High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: Jan. 24

Girls

■ Star guard Larryn Brooks hit a pair of free throws with 10 seconds left to give Madison Central, ranked 14th in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, a 45-43 victory at No. 13 Lexington Catholic.

Brooks finished with a game-high 22 points to go with four assists and three rebounds. Ashton Feldhaus added 11 points, six rebounds and four blocked shots for the Lady Indians (15-3).

It was a rough shooting night for the Lady Knights, who finished 13-for-44 (29.5 percent) as a team. Octavia Wilson, who was 2-for-11 from the field, led the Lady Knights (15-6) with 12 points and four assists.

One of Catholic's stars, Alex Botkin, was 0-for-9 from the field and 0-for-1 from the line. She did grab a game-high nine rebounds.

■ No. 11 Elizabethtown started on a 17-0 run and cruised to a 57-48 victory against visiting LaRue County. Erin Boley scored 16 points and had seven rebounds for the Panthers (16-2).

Ivy Brown scored 24 points for the Lady Hawks.

■ Freshman guard Asia Simms scored 31 points to go with 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals in host Bourbon County's 52-36 victory against Bath County.

■ Jasmine Whitfield scored 25 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead No. 7 South Oldham (16-3) to a 59-36 victory against visiting Owen County (15-5).

■ Keshia Prater and Cassie Spencer both scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Wolfe County's 51-48 victory at Hazard.

Monticello's Malesha Hughes had 12 points and 10 rebounds in a 48-42 victory at home against McCreary Central. Eighth-grader Bethany Peyton added 16 points in the Lady Trojans' win.

Boys

■ Omar Prewitt scored eight of his 23 points in the fourth quarter to help Montgomery County rally for a 56-50 victory at Bryan Station. The Indians trailed 42-37 going into the fourth quarter.

Prewitt hit four three-pointers and grabbed 13 rebounds.

Marcellus Washington led the Defenders with 14 points and Jaylen Beckham scored 10 to go with seven assists and six rebounds.

■ Wayne Stearns had 11 points, seven assists and seven steals to help Clinton County improve to 16-3 with a 74-30 victory against visiting Campbellsville.

Herald-Leader Staff Report

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