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Hornets on four-game winning streak

SALYERSVILLE – Magoffin County is on a four-game winning streak in the 2020-21 boys’ high school basketball season.

Magoffin County freshman Grayson Whitaker prepared to go up with a shot against visiting Prestonsburg on Monday, Feb. 1. Photo || Jim Arnett

SALYERSVILLE – Magoffin County is on a four-game winning streak in the 2020-21 boys’ high school basketball season.

The Hornets have claimed wins over Shelby Valley, Fairview, Letcher County Central and Prestonsburg, defeating teams from three different regions over a four-game span.

Magoffin County is 6-3 through its first nine games in the 2020-21 season.

After opening the season 0-2, Magoffin County has won six of its last seven games.

Magoffin County, under the direction of Coach Scott Castle, started its current winning streak by upending host Shelby Valley 72-67 on Monday, Jan. 25.

Remaining in the win column on the road one day later, Magoffin County rolled past Fairview 66-35 on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

The Hornets continued to win over the weekend, knocking off perennial 14th Region title contender Letcher County Central 57-52 on the road on Saturday, Jan. 30.

After exiting January with momentum, Magoffin County outlasted visiting Prestonsburg 62-60 on Monday, Feb. 1.

The Hornets entered February with regular season games remaining versus Prestonsburg, Morgan County, Johnson Central, Paintsville, Shelby Valley, Perry County Central, Martin County, Pikeville, East Ridge, Floyd Central and Lawrence County.

A Magoffin County-Morgan County boys’ basketball game scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2 was canceled.

Magoffin County is scheduled to host Johnson Central for a 57th District boys’ basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 4. Tip-off for the Magoffin County-Johnson Central boys’ basketball game is set for 7:30 p.m.

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