Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

January 30, 2013

PREP ROUNDUP: Lawrence's Porter explodes for 47

Staff report
The Independent

MARTIN — Lawrence County senior guard Taylor Porter scored a school-record 47 points as the Lady Bulldogs thrashed Piarist, 83-32, on Tuesday night.

Porter, a Murray State signee, put up these gaudy numbers: 20-of-31 shooting overall (5-of-9 3-point shooting), 13 rebounds and five assists.

Porter’s point total is believed to eclipse any Lawrence County basketball player, boy or girl, in a single game.

Lawrence County is 15-6.



LAWRENCE    27    21    8    27    —    83

PIARIST    5    10    12    5    —    32

Lawrence County (83) — Porter 47, Cyrus 7, Williamson 4, Fitch 8, Hay 8, Kirk 9, Lemaster, Chapman, Adkins, Clevenger. 3-Pt. FG: 9 (Porter 5, Cyrus 2, Kirk 2). FT: 4-7. PF: 3.

Piarist (32) — Akers 12, Calhoun 16, Hale 4.



Rowan Co. 48

Greenup Co. 47

LLOYD Rowan County survived by one point at Greenup County on Tuesday night.

The Lady Vikings (11-10) used 16 points from Candace Justice and 10 points by Faith Conn to help push past the Lady Musketeers.

Destiny Jones netted a game-high 25 points for Greenup County (11-13). She was 4 for 8 from 3-point range.



ROWAN CO.    13    13    9    13    —    48

GREENUP CO.    11    8    11    17    —    47

Rowan County (48) — Plank 2, Bandura 8, F. Conn 10, T. Conn 4, Justice 16, Duff 6, Helvey 1. 3-Pt. FG: 3 (T. Conn, Duff 2). FT: 16-38. PF: 18.

Greenup County (47) — Leslie 3, Jones 25, Campbell 3, Grizzle 2, Webb 4, Valandingham 5, Moore 5, Steele, Thompson, Hunt, Burton, Wireman. 3-Pt. FG: 5 (Jones 4, Moore). FT: 10-19. PF: 29.



BOYS

Fleming Co. 79

West Carter 64

OLIVE HILL Despite a career-high 37 points by West Carter senior Kyle Brown, Fleming County used a second-half surge to beat the Comets at John “Hop” Brown Court on Tuesday night.

Fleming County (17-4) scored 50 points in the second half to break away from a halftime tie.

Darion Burns led the Panthers with 27 points. Troy Steward had 18 and Austin Crisp 16.

Jacob Layne netted 12 points for West Carter (6-14). Tristan Mitchell grabbed a team-high 15 rebounds.



FLEMING    15    14    26    24    —    79

WEST    8    21    15    19    —    64

Fleming County (79) — Burns 27, Crisp 16, Puente 4, Steward 18, Thomas 4, Saunders 10, McAdams, McKee, Scott. 3-Pt. FG: 4 (Crisp 2, Steward 2). FT: 13-16. PF: 12.

West Carter (64) — Spurlock 9, Black 2, Layne 12, Mitchell 4, K. Brown 37, B. Brown, Nunley, Gee. 3-Pt. FG: 6 (K. Brown 5, Layne). FT: 12-14. PF: 17.