Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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December 3, 2013

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Russell girls bash Morgan

WEST LIBERTY — A balanced scoring effort, in which six players notched between six and 12 points, and solid defense led Russell’s girls to a 70-34 rout of Morgan County on Monday.

Russell (1-0) surged to a 22-6 first-quarter lead.

Hannah Carter and Maggie Jachimczuk each scored 12 points to lead the Lady Devils. Carter splashed in a pair of 3-pointers.

Eighth-grader Abby Ross led Morgan County (0-1) in scoring with eight points.

Russell hosts Boyd County on Thursday.

RUSSELL    22    15    18    15    —    70

MORGAN    6    14    5    9    —    34

Russell (70) — Harrison 9, Jachimczuk 12, Carter 12, Berry 3, Huddleston 7, Mitchell 1, Mad. Darnell 4, Mac. Darnell 6, Thompson 5, Maynard 7, May 4, Watkins, Sparks. 3-Pt. FG: 5 (Carter 2, Berry, Thompson, May). FT: 19-34. Fouls: 30.

Morgan County (34) — Ross 8, Cheek 3, Spencer 4, Cole 7, Lewis 4, Ferguson 6, Fredericks 3, Roland, Osborn, Markwell, Maynard. 3-Pt. FG: 1 (Cheek). FT: 18-40. Fouls: 25.

BOYS

Prestonsburg 59

Russell 51

PRESTONSBURG Russell climbed to within three points by the end of the third quarter, but couldn’t survive against the Blackcats.

Adam Frasure poured in a game-high 24 points while patrolling the paint for Prestonsburg.

Jarrod Jarrell chipped in 16 for the Blackcats.

Ramsey Mullins netted a team-best 13 points for Russell (0-1), which hosts Greenup County on Friday night.

Zach Tackett added 12 points and at least 10 rebounds, according to coach Merle Kidwell, and freshman Ethan Raby had 10 points.

RUSSELL    11    11    14    15    —    51

P’BURG    17    9    13    20    —    59

Russell (51) — Cox 6, Martin 1, Tackett 12, Raby 10, Miller 9, Mullins 13, Hensley, Downs, Campbell, McKee, Sims, Trammell, Brewer. 3-Pt. FG: 7 (Cox 2, Raby 2, Miller 2, Mullins). FT: 3-12. Fouls: 17.

Prestonsburg (59) — Jarrod Jarrell 16, Lemaster 2, Adam Frasure 24, Stapleton 6, Hall 9, Dean 2. 3-Pt. FG: 3 (Hall 2, Jarrell). FT: 14-23. Fouls: 15.

Rowan County 73

West Carter 43

MOREHEAD Rowan County pulled away from a tight first quarter with a convincing 18-0 first-half run.

The Vikings (1-0) got 19 points from Ryne Callahan. The junior was 7 of 12 from the floor.

Justin Graham contributed 12 points for Rowan County.

Jacob Layne scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds for West Carter (0-1). Ben Jordan had 10 points and eight boards.

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