High school basketball roundup: Dunbar boys and girls sweep LexCath in double-header

February 11, 2014 

Girls: No. 19 Dunbar fends off Lexington Catholic

With the game tied at 35-all, Paul Dunbar’s girls finished on an 8-0 run in a 43-35 victory over visiting Lexington Catholic.

Brooke Todd, who scored the go-ahead basket with 2:17 left to play, finished with eight points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocked shots for the Lady Bulldogs, ranked 19th in Dave Cantrall’s ­Rating the State. Shakeema Jackson led Dunbar with 14 points.

Caroline Lynch had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Catholic.

■ Dasia Kilbourne and Rebecca Cook scored 16 points apiece and No. 6 Franklin County defeated visiting Henry Clay 61-48. Kilbourne also had nine rebounds and Cook had three blocked shots. Up next for the Lady Flyers is a matchup with No. 3 Anderson County on Tuesday night.

■ Dee Givens came close to a triple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and eight steals in No. 8 Lafayette’s 57-34 win at Madison Central. Kiara Pankins added 16 points, nine rebounds and four steals in the Lady Generals’ victory.

■ Kerrigan Samons scored 27 points and had 16 rebounds in Paintsville’s 69-35 win at home against Lawrence County.

Boys’ highlights:

■ Paul Dunbar led by as many as 10 points in the fourth quarter, but had to hold on for a 55-51 victory after Lexington Cathlolic cut it to one with 43 seconds left. Darius Williams scored 31 points for the Bulldogs.

■ Colby Barnes scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead No. 17 Henry Clay past visiting Breathitt County 66-56.

■ Zac Collins scored all 24 of his points on three-pointers in Paintsville’s 74-64 win at home over Prestonsburg.

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