High school basketball | St. X rallies late but falls to Eastern 85-80 in OT

High school basketball | St. X rallies late but falls to Eastern 85-80 in OT

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High school basketball | St. X rallies late but falls to Eastern 85-80 in OT

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St. Xavier rallied against Eastern to send the game to overtime, but lost 85-80 on Tuesday night in boys’ high school basketball.

The Eagles (13-4), who shot 22 of 27 from the free-throw line, were led by Cameron Reed with 22 points.

Robert Shaw scored 28 points for the host Tigers (15-4), who had rallied to tie the score at 73-73. St. X had won its previous four overtime contests.

In other boys’ games:

The Chargers (10-9) came out of halftime and used a strong defense to beat the visiting Wildcats (8-9). Chip Adkisson connected on eight 3-pointers, scoring a team high 28 points for Whitfield while Brandon Johnson hit six 3-pointers leading J’town with 23 points.* Jeffersontown 82, Whitefield Academy 66:

* The Colts (15-5) were led by junior Chase Shellman with 16 points to help send the Titans (7-8) home with a loss. Leading scorer for the Titans was senior Bryce Overstreet with 31 points. DeSales 77, Collegiate 46:

: Cameron Dawson scored 26 points as the Hawks (11-9) cruised past the visiting Eagles (7-12). Matt Gabbard scored 23 points and Justin Smith added 12 for Evangel.* LaRue County 82, Evangel 45

The Mustangs (9-9) were led by Jon Jon Henry, who had 15 points to in the victory over KCD (13-7). The Bearcats’ Colin Ferguson led all scorers with 17.* North Oldham 72, KCD 48:

: The host Titans (17-2) defeated the Yellow Jackets (11-10) behind Ralphael Stone’s 19 points. The Yellow Jackets were led by Samuel Souers with 15 points.* Collins 62, Woodford County 42

: Michael Stafford led the Shamrocks (16-3) to a road win over the Wildcats (11-6) with 19 points. Davon Cooper led Waggener with 14 points.* Trinity 71, Waggener 51

The Raiders (15-3) blew past the Rebels (5-12) with 15 offensive rebounds and 13 3-pointers. Jalen Martin scored 26 points for the Raiders. Carson King scored 32 points for the Rebels.The Raiders forced 28 turnovers.* Iroquois 95, Atherton 50:

: Caleb Longacre and Cory Thomas combined for 51 points with 28 and 23, respectively, to help the Chargers (15-4) down the Bulldogs (8-10). Terik Mason contributed a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Tyler Sharpe paced the way for Bullitt East with 15 points.* Fairdale 75, Bullitt East 58

: The visiting Eagles (3-9) fell to the Wyverns (10-7), who were led by Greg Hamilton with 21 points. Jacob Ryan scored 18 points for the Eagles.* St. Francis 62, Portland Christian 50

: Jeremy Thompson led all scorers with 19 points, but the Warriors (10-7) prevailed over the Yellowjackets (4-12). Western got 18 points from Kittrell Withers and 14 points from Terrell Howard.* Western 58, Central 49

: The Cougars (12-5) defeated the Golden Eagles (6-11) behind Zack Humphrey’s 13 points. Robert Bendingfield led the Golden Eagles with a total of 12 points in the game.* Bullitt Central 57, Shawnee 52

: James Gordon and Keenan Cochran had 16 points each as the Rockets (8-11) took down the Wolverines (2-17). Keaton Anderson had a game-high 20 points for Western Hills.* Shelby County 77, Western Hills 51

Trey Boyd tallied 17 points and led a balanced attack as the host Crimsons (12-6) crushed the Mustangs (2-19). Chris West added 13 points for Manual. Pablo Garcia paced Moore with nine points.* Manual 77, Moore 38:

: P.J. Scott led the Bulldogs (10-8) over the host Centurions (6-10) scoring 21 points. Tony Colley scored 21 points for CAL.* Male 62, Christian Academy 55

Girls

: Whitney Pullen and Michelle Roberts scored 15 and 18 points, respectively, in a region win for the Titans (4-9) over the visiting Dragons (5-12). Despite Sydney Jones’ and Erin Wilson’s efforts, scoring a combined 42 of South Oldham’s 51 points, the Dragons fell short.* Collins 64, South Oldham 51

: Hailey Ison led all scorers with 23 points as the visiting Bearcats (9-9) beat the Colonels (6-7). Jenna Kirk scored 16 points and Ashley McMurtrey added 14 for Oldham County.* Walton-Verona 65, Oldham County 58

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