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December 28, 2013

High School Roundup: Rose Hill gets first victory

Thomas has triple-double day before Garnes Classic

ASHLAND — Cameron Thomas enjoyed a career night as Rose Hill outlasted Piarist, 75-65, for its first win of the season on Friday.

The Rose Hill senior racked up 30 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.

The Royals (1-7) used a 26-13 fourth-quarter run to close out the win. Chase Meredith added 21 points on the strength of five 3-pointers. Piarist fell to 1-6.

Rose Hill will host the David Garnes Memorial Classic today, a JV/varsity doubleheader that begins at 6:30 p.m. at Rose Hill Christian School.

A memorial service for Garnes will be held between games. A blanket that dressed the bench after Garnes passed away will be used on the sideline again to honor the former Royal player.

PIARIST    16    18    18    13    —    65

ROSE HILL    23    8    18    26    —    75

Piarist (65) — Williams 37, Green 5, Marshall, Stumbo 21, Slone 2. 3-Pt. FG: 7 (Stumbo 5, Williams 2). FT: 12-27. Fouls: 20.

Rose Hill (75) — Thomas 30, Daniel 2, Hamilton 8, Meredith 21, Daniels 10, Cade 4, Whitt, Knight. 3-Pt. FG: 6 (Meredith 5, Hamilton). FT: 19-37. Fouls: 19.

Minford 88

Russell 52

COAL GROVE Led by Brian Gullion’s 24 points and double-digit scoring from three others, Minford beat Russell handily on Friday at Coal Grove.

Russell (3-8) fell behind 31-12 in the first period and couldn’t recover. Zach Tackett led the Red Devils in scoring with 16. Ramsey Mullins added 11.

Russell faces Coal Grove tonight at 8.

Russell beat Bath County on Monday, 83-58, behind the leadership of Tackett and Mullins. Each scored 14. Ethan Raby chipped in 11, Tanner Miller 10.

MINFORD    31    20    23    14    —    88

RUSSELL    12    13    14    13    —    52

Minford (88) — McCray 15, White 9, Stapleton 13, Alley 4, Wiseman 1, Rowe 12, Justice 2, Kelley 8, Gullion 24. 3-Pt. FG: 8 (Gullion 5, Rowe 2, Stapleton). FT: 8-14. Fouls: 19.

Russell (52) — Hensley 1, Cox 3, Campbell 5, Tackett 16, Raby 8, Mullins 11, Stump 2, Bennett 6, Williams, Martin, Downs, Hale, McKee, Brewer. 3-Pt. FG: 4 (Raby 2, Cox, Campbell). FT: 14-21. Fouls: 10.

Sheldon Clark 67

Boyd County 65

BELFRY Sheldon Clark edged Boyd County in the Mountain Schoolboy Classic on Friday.

It took an overtime period for the Cardinals, led by Chase Parsley’s 29 points, to emerge victorious.

Bobby Anderson notched a career-best 24 points for Boyd County (3-7) in the loss. Tristan Burgess added 18.

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