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By John Lachmann
Senior middle hitter Ellie Stoddart rolled up 25 kills as Villa Madonna (17-7) defeated Walton-Verona (19-16), 25-20, 20-25, 25-16 on Wednesday.
Junior setter Charissa Junker dished for 22 assists, and senior libero Braidyn D’Alessandri added seven digs in the Blue Lightning win.
ST. HENRY NEEDS 5 GAMES TO BEAT N. OLDHAM – Junior setter Kendyll Kraus racked up 31 assists as St. Henry (23-10) defeated North Oldham (17-8), 25-22, 24-26, 25-23, 18-25, 15-13.
Senior defensive specialist Karlee Schreiber tallied 22 digs and five aces, and freshman outside hitter Paige Noble led the Crusaders in kills with 13.
RYLE ROLLS PAST NEWCATH – Junior outside hitter/setter Ashley Bush tallied 11 kills and 10 assists as Ryle (30-3) defeated Newport Central Catholic (14-16), 25-14, 25-9, 25-23.
Senior middle blocker Alexa Nichols also reached double-digits in kills, finished with 10, and freshman setter Hayley Bush chipped in with 16 assists.
SCOTT SINKS LUDLOW – Sophomore outside hitter Jessica Tapp recorded five kills and seven digs as Scott (24-11) defeated Ludlow (20-9), 25-19, 25-8.
Junior setter Jenna Trimpe dished for 14 assists as the Eagles won their ninth straight match.
CAMPBELL TOPS PENDLETON – Senior middle hitter Dixie Schultz led the Camels in kills with eight as Campbell County (17-14) defeated Pendleton County (5-23), 25-7, 25-6.
Senior outside hitter Taylor Kennedy added six kills and senior right side hitter Kaelyn Webb chipped in two for the Camels.
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Senior forward/guard Vickie Stagge hit the winning basket on a backdoor cut with four seconds left in overtime as Lloyd edged Bellevue.
Freshman guard Sean McNeil scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half to help seal Cooper’s win over Walton-Verona.
Junior guard James Bolden led 12 Holmes players in scoring with 18 points as the Bulldogs pounded Newport in the teams’ season opener.
Sophomore guard Kylie Kramer hit a running layup with four seconds remaining to lift Campbell County.
Senior guard Abby Stadtmiler led all scorers with 23 points as Brossart beat Ryle, on the opening night of Kentucky high school basketball.
Simon Kenton scored 60 first-half points and reached the 100-point mark for just the second time this century as the Pioneers beat Holy Cross.
Highlands induced the running clock in the second quarter but saw its lead slip to seven before sealing another trip to the state championship.
Dan Wagner’s first season as head coach of the Newport Central Catholic football team has been a wild ride, and it isn’t…
Highlands and NewCath will get a shot to defend their state football championship next Saturday in Bowling Green.
Highlands puts its state-record 33-game postseason winning streak on the line .