The Indians let a double-digit lead slip away, but Braeden Ray delivered a clutch shot that lifted them to a win Saturday at home

The junior guard hit a three-pointer in the final second that gave Madison Central (11-14) a 75-72 victory over Seneca. Ray was 7-of-10 from three-point range and had a team-best 30 points.

Ray also added three assists and two rebounds, while Kole Browne had 25 points and five assists.

The Indians were up 39-33 at halftime and had a 59-53 advantage after three quarters. Seneca took the lead in the fourth quarter after a technical was called on the Central bench.

The Redhawks hit one of two free throws with 17.1 seconds left to tie game. On the final possession, Browne cut into the lane and found Ray, who drained the game-winner.

Browne was 10-of-12 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free throw line.

Trey Skaggs had eight points and five rebounds. Kenyatta Hardge had four points, three rebounds and two assists. Alex Rogers and Jaylen Davis had thre points each. Taishon Chenault had two points and five rebounds.

Central shot 60 percent from the field for the game (27-of-45) and had 18 assists. The Indians were 11-of-19 from three-point range.

Central is set to return to action Tuesday at Lexington Catholic.

Model snaps skid

The Patriots (6-18) used a big fourth quarter to snap a four-game losing streak on Saturday in Liberty.

Four-players reached double-figures as Model defeated Casey County, 61-51.

Josh Barrick had 15 points and seven rebounds. Cruse Pingleton had 15 points and five rebounds. Bryson Perry had 13 points, Nate Feese had 12 points, 11 rebounds and four assists, while Ethan Bailey had six points and four assists.

Casey County led 16-13 after one quarter and went into halftime up 27-24. Model trailed by two points after three quarters, but out-scored the home team 25-13 in the final period.

Model shot 61 percent from the field, including just 1-of-4 from three-point range. The Patriots were also only 2-of-14 from the free throw line.

Model is set to return to action Monday at Nicholas County.

Berea rolls to another win

The Pirates (17-5) pushed their winning streak to seven games with an impressive performance Saturday on the road.

Four players reached double-figures in an 88-59 win over St. Patrick in Maysville.

Jayden Smith had a team-best 18 points and eight rebounds for Berea (17-5). Senior Timmy Thompson had 16 points, eight rebounds and four steals, while Jarred Whitaker had 16 points, eight rebounds and four steals.

Berea was up 44-33 at halftime, then scored 31 points in the third quarter.

Jaylen Dorsey had 10 points and five rebounds for the Pirates. Quenten Morgan and Trenton Wilson had nine points each. Will Brennan had six rebounds and five rebounds, while Kobe Combs had four points.

The Pirates were 14-of-24 from the free throw line.

Berea is set to return to action Tuesday at Corbin.

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