High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights, Jan. 14


Sayre held Henry Clay, No. 10 in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, to eight points in the first seven minutes of play. But the Blue Devils (10-5) quickly erased the 16-8 deficit, opened the second half with a 30-10 run and rolled to an 82-46 victory. Wes Kimball and Daniel Kiesling each scored 15 points for Henry Clay. Kimball was 6-for-7 from the field, 3-for-3 from beyond the arc. Mike Smith scored 19 for Sayre (5-5).

■ No. 13 Tates Creek opened the game with a 31-4 run and blasted visiting Paul Dunbar 79-38. Ryan Fucci led the Commodores with 20 points. Dunbar trailed 51-14 at the half.

■ Senior forward Brandon Hager scored a game-high 16 points to lead West Jessamine (6-10) to a 98-47 rout at Burgin (5-5).

■ Senior guard Jacob Dixon had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and sophomore forward Tyson Williams had a triple-double in McCreary Central's 71-44 win over visiting Monticello. The 6-foot-4 Williams had 17 points, 17 rebounds and 10 blocked shots for McCreary Central (9-5).

■ Morehead State signee Deondre McWhorter had a game-high 19 points to go with 10 rebounds, powering No. 12 Moore past No. 25 Fern Creek 84-53 in the Louisville Invitational at Doss. William Bryant added 18 points and 15 rebounds. Jerrell Moore led Fern Creek (12-4) with 17 points, all in the first half.

■ Junior Michael Terry made six of seven three-pointers and scored 24 points to lead host Fairview (6-7) to an 81-60 win over Rose Hill Christian (2-12). Senior guard Jared Hutchinson added a career-high 16 points and seven rebounds.

■ Senior guard Jaleel Gray had 35 points and six rebounds to lead host Holmes (11-4) to a 61-51 win over Lloyd Memorial (9-7). Holmes went 18-for-19 from the free-throw line.

■ Sophomore guard Chris Gillispie led all scorers with 25 points, and visiting Bourbon County (4-11) beat Paris 65-58. Senior forward Davion Griggs scored 20 points for Paris (2-11).


■ Eighth-grade Asia Sims scored a game-high 16 points, and Paris (8-5) beat host Deming 46-32 in a region All "A" Classic game.

■ No. 16 Newport Catholic erased a four-point deficit with 3:47 to play and beat No. 22 St. Henry 47-39 in the 9th Region All "A" Classic at Erlanger. Freshman forward Nicole Kiernan had 17 points and 12 rebounds for NewCath (8-3). Seniors Taylor Gamm and Abby Janszen had 11 points apiece for St. Henry (13-3).