Game 6: Corbin vs. Clark County, 2:30 p.m. Thursday



* Jason McDaniel.Coach:

* 2013 ( (lost to Shelby Valley 45-38 in first round).Last trip to State:

* The Lady Redhounds come out of the tough 13th Region. “We’re really small but we played extremely hard,” McDaniel said. “We believe we have some unfinished business (at the Sweet 16). We know what to expect. These girls are extremely hungry.”What to look for:

* The Lady Redhounds are led by the Wilson twins, Miranda and Kayla, who have both signed with NAIA St. Catharine’s College. Miranda is a four-year starter and her identical twin sister, Kayla, has started for three years.Key player:

* An assistant for the Corbin boys the last 12 years, McDaniel led the Lady Redhounds to their second straight regional title. “I just felt like I was ready,” said McDaniel, who played for Billy Hicks at Corbin and Randy Vernon at Cumberland College. “I wanted to stay in Corbin.”Coach-speak:


12 -Miranda Wilson

5-6, Sr., 14.7 ppg, 4.4 rpg

24-Kayla Wilson

5-8, Sr., 11.7 ppg, 5 rpg

42-Natalye Gallagher

6-0, Jr., 7.2 ppg, 5.4 rpg

5-Brooklyn Ashurst

5-6, Sr., 5.1 ppg, 1.4 rpg

21- Sarah Ashley

5-7, Sr., 11.5 ppg, 6.6 rpg

Key reserves

4- Jaclyn Jewell

5-7, So., 7.4 ppg, 2 rpg

11-Melanie Wilson

5-6, So., 6.8 ppg, 2.5 rpg



* Robbie Graham.Coach:

* 2010 (lost to Rockcastle County 56-45 in quarterfinals).Last trip to State:

* The Lady Cardinals are versatile, comfortable at just about any tempo. Against Corbin, expect the team to play a quick tempo with solid guard play on both sides.What to look for:

* The Lady Cardinals are led by the coach’s daughter, Lexxus Graham, a 5-foot-6 senior point guard. “She’s very heady on the floor,” Robbie Graham said. “She’s the leader for us.”Key player:

* Graham said he his is well-tested and ready for a nice run in the Sweet 16. “We played a really tough schedule. We’re going down there (to Bowling Green) with the mindset that we’re going to stay for awhile,” he said.Coach-speak:


22- Lexxus Graham

5-5, Sr., 10.9 ppg, 2.7 rpg

23- Sandra Skinner

6-0, Jr., 1.47 ppg, 8.3 rpg

21 – Sydney Anderson

5-10, So., 10 ppg, 4.1 rpg

11- Paige Taylor

5-8, Jr., 8.9 ppg, 3.3 rpg

13 – Maddie Hamlin

6-1, Sr., 4.9 ppg, 4.1 rpg

Key reserves

4- Kaitlynn Williams

5-6, Jr., 5.8 ppg, 1.4 rpg

33- Elizabeth Hardiman

6-2, Fr., 2.3 ppg, 2 rpg


School W-L Nickname Location Region Enrollment Litrating Sweet 16
CORBIN 24-8 Lady Redhounds Corbin 13th 851 90.3 6th (1-5)
CLARK COUNTY 24-7 Lady Cardinals Winchester 10th 1,644 87.5 9th (11-8)
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