The Indians (5-8) bounced back from a 20-point loss at home on Friday night with an impressive performance on the road less than 24 hours later.

Braeden Ray had a team-best 28 points and seven rebounds as Madison Central defeated Danville (11-3), 71-66, on Saturday afternoon at the Patriot Classic in Lincoln County.

The Indians had a 33-29 lead at halftime, then out-scored the Admirals 15-5 in the third quarter.

Kole Browne had 18 points and Luke Coleman added nine points.

Central shot 42.6 percent from the field, including 4-of-14 from three-point range, and connected on 21-of-30 free throws. Ray was 14-of-19 at the line.

Browne and Ray each hit a pair of three-pointers.

The Indians led by as much as 18 points (52-34) in the second half and had 30 points in the paint.

Jaylen Davis had five points. Trey Skaggs and Alex Rogers had four points and Kenyatta Hardge had three points and seven rebounds.

Central is set to return to action Tuesday at 11th Region rival Dunbar.

Model rolls past Green County

The Patriots (4-8) returned to the court for the first time in more than two weeks on Saturday at the Arnie Rison Classic in Williamstown.

And they were ready to go.

Model used a big second-quarter surge to take control and rolled to a 79-54 win over Green County. The Patriots shot 56 percent from the field and were 12-of-23 from three-point range.

Senior Camden Stamm had a team-best 26 points and connected on 6-of-9 three-pointers.

Ethan Bailey was 4-of-7 from long range and had 16 points. Colton Collier had 11 points, six assists and five rebounds. Cruse Pingleton had 11 points, eight rebounds and four assists.

Green County had an 11-10 lead after the first quarter, but the Patriots out-scored the Dragons 21-12 in the second quarter.

Model was 9-of-16 from the free throw line.

The Patriots had not played since Dec. 21.

Bryson Perry had six points and four assists. Landon Brittain and Nate Feese each had three points, Grayson Eaves had two points and Keshav Bhandari had one point.

Model is set to return to action Tuesday at Madison Southern.

Berea wins in OT

The Pirates (10-3) trailed by seven points with a minute to go against Jackson City on Saturday at the Hoosier Gym Classic in Knightstown, Ind.

They battled back.

And Jayden Smith came up big - twice.

The junior forward came up the game-tying basket at the end of regulation, then delivered the game-winning shot in overtime, leading Berea Community to a 80-78 win.

Jaylen Dorsey had a team-best 28 points for Berea. He also added eight rebounds and five assists. Smith had 23 points and 11 rebounds.

Quenten Morgan had 13 points. Trenton Wilson had eight points. Kobe Combs had four points. Timmy Thompson had two points and six rebounds and Will Brennan had two points.

The Pirates have won five of their past six games.

On Saturday, Berea had to overcome a huge free throw disadvantage. The Tigers went to the line 37 times, while the Pirates shot just 12 free throws.

Berea is set to return to action Tuesday at home against Burgin.

Southern falls in championship game

The Eagles came up just short Saturday in the championship game of the Rock Holiday Classic in Coconut Creek, Fla.

Nate Turner had 20 points and eight rebounds as Madison Southern fell to Riverdale Country (N.Y.) 67-65 in overtime. Samuel Lee added 17 points for the Eagles (6-6).

Chad Fugate had nine points, while Jonah Wooten had 12 points, six rebounds and four assists. Walt Smith had six assists.

Fugate and Turner were named to the all-tournament team for Southern.

Turner and Wooten hit three-pointers in overtime, but the Eagles had just eight points in the extra period.

Hunter Buchanan had three points, while Britten Robinson and Colby Sebastian had two points each.

Southern is set to return to action Tuesday at home against Model.

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