The Metcalfe County Lady Hornets are the 2021 16th District Tournament Champions. Metcalfe County (13-9) defeated Russell County (15-12) in the finals 52-43. This is the first time both the girls and boys basketball teams have won tournament titles in the same year since 1997. The Lady Hornets also won the 4th Region All "A" Classic Tournament earlier this season.
Kassady London led the Hornets with 15 points followed by Jaycie Harper with 12. London and Harper joined teammates Anna Grace Blythe, Braelyn Davis, and Macy Welsh on the all-tournament team.
With the win, Metcalfe County will host its first round of the 4th Region Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 25 at 7pm. 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.