Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local Sports

February 5, 2013

Ashland boys, girls get bench involved early

ASHLAND — Fourteen players got into the scoring column as Ashland rolled past Rose Hill Christian, 71-16, in boys high school basketball Monday night.

The Tomcats led 20-0 after one quarter and 50-8 at halftime on the way to their 17th win.

Dikembe Dixson put in 13 points while 11 other Ashland players each scored at least four. The Tomcats travel to Rowan County tonight.

Rose Hill slipped to 1-17.

ASHLAND    20    30    9    12      —  71

ROSE HILL    0    8    2    6       —    16

Ashland (71) — Thompson 4, Stewart 4, Salow 2, Friley 5, Wesley 4, Rose 4, Hart 5, Woods 5, Villers 7, Bradley 4, Thornton 8, Dixson 13, Miller 4, Pruitt 2. PF: 6. FT: 13-21. 3-point FGs: 4 (Thompson, Rose, Villers, Miller).

Rose Hill (16) — Dudding 2, Senters 2, Thomas 12. PF: 15. FT: 0-1. 3-point FGs: 0.

GIRLS

Ashland 80

Rose Hill 21

ASHLAND All 13 of Ashland’s players scored in the first half of a runaway victory.

The Kittens finished with 21 assists and just two turnovers while coming up with 28 turnovers from Rose Hill Christian.

Kaylyn Gambill had 12 points, followed by Alexis Robinson, Haley Sue Foutch and Mykasa Robinson with nine apiece.

Ashland (17-5) hosts Senior Night on Thursday against Fleming County.  

ASHLAND    33    22    13    12      —  80

ROSE HILL    2    6    6    7       —    21

Ashland (80) — Gambill 12, A. Robinson 9, Foutch 9, Cullop 5, Slone 4,  Jones 5, Gunter 6, M. Robinson 9, Layne 5, Gransbery 4, Roberts 4, Vanover 5, Hammond 3. 3-point FGs: 6 (Gambill 2, A. Robinson, Jones, Layne, Hammond). FT: 10-15. PF: 7.

Rose Hill (21) — Porter 2, Brammer 9, Wehmeier 6, Sizemore 2, Fyffe 2. 3-point FGs: 0. FT: 1-2. PF: 8.

Russell 65

Lex. Christian 56

RUSSELL Arden Gross and Hope Parsley combined for 43 points and 17 rebounds to help send the Lady Devils past Lexington Christian.

Gross finished with 23 points and nine rebounds, while Parsley had 20 points and eight boards.

Russell (11-12) generated 19 assists. 

Holly Huellemeir scored 20 for LCA (11-10).

LEX. CHRISTIAN       8    5    15       28     —56

RUSSELL                12    9    17       27       —65

Lex. Christian (56) — Bundy 14, Huellemeir 20, Burdette 12, Brooks, Rinehart 10, Rogers, Hill. FT: 10-15. 3-point FGs: 2 (Bundy 2). PF: 13.

Russell (65) — Gross 23, Parsley 20, Huddleston 13, Carter 7, Darnell 2, Berry, Harrison, Maynard. FT: 11-14. 3-point FGs: 4 (Gross 2, Parsley, Carter). PF: 13.

East Carter 39

Rowan Co. 34

GRAYSON East Carter improved to 19-5 with a hard-fought Senior Night win over Rowan County.

The Lady Raiders led 12-8 at halftime.

Kristen Mayo scored 11 points and Bryana Greenhill 10 for East Carter.

Faith Conn led Rowan County (12-11) with 12 points.  

Text Only
Local Sports
  • Joey Stamper bb.jpg Tigers, Cougars set for All 'A' sectional showdown

    Entering the season, Paintsville was going on five years without an All “A” Classic region baseball title. Morgan County hadn’t won one ever.
    Both teams changed that earlier this month, and both coaches characterized that among their programs’ top recent accomplishments entering their state sectional game Thursday at 6 p.m. in West Liberty.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • PREP ROUNDUP: Paintsville wins ninth straight

    Paintsville earned a pair of wins in the Pikeville Panther Classic on Saturday to run its record to 15-3, good for the highest winning percentage in the 15th Region.

    April 20, 2014

  • 0420chattin0397.jpg Pole vaulters conquer wind in Chattin

    For obvious reasons, pole vaulting records and windy conditions don’t go together.
    Raceland’s Connor Messer and Fairview’s Morgan McIntyre raised the bar anyway at Saturday’s Ernie Chattin Memorial Invitational.
    Despite a windy challenge — especially for Messer — on the hilltop at Ashland Athletic Complex, both athletes set new pole vault marks for the 11-year-old meet and received Outstanding Performance awards.

    April 20, 2014 5 Photos

  • 0415eastSB0170 copy.jpg Stock soaring for East eighth-grader Fouts

    With a name like Montana, you just have to go big.
    Six-foot eighth-grader Montana Fouts isn't a big talker, but when it comes to the business of softball, her skills convey a loud and clear message.
    The East Carter pitcher is making herself a can't-pass-up commodity with her flawless throwing form and sizzling speed.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lewis snaps 4-game skid, beats Ashland, 2-0

    Question: What four-game Lewis County losing streak?

    Answer: the one the Lions snapped Saturday by knocking off visiting Ashland, 2-0, in the third annual Lewis County Autism Awareness game.

    April 20, 2014

  • HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Hensley fires 2nd no-no in 2 days, Kittens split

    Ashland junior Megan Hensley no-hit Portsmouth West on Saturday, one day after dealing a perfect game, as the Kittens beat the Lady Senators 16-0 in five innings at the Valley of Thunder at Symmes Valley.

    April 19, 2014

  • west.JPG Streak snapped: Comets end 40-game losing streak to Raiders

    Nineteen years and 40 games between East Carter and West Carter have passed since the Comets have beaten the Raiders.
    Montell Jordan’s “This Is How We Do It” was the No. 1 song the last time West got a win over East.
    The visiting Comets ended almost 20 years of futility against the Raiders in dominating fashion on Friday night, defeating East Carter, 8-0.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Williams steps down as Lady Vikings coach

    Jen Williams did not make this decision lightly.

    April 19, 2014

  • HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Hensley spins perfect game

    Ashland’s Megan Hensley fired a perfect game and drove in the only runs of the game with a two-run homer as the Kittens topped Upper Arlington (Ohio) 2-0 in the Valley of Thunder at Symmes Valley on Friday night.

    April 19, 2014

  • 0418ashlandBB0268.jpg One-run fun: Ashland on smiling side of close game vs. East

    After opening the season with a 2-1 victory, Ashland has had a hard time cracking the close game code.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo