Henry Clay's girls basketball team, No. 18 in Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, led by 11 at halftime before using a 27-8 edge in the third quarter to pull away for a 90-57 victory at Scott County.
The Lady Devils' Kerrigan Davis was 7-for-9 from three-point range and finished with 23 points. Destiny Carter added 14 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals.
■ Whitney Creech continued her torrid score pace with 49 points, but it wasn't enough as Jenkins was edged 68-67 by host Buckhorn in a first-round, 14th Region All "A" Classic matchup.
Creech, a junior who led the state as a freshman (30.2 points per game) and a sophomore (34.4), is the top scorer in Kentucky again this season. After scoring a career-high 64 points earlier this month, Creech was averaging 40.2 per game.
Buckhorn got 20 points and 12 rebounds from Hannah Gabbard, and Madison Couch scored 21 to go with 10 rebounds.
■ Woodford County's game against Sayre was tied at 10-all near the end of the first quarter before the Yellowjackets' 24-2 run turned it into a 68-34 rout in Lexington.
Keegan Stromberg scored 17 points for Woodford County, which scored 28 points off 23 Sayre turnovers. Jake Duby provided the bulk of the scoring for the Spartans with 24 points.
Kentucky edges Indiana in Challenge Cup
Clay Shelton hit a shot with 0.4 seconds to play Saturday night that lifted Wayne County's boys basketball team to a 67-66 victory over Hamilton Heights in what proved to be the decisive game in the second Indiana-Kentucky Challenge Cup.
Kentucky won the five-game event for the second consecutive season, this year taking a 3-2 edge over the Indiana teams in games played in the New Castle Fieldhouse in Indiana. Kentucky captured the inaugural Challenge Cup 4-1 in 2014 in Louisville's Freedom Hall.
In this year's other matchups, Elizabethtown's girls, No. 1 in Kentucky according to Dave Cantrall's Rating the State, slipped past Homestead 71-68. The Newport Central Catholic boys rolled past South Knox 82-53. Indianapolis Scecina's boys edged Southwestern 51-49 and Zionsville's boys defeated Scott County 56-49.