Register Staff Reports
The Lady Indians couldn’t hit enough shots to pull off a big-time upset Saturday on the road.
Madison Central shot just 24 percent from the field and suffered a 66-35 loss to No. 1 Marion County in Lebanon. The Lady Knights led by 40 points in the second half as they handed the Lady Indians (2-1) their first loss of the season.
“When you shoot 24 percent, it doesn’t matter who you play,” Central coach Robbie Cooksey said.
Ashton Feldhaus was five-of-18 from the field and finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Larryn Brooks was three-of-14 from the field and had eight points. Heather Hinkle had nine points and five rebounds, Shadae Bosley had five points and eight rebounds and Aryn Singer added two points.
Central trailed 38-15 at halftime. The Lady Indians had 16 turnovers and were out-rebounded 40-35.
Central is set to return to action Friday at the Berea Holiday Classic.
Berea Community 53, June Buchanan 45
The Lady Pirates missed 19 free throws, but still managed to find a way to pick up a win on the road.
Jordan Sandefur had 17 points and Ashley Sizemore had nine points as Berea Community held on for a 53-45 win Saturday at June Buchanan. The Lady Pirates (4-2) were just 15-of-34 from the free throw line in the win.
“We didn’t play particularly well,” Berea coach Jerry Bingham said.
June Buchanan had a 14-13 lead after the first quarter, but Berea was up 25-21 at halftime and 38-36 after three quarters.
Victoria Sexton had seven points, Emily Keyser and Hannah Haycraft had five points, Chase Fain and Alex Horn each had four points and Taylor Powell had two points.
Berea is set to return to action Tuesday at Burgin.
Barbourville 69, Model 40
Mallie Cornett had 15 points and Darrian Botts had 10 points as the Lady Patriots suffered a 69-40 loss Saturday at Barbourville.
Model (3-4) trailed 46-20 at halftime. The Lady Patriots shot just 30 percent from the field and were 12-of-19 from the free throw line.
Hayley Hunt had nine points, Kasi Schneid had four points and Abby Vicars had two points.
The Lady Patriots are set to return to action Monday at West Jessamine.