Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

January 28, 2014

PREP ROUNDUP: Fleming holds off East; Boyd, Lewis clean up

Staff report
The Independent

GRAYSON — Fleming County senior forward Brady Saunders hit a basket in the lane with 12.8 seconds left to go as the Panthers defeated East Carter, 67-65, on Monday night at East Carter High School.

East Carter (8-9) had a shot to win the game as time expired but Cole Brammer’s 3-point field goal fell just short. The Raiders were led in scoring on Brammer’s 14 points. Cameron Sparks scored 12 points and Donald Damron contributed with 10 points.  

The Raiders shot 48 percent for the game but made only seven trips to the free-throw line.

Panthers senior Troy Steward led all scorers with 28 points, including five 3-pointers, to pace Fleming. As a team, the Panthers shot 59 percent , including almost 67 percent (on 16-of-24 field goals) in the first half.

Fleming County (14-6) travels to Boyd County on Thursday while East Carter hosts Ashland tonight.



FLEMING CO.    17    27    10    13    —     67

E. CARTER        11    31    9    14    —    65

Fleming County (67) — Crisp 14, Steward 28, McKee 4, Saunders 10, Williams 11.  PF: 12.  Fouled out:  None.  FT: 13-16.  3-point FGs: 5 (Steward 5).

East Carter (65) — Brammer 14, Damron 10, Sparks 12, Greene 9, B. Marsh 4, Davis 8, S. Marsh 4, Brooks 4.  PF: 20 FT: 4-7.  3-point FGs: 7 (Brammer 2, Davis 2, Damron, Sparks, Greene).



Lewis Co. 70

Raceland 44

RACELAND Lewis County routed Raceland on Monday thanks, in large part, to a second-quarter explosion.

The Lions (9-9) outscored the Rams, 21-3, in the second stanza.

Daulton Mason led Lewis County with 16 points. Trenton Walker added 14.

Jacob Blair netted a team-high 15 points for Raceland (9-7).

Lewis County is at Estill County tonight. Raceland travels to St. Patrick.



LEWIS CO.    17    21    22    10    —    70

RACELAND    13    3    15    13    —    44

Lewis County (70) — Walker 14, McCann 4, Adams 5, Ruckel 11, Mason 16, Parker 2, Holder 10, Duncan 2, Weddington 4, Wallingford 2.  3 Pt. FG: 5 (Adams 1, Mason 3, Ruckel 1). FT: 15-16. Fouls: 14.

Raceland (44) — Christian 5, Davidson 2, Blair 15, Dixon 2, Pennington 3, Kelly 7, Morris 3, Brown 2.  3 Pt. FG: 4 (Morris 1, Kelly 2, Christian 1). FT: 10-16. Fouls: 15.



Boyd Co. 84

Rose Hill 12

CANNONSBURG The Lions led 20-0 by the 4:33 mark of the first quarter and 35-0 by the start of the second in a rarely played contest at the new Boyd County High School.

Rose Hill (3-13) finally found the scoring column in the second period. Cameron Thomas led the Royals with five points. They were also held scoreless in the third quarter.

Fourteen different Lions (10-9) scored, with freshman Hunter Kenser leading the way. The post player notched a career-best 16 points, including a 3-pointer.

Boyd County travels to Russell tonight. Rose Hill is at Beth Haven on Friday.



ROSE HILL    0    7    0    5    —    12

BOYD CO.    35    16    19    14    —    84

Rose Hill (12) — Thomas 5, Meredith 2, Whitt 3, Cade 2, Daniel, Hamilton, Daniels, Knight, Daniels. 3-Pt. FG: 2 (Whitt, Thomas). FT: 2-6. Fouls: 9.

Boyd County (84) — Black 9, Anderson, Griffith 10, Burgess 5, Gauze 7, Meade 9, Mullins 2, Rowsey 6, Evans 2, Preece 4, Damron 2, Kenser 16, Mullen 2, Taylor 8, Webb 2, A. Gauze, Phelps. 3-Pt. FG: 7 (Griffith 2, Rowsey 2, Black, Burgess, Kenser). FT: 7-12. Fouls: 7.

Menifee Co. 60

Fairview 51

WESTWOOD Menifee County junior center Thomas Chaney poured in 16 of his game-high 23 points in the first half alone as the Wildcats beat Fairview, 60-51, on Monday night at Fairview High School.

Tyler Thacker added 20 points for Menifee County (3-15), which led by as many as 13 points in the fourth quarter.

Fairview got 17 points from Antwan Washington and 14 from Fred Hightower.

The Eagles (3-12) were without leading scorer Andrew Carroll, who had to sit out two games because of an ejection last week.

MENIFEE    13    15    13    19    —    60

FAIRVIEW    11    15    8    17    —    51

Menifee County (60) — Thacker 20, Mann 6, Hacker 4, Chaney 23, Workman 4, Cornett 3. 3-Pt. FG: 1 (Cornett). FT: 11-17.

Fairview (51) — Washington 17, Smith 3, Roy 5, Romine 8, Hightower 14, Donothan 2, Johnson, McIntyre. 3-Pt. FG: 4 (Hightower 2, Washington, Smith). FT: 11-18.



GIRLS

Boyd Co. 70

Rose Hill 26

CANNONSBURG Three Lady Lions scratched their way into double figures as they used a huge first quarter to quickly put away Rose Hill on Monday.

Taylor Wheeler tallied a game-best 15 points, Logan Fraley had 14 and seventh-grader Savannah Wheeler 10.

Myriah Porter led Rose Hill (3-11) with 12 points.

Boyd County (12-6) heads to Raceland on Thursday. The Lady Royals host West Carter on Thursday.



ROSE HILL    6    11    4    5    —    26

BOYD CO.    24    18    18    10    —    70

Rose Hill (26) — Porter 12, Wehmeier 2, Brammer 9, Crum 1, Steele 2, Sizemore. 3-Pt. FG: None. FT: 4-10. Fouls: 15.

Boyd County (70) — S. Wheeler 10, T. Wheeler 15, Fraley 14, Lunsford 9, Goins 5, Caldwell 5, Shavers 1, Lynch 4, Lee 4, Stewart 3. 3-Pt. FG: 7 (Fraley 3, S. Wheeler, Lunsford, Caldwell, Stewart). FT: 15-22. Fouls: 14.



Lewis Co. 66

Raceland 40

RACELAND Jaycey Fite splashed in five 3-pointers as Lewis County had little trouble with Raceland on Monday.

Fite racked up 23 points and Abby Pick added 13 as the Lady Lions improved to 11-7 and remained unbeaten in the 63rd District.

Lacee Penix scored 13 points for Raceland (7-10).

The Lady Rams host Boyd County on Thursday. Lewis County hosts Rowan County on Wednesday.



LEWIS CO.    16    19    21    10    —    66

RACELAND    8    5    15    12    —    40

Lewis County (66) — Fite 23, Pick 13, Em. Frye 8, Thompson 8, Anderson 6, Blake 4, Er. Frye 4, Boyles, Yates, Helpenstein, Cortez, Hinton, Harlow, Stone. 3-Pt. FG: 6 (Fite 5, Pick). FT: 8-12. Fouls: 15.

Raceland (40) — Penix 13, Cotton 6, Vanderhoof 5, Mackie 4, Sipps 4, Keeton 2, Grubb 2, Bryant 2, Fritz 2, Fenney, Hutchinson, Flocker, Johnson, Runyon, Curley, Barker. 3-Pt. FG: 3 (Penix 2, Vanderhoof). FT: 7-12. Fouls: 15.



Bath Co. 66

Fleming Co. 49

OWINGSVILLE Bath County’s girls achieved their first win over 61st District foe Fleming County in 14 years, according to Lady Cats coach Troy Lee Thomas, on Monday.

Bath County (12-4) shot out to a 25-8 advantage by the end of the first quarter.

Shae Sparks posted a career-best 21 points. Tayler Rogers recorded four steals and four assists to go with her 18 points. Sarah Price stuffed the stat sheet with 18 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks.

Martina Lytle led Fleming County (9-10) with 17 points.

Bath County welcomes in Russell on Saturday. Fleming County, which has now lost five in a row, visits Menifee County on Thursday.



FLEMING CO.    8    14    8    19    —    49

BATH CO.    25    13    11    17    —    66

Fleming County (49) — Boyd 3, Lytle 17, Petersen 14, Jett 2, Steward 13, Pfeffer, McIntyre, Fearin. 3-Pt. FG: 3 (Boyd, Petersen, Steward). FT: 10-12. Fouls: 16.

Bath County (66) — Sparks 21, Rogers 18, Price 18, Porter 2, Flowers 5, Howard 2, Jamison, Hall, Leach, Walters. 3-Pt. FG: 5 (Sparks 2, Price 2, Flowers). FT: 15-18. Fouls: 16.