■ Henry Clay, No. 7 in the state in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, got 21 points from Jordan Green and edged Montgomery County 59-57. Montgomery got a game-high 29 points and 12 rebounds from Omar Prewitt. Henry Clay was outshot 57 percent to 45 percent but forced 17 turnovers while committing only six. There were 16 lead changes in a game that saw host Montgomery (19-7) lead by as much as 19 and Henry Clay (20-6) by as much at 14. Darren Tichenor gave Henry Clay a 58-57 lead by hitting a shot with 57 seconds left and Montgomery didn't answer.
■ Franklin County's Casey Tabor drove for a layup to tie the game with two seconds left and the visiting Flyers went on to beat Tates Creek 60-57 in overtime. Tates Creek's Braxton McFarland led all scorers with 19 points.
■ Trenton Gilbert poured in 31 points as Scott County, ranked fourth in the state, rolled over visiting Lexington Christian, which got 23 points from Patrick Nicodem. The Cardinals outshot the Eagles 54 percent to 34 percent and forced 25 turnovers, resulting in 35 points.
■ Sayre hit three free throws in the last 20 seconds to ensure a victory over visiting Whitefield Academy 46-44. Reid Freeman led the winners with 14 points and Ray Brewer scored 12 and pulled down nine rebounds for the Spartans, who had a 12-3 run in the second quarter.
■ Jay Johnson scored 24 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as host Woodford County held on to beat West Jessamine 91-85. The Yellowjackets had a 16-point lead after the third quarter, enough to survive a 32-point fourth quarter by the Colts, who got 19 points from Heath Jackson and 18 from Chase Fain. David Greenwell got 21 points for Woodford.
■ No. 1 Trinity claimed the top seed in the 27th District with a 73-54 win over Atherton. Mr. Basketball candidate Nathan Dieudonne had a career-high 26 points, hitting his first 12 shots attempted inside the three-point arc, and finished 12-for-14. Trinity has now won 17 of its last 18 games. The Shamrocks are 35-5 in their last 40 regular-season games.
■ Junior guard Jay Smith scored 20 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead Anderson County (17-6) past visiting Henry County 59-50.
■ Senior guard Allan Royse scored 30 points, pulled down nine rebounds and had six assists to lead host Bourbon County past St. Patrick 68-61 in overtime. Bourbon hit seven of eight free throws in the extra period.
■ Covington Holy Cross beat host Highlands 57-50 despite 16 points and 14 rebounds from Kentucky's Mr. Football, Highlands' Patrick Towles. Jake Burger, hero of the All-A Classic with a last-second shot to win the championship game, led the winners with 22 points.
■ Mike Terry, a 6-7 senior, had 18 points, 15 rebounds and blocked 10 shots to lead host Fairview past Boyd County 54-46.
■ Senior guard Micah Satterly scored 30 points to lead host Boyle County past Mercer County 65-48.
■ Junior Jordin Fender scored 22 points to lead Paul Dunbar, ranked eighth in the state, past host Elizabethtown, ranked 13th, 73-66. E-town got 17 from Erin Boley. Dunbar outshot E-town 48 percent to 40 percent. Brooke Todd, a 6-foot sophomore, got 13 points and 12 rebounds for the winners.
■ Barren County senior forward Jamie Cummings dominated the action with 30 points and 22 rebounds to lead the way past visiting Russell County 54-49.
■ Senior guard Kendall Noble had a quadruple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds, 11 steals and 11 assists, all in just 22 minutes, as No. 5 Perry County Central routed host Leslie County 76-35. Noble also had 12 deflections. Perry's Kayla Rankin led all scorers with 24 points.
■ South Oldham senior Mary Dye scored 22 points, including the 1,000th of her career, in an 88-31 whipping of visiting Fern Creek. The winners, now 20-4 and ranked 10th, got enough to win (35) in the first quarter.