■ Keshawn Simpson had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Madison Central to a 62-38 win over visiting Henry Clay on Thursday night. Terry Jarvis hit three three-pointers and added 16 points for the Indians. Prince Stewart was the only Henry Clay player in double figures with 14 points.
■ Sayre's Tebo Barnett had game highs of 26 points and 15 rebounds, but the Spartans fell 67-51 at Harrison County. Barnett was 12-for-17 from the field but the rest of the team went just 9-for-37. Malcolm Thomas led the Thorobreds with 17 points and nine rebounds.
■ Sophomore Clay Cinnamon scored 23 points and junior Jamel Taylor added 22 points and 10 boards to help send Mercer County to an 82-81 double-overtime victory over visiting Woodford County. The Titans' Jake Mayes hit a pair of free throws with three seconds left in regulation to send the game to the first overtime. Branden Raider scored 22 points for the Yellowjackets.
■ Senior forward Miles Kingsley scored 22 points and sophomore guard Jacob Taylor added 20 points to help Danville beat host Garrard County 67-64 and avenge a home loss to the Golden Lions earlier this season.
■ Junior Ebony Rowe recorded a double-double and passed the 1,000-point mark for her career in No. 22 Paul Dunbar's 70-46 victory over visiting Holmes. Rowe had 31 points and 14 rebounds. She was 12-for-15 from the field and made seven of eight free throws.
■ Anna Martin scored a game-high 24 points and seventh-ranked Lexington Christian opened up a big early advantage in a 74-55 win at Scott County. Courtney Clifton had 17 points and Sarah Beth Barnette added 14 points for the Lady Eagles, who led 48-30 at the half and 72-45 after three quarters. Sophomore Kristen Stainback led Scott County with 15 points.
■ Freshman forward Ashli Mayes scored a game-high 17 points and junior guard Andrea Howard had a double-double to lead Franklin County to a 54-41 win at Bryan Station. Howard recorded 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Flyers, who led 31-14 at halftime. Junior forward Alesha Prince led the Lady Defenders with 16 points.
Herald-Leader Staff Report