BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
New Albany (Ind.) 55, No. 1 Paul Laurence Dunbar 47: Dunbar star Taveion Hollingsworth was held to 14 points and committed eight turnovers in a loss to New Albany in the Kentucky/Indiana Challenge Cup in the Frankfort Convention Center. Jordan Lewis had eight points, 10 rebounds, three assists and fours steals for Dunbar.
Madison Southern 55, Wood Memorial (Ind.) 53:
Michael Jefferson had 17 points, six rebounds and five assists as the Eagles held on for a victory in the Kentucky/Indiana Challenge Cup in Frankfort. Branden Sargent scored all 12 of his points on three-pointers for Madison Southern.
No. 8 Henry Clay 85, Williamstown 53: The Blue Devils outscored the Demons by 22 in the third quarter en route to the victory in Lexington. Leander Ridgeway led the way with 22 points, six assists and three rebounds while Isaiah Tisdale had 13 points, four assists, six steals and three rebounds.
No. 2 Covington Catholic 72, Winton Woods (Ohio) 59: CJ Fredrick scored 18 points, AJ Mayer had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Cole Von-Handorf added 14 points and five assists in the Colonels’ win in Ohio.
No. 24 Conner 45, Jay County (Ind.) 37: Sean McNeil scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds, both team highs, in the Jaguars’ Kentucky/Indiana Challenge cup victory in Frankfort.
West Jessamine 76, East Jessamine 49: Siah Holifield scored a game-high 20 points for the visiting Colts on Friday night. Holifield, a senior, surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career.
GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Columbus North (Ind.) 50, No. 8 Franklin County 40: Anna Arrastia scored 11 points, including three three-pointers in the Flyers’ loss in a Kentucky/Indiana Challenge Cup matchup in the Frankfort Convention Center. Princess Stewart, Rebecca Cook and Savannah Courtney added eight points apiece. Maliah Howard-Bass had 25 points, six rebounds and two steals for the Bulldogs.
No. 25 Henry Clay 51, Madison Central 33: T’laya Lyvers scored 19 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and had three assists and three steals in the Devils’ win in Lexington. The Indians got 14 points, eight rebounds, nine blocks and three steals from Mallie Cornett.
No. 11 Manual 69, No. 9 Sacred Heart 52: The Crimsons outscored the Valkyries 26-10 in the third quarter to pull away for the road win. Krystaline McCune (19 points and 18 rebounds) and Tonysha Curry (14 and 13) both had double-doubles for Manual.
Russell County 66, Lexington Catholic 50: The Lakers, who led by as many as 25 points, got 17 points and 12 assists from Kaitlyn Coffey in a win in Russell Springs. Caroline Osbourn scored 14 points for the Knights.