High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Dec. 20

Boys

iHigh Fayette County Invitational

Knott County Central never trailed in a 71-57 victory over Bryan Station at Paul Dunbar. The Patriots' Zach Davis scored 12 of his game-high 20 points at the free-throw line and Camron Justice added 18 points and seven rebounds. Kenyon Hipps led the Defenders with 14 points.

■ Host Tates Creek jumped out to a 47-14 halftime lead in a 73-37 rout of Paris. Darius Gibson scored 21 points and had five rebounds and four steals for the Commodores.

■ Greg Minor scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Jeffersontown's 80-56 victory against Fleming County at Tates Creek. Desmond Dorsey also had a double-double for the Chargers with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

■ Omar Prewitt piled up 32 points and 18 rebounds in Montgomery County's 60-49 victory against Male at Paul Dunbar. Austin Crisp added 16 points and three assists.

Elsewhere

Marcus Carson didn't miss a shot in host North Laurel's 80-48 victory against Lee County in the Legacy Nissan Classic. Carson was 9-for-9 from the field, including 4-for-4 from three-point range. He was 2-for-2 at the line.

■ Eric Meyer scored a team-high 14 points in Franklin County's 70-31 rout of Owensboro in the Citizens First Holiday Classic at Bowling Green. Casey Tabor, Ryan Timmons and Garrett Hamilton added 10 points apiece for the Flyers.

Sheldon Clark Coach Kevin Spurlock got the 200th win of his career when his Cardinals defeated South Floyd 58-36 in the Raceland Derby Classic. The Cards' B.J. Moore led all scorers with 21 points, and Justin Johnson had 13 points and nine rebounds.

Girls

iHigh Fayette County Invitational

Green County scored 30 points off 24 turnovers in a 61-33 victory against Henry Clay at Lafayette. Rachel Marr led the Lady Dragons with 18 ponts and four steals. Sydney Dunham had nine points and six rebounds for the Lady Devils.

■ Alexis Tye scored 38 points, including six three-pointers, but Paris lost 65-52 to Western Hills at Lafayette. Stephine Sparkman had 14 points, eight rebounds and four steals for Western Hills.

Rockcastle County finished the first half with a 15-5 run and went on to defeat Tates Creek 60-51 at Bryan Station. Michaela Hunter scored 20 points and had six rebounds and six assists for the Lady Rockets. Tates Creek's Peyton Hisel had 18 points and 13 rebounds before fouling out.

■ Brittany Williams scored 15 points and Hallie Crumbie had 10 rebounds in host Bryan Station's 55-47 victory against Russell.

Paul Dunbar's Lakeena Parks scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in a 76-40 victory against Owsley County at Bryan Station.

■ Alisha Mitchell scored 21 of her 22 points on three-pointers in Clay County's 67-43 victory against Pikeville at Lafayette. Talaura Mathis added five threes and Morgan Chestnut had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Lady Tigers. Rachel Potter scored 25 points for the Lady Panthers.

■ Jordan Doram had 20 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocked shots in Harrison County's 71-58 loss to Boyle County at Bryan Station. Chelsea Gill led the Lady Rebels with 15 points and eight rebounds.

■ Glasgow pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat host Lafayette 60-47.

Republic Bank Holiday Classicat Lexington Catholic

Louisville Christian led by one at halftime before rolling to a 78-61 victory against Scott County. China Dow scored 29 points for the Lady Centurions. Audriana Christopher had 21 points and seven assists for the Lady Cards.

■ Host Lexington Catholic cruised to a 67-47 victory against Seneca. Alex Botkin led four Lady Knights in double figures with 14 points and had seven steals. Catholic's Elizabeth Walton had 13 points, 10 rebounds and five steals, and Octavia Wilson had 13 points, eight assists and six steals.

■ Raven Merriweather scored 16 points to go with nine rebounds and seven steals in Sacred Heart's 60-49 win against Boyd County.

■ Christine Roush had 13 points and 10 rebounds to help Mercy roll to a 71-44 victory against Hart County. Whitney Hartlage added 15 points for the Jaguars.

Elsewhere

■ Eighth-grader Dasia Kilbourne scored 19 points and Franklin County defeated Iroquois 86-37 in the Holiday Hoop Fest at South Oldham.

■ Christian Waugh hit the game-winning layup as the buzzer sounded and Prestonsburg beat host Belfry 37-36.

Herald-Leader Staff Report

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