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January 28, 2014

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

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.

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