1/3 BBK: CovCath downs St. Xavier

Rebounds key in Colonels' win

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

Covington Catholic dominated on the boards en route to a 49-35 win over Cincinnati St. Xavier on Friday.

Senior guard Nick Ruthsatz led all scorers with 19 points, and he pulled down eight rebounds for the Colonels.

Freshman guard Cole VonHandorf scored eight of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, including six free throws in as many attempts, to ice it for CovCath. He also grabbed eight boards.

The Colonels, who extended their winning streak to nine games to open the season, led in rebounds, 40-24.

ST. XAVIER 3-13-7-12—35
at COVCATH 11-15-4-19—49

ST. XAVIER (5-4): Mills 6 6 19, Lang 3 2 8, Martin 1 0 3, Frey 1 0 3, Schroeder 1 0 2. Totals 12 8 35.

COVCATH (9-0): Ruthsatz 5 2 13, VonHandorf 3 6 12, Schuh 5 0 10, B. Heppler 3 0 8, Schult 2 0 4, Keller 0 2 2. Totals 18 10 49.

3-pointers: CC—Heppler 2, Ruthsatz. SX—Miller, Frey, Martin. JV: CovCath, 63-47.

BROSSART 60, CAMPBELL COUNTY 41 – Junior guard Spencer Hackworth set a career high in points with 25 for the Mustangs.

Hackworth scored nine points in the fourth quarter to put the game away.

Seniors center Drew Burns and forward Erik Rieger added 13 points each for Brossart, and senior forward Alex Trentman finished with 11.

Rieger and Trentman scored five each in the third quarter that saw the Mustangs extend their three-point halftime lead to 12.

CAMPBELL CO. 9-10-8-14—41
at BROSSART 8-14-17-21—60

CAMPBELL COUNTY (7-3): Losey 2 0 5, Wilson 7 4 18, Jackson 1 0 3, Holbrook 4 2 11, J. Franzen 1 2 4. Totals 15 8 41.

BROSSART (13-1): Jennings 2 1 5, Hackworth 7 1 18, Rieger 5 2 13, Trentman 3 5 11, Burns 5 3 13. Totals 22 12 60.

3-pointers: B—Hackworth 3, Rieger. CC—Losey, Holbrook, Jackson. JV: Campbell County, 38-35.

NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 72, HOLY CROSS 37 – Thoroughbreds senior guard Tanner Moeves hit five first-quarter field goals to blow the game open early.

Moeves scored 11 points in the opening frame and 19 overall. Junior point guard Zach Pangallo added 14 points and six assists for NewCath, which has won four of its last five.

NEWCATH 22-17-24-9—72
at H. CROSS 7-13-10-7—37

NEWCATH (9-3): Pangallo 6 0 14, Rawe 1 0 3, G. Moeves 2 0 5, Anderson 1 0 3, Verkamp 0 4 4, Ludwig 1 3 5, T. Moeves 7 2 19, Schulte 4 0 8, McDonald 4 0 8, Weyer 1 1 3. Totals 27 10 72.

HOLY CROSS (3-9): N. Schrand 0 2 2, Wehrman 1 0 2, Scott 1 0 3, L. Schrand 2 0 5, Bezold 5 7 17, Lovensheimer 0 2 2, J. Volpenhein 1 0 3, W. Volpenhein 0 1 1, Seibert 0 2 2. Totals 10 14 37.

3-pointers: NCC—T. Moeves 3, Pangallo 2, Rawe, G. Moeves, Anderson. HC—J. Volpenhein, L. Schrand, Scott. JV: NewCath, 41-31.

BOONE COUNTY 62, NORTH HARDIN 42 – Junior guard Brenden Stanley ran off nine points in the first quarter as the Rebels jumped out to a 13-point lead.

Stanley rolled up 25 points, five assists and five steals.

Senior forward Hunter Hixenbaugh recorded a double-double for Boone County, notching 10 points and 10 rebounds.

BOONE CO. 23-16-12-11—62
at N.HARDIN 10-12-12-8—42

BOONE COUNTY (11-2): Mayberry 1 0 2, Hixenbaugh 5 0 10, Ordu 1 5 7, Downs 1 0 2, Nash 1 0 2, Stanley 11 1 25, Stockwell 3 0 6, McDonald 4 0 8. Totals 27 6 62.

NORTH HARDIN (2-10): K. Maxwell 3 2 8, Davis 4 1 11, Alexander 2 2 6, McDonald 1 0 3, B. Maxwell 1 0 2, Bogle 2 1 5, Freeman 3 1 7. Totals 16 7 42.

3-pointers: BC—Stanley 2. NH—Davis 2, McDonald. JV: Boone County, 54-47.

WILLIAMSTOWN 56, VILLA MADONNA 46 – Senior guard David Jump rolled up a game-high 22 points for the Demons, with seven coming during the decisive third quarter.

Eighth-grade guard Breenan Stanley chipped in 13 points for Williamstown.

Freshman guard Thomas Schutzman led the Blue Lightning with 17 points.

WILLIAMSTOWN 8-14-18-16—56
at V. MADONNA 12-15-9-10—46

WILLIAMSTOWN (4-7): Stanley 4 3 13, D. Jump 7 6 22, J. Jump 2 2 7, Fernandez 2 1 5, Varner 2 0 4, Jordan 1 3 5. Totals 18 15 56.

VILLA MADONNA (2-8): McQueen 0 2 2, Kenkel 3 0 6, Blom 3 3 12, Schutzman 6 4 17, Bockweg 3 3 9. Totals 15 12 46.

3-pointers: W—Stanley 2, D. Jump 2, J. Jump. VM—Blom 3, Schutzman. JV: Villa Madonna, 32-27.
 

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