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Ison scores 26, Simpson 22 for Bearcats

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By John Lachmann
Kypostsports@yahoo.com
Twitter: @rednblackhawks

Sophomore guard Morgan Simpson hit a pair of 3-pointers in overtime as Walton-Verona beat South Oldham, 88-77 on Saturday.

Simpson finished with a career-high 22 points for the Bearcats, who hit 15 threes.

Sophomore guard Olivia Dezarn hit a key trey in the extra session that pushed Walton-Verona’s lead to four, after which the Dragons never pulled within striking distance.

Sophomore forward Hailey led all scorers with 27 points, and junior guard Alie Mills added 16 in the Bearcats’ win.

S. OLDHAM 12-19-20-18- 8—77
at WALTON 23-18-14-14-19—88

SOUTH OLDHAM (4-9): Jones 4 2 13, VanZant 7 3 19, Wilson 3 4 10, Schumm 1 2 4, Platt 3 1 8, Sedoris 4 8 16, Ansent 3 0 7. Totals 25 20 77.

WALTON-VERONA (6-8): Dezarn 2 3 8, Mills 6 0 16, Mullikin 1 3 5, Ginn 2 0 6, Ison 7 10 27, Rodgers 1 0 3, Simpson 7 4 22, Dixon 0 1 1. Totals 26 21 88.

3-pointers: WV—Mills 4, Simpson 4, Ison 3, Ginn 2, Dezarn, Rodgers. SO—Jones 3, VanZant 2. JV: Walton-Verona, 34-20.

BOURBON COUNTY 74, SCOTT 68, OT – Senior forward Jill Buntin tallied 22 points and 12 rebounds in the losing effort for the Eagles.

Scott eighth-grade guard Ally Niece added 14 points and six assists.

SCOTT 10-15- 8-24-11—68
at BOURBON 21-13-10-13-17—74 

SCOTT (9-4): Buntin 9 2 22, Dant 0 2 2, Trimpe 0 1 1, Brennan 1 0 2, Niece 3 7 14, Clephane 4 1 9, Kallmeyer 2 1 5, Stapleton 3 4 11. Totals 22 20 68.

BOURBON COUNTY (8-7): Yazell 4 1 9, Watson 1 0 2, Rankin 2 11 15, Stamper 9 7 25, Sims 6 7 19, Arnold 1 2 4. Totals 23 28 74.

3-pointers: S—Buntin 2, Niece, Stapleton. JV: Scott won.

SACRED HEART 59, NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 45 – Valkyries senior forward Daijia Ruffin was too much for the Thoroughbreds, ripping them for 22 points and 17 rebounds.

Senior forward Nikki Kiernan led NewCath with 20 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks. Junior guard Michaela Ware added 11 points.

NEWCATH (13-2): Davenport 1 0 3, Ware 5 1 11, Mayes 1 3 5, Kiernan 8 4 20, Neace 2 0 6. Totals 17 8 45.

SACRED HEART (10-3): Johnson 2 1 5, Sansel 4 0 9, Colley 3 0 6, Randal 0 1 1, Merriweather 7 2 16, Ruffin 10 2 22. Totals 26 6 59.

3-pointers: SH—Sansel. NCC—Neace 2, Davenport. JV: Sacred Heart, 46-40.

RYLE 49, CLAY COUNTY 43 – Sophomore guard Mallory Schwartz rolled up a team-high 16 points for the Raiders, hitting 7 of 11 shots from the field and grabbing five rebounds.

Junior guard Madison Martin scored nine of her 13 points in the second quarter as Ryle improved to 4-1 in its last five games.

RYLE 11-17-11-10—49
at CLAY 15-19- 6- 9—43

RYLE (7-5): Martin 5 1 13, Schwartz 7 0 16, Jones 4 0 8, Lange 1 3 5, Senvisky 2 1 5, Jump 1 0 2. Totals 20 5 49.

CLAY COUNTY (6-7): Roberts 2 2 6, Cotton 7 4 20, Mathis 3 0 9, Robinson 1 2 4, Wood 0 4 4. Totals 13 10 43.

3-pointers: R—Martin 2, Schwartz 2. CC—Mathis 3, Roberts 2, Cotton 2. JV: Clay County, 39-33, OT.

 NEWPORT 46, EMINENCE 12 – Freshman forward Shay Smith scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to pace the Wildcats.

Smith scored eight of her points in the third quarter as Newport won for the eighth time in its last nine games.

NEWPORT 15-11-13- 7—46
at EMINENCE 0- 2- 7- 3—12

NEWPORT (11-3): Yeager 1 1 4, Grey 2 1 5, Kilburn 1 0 3, Johnson 3 1 7, Lewis 3 0 6, Smith 7 0 14, Beal 3 1 7. Totals 20 4 46.

EMINENCE (0-8): Craigmyle 0 1 1, West 2 0 4, Link 1 0 2, Dockter 2 0 5. Totals 5 1 12.

3-pointers: N—Yeager, Kilburn. E—Dockter.

SIMON KENTON 74, GRANT COUNTY 24 – Senior guard Abby Owings rolled up 13 points, two steals and a pair of assists in the Pioneers’ win.

Junior forward Maggi Bosse scored eight of her points during a second quarter that saw Simon Kenton outscore the Braves, 24-0. Bosse finished with 10 points and five rebounds.

GRANT CO. 10- 0- 2-12—24
at S.KENTON 13-24-20-17—74

GRANT COUNTY (2-10): Martin 2 0 5, Thornsberry 1 0 3, Young 0 1 1, Burk 1 2 4, Wright 1 0 2, Harmeyer 1 3 5, Chaidez 1 0 2, McCoy 1 0 2. Totals 8 6 24.

SIMON KENTON (14-3): Schmiade 2 0 5, Owings 5 0 13, Blau 3 0 6, Hester 2 1 5, Gilliam 1 0 2, Cook 5 0 10, Harney 1 0 3, Cox 1 0 2, Bosse 5 0 10, Meier 2 0 4, Tomlin 3 3 9, Webb 2 1 5. Totals 32 5 74.

3-pointers: SK—Owings 3, Schmiade, Harney. GC—Martin, Thornsberry. JV: Simon Kenton, 58-42.

LLOYD 66, LUDLOW 42 – Freshman guard Devin Cheatum and senior guard Victoria Stagge combined for 22 second-half points for the Juggernauts.

Cheatum led all scorers with 24 points, and Stagge tallied 11.

Senior forward Tori Wofford paced the Panthers with 13 points.

LLOYD 14-11-19-22—66
at LUDLOW 7- 6-11-18—42

LLOYD (5-5): Brown 2 3 7, Cheatum 8 5 24, Jouett 1 0 2, Gentry 1 0 3, Sheppard 4 1 10, Thompson 2 3 7, Stagge 3 5 11, Musk 1 0 2. Totals 22 17 66.

LUDLOW (2-10): Crawford 1 2 4, Turner 3 1 9, Wofford 2 9 13, Hussien 5 0 10, Green-Murphy 1 2 4, H. Warndorf 1 0 2. Totals 13 14 42.

3-pointers: LL—Cheatum 3, Gentry, Sheppard. LU—Turner 2. JV: Ludlow, 22-20.

CONNER 86, LEWIS COUNTY 73 – Senior guard Brooke Maines scored 12 fourth-quarter points to help the Cougars pull away.

Three Conner players tallied 20 or more points. Maines finished with 23 points, sophomore guard Hunter Hendricks posted a career-high 25 points, and senior center Madi Meyers rolled up 21 points and 10 rebounds.

Junior guard Emily Frye tallied 39 points in the Lions’ loss.

CONNER 19-16-25-26—86
at LEWIS 11-21-24-17—73

CONNER (9-4): Maines 9 2 23, Meyers 5 11 21, Vest 1 4 6, Hendricks 9 1 25, Gambrel 3 3 9, Frye 0 2 2. Totals 27 23 86.

LEWIS COUNTY (7-7): Em. Frye 9 21 39, Pick 3 2 9, Fite 4 1 12, Blake 0 1 1, Anderson 3 4 10, Er. Frye 1 0 2. Totals 20 29 73.

3-pointers: C—Hendricks 6, Maines 3. LC—Fite 3, Pick.

 

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