High School Basketball

Madison Southern sweeps Model in 44th District

Carrington Roberts scored 27 points and Madison Southern coasted to a 73-39 victory over Model in the 44th District finals at Eastern Kentucky's McBrayer Arena on Wednesday.

Roberts made all three of his three-point attempts and 10 of 11 free-throw tries. Aaron Ponder came off the bench to add nine points, 10 rebounds and five steals for the Eagles.

No. 22 Hazard 69, Buckhorn 52 (54th): Justin Jones tallied 11 points and 11 rebounds and the Bulldogs didn't have much trouble in their semifinals victory at Leslie County.

No. 19 Knott County Central 67, Cordia 31 (53rd): Junior guard Stuart Stamper had 18 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in the Patriots' home win in the semifinals.

Lincoln County 59, Boyle County 49, OT (45th): The underdog Rebels sent the district favorites to overtime, but couldn't pull out the upset on their home floor. Rees MacShara hit two free throws with 12 seconds left in regulation to force the extra period, but the Patriots outscored Boyle 15-5 in overtime. Ethan Spurlin led Lincoln with 19 points.

Danville 55, Garrard County 46 (45th): Kruz Warren scored 21 points and led the Admirals to an upset victory in the semifinals at Boyle County.

Highlands 71, Newport 61 (36th): The Bluebirds had three players with 16 points in their district semifinals win over Newport at Newport Central Catholic. Juniors Zach Lother, Stephen Kowolonek and Tyler Grubbs all had 16 points for Highlands.

No. 16 Adair County 69, Marion County 36 (20th): Senior forward Darren Ballou scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the host Indians to a semifinals victory.

Girls

Madison Southern 51, Model 45 (44th): Brittany Calhoun had 15 points, 14 rebounds, five blocks and three steals to give the Lady Indians just their second win of the season and a trip to the district finals.

No. 6 Montgomery County 54, Clark County 47 (40th): The Lady Cardinals went on an 11-2 run late in the game to tie it up at 45-all, but couldn't get past the Indians in the district title game at Bourbon County. Senior guard MacKenzie Lee scored 17 points and made a three-pointer to put the Indians up 48-45. Montgomery led the rest of the way.

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