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February 11, 2014

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Kittens cruise past Rose Hill

ASHLAND — The visiting Ashland Kittens raced to a 28-9 lead through one quarter and cruised past Rose Hill Christian 70-43 on Monday night, assuring themselves at least a tie for the top seed in the 64th District tournament by finishing 5-1 in seeding action.

Ashland’s Alexis Robinson led all scorers with 23 points, draining seven 3-pointers. Alex Young scored 13 points and Haley-Sue Foutch notched 10 for the Kittens (19-5).

Myriah Porter had 11 points and seven assists for the Lady Royals (5-15). Kirsten Wehmeier added 10 points.

If Boyd County defeats Fairview on Friday, the Kittens and Lady Lions will tie for the top seed in the district tournament. Since Ashland and Boyd County split their season series, the next tiebreaker would be a blind draw or coin toss. The winner of that tiebreaker will face the Lady Royals in the district semifinals.

ASHLAND    28    14    23    5    —    70

ROSE HILL    9    12    6    16    —    43

Ashland (70) — A. Robinson 21, Young 13, Foutch 12, Gransbery 4, Roberts 8, Woodson 5, Hamilton 5, Hammond 2. 3-Pt. FG: 11 (A. Robinson 7, Young 3, Woodson 1). FT: 3-7. Fouls: 13.

Rose Hill Christian (43) — Porter 11, Wehmeier 10, Brammer 9, Crum 2, Steele 7, Sizemore 2, Fyffe 2. 3-Pt. FG: 0. FT: 7-10. Fouls: 9.

West Carter 45

Fairview 42

WESTWOOD The visiting Lady Comets (9-10) won a nip-and-tuck affair behind 20 points from Morgan Berry and 11 from Lexie Berry.

Brittany Bell led the Lady Eagles (4-16) with 17 points. Madison Humphrey added 13.

WEST CARTER    11    11    11    12    —    45

FAIRVIEW    11    13    8    10    —    42

West Carter (45) — L. Berry 11, M. Berry 20, B. Easterling 6, S. Easterling 2, Evans 4, Hanshaw 2. 3-Pt. FG: 1 (L. Berry). FT: 8-17. Fouls: 16.

Fairview (42) — Mac. Humphrey 4, Adkins 2, Meeks 2, Mad. Humphrey 13, Bell 17, Reynolds 4. 3-Pt. FG: 2 (Bell 2). FT: 14-26. Fouls: 17.

BOYS

Ashland 86,

Rose Hill 24

ASHLAND The Tomcats notched their second convincing win over Rose Hill in four days on Monday.

Christian Villers recorded a game-high 18 points, going 7 of 10 from the floor. Steven Friley and Tyler Stewart each added 11 points. Friley racked up 10 rebounds.

Ashland (17-6) hosts Rowan County tonight.

Putnam demo today at 11

ASHLAND The demolition of Putnam Stadium begins today at 11 a.m.

Serving as the first step in the rebuilding of the historic stadium, the demolition process is expected to take about three weeks.

The 76-year-old stadium has been deemed unsafe because of deteriorating concrete.

Light’s Enterprises is the contractor for the demolition.

The construction schedule calls for the rebuilt stadium to be ready for the first Ashland football home game of the 2014 season.

Information about seats and other fragments of the old stadium will be available to memorabilia collectors at putnamstadium.com.

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