12/9 GBK: Highlands tops Holy Cross in OT

Bluebirds run off 5 straight in OT

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Twitter: @rednblackhawks

Highlands ran off five straight points in overtime in a 43-39 win over Holy Cross on Monday.

Sophomore forward McKenzie Leigh converted a three-point play with 2:44 left in OT to put Highlands ahead for good. Ten seconds later, sophomore guard Brianna Adler hit a field goal to extend the Bluebirds’ lead to five.

The Indians were only able to pull to within three.

Junior guard/forward Alex Combs led Highlands with 10 points, all on the foul line (10-for-12), and she added three assists and three steals.

Adler tallied nine points and six steals, and junior guard/forward Lydia Combs added nine points and six rebounds.

Junior forward Cassie Mayhaus paced Holy Cross with 14 points, and her twin sister, junior forward Ally Mayhaus, finished with 13 points and 15 rebounds.

HOLY CROSS 11-9-6-7-6—39
at HIGHLANDS 5-5-10-13-10—43

HOLY CROSS (2-1): McLendon 2 1 5, Hassert 0 1 1, Hungler 2 0 6, C. Mayhaus 5 4 14, A. Mayhaus 5 3 13. Totals 14 9 39.

HIGHLANDS (2-1): Adler 2 5 9, Coffey 3 1 8, Graves 2 4 9, Leigh 2 3 7, Combs 0 10 10. Totals 9 23 43.

3-pointers: HI—Coffey, Graves. HC—Hungler 2.

DIXIE HEIGHTS 53, GRANT COUNTY 41 – Junior center Liza Tibbs paced the Colonels with 21 points, 10 of which came in the opening quarter.

Senior forward Alexis Strong added nine points, including five in the first period that saw Dixie Heights jump out to a 10-point lead.

GRANT 13-10-8-10—41
at DIXIE 23-11-3-16—52

GRANT COUNTY (1-2): Jones 0 1 1, Cummins 1 0 2, Burk 2 0 4, Wright 3 2 8, Allen 2 2 6, Kearns 4 0 12, Chaidez 2 0 4, Ruebusch 2 0 4. Totals 16 5 41.

DIXIE HEIGHTS (1-2): East 0 2 2, Koth 2 4 9, Brock 2 0 4, Tibbs 7 7 21, Strong 4 0 9, Diamon 3 2 8. Totals 18 15 53.

3-pointers: DH—Koth, Strong. GC—Kearns 4. JV: Dixie Heights, 37-25.

WALTON-VERONA 55, OWEN COUNTY 47 – Junior guard Alie Mills racked up a career-high 26 points in the Bearcats’ win.

Mills scored 12 points in the fourth quarter to help seal the game. She hit 8 of 9 free throws in that frame and finished 13-for-15 from the foul line for the game.

Sophomore guard Shelby Beckham added 12 points for Walton-Verona, with nine coming in the first half.

W.-VERONA 15-15-10-15—55
at OWEN CO. 8-14-11-14—47

WALTON-VERONA (1-1): Luebbe 2 0 4, Beckham 5 1 12, Mills 11 13 26, Ginn 1 0 3, Rodgers 2 0 6, Simpson 1 0 2, Case 1 0 2. Totals 18 14 55.

OWEN COUNTY (0-3): Gravely 5 4 15, Young 1 0 2, Ellis 3 0 6, Gamble 2 1 5, Clifton 9 1 19. Totals 20 6 47.

3-pointers: WV—Rodgers 2, Beckham, Mills, Ginn. OC—Gravely.

SCOTT 69, CALVARY CHRISTIAN 43 – Sophomore guard Holly Kallmeyer led all scorers with 14 points as the Eagles remained unbeaten through three games.

Kallmeyer scored eight of her points during a 26-point first quarter. Eighth-grade guard Ally Niece netted 10 of her 11 points in that period for Scott, which is averaging 68.3 points per game.

CALVARY 10-9-13-11—43
at SCOTT 26-20-17-6—69

CALVARY CHRISTIAN (1-2): Webster 1 0 2, Merkley 2 8 12, Roaden 3 2 8, Leichter 0 2 2, Emmerich 4 3 11, Herald 3 0 6, McCord 1 0 2. Totals 14 15 49.

SCOTT (3-0): Katanic 1 0 3, Buntin 4 0 8, Dant 3 0 6, Trimpe 2 3 9, Brennan 2 0 5, Meyer 2 0 4, Niece 3 5 11, Brown 0 1 1, Halilovic 1 0 2, Kallmeyer 7 0 14, Stapleton 2 1 6. Totals 27 10 69.

3-pointers: S—Trimpe 2, Katanic, Brennan, Stapleton.

SIMON KENTON 67, WEST JESSAMINE 37 – Junior forward Maggi Bosse led 10 Pioneers scorers with 13 points, and she added four rebounds and a pair of steals.

Senior guard Christina Cook chipped in 12 points for Simon Kenton, which extended its season-opening unbeaten streak to four games.

S. KENTON 17-25-9-16—67
at W. JESS. 3-11-7-16—37

SIMON KENTON (4-0): Schmiade 4 0 8, Owings 3 0 7, Blau 3 0 6, Hester 3 0 6, Cook 6 0 12, Cox 0 1 1, Bosse 5 3 13, Meier 1 1 3, Tomlin 2 0 4, Webb 2 3 7. Totals 29 8 67.

WEST JESSAMINE (1-1): Lee 2 2 6, Howard 1 0 2, Monell 4 2 11, Ivey 2 1 5, Pope 1 0 2, Rose 1 7 9, Cumbie 1 0 2. Totals 12 12 37.

3-pointers: SK—Owings. WJ—Monell. JV: Simon Kenton, 58-23.

CINCINNATI McAULEY 63, BOONE COUNTY 48 – Junior guard Maddy McGarr led the Rebels with 12 points, and she dished for four assists.

Junior guard Alexis Switzer tallied nine points for Boone County.

McAULEY 12-11-21-19—63
at BOONE 10-10-16-12—48

McAULEY (3-3): Lambert 6 2 15, Chrisman 3 2 8, Packer 2 3 8, Vogelpohl 8 5 24, Harris 3 2 8. Totals 22 14 63.

BOONE COUNTY (1-1): Ford 3 1 8, McGarr 5 0 12, Switzer 2 5 9, Moore 2 2 7, Knotts 3 0 8, Courtney 1 0 2, Hirschauer 1 0 2. Totals 17 8 48.

3-pointers: M—Vogelpohl 3, Lambert, Packer. BC—McGarr 2, Knotts 2, Ford, Moore. JV: McAuley, 44-41.

MASON COUNTY 79, CAMPBELL COUNTY 48 – Sophomore guard Kylie Kramer paced the Camels with 14 points in the losing effort.

Kramer scored five points in the second quarter and six more in the third.

Eighth-grade guard Taylor Clos finished with nine points for Campbell County, which dropped its second straight game.

MASON CO. 25-16-21-17—79
at CAMPBELL 5-16-18-9—48

MASON COUNTY (1-1): Butler 3 1 8, Frodges 3 0 7, Bierley 8 1 17, Girsen 4 1 9, O’Mara 4 0 11, Boone 2 0 4, McNutt 1 0 2, Littleton 5 0 13, Bailey 1 0 2, C. Moran 1 0 2, K. Moran 1 2 4. Totals 33 5 79.

CAMPBELL COUNTY (1-2): Kramer 6 1 14, Heck 1 0 2, Gray 3 1 8, M. Schwarber 1 0 2, Clos 3 2 9, Rice 1 0 2, Jolly 1 0 2, H. Schwarber 1 3 5, Machal 2 0 4. Totals 19 7 49.

3-pointers: MC—Littleton 3, O’Mara 3, Butler, Frodges. CC—Kramer, Gray, Clos. JV: Campbell County, 37-34.

BROSSART 58, SILVER GROVE 13 – Junior guard Jordyn Boesch led 11 Mustangs scorers with nine points, and she grabbed eight rebounds.

Senior forward Sarah Futscher and junior guard Elizabeth Buckingham added eight points each for Brossart. Futscher also pulled down six boards.

SILVER GROVE 2-0-7-4—13
at BROSSART 31-19-2-6—58

SILVER GROVE (0-2): Garza 1 0 3, Gossett 1 0 2, Sheeley 1 0 2, Stamper 2 1 6. Totals 5 1 13.

BROSSART (3-0): Lloyd 1 0 2, R. Young 2 0 5, Buckingham 4 0 8, Boesch 4 1 9, Blank 2 0 4, Verst 2 0 6, Shannon 2 0 4, King 1 1 3, Schultz 2 0 4, Futscher 4 0 8, Stadtmiller 2 0 5. Totals 26 2 58.

3-pointers: B—Verst 2, R. Young, Stadtmiller. SG—Garza, Stamper.
 

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