Lady Bears compile 23-3 record in regular season
MORGANTOWN — Among the top teams in the Third Region, Butler County compiled a 23-3 record during the 2021-22 girls' high school basketball regular season.
Butler County will carry momentum into the 12th District Girls' Basketball Tournament.
Under the direction of head coach Lexie Belcher, Butler County swept its three 12th District opponents during the regular season. Butler County exited the regular season 6-0 in the 12th District.
Currently tied with Breckinridge County for the most wins among Third Region girls' basketball squads, Butler County has won 17 of its last 20 games.
The trio of Gracie Cardwell (12.1 ppg, 6.o rpg), Taylin Clark (11.3 ppg, 8.8 rpg) and Jaelyn Taylor (10.6 ppg, 2.8 rpg) combined to lead Butler County during the regular season. In addition to its top three scorers averaging double figures, Butler County features Jenna Phelps, Taylor Leach and Graci Leach.
Butler County is set to host Grayson County in the semifinals of the 12th District Girls' Basketball Tournament on Monday, Feb. 21. Tip-off for the Butler County-Grayson County hoops matchup is set for 7:30 p.m. in Morgantown.