The Indians took control early and cruised to a win over Fleming County Saturday at Joe B. Hall Classic in Mt. Sterling.
Ken-Jah Bosley had 25 points and six rebounds and Dominique Hawkins had 22 points, five rebounds and four assists in the 85-72 win. Madison Central had a 24-12 lead after the first quarter and led by as much as 15 points (46-31, third quarter).
The win was the eighth-straight for the Indians (17-3).
Central shot 55 percent from the field, hit seven three-pointers and had 21 assists. Quan Taylor had 19 points and six rebounds, Daniel Parke had 11 points and six assists and Hunter Stocker added six points.
Fleming County was led by Troy Steward (31 points) and Darion Burns (24 points).
DeMarcus George added two points.
Central out-rebound Fleming County, 37-23.
The Indians are set to return to action Tuesday at home against Henry Clay.
Augusta 98, Model 75
Just a day after falling to Bardstown in the quarterfinals of the All “A” Classic in Frankfort, the Patriots couldn’t bounce back and pick up a win Saturday in the championship game of Bluegrass Conference Shootout at Berea Community.
Anthony Gerald had 22 points, but Model Laboratory (18-5) suffered a 98-75 loss to Augusta. Jon Ballard had 15 points, Zack Rice-Gordon had 13 points, Brendan Hill had 12 points, A.J. Hammons had eight points and Jesse Middleton added five points.
Augusta had a 26-12 lead after the first quarter and trailed 48-42 at halftime. Model was able to get back within nine points with four minutes left in the fourth quarter before Augusta pulled away late.
Model shot 11 free throws. Augusta shot 29 free throws.
The Patriots are set to return to action Wednesday at home against Bryan Station.
St. Patrick 47, Berea Community 44
Daniel Hubbard had 14 points and eight rebounds as Berea Community suffered a 47-44 loss at home Saturday to St. Patrick in the Bluegrass Conference Shootout.
Andy Allen had nine points and six assists, while Austin Warford and Dustin Cates had six points each.
Berea (6-15) trailed 12-10 after the first quarter, but rallied to tie the game at halftime (23-23). The Pirates had a 34-31 lead going into the fourth quarter.
Berea had 13 assists and 14 turnovers. The Pirates shot 45 percent from the field.
Berea is set to return to action Tuesday at Nicholas County.