Hawks defeat Nelson County

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The LaRue County Hawks overpowered Nelson County 73-41, Feb. 11.

Junior forward Caleb Sheffer’s double-double propelled the homestanding Hawks to a rout of their 5th Region foe.

Sheffer had 23 points, 13 rebounds and two assists as LaRue County handed the Cardinals their ninth straight loss.

Senior guard Mike Neal chipped in with 15 points and three steals, while freshman guard Cameron Dawson had 10 points and two steals. Senior forward Kody Key-Close added nine points.

Tyler Howell and Thomas Harman added five each; Micah Wiseman scored four; Kyle DeVary scored two.

UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts Taylor County at 8 Friday night.