GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Stacy averages double-double for Lady Hornets

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SALYERSVILLE - Kennedi Stacy emerged as one of the 15th Region's top girls' basketball players during the 2016-17 season, averaging a double-double for the Magoffin County Lady Hornets. 

Stacy, one of the area's most underrated girls' high school basketball players, averaged a team-high 17.4 points and a team-best 10.1 rebounds per game for the Lady Hornets. Magoffin County's leading scorer shot 33.3 percent (40-of-120) from 3-point range. 

Accompanying Stacy in double figures for the Lady Hornets, Alexis Montgomery averaged 10.1 points per game. 

Shanna Howard ranked as Magoffin County's third-leading rebounder, averaging 6.3 points per game for the Lady Hornets. 

Other scorers for Magoffin County during the 2016-17 season included Presley Russell, Haley Barnett, Kaelyn Greene, Kenlee Wireman, Destiny Conley, Farrah Montgomery, Macy Tacker and McKayla Patrick. 

Howard ended the 2016-17 campaign as Magoffin County's second-leading rebounder. The productive Howard pulled down 5.9 rebounds per game for the Lady Hornets. 

Greene averaged 5.1 rebounds per game, ranking as Magoffin County's third-leading rebounder. 

As a team, Magoffin County shot 34.9 percent from the field. The Lady Hornets shot 29.1 percent from 3-point range. 

Magoffin County shot 65.3 percent from the free throw line. 

The Lady Hornets exited the 2016-17 season with a 9-19 record. Magoffin County lost to eventual 15th Region champion Paintsville in the opening round of the 57th District Girls' Basketball Tournament. The Lady Hornets, under the direction of first-year head coach Doug Greene, pushed Paintsville throughout the postseason matchup.

Since the conclusion of the latest hoops season, numerous Lady Hornets have made transitions to the softball diamond. 

Magoffin County will begin preparing for the 2017-18 girls' basketball season later in the offseason.