Jumping through hoops, Dec. 10

Thursday's high school basketball highlights

December 10, 2010 

BOYS

Lafayette relied on its 'D' and its Dee to post its first win of the season. The Generals (1-2) held host Madison Central to 30.2-percent shooting, and guard Dee Yarbrough scored a game-high 32 points in the 67-51 victory. Yarbrough went 11-for-20 from the field and 8-for-8 from the free-throw line. Guard Dominique Hawkins had 14 points for Madison Central (1-2), and forward Nick Ford had 12 points and a game-high 19 rebounds.

■ Senior guard Chris Hayes made four three-pointers and scored 28 points for Holmes in an 88-44 rout of host St. Henry (0-2). Holmes (2-0) led 55-15 at the half.

■ Senior center Sam Dye had 35 points and 11 rebounds, and host Bath County (4-0) rallied from an 11-point deficit in the first quarter to beat Paris 72-62. Paris (0-3) led 31-22 at the half but was outscored 29-11 in the third quarter.

■ Junior center Sawyer Williams had 26 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots to lead Owen County (3-1) to a 77-44 win over visiting Carroll County (2-1).

GIRLS

■ Leading by one point after three quarters, host Paul Dunbar (2-2) closed the game with a 25-14 run to beat Tates Creek 67-55. Sophomore center Lakeena Parks had 24 points and 10 rebounds for Paul Dunbar. Junior forward Morgan McEldowney added 10 rebounds. Junior center Peyton Hisel led Tates Creek (1-3) with 14 points.

■ Senior Candace Morton had 19 points for Henry Clay (1-3) in a 51-39 loss to visiting Dixie Heights (4-0).

■ Host West Jessamine launched a 22-4 run in the second quarter and beat Washington County 57-37. Freshman forward Ashlee Rose had 13 points and 10 rebounds for West Jessamine (1-4).

Anderson County (3-0) jumped to a 41-11 halftime lead and rolled to a 79-46 win over visiting Spencer County (0-4). Freshman guard Makenzie Cann made seven three-pointers and scored 29 points to go with six assists for Anderson County. Junior center Sidney Brown added 21 points and 13 rebounds.

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