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Lady Bears 4-0

Butler County tops Todd County Central, 47-43

MORGANTOWN - Butler County pushed past visiting Todd County Central 47-43 in a girls' high school basketball game on Monday, Dec. 13.

Longtime rivals, Butler County and Todd County Central battled back and forth throughout the prep hoops matchup.

The Lady Bears led 19-16 at halftime. Butler County added to its advantage shortly after the intermission period to lead 33-24 at the conclusion of the third quarter.

Gracie Cardwell and Jaelyn Taylor scored 16 points apiece to lead Butler County to the win.

Accompanying Cardwell and Taylor in double figures in scoring for the Lady Bears, Taylin Clark added 10 points.

Rounding out Butler County's individual scoring, Taylor Leach and Jenna Phelps chipped in three points and two points, respectively. 

Butler County is scheduled to visit Whitesville Trinity for a 12th District girls' basketball game at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16.


Lady Bears Defeat LaRue, 52-44

Lady Bears hosted LaRue's Lady Hawks on Saturday December 11.  This resulted in another win for the Lady Bears as they defeat LaRue's Lady Hawks 52-44.  


Butler County outlasts Logan County, 44-40

RUSSELLVILLE - Visiting Butler County outlasted Logan County 44-40 in a girls' high school basketball season opener on Friday, Dec. 3. 

Thriving late, Logan County mounted a comeback which ultimately fell short. 

The Bears outscored Logan County 12-8 in the opening quarter. After extending its lead in the second quarter, Butler County carried a 26-9 lead over Logan County into halftime.

Butler County led 38-18 at the conclusion of the third quarter before Logan County battled back.

Taylor Leach scored 17 points to lead the Bears. Leach was the only Butler County player to reach double figures in scoring.

The additional scorers for Butler County in the win were Graci Leach (eight points), Gracie Cardwell (six points), Jaelyn Taylor (six points), Jenna Phelps (three points), Taylin Clark (two points) and Bailey Moore (two points). 

Butler County is scheduled to visit Warren East for another girls' high school basketball game at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 6. 


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