Ohio All-Stars rally to defeat Kentucky, 76-71

Ohio All-Stars rally to defeat Kentucky, 76-71

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Ohio All-Stars rally to defeat Kentucky, 76-71

Glasgow's Glover leads Bluegrass squad with 14 points

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Glasgow's Glover leads Bluegrass squad with 14 points

Nia Staples and Samantha Rogers both scored 12 points as Ohio rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to beat Kentucky 76-71 on Saturday in the girls Ohio-Kentucky All-Star Game at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky.

The game annually matches some of the top seniors from both states.

Kentucky led 50-40 at halftime but couldn’t hold on as Staples of Lakota West High and Rogers of Lakota East led Ohio’s comeback.

Glasgow’s Bree Glover, an Ole Miss signee, scored 14 points to lead Kentucky. Two players from the Louisville area also played – North Bullitt’s Katie Downey (nine points) and Male’s I’Liyah Green (six points).

Rogers and Glover were named MVPs.

OHIO                    40           36 – 76

KENTUCKY          50           21 – 71

Ohio – Jailyn Mason 4, Kacie Hall 3, Julia Jenike 2, Danielle Wells 5, Nia Staples 12, Rylie Parkhurst 4, Samantha Rogers 12, Lexie Barrier 8, Allie Poole 4, Mariah Campbell 2, Leia Moore 2, Lexi Wasan 4, Kourtney Eisenman 4, Lauren Van Kleunen 10.

Kentucky – Bree Glover 14, Katie Downey 9, T’laya Lyvers 4, Whitney Creech 4, Bailey Cummins 3, Madison Faulkner 4, Sydney Anderson 6, Malaka Frank 2, Kaylee Cotton 4, Jynea Harris 2, Kayla Bruner 8, Sarah Price 5, I’Liyah Green 6.

3-point goals – Hall, Rogers 2, Barrier, Van Kleunen; Glover, Downey, Cummins, Bruner 2, Price.

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