High school basketball roundup: Dec. 21

Monday's high school basketball Highlights

December 21, 2010 

Perry County Central Coach Randy Napier talked to his team during a timeout against Bowling Green in the quarterfinals of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic. Bowling Green won 61-47.

CHARLES BERTRAM | STAFF

Boys

Fayette Co. Invitational

■ Matthew Mitchell's layup with 5 seconds left lifted Clay County to a 59-58 victory against host Lafayette. Adam Gay's steal kept the Generals from getting a shot off before the buzzer. Mitchell led the Tigers with 17 points and seven rebounds, and Codi Roberts and J.V. Hooker followed with 16 and 15 points, respectively. Jackson Davis scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Lafayette.

■ Corey Rogers went 14-for-19 from the field and 6-for-7 from the line, scoring 34 points in Clark County's 58-52 victory against Bryan Station at Tates Creek. Rogers also had 15 rebounds, including seven on the offensive end, while teammates Robbie Stenzel and Vinny Zollo were held to nine and seven points, respectively. Marcus Williams topped the Defenders with 20 points and nine rebounds.

■ Wes Kimball (17), Daniel Kiesling (17), Brandon Nichols (16) and Jordan Green (16) all reached double figures in Henry Clay's 79-61 victory against Paul Dunbar. Kiesling also had 13 rebounds and Green and Nichols both had four assists. William Gary led the Bulldogs with 21 points and Lamont Johnson had 15 points and six rebounds.

West Jessamine's Jaree Patton hit all of his free throws after being fouled on a three-pointer and forced overtime, but host Tates Creek went on to win 56-52. Marcellus Barksdale led the Commodores with 17 points.

Elsewhere

Wayne County Coach Rodney Woods got his 700th career victory when his Cardinals defeated Anderson County 48-37 in the Arby's/KFC Classic at McCreary Central. Dagan Shelton had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Wayne County.

■ Michael Terry, a 6-foot-6 junior forward, scored 34 points and had 12 rebounds, five blocked shots and four assists in Fairview's 61-47 victory against South Floyd in the Derby Classic at Raceland.

■ Down 17-4 with four minutes left in the first half, Moore righted itself and went on to rout Letcher County Central 71-42 in the Hoopin' It Up Holiday Classic at North Laurel. Deondre McWhorter, a Morehead State signee, had 20 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots.

■ Down two at intermission, Hazard pulled away in the second half for a 58-39 victory against visiting Estill County. Jordan Olinger scored 14 points and had 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals for Hazard.

■ Nathan Vaughn scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in host Berea's 65-56 win against Powell County.

Girls

iHigh Fayette Co. Frenzy

Paul Dunbar pulled out a close victory against Sheldon Clark, getting 26 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and five steals from star senior Carla Booth in a 74-73 victory at home.

Male led by as many as 15 points and held on to defeat host Tates Creek 50-42. Andrea Owen led the Bulldogs with 25 points and seven rebounds and Monique White added six points, 12 rebounds and four assists. The Commodores got 12 points apiece from Oney Harrison and Dominique Etlingturner.

■ Candace Morton was the only player to reach double figures scoring or rebounding with 13 and 15, but Henry Clay lost 47-35 to Fleming County. Kosha Puente led the Lady Panthers with nine points and six assists.

■ Dionna Wear had 20 points and 10 rebounds in Holmes' 55-45 win against Pike Central. Tamra Holder added 18 points and six rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs. Reagan Clark led the Lady Hawks with 15 points.

Bryan Station outscored Lafayette 14-5 in the fourth quarter to eke out a 52-50 victory at Paul Dunbar. Amber Crumbie led the Defenders with 22 points, 10 rebounds and three steals. Shomari Kendrick had 15 points and nine rebounds for Lafayette.

Elsewhere

Madison Central's Larryn Brooks' triple-double — 15 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists — sent Madison Central past Simon Kenton 57-37 in the Kenton County Classic. Simon Kenton led 33-30 in the third quarter before Madison Central went on a 27-4 run to end the game.

Shelby Valley outscored Lawrence County 37-15 in the second half to pull away for a 67-52 victory at home. The Wildcats were led by Brooke Coleman, who had 21 points and 11 rebounds. Leeza Mullins added 16 points.

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