High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Jan. 21

Boys

Toyota Classic at Scott Co.

Woodford County, which trailed by nine early in the fourth quarter, rallied to take the lead on Eli Boggess' three-pointer with 29 seconds left and held on for a 73-70 victory in the semifinals against Dixie Heights, ranked 10th in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State.

The Yellowjackets' David Greenwell led the way with 24 points. Jay Johnson had 15 and Boggess finished with 14. Brandon Hatton scored 26 points for the Colonels.

■ No. 2 Scott County cruised to a 84-53 win against New Rochelle (N.Y.) in the other semifinal. Isaiah Ivey scored 19 points and Trenton Gilbert had 16 for the hosts.

Elsewhere

■ No. 6 Madison Central remained the only undefeated school in Kentucky, but it wasn't easy. Lincoln County led by six with two minutes left, and the Indians needed Kenjah Bosley's game-winning three-pointer with 40 seconds left to prevail 50-49 on the road.

Bryan Station outscored No. 23 Butler by 11 in the third quarter to pull away for 71-56 road victory. Jaylen Beckham scored 24 points and had four assists and four steals for the Defenders.

■ Adam Fatkin scored a team-high 15 points in No. 13 Clark County's 55-49 victory against visiting Tates Creek.

Mason County's Tyler Black made his season debut after recovering from an ankle injury and scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the Royals' 60-52 win against visiting Pendleton County.

Pulaski County junior Kody Johnson scored 51 points to go with 10 rebounds in a high-scoring matchup against visiting Wayne County. Both teams scored at least 21 points in each quarter of the Maroons' 115-98 victory.

■ No. 19 Henry Clay, which trailed by six early in the fourth quarter, went 13-for-16 from the free-throw line in the period to rally for a 55-51 win at Franklin County. Christen Cunningham was 12-for-16 from the line and finished with 21 points. Logan Woodside had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Flyers.

■ Top-ranked Louisville Trinity defeated rival St. Xavier 63-45 in front of 5,743 fans at Freedom Hall in Louisville. Senior Charles Foster led the Shamrocks with 17 points.

Girls

Toyota Classic at Scott Co.

■ Alisha Mitchell hit a three-pointer with four seconds left to give No. 10 Clay County a 49-46 victory against Scott County.

Cheyenne Madden did the bulk of the work on offense and on the boards for the Lady Tigers with 26 points and 18 rebounds. Danielle DeFoor kept the Cards in it with 19 points, including six three-pointers.

■ Sydney Moss and Lydia Nash both posted double-doubles in No. 6 Boone County's 57-47 defeat of Franklin County. The Lady Flyers gave the Lady Rebels a scare, though. Franklin County led 32-20 at halftime.

Moss had 24 points and 13 rebounds, and Nash scored 16 points to go with 10 rebounds.

Elsewhere

■ No. 15 Lexington Catholic outscored host Assumption by 10 in the fourth quarter of a 57-53 victory. Alex Botkin led the Lady Knights in scoring (24) and rebounding (seven). Octavia Wilson had 17 points, eight assists and eight steals.

■ No. 2 Manual dominated the second and third quarters, outscoring No. 12 Ryle by 21 points, in a 65-47 victory in the Raatz Fence/O'Shea's Classic at Mercy. Kara Wright led the Lady Crimsons with 22 points and seven rebounds.

■ No. 17 Paul Laurence Dunbar's Brooke Todd had 13 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocked shots in a 68-50 win at home against Tates Creek.

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