Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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March 5, 2013

KITTENS STATE BOUND

MOREHEAD — Ashland is headed back to the Girls State Basketball Tournament in Bowling Green.

The Kittens repeated as champions in the 16th Region after defeating Boyd County 54-52 Tuesday night in the regional championship game at Ellis T. Johnson Arena.

It was the third year in a row that Ashland and Boyd County met in the finals. The Lady Lions won the crown in 2011.

Read complete coverage in Wednesday's edition.

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