The Ashland freshmen shot out to a 21-7 lead and cruised past Russell, 62-31, on Wednesday night in the 33rd annual Freshman Ashland Invitational Tournament quarterfinal round in Alumni Gym.
Jaxson Pruitt led the Tomcats with 18 points, while Hunter Gullett had 15 and Damantie Thornton 14.
They will face Raceland tonight at 6 in the semifinals.
Huntington defeated Ironton, 46-33, to move into a semifinal matchup with Rowan County. Tipoff is tonight at 7:30.