High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Feb. 6

Boys

■ Two days after knocking off the No. 1 team in the state, Tates Creek fell 37-32 at Paul Dunbar. William Gary led all scorers with 15 points, and Lamont Johnson added nine points and 14 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs' upset of the Commodores, ranked fifth in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State.

Tates Creek beat top-ranked Eastern on Wednesday, but not one player scored in double figures Friday night.

■ Scott Schuette had 21 points to lead five players in double figures, and Lexington Catholic rolled at Lafayette 80-60. Taylor Martin added 18 points, nine rebounds and five steals for the No. 3 Knights.

Jackson Davis had game highs of 29 points and 13 rebounds for the Generals, shooting 12-for-17 from the free-throw line.

■ Mike Smith got 15 points and five steals, and Ray Brewer added 10 points and seven rebounds as host Sayre surged in the second half for a 47-36 win over Pendleton County.

The Spartans, who got 12 points from reserve Griffin Patterson, held the Wildcats to 18.2 percent shooting after halftime.

■ Senior guard Josh Blackburn had 15 points, and junior Jalen Kinmon hit two three-pointers in overtime as Grant County beat Carroll County 74-70 at home.

Carroll County senior Zack Wise made a three-pointer with two seconds left in regulation to force overtime. Sophomore Dallas Gibson led the Panthers with 23 points.

■ Larry Morton scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures as Bryan Station won easily at Franklin County, 80-66.

■ Senior forward Jordan Percell had 30 points and 10 rebounds, but it wasn't enough for Campbellsville in a 54-48 road loss to Adair County.

■ Senior Austin Shearer scored a game-high 31 points, and visiting Wayne County beat McCreary Central 52-41.

■ Senior center Michael Arnett had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead host Boyle County over Shelby County 63-41.

■ Travis Smith hit two free throws with 4.6 seconds left to lift visiting Corbin over Whitley County 44-43. Smith led all scorers with 16 points.

■ Senior center Jake Thelen scored 29 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in a losing effort for Covington Catholic. Covington Holy Cross won on the road 59-54 behind junior Jake Burger's 18 points and eight boards.

■ Senior forward Jordan Redd had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and East Jessamine held on for a 74-64 win over West Jessamine.

Junior Sean Donaldson led the visiting Colts with 17 points.

■ Senior guard Kenton Roberts had 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead host Estill County over Powell County 68-53.

■ Hobert Asher scored 25 points, and Leslie County cruised at Rockcastle County 75-61.

Travis Carpenter led all scorers with 32 points for the Rockets.

■ Mitchell Henry had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Chris McDonald added 24 points and 11 boards as Elizabethtown won at Fort Knox 90-60.

The two starters shot a combined 19-for-24 from the field.

Girls

■ Serena Sandusky had 19 points and 13 rebounds and hit two free throws with about 15 seconds left to give Bryan Station a come-from-behind 60-58 victory at Simon Kenton.

Simon Kenton led by as much as 12 in the first half but shot 0-for-7 in the third quarter. The Defenders, ranked 13th in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, outrebounded the Pioneers 38-26 and improved their record to 12-2 on the season.

■ Maddie Peabody had 24 points and five assists, and No. 5 Sacred Heart rallied past No. 3 Mercy for a 77-68 home win.

The Valkyries were down eight at halftime but outscored the Jaguars 26-9 in the third quarter and held on from there.

■ Sophomore center Keisha Collins had 14 points and 16 rebounds to lead Letcher County Central to an 83-31 rout of Cordia at home.

■ Larryn Brooks scored 17 points, and fellow sophomore Ashton Feldhaus added 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead host Madison Central past Henry Clay 62-46.

The Blue Devils' Candace Morton led all scorers with 18 points.

Herald-Leader Staff Report

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