Harlan County Church League opens season


By Carlton Hughes - Contributing Writer



The Harlan County Church Men’s Basketball League opened its 2016 season last weekend with returning favorites and new teams.

This year’s edition features 12 teams, four of which are new: Jones Creech Baptist, New Hope Church of God, Kildav Community Church and Lynch Church of God.

Recording wins during week one were defending champ New Covenant Cawood Church of God, along with Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist, New Hope, Cumberland Church of God, Putney Bible Church and Central Baptist Church.

League games begin at 9 a.m. each Saturday at the Harlan County Christian School Gym at the Putney Bible Church.

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New Covenant 69, Cumberland Pentecostal One 52

New Covenant (69) — Shawn Ealy 18, Ryan Clem 16, Paul Hearld 14, Adam Rhymer 11, Jake Turner 8, Chris Southerland 2.

CPC One (52) — Cole Wilson 11, Zach Wilson 11, Brandon Pierson 10, Austin Maggard 8, Michael Moses 6, Anthony Lewis 6.

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Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist 45, Kildav Community 41

Poor Fork ORB (45) — Thomas Collins 15, Anthony Jenkins 8, Drew Chamberlain 8, Robby Gross 6, Scotty Bailey 4, Jordy Brewer 4.

Kildav (41) — Ross Ewing 12, Josh Combs 10, Colby Cochran 6, Cody Massingill 5, Travis Clem 4, Derek Cochran 2, Michael Bennett 2.

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New Hope Church of God 49, Jones Creek Baptist 45

New Hope (49) — Eric Young 17, T.J. Dunson 11, Ryan Hensley 7, Colby King 6, Aaron Jacobs 4, Stephen Johnson 3, William Stewart 1.

Jones Creek (45) — David Lee 12, Jacob Bush 8, Deric Jeffers 6, Ryan Bush 5, Chad Creech 5, Tyler Lemaster 4, Justin Parker 2, Daniel Turner 2, Alex Bush 1.

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Cumberland Church of God 57, Cumberland Pentecostal Church Two 35

Cumberland COG (57) — Tyrese Simmons 28, Malik Simmons 8, Hunter Holland 7, Derek Akal 5, Tony Steele 4, Jonathan Ledford 3, Aaron Saylor 2.

CPC Two (35) — Kenny Raleigh 15, Philip Ealy 13, Cody Williamson 4, Matt Duckworth 2, Walter Craig 1.

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Putney Bible Church 44, Totz Church of God 39

Putney Bible (44) — Josh Caldwell 18, Aaron Caldwell 7, Mark Lawson 7, Michael Lawson 6, Cory Watts 4, Nathan Donahue 2.

Totz COG (39) — David Maggard 10, Patrick Smallwood 10, Daniel Miracle 9, Kevin Irvin 7, Jordan Dupar 3.

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Central Baptist Church 60, Lynch Church of God 40

Central Baptist (60) — Logan Casolari 15, Chase Calton 10, Shamil Clark 10, Mark Duff Jr. 8, Mikey Hensley 5, Carlos Turner 3, Joe Bart Watts 3, J.T. Cabbell 2, Ryan Cope 2, Scotty Sepe 2.

Lynch COG (40) — Tim Pennington 16, Jake Middleton 10, Shane Watts 6, Ethan Hughes 4, Matt Ashby 2, Jorge Villar Iglesias 2.

By Carlton Hughes

Contributing Writer

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