2/19 GBK: NewCath holds off Ryle

Kiernan scores 16, adds 15 boards

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

Senior forward Nikki Kiernan had a double-double by halftime and ended Newport Central Catholic’s 40-31 win over Ryle with 16 points and 15 rebounds on Wednesday.

Kiernan scored eight points in the first quarter and three in the second, grabbing 10 rebounds before the break.

Junior guard Mikayla Seibert came off the bench to added six points and four boards for the Thoroughbreds.

Senior guard Mackenzie Senvisky netted eight points and four steals for the Raiders, who trailed by as many as 17 midway through the third quarter.

NEWCATH 16- 9-11- 4—40
at RYLE 2- 8-10-11—31

NEWCATH (23-4): Davenport 1 0 3, Seibert 2 2 6, Ware 2 1 5, Lewis 0 3 3, Schack 1 0 3, Zimmerman 0 1 1, Mayes 1 1 3, Kiernan 5 6 16. Totals 12 14 40.

RYLE (12-13): Pennington 2 0 4, Schwartz 2 0 4, Jones 2 2 7, Lange 2 1 6, Senvisky 3 1 8, Jump 1 0 2. Totals 12 4 31.

3-pointers: NCC—Davenport, Schack. R—Jones, Lange, Senvisky. JV: Ryle, 28-25.

BOONE COUNTY 40, ST. HENRY 31 – Rebels junior guard Macey Ford scored eight fourth-quarter points, hitting a pair of 3-pointers and going 2-for-2 from the foul line.

Ford led Boone County in scoring with 13 points, and senior guard Dallis Knotts added 12, all coming on four 3-pointers.

Senior forward Darby Lankheit grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds in the Rebels’ win.

ST. HENRY 4- 7- 6-14—31
at BOONE 8- 7-12-13—40

ST. HENRY (16-10): McGinnis 1 0 2, Marks 7 0 14, Potts 1 0 2, Neace 1 1 3, Hentz 3 0 6, Kellam 1 2 4. Totals 14 3 31.

BOONE COUNTY (14-11): Ford 3 4 13, McGarr 4 1 11, Foster 1 0 2, Switzer 0 2 2, Knotts 4 0 12. Totals 12 7 40.

3-pointers: BC—Knotts 4, Ford 3, McGarr 2. JV: Boone County, 52-31.

SCOTT 64, AUGUSTA 53 – Eighth-grade guard Ally Niece finished with a team-best 16 points in the Eagles’ win.

Junior forward Madison Meyer tallied five of her seven points in the decisive second quarter that saw Scott extend its lead from four points to 16.

Eagles sophomore guard Holly Kallmeyer added 13 points and 10 rebounds.

AUGUSTA 16- 6-19-12—53
at SCOTT 20-18-15-11—64 

AUGUSTA (14-8): Whiteman 2 3 7, Wiseman 1 0 2, Kelsch 10 6 27, McCord 3 5 11, Plummer 1 4 6. Totals 17 18 53.

SCOTT (16-11): Buntin 2 0 4, Dant 2 0 4, Trimpe 3 3 11, Meyer 3 0 7, Niece 7 2 16, Clephane 4 0 8, Kallmeyer 6 0 13, Stapleton 0 1 1. Totals 27 6 64.

3-pointers: S—Trimpe 2, Meyer, Kallmeyer. A—Kelsch.

CALVARY CHRISTIAN 49, DAYTON 42 – The Cougars went 12-for-14 at the foul line to put the game away.

Senior guard Sarah Roaden was 7 of 8 in the final frame and senior guard Hayley Emmerich hit 3 of 4 free throws in that stanza.

Roaden finished with a game-high 21 points, and Emmerich chipped in 14.

CALVARY 10-10-12-17—49
at DAYTON 13-12- 7-10—42

CALVARY CHRISTIAN (10-10): Merkley 3 2 10, Roaden 5 9 21, Emmerich 3 4 14, Herald 2 0 4. Totals 13 19 49.

DAYTON (5-16): N. Schwalter 4 4 14, Albers 1 0 2, Boles 1 0 2, Nellis 1 0 2, H. Schowalter 2 1 5, Kubala 5 0 11, Watts 1 0 2, Donelan 1 1 4. Totals 16 6 42.

3-pointers: CC—Merkley 2, Roaden 2. D—N. Schowalter 2, Donelan, Kubala.

HIGHLANDS 64, LLOYD 36 – Bluebirds junior guard/forward Lydia Graves was perfect from the field and the line en route to a 12-point, six-rebound performance.

Graves hit all four of her field goal attempts – including a pair of 3-pointers – and she made both of her free throws.

Sophomore forward McKenzie Leigh added 10 points for Highlands, which won its seventh straight game.

The Bluebirds finished 61 percent from the field and 8-for-15 from behind the arc.

Freshman guard Devin Cheatum paced the Juggernauts with a game-best 18 points.

LLOYD 8- 6- 7-15—36
at HIGH. 18-23-18- 5—64

LLOYD (9-16): Binkley 2 0 4, Brown 1 2 4, Cheatum 6 4 18, McCurdy 1 0 2, Sheppard 2 3 8. Totals 12 9 36.

HIGHLANDS (21-5): Adler 3 0 9, Blanton 4 0 9, Schultz 0 1 1, Barth 4 0 8, Coffey 3 0 6, Graves 4 2 12, Leigh 3 3 10, Combs 3 0 7, Reichert 1 0 2. Totals 25 6 64.

3-pointers: H—Adler 3, Graves 2, Blanton, Leigh, Combs. L—Cheatum 2, Sheppard.

SIMON KENTON 62, WALTON-VERONA 38 – Senior forwards Sarah Tomlin and Rachel Cox led the Pioneers with 14 points each.

Tomlin also grabbed nine rebounds, and Cox pulled down seven boards, dished for three assists and blocked three shots.

Sophomore forward Hailey Ison racked up a game-best 23 points as well as seven boards and three steals for the Bearcats.

S. KENTON 14-23- 7-18—62
at WALTON 6-13- 7-12—38

SIMON KENTON (24-3): Schmiade 2 2 7, Blau 2 0 4, Hester 1 1 3, Krohman 0 2 2, Gilliam 2 0 5, Harney 1 0 2, Cox 6 2 14, Bosse 2 3 7, Meier 1 0 2, Tomlin 5 3 14, Webb 1 0 2. Totals 23 13 62.

WALTON-VERONA (15-12): Palmer 0 1 1, DeZarn 2 1 6, Ginn 1 0 2, Ison 4 14 23, Simpson 1 2 5, Dixon 0 1 1. Totals 8 19 38.

3-pointers: SK—Schmiade, Gilliam, Tomlin. WV—DeZarn, Ison, Simpson. JV: Simon Kenton, 57-27.

VILLA MADONNA 50, BEECHWOOD 32 – Senior guard Alex Hengge set a personal career high with 30 points for the Blue Lightning.

Hengge racked up 14 points in the second quarter and 21 in the first half. She also pulled down six rebounds.

Sophomore

forward Lexie Aytes chipped in 12 points and five rebounds as Villa Madonna clinched its NKAC conference title for the fifth straight season.

The Blue Lightning drained 20 of 27 free throws.

BELLEVUE 3-14- 9- 6—32
at VILLA 16-14- 9-11—50

BELLEVUE (13-13): Atwood 0 4 4, Bishop 6 5 19, Ross 2 3 8, Maehern 0 1 1. Totals 8 13 32.

VILLA MADONNA (15-11): Hengge 7 10 30, Dayton 2 6 12, Newman 0 2 2, Junker 0 2 2, Trusty 2 0 4. Totals 11 20 50.

3-pointers: VM—Hengge 6, Aytes 2. B—Bishop 2, Ross. JV: Villa Madonna won.

LUDLOW 63, SILVER GROVE 16 – Junior guard Tori Wofford poured in 17 points and recorded seven assists for the Panthers.

Sophomore guard Mariah Green-Murphy tallied 18 points and nine rebounds, and freshman center Haley Warndorf had a double-double with 15 points and 13 boards in Ludlow’s win.

LUDLOW 10-22-21-10—63
at S.GROVE 5- 4- 3- 4—16

LUDLOW (8-16): Wofford 6 4 17, Wyrick 1 0 2, Hussien 2 2 6, Green-Murphy 7 3 18, K. Warndorf 2 1 5, H. Warndorf 7 1 15. Totals 25 11 63.

SILVER GROVE (0-22): Garza 0 1 1, Gossett 1 0 2, Sheeley 1 0 2, Stamper 3 4 11. Totals 5 5 16.

3-pointers: L—Green-Murphy, Wofford. SG—Stamper.

COOPER JV 43, NOTRE DAME JV 37 – Sophomore guard Hayleigh Tharp’s 18 points led the Jaguars to the Northern Kentucky regional junior varsity championship at Cooper.

Tharp hit a pair of free throws in the closing seconds to help seal it, and she ended the night 6-for-6 from the foul line.

Freshman forward Hayley Anderson was also clutch late for Cooper, scoring six of her 11 points in the fourth quarter.
 

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