Collegiate, Holy Cross ousted in first round

Collegiate, Holy Cross ousted in first round

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Collegiate, Holy Cross ousted in first round

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The Holy Cross and Collegiate girls’ basketball teams lost their first-round games Wednesday in the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic at the Frankfort Convention Center.

Shalika Smith had 22 points and 17 rebounds to lead Glasgow to a 58-39 victory over Holy Cross. Breanna Glover added 16 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Scotties (15-6), who are No. 15 in The Courier-Journal’s Litkenhous Ratings.

Glasgow will face University Heights (17-1) in Friday’s 8:30 a.m. quarterfinal. University Heights beat Harlan 65-58 on Wednesday.

Rebecca Miller scored 11 points and Josie Hockman added 10 points, four steals and three assists for Holy Cross (10-8), which shot just 27.3 percent (15 for 55).

* Kaylyn Pearson had 16 points, nine steals and seven rebounds to lead Owensboro Catholic to a 58-30 victory over Collegiate.

Annabel Moore and Destiny Howard both added 10 points for the Aces (19-2), who will face Leslie County (13-7) in Friday’s 10 a.m. quarterfinal. Leslie County beat Sayre 48-46.

Mikaela Wright had 11 points, five rebounds and four steals to lead Collegiate (7-6), which committed 28 turnovers.

The Thoroughbreds (18-2) forced the Tigers (12-6) into 23 turnovers in a rout. Nicole Kiernana led the winners with 13 points, while the Tigers were led by Anna Claire Rice with 11.* Newport Central Catholic 56, Paintsville 26:

The Blazers (17-1) jumped out to an early lead over the Dragons (13-7), and held on. LeLe Grubs led University Heights with 18 points. Jordan Brock scored 18 for Harlan. University Heights will play Glasgow at 8:30 a.m. Friday.* University Heights 65, Harlan 58:

The Eagles (13-7) won a close game with Sayre (11-6) as Emily Griffith scored 15 points and Katie Moore had 12 points and 10 rebounds. The Spartans were led by Molly Manella with 18 points. Leslie County will play Owensboro Catholic at 10 a.m. Friday.* Leslie County 48, Sayre 46:

: Paige Black, and her younger sister, Shelbe, scored 18 and 12 points, respectively, to lead the Raiders (13-5) past the Tigers (20-3) in a double-overtime victory. Murray, which outscored Trimble by four in the fourth quarter to force the first of two OTs, was led by a combined 49 points from Morghen Turley and Maddie Waldrop. Trimble will play Newport Central Catholic at 11:30 a.m. Friday.* Trimble County 68, Murray 66, 2 OT

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