1/29 GBK: NewCath, Brossart win in 'A'

Both advance to quarters, will play Friday

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

Newport Central Catholic scored the first 27 points on its 56-26 win over Paintsville in the first round of the state All ‘A’ Classic in Frankfort on Wednesday.

Senior forward Nikki Kiernan recorded seven of those first-quarter points. She led 10 Thoroughbreds scorers with 13 points.

NewCath Senior forward Stephanie Lewis started that run with a 3-pointer to open the game. She scored seven points and pulled down five boards.

The Thoroughbreds will play Trimble County at 11:30 a.m. on Friday in a state quarterfinal.

PAINTSVILLE 3- 8- 6- 9—26
NEWCATH 27-10-14- 5—56

PAINTSVILLE (12-7): Williams 1 1 3, Chirico 3 2 8, Keeton 0 1 1, Trimble 1 0 3, Rice 4 3 11. Totals 9 7 26.

NEWCATH (18-2): Davenport 2 0 4, Seibert 2 1 5, Ware 3 1 7, Lewis 2 2 7, Schack 0 2 2, Zimmerman 2 2 6, Mayes 1 2 4, Kiernan 4 5 13, Neace 2 0 6, Daunt 1 0 2. Totals 19 15 56.

3-pointers: NCC—Neace 2, Lewis. P—Trimble.

BROSSART 52, MORGAN COUNTY 32 – The Mustangs ran off 18 straight first-half points to blow open the first-round, All ‘A’ Classic game at Frankfort.

No Brossart player reached double digits in scoring. Sophomore forward Emily Schultz led the Mustangs with nine points, and senior guard Abby Stadtmiller and sophomore forward Abby King added eight each.

Brossart will play Danville at 1 p.m. on Friday in a state quarterfinal.

MORGAN CO 5- 6- 6-15—32
BROSSART 19-7-13-13—52

MORGAN COUNTY (9-8): Ross 1 6 8, Cole 1 5 7, Ferguson 6 0 13, Spencer 0 4 4. Totals 8 15 32.

BROSSART (16-1): Schultz 2 5 9, Futscher 3 2 8, Stadtmiller 2 0 5, Verst 3 0 7, King 2 2 8, Shannon 3 1 7, Eisenman 0 1 1, Nienaber 2 0 4, R. Young 1 0 3. Totals 18 11 52.

3-pointers: B—King 2, Stadtmiller, Verst, R. Young. MC—Ferguson.

BEECHWOOD 57, NEWPORT 42 – Senior guard Macy Stuempel tallied 13 first-half points for the Tigers, who took a 13-point lead into the locker room.

Stuempel ended the night with a game-high 20 points, and freshman guard Ally Johnson added 11 points as Beechwood won its fourth game in its last five.

Sophomore Kylie Orr led the Wildcats in scoring with 15 points.

NEWPORT 10- 9- 9-14—42
at BEECH. 14-18-13-12—57

NEWPORT (13-6): Yeager 3 1 8, Stanley 2 0 5, Kilburn 1 0 2, Johnson 5 0 10, Orr 5 3 15, Smith 1 0 2. Totals 17 4 42.

BEECHWOOD (10-7): Schilling 2 2 6, Stuempel 7 3 20, O. Stokes 2 0 6, K. Stokes 1 1 3, Johnson 4 0 11, Gieske 3 1 7, Schwartz 2 0 4. Totals 21 7 57.

3-pointers: B—Johnson 3, Stuempel 3, O. Stokes 2. N—Orr 2, Yeager, Stanley. JV: Beechwood, 34-17.

HOLY CROSS 50, VILLA MADONNA 30 – Junior forward Ally Mayhaus rolled up 28 points in the Indians’ comeback win.

Senior center Michelle Hungler added nine points for Holy Cross, which trailed by 14 after the first quarter and by one at halftime.

The Indians finally took their first lead, 28-27 early in the second half. Mayhaus scored 17 of her points in the second half, during which Holy Cross outscored Villa Madonna, 26-5.

The Blue Lightning were led by sophomore forward Alexie Aytes’ 11 points.

HOLY CROSS 6-18-12-14—50
at V.MADONNA 20- 5- 2- 3—30

HOLY CROSS (15-4): McClendon 2 0 4, Hungler 2 3 9, Gabbard 2 1 5, Tucker 1 0 2, C. Mayhaus 1 0 2, A. Mayhaus 12 4 28. Totals 20 8 50.

VILLA MADONNA (7-9): Al. Hengge 4 0 10, Aytes 3 3 11, Junker 1 0 3, Blom 1 2 4, Trusty 1 0 2. Totals 10 5 30.

3-pointers: HC—Hungler 2. VM—Al. Hengge 2, Aytes 2, Junker. JV: Holy Cross won.

LUDLOW 55, COVINGTON LATIN 40 – Junior guard Tori Wofford finished with a game-high 16 points and dished for six assists to pace the Panthers.

Freshman guard Jayna Crawford racked up six points in the third quarter to help Ludlow pull away, and she ended the night with a career-best 13 points.

COV. LATIN 13-13- 6- 8—40
at LUDLOW 17-12-15-11—55

COVINGTON LATIN (2-8): Zalla 4 1 9, Meyer 3 2 8, Becker 0 2 2, Cuthrell 5 3 15, Pennington 1 0 2, Fusting 2 0 4. Totals 15 8 40.

LUDLOW (4-11): Crawford 6 0 13, Wofford 8 0 16, Hussien 2 1 5, Green-Murphy 3 3 10, H. Warndorf 4 1 9. Totals 24 5 55.

MASON COUNTY 56, HIGHLANDS 51 – The Royals erased a one-point deficit entering the fourth quarter.

The Bluebirds were led by sophomore guard Brianna Adler’s 15 points and 10 by sophomore guard Haley Coffey.

HIGHLANDS 10-12-18-11—51
at MASON CO. 7-14-18-17—56

HIGHLANDS (14-3): Adler 6 2 15, Barth 1 1 3, Coffey 4 1 10, Graves 3 1 7, Leigh 3 0 7, Combs 3 2 9. Totals 20 7 51.

MASON COUNTY (13-6): Butler 2 5 10, Frodge 1 0 3, Bierley 5 2 12, Green 6 0 14, O’Mara 3 0 7, Boone 3 2 8, McNutt 1 0 2. Totals 21 9 56.

3-pointers: MC—Green 2, Butler, Frodge, O’Mara. H—Adler, Coffey, Leigh, Combs.

LAWRENCEBURG (Ind.) 49, LLOYD 45 – Juggernauts freshman guard Devin Cheatum poured in 19 points in the losing effort, including nine in the opening period.

Senior guard Victoria Stagge chipped in nine points for Lloyd, hitting 4 of 5 foul shots.

LLOYD 11- 5-16-13—45
at LAW. 10-15-10-14—49

LLOYD (7-9): Brown 0 1 1, Cheatum 7 3 19, Gentry 3 1 7, Sheppard 2 0 4, Thompson 2 1 5, Stagge 2 5 9. Totals 16 11 45.

LAWRENCEBURG (10-7): Fusswecker 4 3 11,

Miller 3 6 14, Denton 1 0 2, Schmidt 0 5 5, Farris 1 0 2, Brunner 3 3 9, Knippenberg 1 0 2, Rox 2 0 4. Totals 15 17 49.

3-pointers: LA—Miller 2. LL—Cheatum 2. JV: Lawrenceburg, 25-16.

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