The Richmond Register

January 12, 2014

H.S. BASKETBALL: Lady Patriots top Whitefield Academy


Register Staff Report

RICHMOND — The Lady Patriots (4-9) bounced back from a tough district loss with a solid road win on Saturday.

Darrian Botts had 27 points and Abby Vicars hit five three-pointers and finished with 22 points as Model Laboratory defeated Whitefield Academy, 61-53.

The Lady Patriots led 16-8 after the first quarter and was up 32-30 at halftime.

Hayley Hunt added 12 points for Model, which lost 57-50 at home to Berea Community on Friday.

Botts was 10-of-16 from the free throw line and had six rebounds. Model had just eight turnovers and was 17-of-24 from the free throw line.

The Lady Patriots are set to return to action Tuesday at home against Western Hills.

Lady Pirates 59, Oneida Baptist 43

The Lady Pirates extended their winning streak to four games with a 59-43 win over Oneida Baptist Saturday at home.

Berea Community is now 8-6 on the season.

The Lady Pirates are set to return to action Tuesday at home against Burgin.

Wayne County 64, Lady Eagles 59

The Lady Eagles fought back late, despite battling foul trouble, but couldn’t come up with a win Saturday on the road.

Wayne County built a 14-point halftime lead and held on for a 64-59 victory over Madison Southern. Briana Lanham had 21 points and nine points before fouling out and Kristen Hayes had 18 points and six rebounds for the Lady Eagles (10-4).

Wayne County hit three three-pointers in the first half, while Southern shot just 33 percent in the opening half. The Lady Cardinals took a 35-21 lead into halftime and were up 48-41 after three quarters.

Southern got back within three points with 1:30 but could get no closer.

Kelley Freeman had seven points, Samantha Parms had five points, Rachel Ramey had four points and Marley Lawson and Callie Cook had two points each.

Wayne County was 18-of-28 from the line, while Southern was 12-of-17 from the line and 1-of-13 from three-point range.

The Lady Eagles are set to return to action Monday at Estill County.

Henry Clay 49, Lady Indians 23

The Lady Indians had their worst offensive performance of the season Saturday in a loss at Henry Clay.

Madison Central (10-7) shot just 14.9 percent from the field (seven-of-47) and suffered a 49-23 loss. Shadae Bosley had nine points and 10 rebounds as the Lady Indians lost their third-straight game.

Central had 19 turnovers was 2-of-14 from three-point range.

The Lady Indians led 9-8 after the first quarter, but trailed 17-14 at halftime. Henry Clay outscored Central 15-8 in the third and 17-1 in the fourth.

Kasi Schneid had five points, Lindsay Johns had four points, Haley Christian had three points and Raevin Cain had two points.

Central is set to return to action Thursday at home against Clay County.