Cottrell leads Black Mountain to overtime win

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Black Mountain’s Chelsea Cottrell worked inside for two of her 27 points against Evarts on Thursday.

Chelsea Cottrell scored 27 points, including the game-winning basket in the closing seconds of overtime, as Black Mountain edged Evarts 41-40 on Thursday in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action at Harlan County High School.
Hannah Kirby scored 15 points and Drucilla Brown added 12 for Evarts.
Brianna Howard scored nine as Rosspoint defeated Cumberland 31-15.
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Black Mountain (41) — KyKy Brock 6, Jayde Parker 8, Chelsea Cottrell 27.
Evarts (40) — Drucilla Brown 12, Tori Robinson 4, Hannah Kirby 15, Macy Jones 3, Tristan Pace 2, Willow Peace 4.
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Rosspoint (31) -— Brianna Howard 9, Harleigh Vanover 6, Lindsey Skidmore 5, Sophie Day 4, Kaitlyn Daniels 3, Peyton Lunsford 2, Braylee Engle 2
Cumberland (15) — D’Anna Cook 4, Sam Arrowood 4, Abby Sherman 2, Bethany Robbins 2, Akira Lee 2, Kasady Hall 1.

Evarts’ Tori Robinson scored in overtime to give the Lady Cats the lead before Black Mountain scored late to win 41-40. (John Henson)