Kentucky High School Basketball - Monroe County holds off Cumberland County
(January 12, 2008: Burkesville, KY 42717) Fans at Saturday's non-league challenge between the Monroe County Falcons (Tompkinsville, KY) and the host Cumberland County Panthers (Burkesville, KY), saw Monroe County's basketball squad hold off Cumberland County by a score of 55-50.
With the victory, Monroe County improves its record to 5-11 on the campaign. The Falcons host Bowling Green (Bowling Green, KY) to play the Purples in a non-league challenge on Tuesday, January 15. The Purples come into the challenge with a record of 13-5. Bowling Green lost 55-30 in their recent league challenge against Greenwood (Bowling Green, KY)
Next up, the Panthers play the Clinton County Bulldogs (Albany, KY) in a District 16 challenge, on Tuesday, January 15. Cumberland County will attempt to improve on its 6-12 season record. The Bulldogs come into the challenge with a 4-11 record after their 66-51 league loss to Metcalfe County (Edmonton, KY).