By Kyle Lovern
December 29, 2013
The annual Hatfield-McCoy Shootout will be held Saturday, January 18 at the Williamson Fieldhouse and feature eight high school basketball games.
The event pits teams from Kentucky against schools from West Virginia.
The tournament director is Mark Whitt. The event is sponsored by Simpkins Law Office located in Williamson.
Several top-notch teams are featured in the all-day basketball extravaganza. Defending Class A state champion Tug Valley will take on Sheldon Clark in one of the evening contests. The Panthers are coached by Garland “Rabbit” Thompson and the Cardinals are coached by former Tug Valley coach Frankie Smith.
Knott County Central, one of the top teams in the Bluegrass State will take on South Charleston.
The final game of the night will feature two local rivals in their only regular season meeting of the season Belfry versus Mingo Central.
The first game tips off at 11 a.m. Here is the full slate of games for the annual Hatfield-McCoy Shootout.
11:00 am Phelps vs. Hannan
12:30 pm Pike Central vs. Ripley
2:00 pm Wesley Christian vs. Man
3:30 pm East Ridge vs.Tolsia
5:00 pm Greater Beckley vs. Hurricane
6:30 pm Sheldon Clark vs. Tug Valley
8:00 pm Knott County vs. South Charleston
9:30 pm Belfry vs. Mingo Central