The Metcalfe County Hornets are the 2021 16th District Tournament Champions. The Hornets (17-9) defeated Clinton County (20-4) in the finals 70-64. This is the first tournament title for the Metcalfe County boys basketball team since 1997.
Peyton Dial led the Hornets with 19 points followed by Wyatt Blythe with 18. Dial and Blythe joined teammates Boston Devore, Jax Allen, and Jacob Murrell on the all-tournament team.
With the win, Metcalfe County will host its first round of the 4th Region Basketball Tournament on Sunday, March 21 at 3pm. The Hornet News Network will broadcast the game online and on SCRTC channel 95. The KY Sports Guys will provide live coverage on 99.1 WHSX radio.