Buckhorn High School
Peggy Gay was a trailblazer in Kentucky girls’ basketball shattering gender barriers in the 1970s. Her senior year the KHSAA reinstated girls’ basketball allowing Gay to compete for one season. She made the most of that season by scoring an impressive 74 points in a single game. Averaging 35 points and 16 rebounds per game Gay was named a first team Lexington Herald All-State selection. Her skills earned her a scholarship to play at Eastern Kentucky University where she became the program’s first 1,000 point scorer tallying 1,696 points in her collegiate career.