By John Lachmann
Junior right side hitter Samantha Charley and seventh-grade outside hitter Leah Metzger recorded seven kills each as Dixie Heights (11-22) defeated Walton-Verona (18-12), 25-20, 25-19, 25-5 on Wednesday.
Junior libero Kaitlyn Watt served for five aces as the Colonels won their fourth straight match.
VILLA SINKS LATIN – Senior middle hitter Ellie Stoddart racked up 13 kills and five aces as Villa Madonna (11-6) defeated Covington Latin (5-12), 25-13, 25-15.
Junior setter Charissa Junker dished for 15 assists in the Blue Lightning’s sixth win in its last seven matches.
NEWCATH TOPS CONNER – Newport Central Catholic (12-11) lost their first game before rallying to win the final three over Conner (7-15), 13-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-16.
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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 .