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12/26 BBK: Newport falls to Bracken

Snapp scores 31 in Wildcats' loss

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

Newport missed a potentially game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer in an 84-81 loss to Nicholas County in the Bracken County Invitational on Thursday.

Sophomore guard Ethan Snapp scored 31 points, and senior guard Mike Turner added 16 in the Wildcats’ losing effort.

Newport will play Pendleton County in the consolation bracket at 3 p.m. on Friday.

NICHOLAS 20-22-20-22—84
NEWPORT 16-25-19-21—81

NICHOLAS COUNTY (3-4): Stafford 1 0 3, George 1 0 2, Shepherd 1 0 2, Webb 1 0 2, Barnett 1 2 4, Keaton 7 0 16, Fryman 5 4 14, Duncan 1 0 3, Newton 11 12 38. Totals 29 18 84.

NEWPORT (3-4): Kilburn 4 3 11, Ochoa 1 0 2, Joseph 1 0 2, Covington 2 2 6, Snapp 11 6 31, Turner 6 3 16, Price 5 2 13. Totals 30 16 81.

3-pointers: NE—Snapp 3, Price, Turner. NI—Newton 4, Keaton 2, Duncan, Stafford.

BOONE COUNTY 69, SOUTH DEARBORN (Ind.) 34 – Rebels senior forward Barry Ordu scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds at the Lloyd Invitational.

Hixenbaugh added 10 points for Boone County. Both Ordu and Hixenbaugh scored all of their points in the first half.

The Rebels will play Bullitt East in a quarterfinal at 3 p.m. on Friday.

S.DEARBORN 10-9-2-13—34
BOONE CO. 17-16-20-16—69

SOUTH DEARBORN (0-7): Rutzel 4 1 11, Kirkey 2 0 4, Oatman 1 0 3, Wohlfrom 1 1 3, Harrell 1 0 2, Lewis 1 2 4, England 1 0 2, Gaines 0 1 1, Schwing 0 1 1, Williams 1 0 3. Totals 12 6 34.

BOONE COUNTY (7-1): Mayberry 2 2 6, Hixenbaugh 5 0 10, Purnell 2 0 6, Ordu 4 3 11, Downs 2 0 4, Floyd 1 3 5, Stanley 4 0 8, Stockwell 2 1 5, McDaniel 3 2 8, Donovan 2 2 6. Totals 27 13 69.

3-pointers: BC—Purnell 2. SD—Rutzel 2, Oatman, Williams.

PIKE COUNTY CENTRAL 53, BEECHWOOD 47 – Tigers junior guard Jacob Huff scored all 16 of his points in the second half, including 11 in the third quarter at the Bracken County Invitational.

Sophomore guard Kyle Fieger added 11 points for Beechwood, which will play in the consolation bracket at 4:45 p.m. on Friday.

PIKE COUNTY C. 12-9-15-17—53
at BEECHWOOD 13-10-13-11—47

PIKE COUNTY CENTRAL (4-2): Burnett 2 5 10, Tibbs 3 1 7, Blackburn 3 3 9, Fields 7 3 17, Clark 3 0 8, Lawless 1 0 2. Totals 19 12 53.

BEECHWOOD (4-4): Shover 4 0 8, Huff 5 2 16, Colosimo 0 3 3, Brock 2 0 5, Fieger 5 0 11, C. Bright 2 0 4. Totals 18 5 47.

3-pointers: PCC—Clark 2, Burnett. B—Huff 4, Bright, Fieger.
 

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