Lady Bears close regular season with loss at Williamsburg


Harlan County’s Chloe Shelton set the ball in action earlier this season. The Lady Bears will play Harlan on Monday in the 52nd District Tournament.

Harlan County closed its regular season schedule Thursday with a 25-20, 25-21, 25-16 loss at Williamsburg.
Kalista Dunn led the Lady Bears with eight digs, two service aces, two kills and one assist. Lindsey Browning added four aces, three kills and two digs. Lily Caballero contributed six digs. Destiny Cornett had six assists and one ace. Lindsay Hall added three aces and one kill. Serenity Whitehead contributed three kills and one dig. Gracie Ewing had one dig.
Harlan County fell 25-17, 25-15, 25-22 to Perry Central on Monday in the Lady Bears’ home finale.
Lindsey Browning led the Lady Bears with four service aces, eight kills and one dig. Destiny Cornett added nine assists and four kills. Lindsay Hall had two aces, three digs, four kills and one assist. Kalista Dunn added four kills, four digs, three assists and one ace. Lily Caballero contributed three kills. Serenity Whitehead added two aces, three kills, one dig and one assist. Chloe Shelton had three assists and one kill. Mallory Taylor added one kill.
Harlan County won 13-21, 22-20, 21-20 in junior varsity action.
Destiny Cornett led the Lady Bears with one ace, 10 assists and six kills. Emilee Eldridge contributed two aces and two kills and have four service points in the first set. Kylee Hoiska had two aces and two kills and eight service points in the second set. Ashton Evans contributed four aces, four kills and one dig. Lesleigh Brown added six aces, two kills and one dig and two service points in the third set. Brooklyn Woods had two kills, two digs and one assist.
The 52nd District Tournament opens Monday at Harlan High School. Top-seeded Bell County will play Middlesboro at 5:30 p.m. Harlan County will play Harlan at 7:30. The championship game is set for Tuesday at 6 p.m.