High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Jan. 26

Boys

■ Senior forward Tyler Lafferty hit eight three-pointers and scored a game-high 37 points as Sheldon Clark held off South Floyd 78-71 at home. Justin Johnson added 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Cardinals.

■ Taylor Barnette scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Lexington Christian dominated the second half for a 55-42 victory at Paul Dunbar.

The Eagles outscored the Bulldogs 34-20 after halftime.

■ Jay Johnson's 17 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocked shots led Woodford County past host Harrison County 58-53.

The Yellowjackets saw a 13-point lead shrink to three midway through the fourth quarter, but they held on. Rodney Gross had 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists for the winners. David Greenwell added 12 points and six rebounds. Jordan Stubbs paced Harrison County with 12 points. Caleb Ford had eight points and nine rebounds.

■ Scott Schuette led all scorers with 23 points, and Taylor Martin added 20 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and Lexington Catholic, ranked fourth by Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, cruised to an 82-59 victory at Manual.

■ Tanner Shotwell had 19 points, and Tamron Manning added 18 as host Scott County rolled over Franklin County 74-58.

■ Marcellus Barksdale had 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Ryan Fucci added 13 points as No. 5 Tates Creek held off Madison Central 50-43.

■ Senior center Travan Brown scored 28 points on 11-for-12 shooting to lead host Boone County over Newport 85-51. Brown went 6-for-6 from the line.

■ Freshman guard Trevor Jenkins hit a reverse layup with one second left to lift host Estill County to a 52-50 win over Breathitt County. Senior Cade Berryman led the Engineers with 19 points and seven rebounds. Jenkins scored five points.

Girls

■ Senior forward Kelly Rinehart had 17 points and 17 rebounds in Lexington Christian's 45-41 win at home over Tates Creek.

Junior center Kristen Jacob led the Commodores with 14 points and 12 boards.

■ Octavia Wilson scored 12 points, and Lexington Catholic beat South Laurel 38-32 at home. Wilson was the only player in the game with double-digit points.

■ China Dow hit two free throws with seven seconds left to give Louisville Christian a 59-57 win over Central. Dow finished with 27 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks.

Herald-Leader Staff Report

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