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January 11, 2014

Roundup: Lunsford's 3s lead Boyd

WESTWOOD — Boyd County scored 30 points in the opening quarter and went on to beat Fairview.

Alexis Lunsford made five 3-pointers and finished with 20 points to lead the Lady Lions. Taylor Wheeler was close behind with 18 points, and Logan Fraley added 10.

Boyd County led by 30 points after three quarters.

Brittany Bell scored 20 and Madison Humphrey 17 for Fairview.

BOYD COUNTY    30    15    18    11    —    74

FAIRVIEW    9    15    9    19    —    52

Boyd Co. (74) — S. Wheeler 8, Reeves 2, T. Wheeler 18, Fraley 10, Lunsford 20, Caldwell 1, Lynch 3, Goins 8, Shavers 4. FT: 19-30. 3-point FGs: 9 (Lunsford 5, Fraley 2, S. Wheeler 2).

Fairview (52) — Mac. Humphrey 2, Mad. Humphrey 17, Bell 20, Bohanna 8, Reynolds 3, Arnett 2. FT: 23-36. 3-point FGs: 3 (Mad. Humphrey 2, Bell).   

East Carter 52

West Carter 30

OLIVE HILL East Carter got 18 points from Kristen Mayo and 14 from Megan Stickler to top its cross-county rival.

Morgan Berry paced the Lady Comets (4-8) with 16 points.

E. CARTER    9    13    12    18    —    52

W. CARTER    8    7    9    6    —    30

East Carter (52) — Mayo 18, Greenhill 8, Hall 8, Stickler 14, Pennington 2, Clarke 2. 3-pt. FG: 5 (Mayo 2, Stickler 2, Greenhill). FT: 7-12. Fouls: 20.

West Carter (30) — Adkins 2, A. Berry 3, S. Easterling 4, Evans 5, M. Berry 16. 3-pt. FG: 1 (S. Easterling). FT: 19-28. Fouls: 18.

Raceland 71

Rose Hill 44

RACELAND Raceland exploded for 24 points in the second quarter to put the Lady Royals away on Friday night.

Ashton Sipps recorded a career-high 20 points to go with six rebounds. Lacee Penix added 18 and Savannah Mackie 12.

Savannah Cotton and Krystal Keeton handled the glasswork, grabbing 11 and 10 rebounds, respectively.

Myriah Porter led Rose Hill with 15 points. Kristen Wehmeier chipped in 10.

ROSE HILL    10    13    12    9    —    44

RACELAND    11    24    15    21    —    71

Rose Hill (44) — Porter 15, Wehmeier 10, Steele 9, Brammer 5, Crum 5, Sizemore, Sparks, Fyffe. 3-Pt. FG: 1 (Crum). FT: 15-22. Fouls: 9.

Raceland (71) — Sipps 20, Penix 18, Mackie 12, Cotton 7, Keeton 4, Grubb 4, Johnson 2, Hurley 2, Bryant 1, Fritz 1, Vanderhoof, Fenney, Hutchinson, Flocker, Runyon, Barker. 3-Pt. FG: 6 (Penix 4, Mackie 2). FT: 5-15. Fouls: 15.

BOYS

Rose Hill 79

Hannan (WV) 66

ASHLAND Rose Hill has now won three of its last five games after beating Hannan (W.Va.) on Friday night at home.

The Royals (3-9) asserted themselves on the glass to outrebound Hannan, 55-39.

Elijah Daniels led the way with 24 points and 14 rebounds. Nathan Hamilton racked up 17 points and 15 boards.

Cameron Thomas scored 16 points and dished out 11 assists.

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