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Thrilling Showdown: Magoffin County Hornets Triumph Over Pike Central Hawks in Breathtaking Finish

In a heart-stopping match on December 12, 2023, the Magoffin County Hornets showcased their prowess in a nail-biting contest against the formidable Pike Central Hawks. The game unfolded in the newly minted Magoffin County gymnasium, creating an electric atmosphere for both players and fans alike.

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Game Dynamics and Lead Changes

From the opening tip-off, the intensity of the game was palpable, with lead changes keeping spectators on the edge of their seats. The back-and-forth struggle for dominance between the Magoffin County Hornets and the Pike Central Hawks painted a riveting narrative that reached its climax in the game’s final moments.

Watch the full game here thanks to D&D Sports Network

Pike Central VS Magoffin County 2023 Boys Basketball

Aden Barnett’s Heroic Moment

The standout performance of Magoffin County’s basketball virtuoso, Aden Barnett, took center stage. Barnett’s remarkable skills were showcased in a breathtaking last-second lay-up, immortalized in the highlight reel of the game. The Hornets secured a hard-fought victory, concluding the game with a final score of 69-67.

aden barnett magoffin county hornets 2023
Photo By: Jim Arnett

Tribute to Pike Central’s Talent

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Pike Central, displaying exceptional talent throughout the match, proved to be a worthy adversary, making it a contest where the outcome was uncertain until the very end. The resilience and skill exhibited by both teams only added to the spectacle, leaving fans in awe of the athletic prowess on display.

Celebrating Magoffin County’s 2023-24 Basketball Team’s Excellence

This game serves as a testament to the caliber of the Magoffin County Hornets, and the excitement surrounding their basketball team is reaching new heights. The call to action is clear: if you haven’t experienced the thrill of cheering for the Hornets in their home games, you’re missing out on an extraordinary time.

Magoffin County Hornets 2023 Basketball
Photo by Jim Arnett
Magoffin County Boys Basketball Schedule

Magoffin County Basketball Boys 2023-24 Schedule

Coach: Scott Castle

Region: 15

District: 57

Current Record: 7 – 7

Date Opponent Site Wins Tipoff / Tournament
Nov 30, 23 Wolfe County Away (W) 80 – 74 7:30 PM
Dec 1, 23 Perry County Central At Hazard (L) 73 – 78 7:30 PM – DJ Begley Classic
Dec 5, 23 Ashland Blazer Away (L) 45 – 69 7:30 PM
Dec 7, 23 Letcher County Central Home (W) 75 – 63 7:30 PM
Dec 12, 23 Pike County Central Home (W) 69 – 67 7:30 PM
Dec 15, 23 Shelby Valley Home (W) 71 – 58 7:30 PM
Dec 18, 23 East Ridge Away Canceled 7:30 PM
Dec 20, 23 Wilson Central (Lebanon), TN At Gatlinburg, TN (W) 71 – 52 Smoky Mountain Christmas Classic
Dec 21, 23 Archbishop Shaw (Marrero), LA At Gatlinburg, TN (L) 65 – 78 Smoky Mountain Christmas Classic
Dec 22, 23 McMinn County (Athens), TN At Gatlinburg, TN (L) 60 – 63 Smoky Mountain Christmas Classic
Dec 28, 23 Montgomery County At Estill County (L) 54 – 55 4:45 PM – Railroad Classic
Dec 29, 23 Wolfe County At Estill County (L) 68 – 82 Railroad Classic
Dec 30, 23 Estill County At Estill County (W) 67 – 66 Railroad Classic
Jan 2, 24 Lawrence County At Multiple Locations (W) 54 – 51 7:30 PM – Kentucky 2A Championship Sectional Tournaments
Jan 5, 24 Boyd County Away @Pike County Central (L) 72 – 80 7:30 PM
Jan 9, 24 Johnson Central Home 7:30 PM
Jan 12, 24 Pike County Central Away 7:30 PM
Jan 16, 24 Paintsville Home 7:30 PM
Jan 19, 24 West Carter Away 7:30 PM
Jan 22, 24 Floyd Central Home 7:30 PM
Jan 25, 24 Betsy Layne Away 6:00 PM
Jan 30, 24 Martin County Home 7:30 PM
Feb 5, 24 Martin County Away 7:30 PM
Feb 7, 24 Ashland Blazer Home 7:30 PM
Feb 9, 24 Paintsville Away 7:30 PM
Feb 12, 24 Johnson Central Away 7:30 PM
Feb 14, 24 Betsy Layne Home 6:00 PM
Feb 16, 24 Shelby Valley Away 7:30 PM
Feb 20, 24 Pikeville Home 7:30 PM
Feb 23, 24 East Ridge Home 7:30 PM


In conclusion, the Magoffin County Hornets’ triumph over the Pike Central Hawks is a testament to the team’s resilience and skill. The thrilling game on 12/12/2023 is etched in basketball history, and fans are encouraged to be part of the continued success of the Hornets in the upcoming season.

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