Sacred Heart beats Anderson County in LIT semifinals

Sacred Heart beats Anderson County in LIT semifinals

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Sacred Heart beats Anderson County in LIT semifinals

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DaiJia Ruffin had 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Sacred Heart Academy basketball team to a 66-57 victory over Anderson County in Saturday’s semifinals of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Louisville Invitational Tournament at Christian Academy.

Raven Merriweather added 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists as the Valkyries (18-4) – No. 6 in the state in The Courier-Journal’s Litkenhous Ratings – advanced to face No. 3 Butler (17-2) in Saturday’s 8 p.m. championship game at Christian Academy.

No. 1 Anderson County (15-4) led 37-27 early in the third quarter, but Sacred Heart roared back and outscored the Lady Bearcats 24-13 in the fourth.

Makenzie Cann (23 points) and Eriel McKee (18 points, 14 rebounds) led Anderson County.

Sacred Heart 15 8 19 24 66
Anderson County 15 17 12 13 57

– Singler 4, Samsel 5, Merriweather 17, Me. Colley 12, Ruffin 28.Sacred Heart (18-4)

– Stewart 8, Cann 23, Avritt 5, McKee 18, Currens 3.Anderson County (15-4)

3-point goals — Samsel, Merriweather, Me. Colley 2, Ruffin; Stewart, Cann 2, Avritt.

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