Shelby County wins at horn; Holy Cross jolts PRP in OT

Shelby County wins at horn; Holy Cross jolts PRP in OT


Shelby County wins at horn; Holy Cross jolts PRP in OT


James Gordon IV drove the baseline for a reverse layup as time expired to give Shelby County a 74-72 boys’ basketball victory over visiting Franklin County on Thursday night.

The Rockets (9-12) erased an 11-point third-quarter deficit and led 72-70 after Kyler Dugle hit 1 of 2 free throws with 12 seconds left. The Flyers (11-10) tied it on Ryan Schneider’s layup with 5.9 seconds remaining.

Shelby County called a timeout with 3.9 seconds left to set up the winning play.

Senior Kipp Moore led the Rockets with 16 points, and Keenan Cochran added 12. Lorenzo McCaskell led Franklin County with 14.

: Dominique Mack scored 21 points, including a clinching free throw with nine seconds left in overtime, as the host Cougars (16-5) upset the Panthers (18-5), who are No. 9 in The Courier-Journal’s Litkenhous Ratings.* Holy Cross 54, PRP 50

Aaron Stahl added 12 points for Holy Cross, which had 20 turnovers but out­rebounded Pleasure Ridge Park 35-30.

Lamontray Harris led PRP with 11 points.

Montrell Little scored 28 points to lift the visiting Dragons (15-5) past the Colts (16-6). Chase Shellman and Shaun Sullivan led Doss with 16 each. Doss 64, DeSales 60:

Brett Bourland put up 23 points and 17 rebounds and Zach Humphrey scored 21 as the Cougars (15-5) won at Henry County (14-5). Adam Young scored 20 for the Wildcats, who trailed by 16 at halftime.* Bullitt Central 69, Henry County 62:

Davion Thompson scored 27 points to lift the Yellowjackets (6-14) past the Chargers (11-11). Brandon Marshall led Jeffersontown with 23.* Central 83, Jeffersontown 75:

Joe Jackson had 24 points and 12 rebounds as the Tigers (14-8) thumped the visiting Wildcats (8-11). Demetrius Stanton added 18 points for Fern Creek. Andrew Patterson led Whitefield with 15.* Fern Creek 72, Whitefield 50:

Brandon Hatton poured in 26 points as the host Colonels (16-6) defeated the Chargers (17-5) in overtime. Tyler Sharpe scored 19 and Tyler Bacon 16 for Bullitt East.* Dixie Heights 69, Bullitt East 62:


Brittany Mumford erupted for 21 points and 24 rebounds as the Centurions (10-11) came off a nine-day layoff to edge the visiting Panthers (7-14).* Christian Academy 58, Frankfort 53:

“Both teams were not able to practice (all week),” Christian Academy coach Don Rice said. “It was the first time playing in over a week. It was a game that both teams needed to get under their belt and get back to playing, and it was a close game to the last 30 seconds.”

Brianna Burbridge scored 21 for Frankfort.

Ashley McMurtrey poured in 30 points and Jenna Kirk added 10 as the Colonels (9-7) defeated the host Toppers (10-12). Aliyah Johnson scored 15 points and Alex Hibbs 13 for Presentation.* Oldham County 60, Presentation 48:

Tyra Jones scored 18 points to power the Mustangs (2-16) past the host Redhawks (1-15).* Moore 44, Seneca 30:

Junior Mikaela Wright had four ­3-pointers and 26 points to lift the Amazons (9-6) past the host Rockets (5-14). Cassidy Janes led Assumption with 17 points.* Collegiate 44, Assumption 40:

Paige Murphy’s 26 points carried the Panthers (10-7) over the host Cougars (10-9), who got 15 from Josie Hockman.* PRP 70, Holy Cross 56:

: Shelbi Knauer torched the Wildcats (5-15) for 32 points as the Tigers (9-12) romped. Moriah Tedden scored 14 for Whitefield.* Fern Creek 81, Whitefield 48

Hayley Rader scored only two points but broke a 27-year-old school record with 27 rebounds as the Bearcats (9-9) defeated the host Bears (2-14). Alexin Bowles scored 15 for the winners. Madison Cockcroft led Brown with 12 points.* Beth Haven 43, Brown 31:


More USA TODAY High School Sports