High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Dec. 17

Boys

■ Bopper Stenzel made an acrobatic layup with 1.2 seconds left to give Clark County a 53-52 victory at Ashland Blazer. Stenzel finished with 26 points.

The Tomcats led 27-16 at halftime, but the Cardinals outscored them by 11 in the third quarter to even things up at 34 apiece.

Paul Dunbar's players combined to hit 11 three-pointers in a 71-62 victory at Madison Southern. Junior guard William Gary scored 26 points and had nine rebounds for the Bulldogs. The Eagles got 27 points and 10 rebounds from Tyler Abshear.

■ Dave Greenwell and Rodney Gross scored 22 and 19 points, respectively, and both had nine rebounds in Woodford County's 71-61 victory against visiting East Jessamine.

■ Sophomore Trey Grundy scored a game-high 19 points in Henry Clay's 59-53 loss at Perry Central. The Commodores got 18 points from Dalton Cornett.

■ Carlos Litsey and Brandon Knopp scored 14 points apiece to lead Marion County to a 75-34 rout of Campbellsville. The Knights led 22-1 at the end of the first quarter.

Male senior forward Zack Moran had 20 points, 10 rebounds and a blocked shot with 2.2 seconds left to seal the Bulldogs' 60-59 victory against visiting Fern Creek. O'Brien Hobbs had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers.

■ Todd Branham scored 30 points in Pikeville's 76-69 victory at Magoffin County. The Hornets' Colten Howes scored all 24 of his points on three-pointers.

Pulaski County junior Cody Johnson scored 23 points, including the 1,000th of his career, in a 70-44 victory at home against Boyle County. Tyler Goins added 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Maroons.

South Laurel's Matthew Slavey hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to get his team to overtime and the Cardinals went on to defeat visiting Barbourville 73-71. Slavey scored 26 points.

Highlands led undefeated Bishop Brossart by 10 midway through the third quarter before the Mustangs rallied for a 68-61 road victory. Joe Jennings led Brossart with 22 points.

Henderson County got the ball with 3.7 seconds left and Jermaine Langley hit the game-winning shot from 25 feet in a 43-40 home win against Webster County. Langley had 17 points.

■ Omar Prewitt, a 6-foot-6 junior forward, had 24 points, 22 rebounds and four assists in host Montgomery County's 84-75 victory against Western Hills.

Girls

Lafayette scored 26 points off 20 Henry Clay turnovers in a 61-31 victory at home. Ken'yale Damus hit four three-pointers and scored 20 points for the Lady Generals. Dee Givens added 10 points and nine rebounds.

Destiny Carter scored eight points for Henry Clay. Sydney Dunham had 13 rebounds.

■ Sophomore forward Tereka Guyn had 21 points and 13 rebounds in host Scott County's 72-67 win against Lincoln County. Audriana Christopher had a game-high 22 points to go with four assists for the Lady Cardinals. Emily Fox scored 15 points for the Lady Patriots.

■ Samford signee Ashli Mayes had 18 points, nine rebounds, three steals and three blocked shots in Franklin County's 69-43 win at home against Tates Creek. Oney Harrison led the Lady Commodores with 14 points.

Harlan County's Miranda Davenport went 4-for-7 from three-point range and scored 18 points in the Lady Black Bears' 55-28 victory against Lexington Christian in the Lady Pirate Holiday Classic at Berea. Kristen Jacob had 15 points and nine rebounds for LCA.

Boone County's Sydney Moss, who signed with Florida, scored 21 points in the Lady Rebels' 50-47 victory at Newport Central Catholic.

Owen County senior Rianna Gayheart scored 25 points, including the 1,500th of her career, in a 45-27 win at home against Henry County. Gayheart has signed to play at Northern Kentucky.

Herald-Leader Staff Report

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