High school basketball highlights, Dec. 30

Thursday's high school basketball highlights

December 30, 2011 

BOYS

■ Dominique Hawkins had 25 points and went 12-for-13 from the free-throw line, and Madison Central beat Bryan Station 80-65 in the Gateway Holiday Classic at Montgomery County. Madison Central (11-0) shot 82 percent from the foul line, outscoring the Defenders 28-14 from the stripe. Larry Morton led Bryan Station (3-9) with 28 points, including 5-for-7 shooting on three-pointers.

West Jessamine dominated the second half and beat Sayre 54-35 in the Sayre Holiday Classic. West Jessamine trailed by nine at halftime, then outscored Sayre 38-10 the rest of the way. Daulton Peters scored 15 points for West Jessamine, and Will Henderson added 12. Reid Freeman led Sayre with 19 points, going 3-for-4 from three-point range.

■ Sophomore center Justin Johnson had 20 rebounds in Sheldon Clark's 53-47 win over Paul Laurence Dunbar in the Shirley Kearns Classic at Model. William Gary led Dunbar (11-3) with 20 points.

■ Michael Arnett scored 22 points, and Kyle Rice added 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Boyle County to a 72-64 overtime victory over Highlands in the Sayre Holiday Classic. Boyle outscored Highlands 10-2 in overtime. Highlands tied the game 62-62 at the end of regulation when Patrick Towles put back his own miss with five seconds left. Drew Houliston came off the bench to lead Highlands with 16 points, and Towles had 15.

■ Quentin Ellis had 19 points and Hunter Bowles 18 to lead Glasgow to a 69-59 win over Franklin County in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic consolation bracket. Ryan Timmons starred for Franklin County with 27 points, seven steals and five assists.

■ Sophomore forward Justin Johnson had a career-high 25 points in Sheldon Clark's 62-51 win over Berea in the Shirley Kearns Invitational.

■ Zach Moran had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Male to a 67-58 victory over Campbell County in the Gateway Holiday Classic. Nate McGovney had 33 points for Campbell County.

■ Matt Pelfrey scored 28 points, and host Powell County beat Grant County 81-58 in the Red River Classic.

GIRLS

Bryan Station came up short in a 54-53 loss to Madison Central in the Gateway Holiday Classic despite 26 points from Serena Sandusky. Madison Central (7-3) preserved the win at the free-throw line, shooting 75 percent. Outside of Sandusky, Bryan Station (5-8) shot 28 percent from the field. Ashton Feldhaus led the Lady Indians with 13 points and seven rebounds.

■ Sarah Cooley had 22 points and eight rebounds to lead Lafayette to a 53-40 win over Bourbon County in the Bourbon County Classic. Lafayette took a 17-4 lead after one quarter and never trailed. Asia Sims had 15 points and nine rebounds for Bourbon County.

■ Ken'yale Demus had 19 points in Lafayette's 60-51 win over Monticello in the Bourbon County Classic. Lafayette scored 30 points in the fourth quarter to erase a nine-point deficit.

■ Maddie Mitchell scored 20 points in Sayre's 50-36 loss to University Heights in the KCD Holiday Tournament.

Paul Laurence Dunbar beat Tates Creek 63-47 in the Mercer Titan Christmas Classic. Jordan Fender had 20 points and four steals for Dunbar. Peyton Hisel led Tates Creek with 20 points.

■ Audriana Christopher had 21 points, and Scott County beat Peoria Notre Dame 78-73 in overtime in the State Farm Classic in Bloomington, Ill.

■ Kalyn Wilson had 11 points and 14 rebounds on her 18th birthday, and Leslie County beat Harrison County 45-43 in a Western Hills Christmas Tournament consolation game.

■ Sophomore forward Kayla Rankin had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and senior guard Kendall Noble recorded a triple-double (10 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) to lead Perry Central (12-0) to a 62-47 win over Atlantic (Fla.) in the semifinals of the Sunshine Classic in Daytona Beach, Fla.

■ Junior center Kassidy Prater had a career-high 33 points, and Pike County Central beat Tug Valley (W.Va.) 70-55 in the Mountain School Girl Classic at Belfry.

■ Kalah Eldridge had 29 points, and Letcher County Central beat Jackson City 92-37 in the Lady Bobcat Invitational at Breathitt County.

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