Elliott Co. marches on in Sweet 16

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Senior guard Ethan Faulkner scored 20
points and guard Jonathan Ferguson added 16 to lead Elliott County
to a 75-69 win over Shelby Valley in the Boys' Sweet Sixteen State
Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena on Friday.
Elliott County (32-2), which lead the state in scoring at 81
points per game this season, had to fight through a tough Shelby
Valley defense and managed only 40 percent shooting.
Junior guard Elisha Justice scored 25 for Shelby Valley, (31-5),
which otherwise struggled from the field, shooting just 32 percent.
Elliott County plays Holmes Saturday at 11:30 a.m. EDT.

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