New Covenant stays on top in church league


By Carlton Hughes - Contributing Writer



League Standings:

New Covenant:# 8-0

Putney Bible Church:# 8-1

Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist:# 7-2

Kildav Community Church:# 5-3

Central Baptist Church:# 6-3

Cumberland Church of God:# 6-3

Cumberland Pentecostal Church One:# 4-5

Cumberland Pentecostal Church Two:# 3-6

Totz Church of God:# 3-6

New Hope Church of God:# 2-7

Jones Creek Baptist:# 1-8

Lynch Church of God:# 0-9

Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist nipped New Hope Church of God 48-46 in a thrilling highlight of the Harlan County Men’s Church Basketball League on March 5. The win allowed Poor Fork to remain in third place in the season standings.

New Covenant held onto first place with a 67-55 victory over Totz Church of God, while Putney secured second place in the standings with a close win over Jones Creek Baptist, 59-52.

Regular season action continues for two more weeks at Harlan County Christian School Gym at Putney Bible Church. Championship weekend will be March 25-26.

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Central Baptist Church 52, Cumberland Pentecostal Two 44

Central Baptist (52): Shamil Clark 15, Joe Bart Watts 10, Mark Duff Jr. 8, Logan Casolari 8, Mikey Hensley 7, J.T. Cabbell 2, Devin Watts 2.

CPC Two (44): Cody Williamson 16, Matt Duckworth 15, Kenny Raleigh 9, Merrill Galloway 2, Freddie Terry 2.

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Putney Bible 59, Jones Creek Baptist 52

Putney Bible (59): Aaron Caldwell 24, Josh Caldwell 11, Dustin North 10, Robbie Middleton 7, Cory Watts 3, Michael Lawson 2, Tyler Stewart 2.

Jones Creek (52): Justin Parker 16, Ryan Bush 11, Chad Creech 11, Jacob Bush 6, Tyler Lemaster 6, Alex Bush 2.

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Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist 48, New Hope Church of God 46

Poor Fork ORB (48): Scotty Bailey 14, Anthony Jenkins 12, Thomas Collins 8, Bobby Hall 6, Robby Gross 5, Kaleb Ison 3.

New Hope (46): Eric Young 24, T.J. Dunson 8, Stephen Johnson 7, Colby King 5, Ryan Hensley 2.

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Cumberland Church of God 59, Kildav Community Church 47

Cumberland COG (59): Tyrek Simmons 25, Hunter Holland 17, Malik Simmons 15, Tony Steele 2.

Kildav (47): Josh Combs 14, Ross Ewing 14, Colby Cochran 7, Derek Cochran 6, Cody Massingill 4, Travis Clem 2.

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New Covenant 67, Totz Church of God 55

New Covenant (67): Shawn Ealy 27, Paul Hearld 13, Adam Rhymer 12, Ryan Clem 11, Chris Southerland 4.

Totz COG (55): Robby Curry 19, Patrick Smallwood 14, David Maggard 10, Kevin Irvin 8, Daniel Miracle 4.

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Cumberland Pentecostal Church One 54, Lynch Church of God 38

CPC One (54): Michael Moses 16, Zach Wilson 14, Jonathan Whitehead 11, Anthony Lewis 10, Brandon Pierson 3.

Lynch COG (38): Matt Ashby 13, Jorge Villar Iglesias 6, Shane Watts 6, Jacob Cornett 4, Jake Middleton 4, O’Shay Simmons 3, Ethan Hughes 2.

By Carlton Hughes

Contributing Writer

League Standings:

New Covenant:# 8-0

Putney Bible Church:# 8-1

Poor Fork Old Regular Baptist:# 7-2

Kildav Community Church:# 5-3

Central Baptist Church:# 6-3

Cumberland Church of God:# 6-3

Cumberland Pentecostal Church One:# 4-5

Cumberland Pentecostal Church Two:# 3-6

Totz Church of God:# 3-6

New Hope Church of God:# 2-7

Jones Creek Baptist:# 1-8

Lynch Church of God:# 0-9

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