Harlan County Bulls place second in KBC state tourney


The Harlan County Bulls placed second in the KBC State Tournament on Sunday, going 3-1 overall. The Bulls are a fourth-grade team comprised of players from around the county. Team members include, from left, front row: Brycen Saylor, Blake Johnson and Easton Engle; back row: coach Jason Sanders, Trey Creech, Adrian Fields, Carson Sanders and coach Eddie Creech.

The Harlan Couny Bulls, a fourth-grade team comprised of players from schools around the county, finished second in the KBC State Tournament over the weekend in Lexington, winning three of four games.
The Bulls opened with a 36-32 win over KBE, of London. Easton Engle scored 10 for the Bulls, followed by Trey Creech with nine, Adrian Fields and Carson Sanders with six each and Blake Johnson with five.
Engle poured in 17 as the Bulls defeated the Louisville Legends 32-20. Sanders scored eight, followed by Creech with five and Fields with two.
The Bulls defeated KBE 32-24 in the state semifinals. Creech scored 10 and Engle added eight to lead Harlan County. Fields tossed in seven, followed by Johnson with five and Sanders with two.
Kentucky Run, a team from Lexington/Georgetown, defeated the Bulls 42-34 in the championship game.
Creech scored 16 to lead the Bulls, followed by Engle with eight, Johnson and Sanders with four each and Fields with two.