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January 13, 2013

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Boyd girls slam Central

All 'A' Classic also gets underway

SUMMIT — Boyd County’s girls used an balanced offensive explosion to rout Johnson Central, 80-56, on Saturday night at Boyd County Middle School.

Six Lady Lions cracked into double figures — Taylor Wheeler, Logan Fraley and Caitlin Coburn each poured in 15 points while Emily Stewart tallied 12, Hunter Reeves had 10 and Morgan Kenser chipped in 10.

Lauren Delong led Johnson Central (9-9) with 20 points. Amber Shepherd accumulated 15 points.

Boyd County improved to 12-4 on the season.

J. CENTRAL    15    11    14    16    —    56

BOYD CO.    12    21    18    29    —    80

Johnson Central (56) — McPeek 1, Watson 6, Taylor 6, L. Delong 20, Shepherd 15, Spurlock 2, Blair 4, Daniel 2. 3-Pt. FG: 5 (Taylor 2, Delong, Shepherd 2). FT: 23-35. PF: 20.

Boyd County (80) — Stewart 12, Wheeler 15, Fraley 15, Hu. Reeves 10, Coburn 15, Goins 3, Kenser 10, Ho. Reeves, Lunsford. 3-Pt. FG: 6 (Stewart, Fraley 2, Coburn 2, Goins). FT: 18-26. PF: 24.

Bath County 54

Russell 46

RUSSELL Bath County’s girls overcame a sluggish start to beat Russell in the opening round of the 16th Region All “A” Classic on Saturday at Russell High School.

The Lady Cats (9-5) head into the semifinal round as winners of eight of their last nine games. They will face West Carter at Raceland on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Taylor Rogers, a sophomore point guard, led the way for Bath County on Saturday with 23 points and six assists.

Sarah Price contributed nine points, 11 rebounds and four blocks.

Only two players — Madison Darnell and Lexi Berry — were able to attain double digits in scoring for Russell, with 10 apiece. The Lady Devils shot just 27 percent form the field in the second half after having a seven-point lead at halftime.

BATH COUNTY    7    17    21    9    —    54

RUSSELL    14    17    9    6    —    46

Bath County (54) — Rogers 23, Price 9, Porter 6, Sparks 6, Martin 8, Howard 2, Leach, Walters, Jamison. 3-Pt. FG: 4 (Porter 2, Martin 2). FT: 8-20. PF: 15.

Russell (46) — Darnell 10, Gross 9, Parsley 8, Berry 10, Huddleston 3, Hanson 6, Carter. 3-Pt. FG: 4 (Darnell, Gross, Berry 2). FT: 12-18. PF: 19.

West Carter 45

Raceland 35

RACELAND Neither team had an easy time scoring, but West Carter had just enough to beat Raceland in the first round of the All “A” Classic.

Brooke Callihan led the Lady Comets (5-9) with 14 points.

Savannah Mackie netted 15 points, including three 3-pointers, for Raceland (3-13).

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