Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

February 21, 2013

Blowouts set up East-West for 62nd girls title

Staff report
The Independent

GRAYSON — East Carter and West Carter steered clear of any surprises in the 62nd District Tournament opening round on Wednesday night.

The top-seeded Lady Raiders and Lady Comets will meet with the title on the line on Friday night at 7 at Harold Holbrook Athletic Complex East.

Both teams shot out to huge leads against their first-round foes. East Carter smashed Elliott County, 73-42, and West Carter cruised past Morgan County, 50-34.

Haley Hall came off the bench to lead the Lady Raiders (23-7) with 15 points. Kristen Mayo and Megan Stickler added 10 apiece as 12 total players scored for East Carter.

Elliott County (8-20) got 18 points from Ashley Holbrook and 14 from Samantha Worthington.

Brooke Callihan rolled up 25 points for West Carter (12-16).

Cheyenna Ferguson notched a team-high 11 points for Morgan County (7-21).

East Carter beat West Carter in both regular-season meetings, 53-27 and 60-21.



ELLIOTT    9    3    14    16    —    42

EAST    21    20    17    15    —    73

Elliott County (42) — Smith 3, B. Worthington 2, S. Worthington 14, Holbrook 18, Porter 5, Blair, Rose. 3-Pt. FG: 1 (Smith). FT: 7-13. PF: 12.

East Carter (73) — Mayo 10, Greenhill 9, Stumbo 8, Stickler 10, Gee 2, Steele 2, Hall 15, Pennington 6, Damron 2, Bayes 2, Thornbury 2, Brainard 3, Langstaff, Greer. 3-Pt. FG: 5 (Stickler 2, Greenhill, Hall, Brainard). FT: 10-13. PF: 16.



MORGAN    6    8    12    8    —    34

WEST    18    7    8    17    —    50

Morgan County (34) — Elam 5, Ferguson 11, Gross 6, Cole 6, Spencer 2, Ross 4, Hillman. 3-Pt. FG: None. FT: 12-20. PF: 16.

West Carter (50) — Adkins 9, Zeigler 4, Callihan 25, Berry 6, Centers 6, Buckler, B. Easterling, S. Easterling. 3-Pt. FG: 3 (Adkins, Callihan, Berry). FT: 9-14. PF: 16.