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Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Henry Clay vs. Menifee County (Girls) February 11, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019HCMCG

 

 

Henry Clay vs. Menifee County (Girls)

Menifee County High School

Frenchburg, KY

February 11, 2019

 

Henry Clay coach Eric Sanford started the following lineup: 5-10 Fr. Lauren Thomas, 5-9 Fr. Amiya Jenkins, 5-10 Fr. Kennedy Williams, 5-0 Jr. Taviona Sanford, and 5-7 Sr. Kiya Thompson.  Menifee County coach Paul Ricker countered with 6-2 Sr. Emma Hacker, 5-6 So. Erin Cornett, 6-1 So. Kelsey Woodard, 5-4 Jr. Kelsey Evans, and 5-5 Sr. Alison Johnson.

 

Menifee County led 33-19 early in the third quarter but had to withstand a Henry Clay rally to earn a 58-57 victory.  Menifee County shot 54.5% from the field including two of eight from the three point line.  The Lady Cats connected on 20 of 24 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored eight points off 12 Henry Clay turnovers.  Henry Clay shot 41.8% from the field including five of 12 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Blue Devils connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 16 Menifee County turnovers.

 

Emma Hacker led Menifee County with 35 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and four steals.  Hacker was 11 of 14 free throws including one of two from beyond the arc, and 12 of 14 free throws.  Kelsey Woodard added 12 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and two blocked shots. 

 

5-2 Fr. Maddie Kaufman led Henry Clay with 14 points including three three point baskets and three rebounds.  Kiya Thompson added 14 points and two steals.  Amiya Jenkins recorded 13 points, seven rebounds, and two steals.

 

Henry Clay,11,8,17,21,57

Menifee County,16,15,14,13,58

 

Henry Clay (57) – Thomas 4, Jenkins 13, Williams 4, Sanford 0, Thompson 14, Kaufman 14, Jackson 5, Branchini 3.

 

Menifee County (58) – Hacker 35, Cornett 4, Kelsey Woodard 12, Evans 0, Johnson 6, Wells 1.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 11:02 PM EST
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Madison Central vs. Rockcastle County (Girls) February 7, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019MCRCG

 

 

Madison Central vs. Rockcastle County (Girls)

Rockcastle County High School

Mt. Vernon, KY

February 7, 2019

 

Madison central coach Robert Cooksey started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Jekauri McKeithen, 5-7 Jr. Taleya Todd, 5-9 Sr. Logan Hudson, 5-6 Sr. Kelsey Powell, and 5-6 Sr. Madison Barnard.  Rockcastle County coach Chrysti Noble countered with 5-10 So, Casey Coleman, 5-7 Sr. Emma Bullens, 5-11 8th Grade Hallie Brown, 5-4 Jr. Shelby Newland, and 5-6 So. Lindsey Jones.

 

Rockcastle County raced out to a 20-7 first quarter lead and was never challenged in a 55-34 victory over Madison Central.  Rockcastle County shot 43.8% from the field including three of 13 from the three point line.  The Lady Rockets connected on 10 of 17 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 25 points off 18 Madison Central turnovers.  Madison Central shot 27.5% from the field including two of seven from beyond the arc.  The Lady Indians connected on 10 of 15 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 18 Rockcastle County turnovers.

 

Casey Coleman led Rockcastle County with 14 points, six rebounds. three assists, and four steals.  5-6 Sr. Keelee King added 10 points and five rebounds.  Shelby Newland recorded nine points, seven rebounds, six assists, and four steals.  Lindsey Jones chipped in with six points and four rebounds.

 

Madison Barnard led Madison Central with 11 points and three assists.  Jekauri McKeithen added nine points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots.

 

Madison Central,7,4,12,11,34

Rockcastle County,20,10,19,6,55

 

Madison Central (34) – McKeithen 9, Todd 4, Hudson 2, Powell 2, Barnard 11, Parks 2, Freeman 4.

 

Rockcastle County (55) – Coleman 14, Bullens 5, Brown 2, Newland 9, Jones 6, King 10, Lopez 2, Neeley 2, Lay 5.

 

A special thanks to the Madison Central Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 3:16 PM EST
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Woodford County vs. Madison Central (Girls) January 24, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019WCMCG

 

 

Woodford County vs. Madison Central (Girls)

Madison Central High School

Richmond, KY

January 24, 2019

 

Woodford County coach Steve Jaco started the following lineup: 6-1 Jr. Kayla Harlow, 5-10 Sr. Nia Jaco, 6-0 Jr. Delaney Enlow, 5-2 So. Ellie Dougherty, and 5-6 Jr. Abbie Hudson.  Madison Central coach Robert Cooksey countered with 5-10 Jr. Jekauri McKeithen, 5-7 Jr. Taleya Todd, 5-9 Sr. Logan Hudson, 5-6 Sr. Kelsey Powell, and 5-6 Sr. Madison Barnard.

 

Woodford County defeated Madison Central by a score of 47-35.  Woodford County shot 29.4% from the field including one of 15 from the three point line.  The Yellow Jackets connected on six of 12 free throws, pulled down 54 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 22 Madison Central turnovers.  Woodford County held a 22-10 advantage on second chance points.  Madison Central shot 25.5% from the field including five of 13 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Indians connected on two of five free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored nine points off 17 Woodford County turnovers.

 

Delaney Enlow led Woodford County with 13 points and 16 rebounds.  Kayla Harlow added nine points and 12 rebounds.  Nia Jaco recorded eight points and eight rebounds.  Abbie Hudson also scored eight points.  Ellie Dougherty added seven points, five rebounds, two assists, and six steals.

 

Taleya Todd led Madison Central with 18 points including four three point baskets.  Logan Hudson added seven points and eight rebounds.  Jekauri McKeithen also pulled down seven rebounds.

 

Woodford County,8,14,9,16,47

Madison Central,7,6,8,14,35

 

Woodford County (47) – Harlow 9, Jaco 8, Enlow 13, Dougherty 7, Hudson 8, Jackson 2.

 

Madison Central (35) – McKeithen 0, Todd 18, Hudson 7, Powell 2, Barnard 0, Parks 3, Gill 2, Freeman 3.

 

A special thanks to the Madison Central Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 2:18 PM EST
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Sunday, 10 February 2019
Franklin County vs. Southwestern (Girls) February 9, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019FCSWG

 

 

Franklin County vs. Southwestern (Girls)

Southwestern High School

Somerset, KY

February 9, 2019

 

Franklin County coach Joey Thacker started the following lineup: 5-8 Sr. Samareah Levarity, 5-6 Jr. Jasmine Simpson, 5-10 Fr. Patience Laster, 5-4 Sr. Shannon Brunette, and 5-6 So. Brooklynn Miles.  Southwestern coach Stephen D. Butcher II countered with 5-9 Sr. Kallie Sheron, 5-8 Jr. Kennedy Harris, 5-11 Jr. Regi Cundiff, 5-4 Jr. Jenna Wood, and 5-6 So. Alexa Smiddy.

 

Southwestern led by 15 points late in the third quarter but Franklin County outscored the Warriors 20-7 in the final quarter to earn a 64-63 come-from-behind victory over Southwestern.  Franklin County ran the clock down and Patience Laster hit what proved to be the winning basket with 15 seconds remaining on the clock.  Southwestern had one last opportunity but could not get the final shot to fall.

 

Franklin County shot 54.3% from the field including seven of 15 from the three point line.  The Lady Flyers connected on seven of nine free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and committed 10 turnovers.  Southwestern shot 44.7% from the field including seven of 15 from beyond the arc.  The Warriors connected on 14 of 32 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and committed eight turnovers.

 

Brooklynn Miles led Franklin County with 28 points including two three point baskets, six rebounds, and eight assists.  Patience Laster added 13 points and three rebounds.  Shannon Brunette recorded 12 points on four three point baskets. 

 

Regi Cundiff led Southwestern with 18 points, nine rebounds, three assists, and two steals.  Alexa Smiddy added 13 points including three three point baskets and three rebounds.  Kallie Sheron recorded 10 points and five rebounds. 

 

Franklin County,17,9,18,20,64

Southwestern,22,12,22,7,63

 

Franklin County (64) – Levarity 6, Simpson 5, Laster 13, Brunette 12, Miles 28.

 

Southwestern (63) – Sheron 10, Harris 6, Cundiff 18, Wood 6, Smiddy 13, Young 7, Foreman 3.

 

A special thanks to the Franklin County Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Tennessee State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) February 9, 2019
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2019TSUEKUM

 

 

Tennessee State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

Paul S. McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 9, 2019

 

Tennessee State University coach Brian Collins started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Emmanuel Egbuta, 6-4 Jr. Kamar McKnight, 6-8 Jr. Stokley Chaffee Jr., 5-10 Jr. Michael Littlejohn, and 6-3 Jr. Tripp Davis.  Eastern Kentucky University coach A.W. Hamilton countered with 6-4 Fr. Houston King, 6-2 Fr. Jomaru Brown, 6-9 Sr. Nick Mayo, 5-10 Jr. Dujuanta Weaver, and 6-2 Jr. Kelvin Robinson.

 

Eastern Kentucky University utilized a careen night by Jomaru Brown (30 points) to defeat Tennessee State University by a score of 75-65.  Tennessee State led by nine in the first half and there were eight lead changes and five ties in the game.  Eastern Kentucky shot 38.2% from the field including three of 14 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 30 of 34 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 17 Tennessee State turnovers.  Tennessee State shot 36.4% from the field including nine of 27 from beyond the arc.  The Tigers connected on eight of 11 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 14 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Tennessee State committed 28 fouls and lost two starters Egbuta and Chaffee Jr. via the foul route.

 

Jomaru Brown led Eastern Kentucky with 30 points including nine of 12 free throws, five rebounds, and four assists.  6-8 Fr. Tre King added 12 points including eight of eight free throws, four rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Kelvin Robinson recorded 10 points including six of six free throws and nine rebounds.  Nick Mayo chipped in with nine points, 12 rebounds, and three blocked shots.

 

Michael Littlejohn led Tennessee State with 16 points including three three point baskets and four assists.  Kamar McKnight added 12 points.  6-4 Jr. Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey recorded nine points on three three point baskets and five rebounds.  Stokley Chaffee Jr. added eight points and eight rebounds.  Tripp Davis chipped in with eight points and five rebounds.

 

Tennessee State University,31,34,65

Eastern Kentucky University,32,43,75

 

Tennessee State University (65) – Egbuta 4, McKnight 12, Chaffee Jr. 8, Littlejohn 16, Davis 8, Fitzpatrick-Dorsey 9, Morris 5, Henderson 3.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (75) – H. King 0, Brown 30, Mayo 9, Weaver 7, Robinson 10. T. King 12, Anderson 4, Carmical 3.

 

A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.

 


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Tennessee Stae University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women) February 9, 2019
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2019TSUEKUW

 

 

Tennessee State University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Women)

Paul S. McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 9, 2019

 

Tennessee State University coach Jessica Kern started the following lineup: 5-10 So. Jaden Wrightsell, 5-9 Sr. Asia Sims. 6-0 Sr. Tia Wooten, 5-7 Sr. Lauren Elliot, and 5-7 So. Andreana Wrister.  Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts countered with 5-11 So. Bria Bass, 5-11 Gr. Paige Murphy, 6-2 So. Brittany Grice, 5-6 So. Teri Goodlett, and 5-8 Jr. Shay Solomon.

 

Eastern Kentucky University was limited to 16 points in the final three quarters in a 57-31 loss to Tennessee State University.  TSU shot 42.3% from the field including three of eight from the three point line.  The Tigers connected on 10 of 15 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 25 points off 23 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 24.5% from the field including four of 18 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on one of two free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 14 Tennessee State turnovers.

 

Tia Wooten led Tennessee State University with 15 points, four rebounds, three assists, two blocked shots, and three steals.  Jaden Wrightsell added 11 points, six rebounds, and two assists.  5-10 So. Cebria Outlow recorded eight points and four rebounds.  Andreana Wrister chipped in with five points, eight rebounds, and five steals.

 

Bria Bass led Eastern Kentucky University with eight points, six rebounds, two assists, and three steals.  Paige Murphy added seven points and two steals.  Teri Goodlett recorded six points and three rebounds.  Shay Solomon recorded eight rebounds and four assists.

 

Tennessee State University,17,11,14,15,57

Eastern Kentucky University,15,6,6,4,31

 

Tennessee State University (57) – Wrightsell 11, Sims 4, Wooten 15, Elliot 1, Wristler 5, Roberts 5, Young 2, Outlow 8, Burnett 3, Harris 3.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (31) – Bass 8, Murphy 7, Grice 2, Goodlett 6, Solomon 1, Kaifes 3, Berry 4.

 

A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.


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Madison Central vs. Nicholas County (Girls) February 9, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019MCNCG

 

 

Madison Central vs. Nicholas County (Girls)
Nicholas County High School

Carlisle, KY

February 9, 2019

 

Madison Central coach Robert Cooksey started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Jekauri McKeithen, 5-7 Jr. Taleya Todd, 5-9 Sr. Logan Hudson, 5-6 Sr. Kelsey Powell, and 5-6 Sr. Madison Barnard.  Nicholas County coach Greg Letcher countered with 5-8 Sr. Maranda Jett, 5-8 Jr.  Morgan Watkins, 5-9 Jr. Megan Cobb, 5-5 Sr. Allison Myers, and 5-5 Sr. Shelby Stafford.

 

Nicholas County defeated Madison Central by a score of 49-41.  The score was tied three times and there were five lead changes in this game.  Nicholas County shot 38% from the field including four of 14 from the three point line.  The Lady Jackets connected on seven of 10 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 21 Madison Central turnovers.  Madison Central shot 31.4% from the field including two of 11 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Indians connected on 17 of 29 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored nine points off 21 Nicholas County turnovers.

 

Shelby Stafford led Nicholas County with 12 points, six assists, and five steals.  Allison Myers added eight points, eight rebounds, three assists, and three steals.  Morgan Watkins recorded seven points and six rebounds.  5-4 Fr. Jada Cleaver added six points on two three point baskets.

 

Madison Barnard led Madison Central with 16 points including nine of 14 free throws, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals.  Jekauri McKeithen added seven points, 15 rebounds, and five steals.  Taleya Todd recorded seven points, four rebounds, two blocked shots, and three steals.  Kelsey Powell chipped in with two points, three rebounds, four assists, and four steals.

 

Madison Central,7,11,13,10,41

Nicholas County,9,12,16,12,49

 

Madison Central (41) – McKeithen 7, Todd 7, Hudson 3, Powell 2, Barnard 16, Gill 6.

 

Nicholas County (49) – Jett 0, Watkins 7, Cobb 3, Myers 8, Stafford 12, Cleaver 6, Felts 4, Hatton 5, Gifford 4.

 

A special thanks to the Madison Central Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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Saturday, 9 February 2019
Conner vs. Ryle (Girls) February 8, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019RYLECONG

 

 

Conner vs. Ryle (Girls)

Ryle High School

Union, KY

February 8, 2019

 

This game featured Conner who has been voted No. 1 in the coaches poll and entering the game at 24-1 but their only loss this season was a 60-49 defeat at the hand of Ryle.  Therefore tonight’s game was for state bragging rights as well as bragging right in the very competitive 9th Region.  Ryle trailed 33-20 early in the third quarter but rallied to pull within one point; 55-54 with less than a minute left on the clock.  Conner hit their free throws down the stretch to earn a 62-57 victory.

 

Conner shot 45.4 % from the field, connected on four three point baskets, and 18 free throws.  Ryle shot 33.3% from the field, connected on four three point baskets, and 11 free throws.

 

5-6 Sr. Savannah Jordan led Conner with 18 points including two three point baskets.  5-6 Sr. Joy Strange and 5-3 Sr. Courtney Hurst added 13 points each.  5-10 Jr. Maddie Drummonds chipped in with nine points.

 

5-11 Sr. Lauren Schwartz led Ryle with 20 points.  5-11 Jr. Maddie Scherr added 17 points.  5-9 So. Brie Crittendon chipped in with seven points.

 

Conner,10,16,13,23,62

Ryle,12,4,16,25,57

 

Conner (62) – Jordan 18, Strange 13, Hurst 13. Drummonds 9, Burcham 7, Murphy 2.

 

Ryle (57) – Schwartz 20, Scherr 17, Crittendon 7, Douthit 5, McGregor 4, Johnson 4.

 

 


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Lincoln County vs. Danville (Girls) February 8, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019LCDANG

 

 

Lincoln County vs. Danville (Girls)

Danville High School

Danville, KY

February 8, 2019

 

Danville defeated Lincoln County 88-85 in overtime to knot the 45th District race at 5-1 and force the top spot to be decided by a coin flip.  Several things were accomplished tonight as the Lady Admirals avenged an earlier loss of 79-64 to Lincoln County.  Danville’s Ivy Turner torched the nets for 44 points tonight which makes her the all time leading scoring leader on the female side at Danville High with 2313 points and counting.  This loss also was Lincoln County’s third in a row. 

 

Danville shot 37.6% from the field including 12 of 31 from the three point line.  The Lady Admirals connected on 18 of 24 free throws and pulled down 42 rebounds.  Lincoln County shot 42.9% from the field including eight of 18 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Patriots connected on 11 of 15 free throws and pulled down 39 rebounds.

 

5-8 Sr. Ivy Turner led Danville with 44 points.  5-8 So. Jenna Akers came up with a “monster” game with 26 points including eight three point baskets.  5-8 So. Lara Akers also reached double figures with 10 points.

 

5-11 Sr. Emma King led Lincoln County with 25 points.  6-0 Sr. Kaitlyn Wilks added 18 points.  5-6 Sr. Maddie Boyle, 5-10 Sr. Zaria Napier, and 5-10 Jr. Trinity Shearer also reached double figures with 14, 13, and 11 points respectively.

 

Lincoln County,23,17,22,19,4,85

Danville,26,13,22,20,7,88

 

Lincoln County (85) – King 25, Napier 13, Wilks 18, Boyle 14, Shearer 11, Anna Lane 4.

 

Danville (88) – J. Akers 26, L. Akers 10, Tandy 1, Burnett 5, Turner 44, Bradshaw 2.

 

This game was a classic and with the talented teams and players in the 12th Region there have been several showcase games with several probably in the future as tournament play looms. A special thanks to fans who provided me with updates and I have had the privilege of covering both these teams this season and both teams have excellent coaching and are loaded with talent.


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Henry Clay vs. Lexington Catholic (Girls) February 8, 2019
Topic: Basketball

2019HCLCG

 

 

Henry Clay vs. Lexington Catholic (Girls)

Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

February 8, 2019

 

Henry Clay coach Eric Sanford started the following lineup: 5-10 Fr. Lauren Thomas, 5-9 Fr. Amiya Jenkins, 5-10 Fr. Kennedy Williams, 5-2 Fr. Maddie Kaufman, and 5-7 Sr. Kiya Thompson.  Lexington Catholic coach Scott True Sr. countered with 5-9 Fr. Chloe Treece, 5-7 Sr. Jay Ballard, 5-8 Sr. Maylo Given, 5-4 Sr. Morgan Rakes, and 5-6 So. Farah Weldon.

 

Lexington Catholic trailed 33-22 in the third quarter but Jay Ballard hit a layup at the buzzer to give Lexington Catholic a 56-54 victory over the Lady Blue Devils.  The score was tied four times and there were three lead changes in the game.  Lexington Catholic shot 42.6% from the field including five of 17 from the three point line.  The Lady Knights connected on 11 of 12 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored nine points off nine Henry Clay turnovers.  Henry Clay shot 43.8% from the field including three of seven from beyond the arc.  The Lady Blue Devils connected on nine of 16 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 13 points off nine Lexington Catholic turnovers.

 

5-7 So. Ariel West led Lexington Catholic with 13 points including six of six free throws and three assists.  Maylo Given added 12 points including two three point baskets, seven rebounds, and two steals.  Chloe Treece chipped in with nine points.  Farah Weldon recorded eight points and five rebounds.  5-5 Fr. Hannah Carlisle added seven points.

 

Amiya Jenkins led Henry Clay with 21 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and two steals.  Kiya Thompson added 13 points including two three point baskets.  Kennedy Williams recorded eight points, five rebounds, and two steals.

 

Henry Clay,11,18,12,13,54

Lexington Catholic,10,10,17,19,56

 

Henry Clay (54) – Thomas 4, Jenkins 21, Williams 8, Kaufman 2, Thompson 13, Jackson 4, Branchini 2.

 

Lexington Catholic (56) – Treece 9, Ballard 5, Given 12, Rakes 0, Weldon 8, Carlisle 7, West 13, Frank 2.

 

A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


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