High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Dec. 4

Boys

Fleming County led by 20 midway through the third quarter and was up by nine with 51 seconds left before host Lafayette's rally came up short 87-86.

Darrion Burns had 23 points, 10 steals and four assists for the Panthers. Troy Steward hit four three-pointers and finished with 24 points and four rebounds.

Jackson Davis was 16-for-21 from the field and scored 33 points for the Generals. He also had 14 rebounds. Teammate Nick Trisko also had a double-double with 17 points and 20 rebounds.

Lexington Catholic went on a 21-7 run that started early in the third quarter en route to a 70-57 victory against visiting University Heights. The Blazers trimmed the lead to five in the fourth quarter before the Knights put them away.

■ Will Gary scored 16 points and Mike Smith had 15 to go with six assists in Paul Dunbar's 55-48 win at Danville. Tryston Ford scored 22 for the Admirals.

■ Christian Cunningham and Trey Gundy scored 17 and 16 points, respectively, and both had eight rebounds in Henry Clay's 82-34 rout of visiting Madison Southern.

Louisville Trinity hit nine three-pointers in the first half and coasted to an 80-40 home victory against DeSales. Darryl Hicks, a Shelby County transfer who sat out last season, scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in his debut for the Shamrocks.

■ Evan Hall made a layup with 49 seconds left that gave Knott Central a 50-49 victory over West Jessamine.

Girls

Sayre opened on a 12-1 run and went on to defeat visiting Betsy Layne 41-28. Gabby Bowie, a daughter of former UK star Sam Bowie, came close to a triple-double. She had 18 points, 11 blocked shots, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals.

■ Junior guard Alexis Tye broke Paris' single-game scoring record for girls with 43 points in a 62-43 win against visiting Eminence.

■ Sophomore guard Ken'yale Demus led all scorers with 16 points in Lafayette's 50-42 victory at Tates Creek.

Herald-Leader Staff Report

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