Barbourville Tigers bring home Pine Mountain Classic title.

January 8, 2015

The Barbourville Tiger basketball team took back to the hardwood on Dec. 29 to compete in the Pine Mountain Classic tournament at Pineville High School after a six day break for Christmas.


The Tigers won three straight games to capture the title with an opening day win over Middlesboro 80-38. The second day of the competition, Barbourville defeated a scrappy Cumberland Gap, TN team 65-32 and finished up with a hard fought win over Powell County on day three 70-59.

The Middlesboro game saw the Tigers shoot over 62% from the field while connecting on 41% from the three point line.

Eleven Barbourville players made it into the scoring column with Tate Carter pouring in a team high 16 points. Brently Perry added 14; James Witt tossed in nine while Bradley Warren and Collin Grubb each had seven points.

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