High school basketball highlights: Feb. 6

Saturday's high school basketball Highlights

February 6, 2011 

Girls

■ Junior guard Sara Martin scored 16 points, and Lafayette (13-11) beat host Tates Creek 59-43. Junior forward Taylor Mynear added 15 points for the Lady Generals, and senior guard Jeriana Gillespie had 13 points and nine assists. Sophomore guard Oney Harrison had 17 points for Tates Creek (7-17), which was held to 28.6 percent shooting.

Paul Dunbar (9-10) closed the game with a 21-9 run to beat host Woodford County 61-50. Sophomore guard Kierra Muhammad scored a game-high 28 points for the Bulldogs. Eighth-grade forward Chelsey Ford had 14 for Woodford County (19-4).

■ Sophie O'Rourke led all scorers with 14 points, and Gabby Bowie added 12 points and 10 rebounds for host Sayre in a 55-40 victory over Deming, which was held to 28.3 percent shooting.

■ Ashli Mayes scored 17 points, and Franklin County (15-10) beat host Montgomery County 57-45. Macie Spence had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Montgomery County (10-12).

■ Senior guard Tayler Kindred led all scorers with 21 points, and Clark County (17-7) beat visiting Paris 58-37. Eight-grade guard Asia Sims had 18 for Paris.

Marion County (16-6), No. 8 in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, overwhelmed host Washington County in the first half and won 66-42. Junior guard Bre Elder scored 18 points for Marion County, which led 36-18 at the half. Sophomore center Kenya Turner had 16 for Washington County (11-9).

■ Senior guard Hillary Moore had 25 points and 16 rebounds to lead Leslie County (16-7) to a 71-43 rout of South Floyd (9-10) in the Riverside Showcase at Breathitt County.

■ Freshman point guard Rachel Potter had 14 points, seven assists and five rebounds to lead Pikeville (12-8) to a 49-38 victory over Wolfe County (2-12) at the Riverside Showcase.

■ No. 19 South Oldham (15-5) held visiting Conner (10-13) to two points in the first quarter and rolled to a 60-36 victory. Junior point guard Jasmine Whitfield led the way with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

■ Sophomore forward Julie Cornett had 22 points and 14 rebounds, sophomore center Keisha Collins had 12 points and 17 rebounds, and junior guard Haley Whitaker had 11 points and 12 assists for host Letcher Central in an 82-42 win over Estill County (12-10).

■ Sophomore guard Mercedes Cox had 18 points and 16 rebounds, and Taylor County beat Boyle County 69-50.

Boys

■ No. 11 Scott County dominated the boards and capitalized on 18 turnovers to beat visiting Sayre 87-67. Isaiah Ivey had 16 points and eight rebounds for Scott County, which had a 50-24 rebounding advantage and scored 34 points off turnovers. Tanner Shotwell added 13 points and seven rebounds. Mike Smith had a game-high 20 points and five assists for Sayre.

■ Sophomore guard Dominique Hawkins scored 21 points, and host Madison Central (15-7) held on for a 50-47 win over Lincoln County (12-12).

Berea (11-11) held host St. Francis to seven points in the first half and went on to win 57-28. Berea sophomore guard Eli Woodie led all scorers with 15 points.

■ Junior guard Logan Johnson scored 30 points on 13-for-18 shooting, and host Letcher Central (15-9) posted a 79-55 victory over Powell County (7-10).

■ Junior forward Michael Terry had 20 points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots, and visiting Fairview (7-12) beat Menifee County 66-58. Senior guard Keenan Hacker had 18 points for Menifee County (6-13).

■ Sophomore forward Jacob Mayse had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Boyd County got an 85-74 win at Breathitt County.

Herald-Leader Staff Report

Lexington Herald-Leader is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service