High School Basketball

High school basketball: Dunbar’s Darius Williams scores 33 at King of Bluegrass

Dunbar's Darius Williams put in two of his game high 31 points in front of Lexington Catholic's Luke Johnson, 10, as Dunbar defeated Lexington Catholic 63-62.
Dunbar's Darius Williams put in two of his game high 31 points in front of Lexington Catholic's Luke Johnson, 10, as Dunbar defeated Lexington Catholic 63-62. mcornelison@herald-leader.com

BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Dunbar rolls: Darius Williams scored 33 points and Taveion Hollingsworth had 16 as Paul Laurence Dunbar cruised to an 89-58 victory over host Fairdale in the King of the Bluegrass tournament. Next up for the Bulldogs on Monday is Louisville Trinity, which defeated Owen County 63-56. Both teams are undefeated at 7-0.

A Western Hills played even with Henry Clay at 17-all through one quarter and led 21-18 early in the second, but the Blue Devils scored the next 23 points to start a 64-38 rout in Frankfort. Isaiah Tisdale had 11 points, 13 rebounds, five assists, three steals and three blocks in the win.

A Luke Johnson scored a game-high 27 points in Lexington Catholic’s 80-46 rout of DeSales in the Pegasus Sports Network Best in Hoops tournament at Oldham County. He also had four rebounds, four assists and three steals. The Knights’ Donovan Morris hit three three-pointers and finished with 18 points, and Zan Payne added seven points, 14 rebounds and four steals.

A Michael Mareno had 12 points and 15 rebounds in Scott County’s win against Scott in Georgetown. Four other Cardinals reached double figures in scoring: Clem Damron (15), Cooper Watts (13), Bryce Long (10) and Cooper Robb (10). Chad Ohmer was 3-for-3 from three-point range and finished with 18 points for the Eagles.

GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Elizabethown dominates: Erin Boley had 24 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, six steals and two blocked shots in the Lady Panthers’ 81-19 win at Central Hardin.

A Dee Dee Wheeler’s 17 points helped Sayre roll to a 59-21 victory over Whitefield. Hannah Brady had seven points, six assists and three steals in the Spartans’ win.

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