High school basketball highlights: Jan. 29

Friday's high school basketball Highlights

January 29, 2011 

Boys

■ Tyler Harville hit all four of his three-point attempts and scored a team-high 16 points to lead host Lexington Christian to a 55-51 upset of No. 10 Scott County. Taylor Barnette added 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists. The Cardinals struggled from the field, finishing 17-for-55 (30.9 percent). Tanner Shotwell had 19 points and six rebounds.

■ Dylan Pohl scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Sean Donaldson had 18 and 11 in West Jessamine's 68-46 home win against Madison Southern. Aaron Ponder hit four three-pointers and scored 22 points for the Eagles.

East Jessamine's Cody Collins had 24 points and 12 rebounds in an 86-70 victory at Mercer County. Jordan Redd added 19 points and 14 rebounds and Cameron Thomas had 12 points and 11 assists.

Pike County Central's Hobo McCoy, the state's leading scorer among schools reporting individual statistics to KHSAA, hit eight three-pointers and scored 39 points in the Hawks' 73-59 loss to visiting Pikeville. Layne Cecil had 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Panthers.

Bishop Brossart outscored No. 11 Newport Central Catholic 11-4 in overtime in a 49-42 win at home. Zach Fardo led Brossart with 21 points.

Fleming County freshman point guard Darion Burns came close to a triple-double with 23 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds in an 84-68 win against visiting Bath County.

■ Zack Hill scored the first eight points of overtime and Lincoln County went on to win 65-59 at Boyle County. Hill finished with 25 points and 12 rebounds.

Girls

Louisville Invitational Tournament quarterfinals

Sacred Heart, ranked 11th in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, had no problem taking care of 10th-ranked Scott County in the quarterfinals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine.

The Cardinals' last lead was 20-19 in the second quarter before the Valkyries stretched it to nine by halftime. Sacred Heart outrebounded Scott County 44-30 and hit five more three-pointers.

Kristen Stainback led Scott County with 21 points, five rebounds and three assists. Alex McKenzie added 10 points and 13 rebounds. The Valkyries got 27 points and 11 rebounds from Morgan Clemons, and 18 points, 10 rebounds, four steals and three assists from Monica McGreal. Maddie Peabody struggled from the field but had nine assists and six steals to go with her four points.

Sacred Heart will play Manual and Boone County will face Mercy in the semifinals.

■ Sydney Moss scored with 1.2 seconds left to help No. 3 Boone County edge No. 9 Butler 71-69. Moss, the daughter of NFL star Randy Moss, had 25 points and 12 rebounds. Aareon Smith and Megan Cureton both scored 13 points for the Bearettes.

■ Whitney Hartlage hit a 5-footer from the baseline at the buzzer to give No. 5 Mercy a 52-50 victory against No. 8 Marion County. Hartlage finished with 11 points, Julliann Miller had a team-high 12 and Christine Roush had 10. The Lady Knights were led by Bre Elder, who had 18 points, five rebounds and four assists. Makayla Epps added 13 points, eight rebounds and three steals.

■ Top-ranked Manual went on a 18-3 run to end the second quarter en route to a 66-44 rout of Owensboro Catholic. Mechael Guess led the Lady Crimsons with 29 points and six rebounds while Rebecca Greenwell scored a game-high 34 for the Lady Aces.

Elsewhere

■ No. 15 Bryan Station scored 27 points off 19 turnovers in a 66-54 victory at Lafayette. Serena Sandusky scored a game-high 20 points and Marissa Prince added 17 for the Lady Defenders. Shomari Kendrick had 18 points and 11 rebounds for Lafayette.

■ Lakeena Parks had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead Paul Dunbar to a 54-44 victory at Lexington Christian. Christin Haney added 12 points for Dunbar and Kelli Rhinehart had 17 for LCA.

Paris jumped out to a 22-2 lead and defeated Model 49-25 in the Bluegrass Conference Tournament finals at Burgin. Jazmen Chenault scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Paris. Maddie Mitchell scored 17 points to lead Sayre past Berea 39-30 in the third-place game.

■ Trailing 44-40 with less than 50 seconds left, Green County got a three-pointer, a steal and a game-winning assist from Rachel Marr in a 45-44 victory against visiting Metcalfe County. Eighth-grader Kali Hedgespeth scored the winning basket and led the Lady Dragons with 12 points.

Southwestern made 14 three-pointers in a 77-52 win at Pike County Central. Eighth-grader Adison Corder had 26 points.

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