High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights, Feb. 11

BOYS

■ Senior guard Ryan Fucci converted a three-point play with three seconds left to give host Tates Creek (19-4) a 56-54 win over Bryan Station. The Defenders had a one-point lead and the ball with eight seconds left when Tates Creek sophomore Braxton McFarland stole an inbounds pass and fed it to Fucci, who was fouled while making a layup. Fucci had 23 points to lead Tates Creek, No. 11 in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State. Senior forward Deon Renfro had 18 for Bryan Station.

■ No. 14 Henry Clay overcame a 22-point, 24-rebound effort from Paul Dunbar's Lamont Johnson to beat the visiting Bulldogs 67-58. Johnson had 14 offensive rebounds, matching Henry Clay's total. Kendrick Prewitt and Brandon Nichols led the Blue Devils with 13 points apiece.

■ Senior forward Bradley Strait scored 21 points, and host West Jessamine (10-14) beat Woodford County 64-54. Jay Johnson had 18 for Woodford County (15-8).

GIRLS

■ Alex Botkin had 27 points, 13 rebounds and seven steals to lead No. 20 Lexington Catholic (15-10) to a 51-50 win at Lafayette. Jariana Gillespie had 17 points for Lafayette (14-12), and Shomari Kendrick had 10 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks.

■ Senior guard Candace Morton scored 31 points to lead host Henry Clay to a 69-58 victory over Paul Dunbar. Junior forward Sydney Dunham added 19 for the Lady Devils, who rallied for 32 points in the fourth quarter. Sophomore guard Jordin Fender and sophomore forward Lakeena Parks had 12 each for Dunbar.

■ Junior center Kristen Jacob had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and host Lexington Christian (16-8) beat Rowan County 71-51.

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