High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Feb. 9


Lafayette, just 7-16, got a little solace in a rough season by beating crosstown rival Bryan Station 53-45. Freshman Charles "Snoop" Johnson and William Johnson led the winners with 15 points each.Larry Morton had 25 for the losers, now 13-10.

Henry Clay, ranked 14th in the state, ran its record to 17-7 by edging Montgomery County 66-64. The Devils were led by seniors Brandon Nichols and Kendrick Prewitt with 19 and 16 points, respectively. Omar Prewitt led the Indians (12-11) with 24 points.

■ Michael Terry, a 6-7 junior forward, poured in 30 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Fairview beat Boyd County 70-59.

■ Largely because of a 24-7 bulge in the second quarter, Frankfort beat Kentucky Country Day 71-58 to give Coach Tony Wise his 200th win at the school. The winners, now 18-8, got 25 points from Dorian Frazier and 17 rebounds from Aaron Jackson. Frankfort held its lead by hitting 13 of 16 foul shots in the fourth quarter.

■ No. 9 Trinity upset No. 3 Jeffersontown 70-46 by getting twice as many rebounds, 32-16. Trinity, now 18-7, led 31-9 at haltime after holding Jeffersontown (20-4) to only three points in the second quarter.

■ No. 5 Lexington Catholic, now 19-5, got 26 points from Scott Schuette and 23 from Taylor Martin and went on to beat host Madison Central 79-70.

Breathitt County (8-13) got 27 points each from sophomores Wesley Noble and Alex Hamilton and ran past Powell County 90-78. The hosts fell to 9-9.

■ Senior guard Jacoby Taylor scored 23 points to lead host Danville past Casey County 70-58. The winners, now 15-8, also got 20 points from freshman guard Tevin Raines, who hit four out of six three-point shots. Casey County fell to 6-19.

■ Junior forward Barry Scudder-Davis got 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead host Berea, now 12-11, past Williamsburg 60-42.


Rockcastle County, ranked second in the state, routed No. 17 Bryan Station 72-50. The winners, now 23-1, were led by Sara Hammond, a Louisville signee who had 28 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and six blocked shots. Visiting Bryan Station, now 20-3, got 18 points from senior Carrington Caise.

■ Host Pendleton County ran its record to 14-10 by beating Scott, even though the losers, now 8-14, got 31 points and 19 rebounds from senior center Lauren Tibbs. Kelsie Pugh led the winners with 17 points.

■ Peyton Wright poured in 34 points and had 13 rebounds and 10 blocked shots to lead Owsley County past visiting Powell County, which got 22 point from freshman Nicole Wells.

■ Carla Booth, who has signed to play for Eastern Kentucky, led all scorers with 22 points, even though she didn't play in the fourth quarter as Sheldon Clark beat Breathitt County.

■ Host Montgomery County, only 11-12, upset 20th-ranked Lexington Catholic 58-51. Montgomery senior guard Olivia Colliver led all scorers with 22 points and sophomore center Macie Spence scored 16 points and pulled down 15 rebounds. The Knights, now 14-10, got 18 points from Emily Johns.

Lincoln County ran its record to 17-6 by beating host Garrard County 51-45. The winners got 14 points from sophomore guard Emily Fox.

Boone County, ranked 10th in the state, ran its record to 21-5 with a 67-35 victory over visiting St. Henry, now 16-5. Junior Sydney Moss led the winners with 18 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.

■ No. 5 Mercy ran its record to 19-5 by ripping No. 14 Scott County 79-53 as Evansville signee Julian Miller led all scorers with 23 points on senior night. The Cardinals fell to 13-8.

Herald-Leader Staff Report