The Patriots (7-19) carried some extremely positive momentum into a match-up with Danville.

Model Laboratory had won two-straight games, including an overtime victory on Monday at Nicholas County.

The Admirals, though, took control early on Tuesday in Richmond.

Danville (17-8) rushed out to a nine-point lead after the first quarter and pulled away for a 79-54 win.

In the second game of the doubleheader, the Model Laboratory girls basketball team was handed a 45-35 loss by Paris.

The Lady Patriots (16-8) have lost four of their past five games.

Both teams are set to return to action Thursday at home in another doubleheader.

The Lady Patriots will take on Kentucky Country Day at 6 p.m., while the Patriots are set to meet Wellspring Guardians at 7:30 p.m.

Paris tops Model

Bryson Perry had 13 points (three three-pointers) and five assists, but the Patriots had their season-best two-game winning streak snapped Tuesday at home.

Cruse Pingleton had 12 points, six rebounds and three assists. Nate Feese had eight points and six rebounds.

Danville had a 23-13 lead after first quarter and went into halftime up 39-20.

Camden Stamm had eight points for Model. Ethan Bailey had five points and three assists. Colton Collier had three points and four rebounds, while Jackson Perry had three points.

Model shot 46 percent from the field, but had 14 turnovers.

Lady Patriots fall to Paris

The Lady Patriots faced a 10-point deficit at halftime and weren't able to battle back against one of the top teams in the 10th Region.

Paris (23-4) had a 25-14 lead at halftime and held to that lead the rest of the way.

McKenna Tuttle had a team-best 11 points for Model and added five rebounds.

Keaton Hall had 10 points, three steals and seven rebounds. Taylor LeCompte had six points and 13 rebounds. Summer Ray had six points, five steals and seven rebounds and Kenzie Ferguson had two points and four rebounds.

Mary Alex Taylor had four rebounds.

Model shot 21 percent from the field (11-of-52) and was 2-of-16 from three-point range. The Lady Patriots were 11-of-19 from the free throw line.

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