seven.
“It was a good win for us,” said Corbin coach Isaac Wilson. “It’s good to start 1-0. Harlan is a good team. They have a talented starting five. They’ll be a problem as the season progresses. I thought we did what we needed to do to win. The scoreboard tells the tale, but we do need to continue to work on things if we want to get where we want to be.”
Housley scored six points in the opening period. Anderson and Clem each tossed in five.
Corbin pushed the lead to 41-12 at halftime. Housley contributed seven points in the second quarter.
The Lady Dragons looked much better in the second half as both teams scored 21 points each.
Corbin (1-0) returns action next week in the WYMT Mountain Classic at Knott Central High School in Hindman.
Harlan (0-1) plays host to Williamsburg on Friday before traveling to Knox Central on Monday.
Corbin coasted to a 31-12 victory in the junior varsity game.
Shelby Doan led the Lady Dragons with five points. Addison Campbell, Abbi Fields and Raegan Goodman each scored two. Annie Hoskins added one point.
Corbin (62) — Kalie Housley 18, Kylie Clem 12, Darcie Anderson 8, Bailey Stewart 7, Raegan Walker 5, Addy Wilson 4, Makayla Jordan 4, Haylee Mills 3, Paitin Screech 1.
Harlan (33) — Kylie Noe 10, Aymanni Wynn 9, Leah Davis 7, Emma Owens 5, Carly Madden 2.