The Berea Community boys basketball team opened up the season Thursday with a loss on the road at Frankfort.
The Pirates committed 33 turnovers in a 70-54 defeat. Daniel Hubbard and Ronnie Terrill each had 14 points for Berea, while Andy Allen and Eli Woodie each had eight points.
Berea shot 41 percent from the field and was three-of-13 from three-point range. The Pirates were also just 17-of-34 from the free throw line.
Berea out-rebounded Frankfort 37-32.
Deondre Tate had four points, while Nolan Sweet and Dustin Kates each had three points.
The game was the first at the school for new Berea coach Cameron Jackson.
The Pirates are set to return to action today against Lynn Camp. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.
Central golfers honored
Madison Central coach Tim Stephens and two of his players were recently honored by the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association.
Stephens was named the 2012 Region 9 Boys Coach of the Year and Dylan Kelley and Devin Gabbard were named to the All-Region 9 Team.
Kelley and Gabbard led the Indians to a second-straight regional title Sept. 26 at Kearny Hill Golf Links in Lexington. Central had four players finish in the top 13 and beat out Lexington Catholic by five strokes for the championship.
Gabbard, a senior, shot a team-best 73, +1, while Kelley, also a senior, shot a 74, +2.
The Indians went on to finish eighth at the state meet. Kelley finished tied for 39th and Gabbard finished tied for 49th.
Berea College players honored
A pair of Berea College standouts were recently named to the 2012 All-Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Team.
Jesse Massucco, a freshman forward from Moravian Falls, N.C., and Josiah Thomas, a senior midfielder/forward from Haiti, were both honored for their performance this season.