The Madison Southern boys basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak with a 56-51 win over 11th Region rival Great Crossing on Saturday at the Seabury Center.

The Eagles (11-11) trailed 30-25 at halftime, but rallied for a victory.

Chad Fugate had 20 points and five steals. Jonah Wooten had 10 points and three assists.

The game featured nine lead changes and three ties.

Southern had 20 points in the paint and 13 points off the bench. The Eagles hit 10-of-12 free throws in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Nate Turner had seven points and six rebounds for the Eagles. Colby Sebastian had six points. Samuel Lee and Jayden Adams had five points each. Walt Smith had three point and four assists.

The Eagles forced 16 turnovers.

Southern is set to return to action Monday at home against Central Kentucky Home School.

Pirates blast Bellevue

A day after a big win over district rival Model on the road, the Berea Community boys basketball team rolled to a lopsided win at home.

Timmy Thompson had 16 points, six assists and four steals as the Pirates (15-5) blasted Bellevue, 68-30, on Saturday.

Berea was up 17-9 after the first quarter and went into halftime with a 43-19 lead.

The Pirates had 16 assists and hit 10-of-16 free throws.

Jarred Whitaker finished with 14 points for Berea. Jaylen Dorsey had 12 points and four assists. Quenten Morgan had 10 points and three assists.

Trenton Wilson had seven points. Edward Sexton had five points. Jayden Smith and Isaiah Dorsey had two points each.

Will Brennan had six rebounds as Berea won its fifth-straight game.

The Pirates are set to return to action Tuesday at home against Nicholas County.

Pikeville tops Indians

Trey Skaggs had 15 points, but a last-second shot sent the Madison Central boys basketball team to a loss Saturday on the road.

Pikeville hit the game-winner at the buzzer in a 67-65 win over the Indians (9-13).

Kole Browne had 14 points for Central. Will Hardin had 11 points. Braeden Ray had 10 points, six rebounds and five assists. Jaylen Davis had six points, Alex Rogers had four points and Kenyatta Hardge had three points.

Central shot 44.2 percent from the field, hit just 4-of-16 three-point attempts and was 23-of-31 from the free-throw line.

The Indians have lost three of their past four games.

Central is set to return to action Tuesday at Henry Clay.

Patriots fall at Franklin County

The Model Laboratory boys basketball team put together a second-half surge, but couldn't come up with a win Saturday in the road.

The Patriots (5-17) out-scored Franklin County 21-16 in the third quarter and still suffered a 52-49 loss to Franklin County. Cruse Pingleton had 20 points and seven rebounds for Model, while Bryson Perry had 13 points and three assists.

The Flyers led 18-14 after the first quarter and took a 29-22 advantage into halftime.

Model shot 44 percent from the field, including 3-of-7 from three-point range. The Patriots were 14-of-19 from the free throw line.

Ethan Bailey had seven points and four assists. Colton Collier had four points. Josh Barrick had three points and Andrew Frazier had two points.

Model has lost three-straight - and nine of its past 10 games.

The Patriots are set to return to action Tuesday at home against Paris.

Lady Eagles fall at home

The Madison Southern girls basketball team had a two-game winning streak snapped with a 60-52 loss to Hazard on Saturday afternoon at home.

Sam Cornelison had 24 points and seven rebounds for the Lady Eagles (12-9), while Aleigh Richardson had nine points and nine rebounds. Sunni Walters had six points and five assists.

Macie Daniels had five points and two rebounds. Skylar Sparks had four points and three rebounds. Hallie Harrison had two points and three rebounds, while Morgan Flannery had two points and two assists.

Southern is set to return to action Tuesday at home against North Laurel.

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