Here are stories, stats, and scores from boys and girls basketball games played around Louisville on Dec. 17, 2016
G4: Allatoona (Ga.) 68, St. Rita (Ill.) 56
G5: Berkmar (Ga.) 56, Lee (Ala.) 48
G6: Fern Creek 73, Christian County 68
G7: Bowling Green 60, Doss, 50
G8: Covington Catholic 60 North Hardin 33
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ST. XAVIER 81, THE KING’S SCHOOL OF AUSTRAILIA 37
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Pierce Kiesler and James Taylor led the Tigers (5-3) past The King’s School of Australia. Kiesler shot 12 of 17 from field and pulled down six rebounds in the win. Taylor who played 19 minutes and seemed to be everywhere on the floor recorded five points, five assists and three steals to help St. Xavier easily keep The King’s School at bay.
ST. XAVIER (5-3)
James Taylor 5p, 5a, 3s; Tyler Barnes 2p, 1a, 6r; Jack Koch 6p, Evan Walker 10p, 7r, Pierce Kiesler 29p, 2s, 6r; Will Crum 2p, 2r; Andre Coleman 2p, 2a; Jake Wehder 11p, 4r; Sam Boarman 10p, 2a; Andrew Sexton 4p, 2s.
THE KING’S SCHOOL
Marko Putica 5p; Marty Strong 6p; Ben McLeod 6p; Jared Hart 6p; Kai Adams 6p; Justin Jiang 2p; Christian 2p; Ben White 4p.
CAL 71, COLLEGIATE 38
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Centurions (5-2) cruised by the Titans (5-4), winning their fourth game in a row, 71-38. Led by Parker Jones with 20 points, CAL never looked back from the opening tip. Kenneth Purvis also had 13 and Wyatt Allison chipped in 11 points for the Centurions. The Titans team-high was Hudson Good and Ryan McDaniel boh with eight points.
Noah Breitenstein 3p; Hudson Good 8p; Gray Weaver 3p; Barrett Myers 6p; Alec Hertzman 7p; Tyler McDaniel 3p; Ryan McDaniel 8p.
CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (5-2)
Milton Wright 4p; Jeffrey Peterson 2p; Kenneth Purvis 13p; Matthew Duvall 3p; Parker Jones 20p; Cameron Marshall 3p; Hayden Paasl 6p; Wyatt Allison 11p; Austin Carr 7p; Michael Woodward 2p.
EMINENCE 104, ST FRANCIS 63
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kemryn Jenkins exploded for 39 points as the Warriors (4-4) crushed the Wyverns (3-3) in their own gym. Cameron Jones added 26 points along with Josh Dotson’s 20 points in the victory. James Risley led the Wyverns with 24 points, and scored his 1,000th point during the game.
Isaiah Dixie 5p; Jared Golden 6p; Cameron Jones 26p; Kemryn Jenkins 39p; Josh Dotson 20p; Trey Gregory 5p; Bryce Sites 3p
ST FRANCIS (3-3)
James Risley 24p; Noah Sparks 12p; Jabrell Moore 17p; Ahmad Moore 6p; Andrew Thurstone 4p
BULLITT EAST 69, WAGGENER 66
MOUNT WASHINGTON, Ky. — The Chargers held off a furious fourth quarter comeback from the Wildcats to ensure victory. Derrick Donigan scored 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to help give the Chargers (5-3) a 60-47 lead with three minutes remaining. But the Wildcats (4-3) fought back to nearly tie the game in the final moments, but the Chargers hit their free throws down the stretch to record the win. Jacquess Hobbs scored 21 points for the Wildcats, along with Jaago Kalakon’s 19 points.
BULLITT EAST (5-3)
Noah Wilson 3p; Grant Staggs 2p; Derrick Donigan 15p, 9r; Konnor Polson 8p; Jared Osborne 13p; Sean Johnson 9p; Luke Ezell 15p; Thomas Wisehart 4p
Ron Fell 3p; Troy Keaton 2p; Ethan Taylor 6p; Jaago Kalakon 19p; Jacquess Hobbs 21p; Ben Simic 4p; Jacobi Hendrix 1p; Cobie Montgomery 10p
CALVARY CHRISTIAN 69, BETH HAVEN 63
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Cody Mikel recorded a double-double as the Bearcats (4-3) fall to the Cougars (4-2). Calvary Christian was able to edge out Beth Haven and Mikel’s dominant 27 points, ten rebounds and five block-performance behind Akeem Riley’s 30 points. Justin Wade and Mason Rusch each scored 15 points to assist in the victory.
CALVARY CHRISTIAN (4-2)
Adonis Riley 2p; Akeem Riley 30p; Noah Harold 3p; Justin Wade 15p; Chase Hudson 4; Mason Rusch 15p.
BETH HAVEN (4-3)
Cody Mikel 27p, 10r, 5b; Austin Streble 8p; Dylan Kerr 11p, 5r; Isaiah Mahoney 7p, 4a; Hunter Judd 5p, 5a, 3s; Tyler Van Shuren 5p.
HOLY CROSS 68, ASHLAND 59
Kentucky Bank Challenge at Rowan County
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Cougars (4-3) relied on their big man, 6-foot-9 junior Ethan Driskell to help hold off the Tomcats (1-5). Driskell recorded 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks in the win. Ashland distributed the ball evenly and relied on a balanced offensive attack led by Hunter Copley’s 13 points, but it was not enough to secure a win in tightly-played game.
HOLY CROSS (4-3)
Cade Crawley 6p; DeShawn Ellis 7p; Hunter Adams 3p; Sam Bearden 2p; Jaren McDonald 7p; Chase Phillips 8p; Cooper Scott 8p; Ethan Short 9p; Max Bearden 5p, 4s; Ethan Driskell 13p, 12r 7b.
Hunter Copley 13p; Tate Dowdy 2p; Daniel Heaberlin 6p; Dillon Lucas 2p; Tyler Conway 2p; Joey McDavid 8p; Cooper Jordan 5p; Chase Villers 9p; Devaunte Robinson 12p.
Other scores from around the state:
Adair Co. 79, Elizabethtown 52
Allen Central 70, June Buchanan 55
Anderson Co. 63, Harrison Co. 54
Berea 69, Heritage Christian Academy 26
Bullitt Central 67, Lou. Brown 51
Calvary Christian 69, Beth Haven 62
Cin. Indian Hill, Ohio 43, Boone Co. 30
Glasgow 72, Lou. Shawnee 62
Greenwood 66, Hart Co. 38
Highlands 61, Bishop Brossart 29
Knott Co. Central 82, Cordia 70
Logan Co. 56, South Warren 26
Lou. Male 79, Mason Co. 72
Lyon Co. 67, Carlisle Co. 52
Marion Co. 87, Campbellsville 82, OT
Owsley Co. 75, Jenkins 71
Pike Co. Central 77, Cabell Midland, W.Va. 59
Powell Co. 74, South Floyd 72
Rose Hill Christian 66, Piarist 31
Webster Co. 73, Crittenden Co. 47
Williamstown 67, Lloyd Memorial 55
Breckinridge County Tournament
Lou. Atherton 68, Frederick Fraize 57
Garrard County Tournament
Danville 67, Estill Co. 49
Garrard Co. 62, Union Co. 24
Somerset 59, Bell Co. 43
Western Hills 60, Model 54
Jerry Tarkanian Classic
Leuzinger, Calif. 82, Boyd Co. 39
Kentucky Bank Challenge
Bath Co. 52, Augusta 49
Breathitt Co. 84, Fleming Co. 64
East Carter 70, Jackson Co. 68
Grant Co. 63, Buckhorn 54
Greenup Co. 73, East Jessamine 67
Lou. Holy Cross 68, Ashland Blazer 59
Madison Southern 74, Lawrence Co. 70
Oldham Co. 70, Madison Central 68
Southwestern 80, Lawrence Co. 68
Taylor Co. 51, Holmes 50
West Carter 62, Cov. Holy Cross 60
Murray Bank Holiday Classic
Marshall Co. 67, Daviess Co. 56
Murray 54, Evangelical Christian, Tenn. 40
Warren East 72, Graves Co. 65
West Creek, Tenn. 74, Paris 67
Campbell Co. 74, Newport Central Catholic 63
Newport 79, Cin. N. College Hill, Ohio 71
Scott 64, Cin. Aiken, Ohio 56
Walton-Verona 59, Conner 54
Elliott Co. 74, Magoffin Co. 59
Paintsville 59, Shelby Valley 56
Rock Holiday Classic
Lexington Catholic 57, Calusa Prep, Fla. 49
Trees N Trends Itty-Bitty Christmas Tournament
Christian Fellowship 66, Community Christian (Paducah) 48
Dawson Springs 81, Tamms (Egyptian), Ill. 49
Fulton City 71, Community Christian (Paducah) 56
Fulton Co. 85, Tamms (Egyptian), Ill. 58
Robertson County 46, Dawson Springs 44
Whitesville Trinity 62, Christian Fellowship 27
Whitley County Tournament
McCreary Central 51, Williamsburg 33
Woodford County Tournament
Lex. Tates Creek 57, Woodford Co. 37
SOUTH OLDHAM 57,SHELBY COUNTY 48
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. – Sydney Herold had a monstrous night as she scored 25 points and snapped a two-game losing streak for the Dragons (4-3) over the Rockets (2-5). Teammate Maggie Smith added 13 points and Lexie Bowlden added 8 points in the win.
SOUTH OLDHAM (4-3)
Sydney Herold 25p; Lexie Bowlden 8p; Maggie Smith 13p; Peyton Herold 2p; Skyler Sahatjian 7p; Abbigail Miles 2p.
SHELBY COUNTY (2-5)
Zephaniah Gray 10p; Zoey Holland 1p; Amy Conley 13p; Jenna Jones 7p; Kellsee Spencer 3p; Asia Hardy 2p; Hannah Acton 5p.
FERN CREEK 75, JEFFERSONTOWN 38
Lady Cat Classic at Waggener
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sasha Makanda, Maelyn Ridener and Alexis Smith totaled 58 points in the Tigers (6-5) route of the Chargers (2-7). Fern Creek rallied early behind Makanda, Ridener and Smith to run away with a decisive victory.
FERN CREEK (6-5)
Sasha Makanda 19p; Maelyn Ridener 19p; Lauren Smith 4p; Aliyah Stallard 2p; Alexis Smith 20p; Tiana Austin 8p; Jordan Anderson 1p; Jaden Harris 2p.
Jasmine Majors 2p; Kamaya White 2p; Kaleb McDonald 4p; Jasmine Thomas 8p; Nia Cole 2p; Telia Perks 8p; Naomi Johnson 8p; Dezhane Carthen 4p.
FERN CREEK 80, DOSS 41
LOUISVILLE Ky. – Sasha Makanda, Maelyn Ridener and Alexis Smith starred again at the Lady Cat Classic hosted at Waggener. Smith led the charge with 22 points. Mackanda chipped in 18 points and Ridener added another 14 points to secure their second victory of the day.
FERN CREEK (6-5)
Sasha Mackanda 18p; Maelyn Ridener 14p; Lauren Smith 4p; Aliyah Stallard 3p; Kasia Harris 2p; Alexis Smith 22p; Hancock 8p; Austin 7, Jaden Harris 2p.
Erica Bryant 4p; Jamari Tillman 16p; Kemeshia Moxley 13p; Khadaizah Hellman 5p; Shacora Paige 3p.
EMINENCE 58, ST FRANCIS 41
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Alexis Nelson scored a game-high 27 points but it wasn’t enough as the Warriors (1-5) knocked off the Wyverns (3-3) for their first win of the season. Madison Dockter led Eminence with 22 points, and both Kenya Vargas and Emilie Ethington finished in double-figures scoring, with 12 and 15 points respectively. Jamani Reed chipped in with eight points for the Wyverns.
Kenya Vargas 12p; Emilie Ethington 15p; Camille Scott 6p; Madison Dockter 22p; Faith Axline 3p
ST FRANCIS (3-3)
Alexis Nelson 27p; Jamani Reed 8p; Caroline Pepa 4p; Lily Johnson 2p
LAFAYETTE 67, MOORE 37
BEREA, Ky. – After winning its opener of the Berea Holiday Classic, the Mustangs (6-3) fell in the nightcap to the Generals (5-2). Carolin Bennett led the Generals with 18 points and Shelbi Wilson had a complete game, scoring nine points to go with seven steals, five rebounds, and three assists. Sage Blue nearly recorded a double-double as she finished with 13 points and nine rebounds, while Nicola Adams scored seven points, grabbed eight rebounds and had four steals for the Mustangs.
Carolin Bennett 18p, 2a, 1r; Kiara Pankins 11p, 7r; Shelbi Wilson 9p, 7s, 5r, 3a; Macey Goff 7p; Lindi DeBilzan 6p, 2r, 2s; Tekiya Garr-Carter 5p, 8r; Terri Abram 4p; Elise Pankins 4p; Tionna Sanford 3p
Sage Blue 13p, 9r, 2b; Dajia Stafford 10p, 2a; Nicola Adams 7p, 8r, 4s; Taliyah Jordan 4p; Alexus Crawford 3p
Other scores from around the state:
Bracken Co. 64, Robertson County 30
Breathitt Co. 71, Riverside Christian 32
Dixie Heights 69, Villa Madonna 13
Eminence 58, Lou. St. Francis 41
Estill Co. 63, Knott Co. Central 60
Fairview 51, Allen Central 45
Gallatin Co. 65, Carroll Co. 34
Greenup Co. 47, Menifee Co. 35
Hopkinsville 57, Graves Co. 44
Letcher County Central 47, East Ridge 45, OT
Lex. Tates Creek 59, Model 38
Madisonville-North Hopkins 46, Warren Central 27
Marion Co. 50, Campbellsville 26
Meade Co. 75, Breckinridge Co. 71
Murray 68, McLean Co. 33
Notre Dame 59, Montgomery Co. 44
Paintsville 70, Pike Co. Central 54
Perry Co. Central 90, Powell Co. 54
Rose Hill Christian 53, Piarist 45
Simon Kenton 71, Walton-Verona 42
South Floyd 57, June Buchanan 27
Union Co. 59, Dawson Springs 48
Whitley Co. 39, Harrison Co. 36
Williamsburg 47, Oneida Baptist 17
Berea Holiday Classic
Lou. Moore 58, Knox Central 57, OT
Frederick Fraize 42, Columbus Christian, Ind. 27
Whitesville Trinity 48, Columbus Christian, Ind. 25
Whitesville Trinity 60, Cannelton, Ind. 47
McDonalds Holiday Classic
Casey Co. 62, South Laurel 46
Pikeville Invitational Tournament
Pikeville 68, Magoffin Co. 39
West Carter 52, Belfry 45
Hamilton Heights Christian, Tenn. 57, East Carter 30
Lou. Doss 72, Lou. Waggener 64
Lou. Jeffersontown 57, Lou. Waggener 46
Lou. Shawnee 68, Lou. Southern 49
North Oldham 65, Lou. Southern 58, 3OT