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JUMPING through HOOPS

Boys

■ 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.

Girls

■ 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

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