1/31 GBK: NewCath wins, Brossart falls in 'A'

Kiernan, Mayes help send 'Breds to semis

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

After falling behind, 3-2, the Thoroughbreds ran off the next 10 points and never again led by less than two in a 65-48 win over Trimble County an All ‘A’ state quarterfinal at Frankfort on Friday.

Thoroughbreds senior forward Nikki Kiernan led all scorers with 21 points, and she also pulled down seven rebounds and blocked three shots.

Junior forward Alexus Mayes added 19 points and nine rebounds and junior guard Michaela Ware chipped in 10 points and nine steals for NewCath, which will face Danville in a semifinal at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

TRIMBLE 13-12-12-11—48
NEWCATH 16-20- 8-21—65

TRIMBLE COUNTY (13-6): P. Black 8 2 18, Clifford 2 4 8, Consley 3 1 7, Dunlap 4 0 8, S. Black 3 0 7. Totals 20 7 48.

NEWCATH (19-2): Davenport 2 1 6, Ware 2 6 10, Lewis 2 3 7, Mayes 5 7 19, Kiernan 7 7 21, Zimmerman 0 2 2. Totals 18 26 65.

3-pointers: NCC—Mayes 2, Davenport. TC—S. Black.

DANVILLE 60, BROSSART 58 – The Mustangs were unable to hit a tying free throw with 10 seconds remaining.

Seventeen seconds after cutting the lead to one with two foul shots, 59-58, Mustangs senior center Sarah Futscher missed the front end of a crucial 1-and-1.

The Admirals were fouled with two seconds remaining and made one foul shot to extend the lead to two. Brossart was unable to get a shot off at the buzzer.

Futsched tallied a game-best 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Senior guard Abby Stadtmiller scored 10 points, and sophomore center Emily Schultz chipped in nine points, 13 rebounds and a pair of blocks.

The Mustangs led by 10 points at halftime and six entering the fourth quarter.

DANVILLE 9-13-19-19—60
BROSSART 15-17-15-11—58

DANVILLE (12-4): Z. Walker 3 2 10, McPherson 5 2 14, A. Walker 3 8 14, L. Grey 1 5 7, Chenault 3 1 7, E. Grey 3 1 7, Kennedy 0 1 1. Totals 18 20 60.

BROSSART (16-2): Verst 2 0 5, Stadtmiller 2 6 10, Schultz 4 1 9, Young 2 1 5, Futscher 7 3 17, Shannon 3 1 7, King 1 2 5. Totals 21 14 58.

3-pointers: D—Z. Walker 2, McPherson 2. B—Verst, King.

BOONE COUNTY 49, RYLE 43 – Junior guard Alexis Switzer set a personal season high with 25 points, and she grabbed 10 rebounds for the Rebels.

Switzer scored nine points in the first and fourth quarters. Senior guard Dallis Knotts added 15 points.

Both Switzer and Knotts hit three free throws in the fourth quarter to help seal the game.

Sophomore guards Mallory Schwartz and Madison Jones tallied nine points each for the Raiders.

RYLE 9-10-12-12—43
at BC 14-12-10-13—49

RYLE (9-8): Martin 1 0 2, Pennington 1 1 4, Schwartz 4 1 9, Storer 1 1 3, Jones 3 1 9, Lange 3 0 7, Senvisky 3 1 7, Jump 1 0 2. Totals 17 5 43.

BOONE COUNTY (12-8): Ford 1 2 4, McGarr 0 1 1, Switzer 8 7 25, Knotts 4 3 15, Hirschauer 1 2 4. Totals 14 15 49.

3-pointers: BC—Knotts 4, Switzer 2. R—Jones 2, Pennington, Lange. JV: Boone County, 41-25.

SCOTT 59, LLOYD 42 – Eighth-grade guard Ally Niece had a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds in the Eagles’ win.

Sophomore guard Holly Kallmeyer chipped in 11 points, draining all five of her foul shots.

The Juggernauts were led freshman guard Devin Cheatum’s game-best 22 points.

LLOYD 2-13-10-17—42
at SCOTT 16-13-17-13—59

LLOYD (7-10): Brown 1 1 3, Cheatum 9 1 22, Gentry 1 8 10, Thompson 1 0 2, Stagge 2 1 5. Totals 14 11 42.

SCOTT (12-6): Dant 0 2 2, Wagner 1 0 2, Brennan 2 0 6, Meyer 3 0 6, Niece 6 5 17, Clephane 2 0 4, Kallmeyer 3 5 11, Stapleton 2 4 9, Halilovic 1 0 2. Totals 20 16 59.

3-pointers: S—Brennan 2, Stapleton. L—Cheatum 3. JV: Scott, 45-35.

VILLA MADONNA 53, DAYTON 40 – Senior guard Alex Hengge set career highs in points (26) and rebounds (14) as the Blue Lightning improved to 5-1 in conference games.

Hengge hit three 3-pointers in the first quarter, scoring 11 points in that frame, and she ended the first half with 19 points.

Villa Madonna sophomore forward Lexie Aytes added 13 points, five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block.

V.MADONNA 21-18-10- 4—53
at DAYTON 5- 6-17-12—40

VILLA MADONNA (8-9): Perry 2 0 4, Hengge 10 3 26, Aytes 4 3 13, Junker 0 2 2, Blom 2 0 4, Trusty 2 0 4. Totals 20 8 53.

DAYTON (3-12): N. Schowalter 3 0 7, Albers 1 0 3, Johnson 0 2 2, Scott 0 1 1, Boles 3 0 8, H. Schowalter 2 1 5, Kubala 3 0 6, K. Donelan 1 0 2, A. Donelan 2 0 6. Totals 15 4 40.

3-pointers: VM—Hengge 3, Aytes 2. D—A. Donelan 2, Boles 2, Albers, N. Schowalter. JV: Dayton, 32-29.

CALVARY CHRISTIAN 61, HERITAGE 23 – Cougars senior guard Sarah Roaden scored 19 first-half points in the Calvary Christian Classic.

Roaden finished with a game-best 27 points. Senior guard Hayley Emmerich chipped in 17 points and junior point guard Dayne Merkley finished with nine points, eight assists and seven steals.

Calvary Christian will play Newport in the championship game at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

HERITAGE 5- 4-11- 3—23
CALVARY 22-17-10-12—61

HERITAGE (3-9): Forman 1 0 2, Cain 2 0 4, Berkemeier 1 0 2, Mullins 1 0 2, Schwarz 5 2 13. Totals 10 2 23.

CALVARY CHRISTIAN (8-6): Leichter 2 0 4, Merkley 3 1 9, Roaden 8 7 27, Emmerich 7 0 17, Trogdon 1 0 2, Herald 1 0 2. Totals 22 8 61.

3-pointers: CC—Roaden 4, Emmerich 3, Merkley 2. H—Schwarz.

GRANT COUNTY 58, LUDLOW 49 – Freshman center Haley Warndorf recorded a double-double, finishing with 10 points and 17 rebounds in the losing effort for the Panthers.

Junior guard Tori Wofford led Ludlow in scoring with 13 points.

Braves freshman guard Jenna Martin led all scorers with 21 points.

LUDLOW (4-12): Crawford 2 1 7, Wofford 3 4 11, Green-Murphy 2 4 8, K. Warndorf 4 2 10, H. Warndorf 6 1 13. Totals 17 12 49.

GRANT COUNTY (3-12): Martin 6 8 21, Burk 2 0 4, Wright 5 3 14, Allen 1 0 2, Chaidez 2 3 7, Ruebusch 0 3 3, McCoy 2 3 7. Totals 18 20 58.

3-pointers: GC—Martin, Wright. L—Crawford 2, Wofford. JV: Grant County won.

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