High School Basketball

High school basketball highlights: No. 1 Covington Catholic boys fall

BOYS

Covington Holy Cross 73, No. 1 Covington Catholic 68: Tyler Bezold scored 25 points to go with five rebounds and three assists, helping the Indians knock off the top team in the state according to Dave Cantrall’s Rating the State. Derrick Barnes added 14 points and seven rebounds for Holy Cross. Cole VonHandorf led the Colonels with 29 points.

No. 5 Lafayette 66, No. 21 Lexington Catholic 63: Ross Jenkins’ 17 points and 13 rebounds helped the Generals slip past the host Knights. Harrison Lane added 14 points for Lafayette, and Zan Payne had 16 points and nine rebounds for Catholic.

No. 9 Henry Clay 75, Bryan Station 40: Jordan Houston led a balanced Blue Devils attack with 13 points and six rebounds, and Isaiah Tisdale had 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists, for the visiting Blue Devils.

West Jessamine 83, Lexington Christian 74: Isaiah Okesson was one of four Colts in double figures with 20 points in a victory in Lexington. West Jessamine’s Siah Holifield tacked on 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals while Tre King supplied a game-high 21 points for LCA.

GIRLS

No. 25 Scott County 59, No. 24 Henry Clay 55: Peyton Riddle had 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Cardinals’ win in Lexington. The Blue Devils led 55-54 before a layup by Riddle with 1:17 started a 5-0 Cards run to end the game. Sydney Southerland blocked five shots for Scott County while Orionna Woods led Henry Clay with 14 points and seven rebounds.

No. 5 Franklin County 81, Frankfort 44: The Flyers outscored the Panthers by 17 in the first quarter en route to a rout on the road. Princess Stewart had 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists in the win. Brianna Bur-bridge led Frankfort with 28 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks.

No. 8 Manual 59, No. 12 Mercy 47: Jaela Johnson poured in 27 points and Krys McCune scored 14 and grabbed 13 rebounds in Manual’s win at Mercy.

Lafayette 40, Lexington Catholic 38: Caroline Bennett scored 15 points to help the Generals hold on for a road victory. The Knights’ Jay Ballard had 14 points, which included four three-pointers.

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