Bears, Bobcats split doubleheader

Harlan County split a basketball doubleheader Monday at James A. Cawood Elementary School against Bell County.
The Bobcats broke.a tie with 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter on the way to a 41-31 win in the freshman game.
Harlan County led all the way in junior varsity action, rolling to a 55-29 victory.
Jaxon Thomas scored 19 and Ethan Buell added 13 to lead Bell in the freshman game.
Reggie Cottrell scored 12 and Hunter Napier chipped in with 10 to lead the 0-4 Bears.
Sophomore guard Brody Napier got the Bears off to the fast start in junior varsity action and finished with 15 points. Cottrell and Hunter Napier added 12 each as the Bears improved to 3-4.
Buell and Austin Goodin scored nine each to lead the Bobcats.
Harlan County (55) — Brody Napier 15, Reggie Cottrell 12, Taelor Haywood 4, Ethan Simpson 4, Hunter Napier 12, Brennan Blevins 8.
Bell County (29) — Austin Goodin 9, Elijah Hampton 2, Ethan Buell 9, Jaxon Thomas 7, Chase Wilder 2.
Bell County (41) — Logan Stepp 3, Elijah Hampton 3, Chase Wilder 3, Ethan Buell 13, Jaxon Thomas 19.
Harlan County (31)— Reggie Cottrell 12, Brennan Blevins 2, Aidan Reynolds 5, Hunter Napier 10, Brayden Clay 2.