Cards crush Perry Central in state opener, 77-36

Published 7:26 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The George Rogers Clark Cardinals rolled to a 77-36 win in the first round of the KHSAA Sweet 16 Wednesday evening at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

The Cards put away 14th Region champs Perry County Central to advance to the second round of the state tournament. Their opponent will be the winner of Wednesday’s late game between North Laurel and Pikeville. The Cards and the winner of this matchup will tip things off Friday at 1:30 p.m.

See a complete story on our website soon, as well as in the weekend edition of the Sun. Look for coverage of Friday afternoon’s action right here.