Region basketball tournament highlights: Parker leads four in double-digits for Male; host Perry County Central falls in first round

March 5, 2014 

  • GIRLS' 11th Region

    At Frankfort Convention Center

    Saturday's semifinals: Franklin Co. (25-6) vs. Lafayette (25-3), 1:30 p.m.; Dunbar vs. Henry Clay, 3:15.

    Sunday: Finals, 4 p.m.

Will Parker scored 20 points to lead four Male players in double-digit scoring as the Bulldogs fended off Central 80-71 in the 7th Region Boys' Tournament.

Peter Scott added 16 points, Steven Julian had 15 and Keshaun Dewalt finished with 10 for the host Bulldogs (17-15).

Devin Firman scored 28 points and Marshall Firman had 22 for the Yellowjackets (9-20).

Male advances to play Ballard, 84-61 winners over Waggener, at Valley on Friday.

Knott Co. Central 56, Perry Co. Central 51: Camron Justice's 28 points — 20 of which came in the fourth quarter — were key in the Patriots' late comeback against the tournament hosts. Knott (23-6) trailed by six entering the fourth quarter.

Justin Johnson was held to 3-for-6 shooting for seven points in his final game for the Commodores (21-9), but pulled down 17 rebounds in the loss.

Girls

Ashland Blazer 49, Lewis Co. 45 (16th): Haley-Sue Foutch scored 17 points to lead the Kittens (22-8) in the win at Morehead State. The junior crossed the 1,000-point scoring mark for her career in the second quarter.

Fleming Co. 48, West Carter 25 (16th): The Panthers (20-10) held the Comets (12-16) to just two field goals over the final 13 minutes of play and easily pulled away after leading 19-14 at halftime.

Johnson Central 57, Betsy Layne 38 (15th): Sophomore Lauren Delong scored 13 points to lead the Eagles (20-11) in the rout of the Cats (10-20) at the East Kentucky Expo Center.

Pikeville 47, Belfry 31 (15th): Senior point guard Rachel Potter led the Panthers (20-12) with 17 points as they pulled away against the Pirates (13-17).

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