Trinity Christian took a 3-0 lead in the opening seconds of a match-up with Berea Community (3-11) on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the 11th Region All "A" Classic in Richmond.
The Titans, though, wouldn't score again for more than four minutes.
The Pirates used a 13-0 run to take control and went on to pick up a 69-48 win at Model Laboratory. Canon Cummins had 21 points and 14 rebounds to set up a semifinal showdown with Sayre (7-8) on Thursday.
Shawn Kiett had 14 points and four rebounds. Quenten Morgan had 13 points and two rebounds, while Trenton Wilson had 12 points and five rebounds.
"We definitely picked it up on D today. We haven't been doing that lately," Wilson said. "We also passed the ball really well and we played together."
After opening the season by losing 10 of their first 11 games, the Pirates have won two of their past three.
Berea Community had a 23-8 lead after the first quarter against Trinity Christian and went into halftime up 39-25. The Pirates led by as much as 22 points and never let the Titans get back within single digits in the second half.
"We are finally starting to hit our stride," Berea Community coach Eric Field said. "We are working on playing together. We've got some new guys and some young guys. That's just the biggest thing about tonight — we played together."
Landon Kidd had three points and a rebound. Cameron Puckett had two points and two rebounds, while Koty Roberts had two points and five rebounds.
Eagles roll past Estill County
The Eagles (10-5) had a season-best 24 assists and rolled to a 79-41 win over Estill County on Tuesday in Irvine.
Brett Erslan had 15 points, five rebounds and three assists and Hezekiah Fogle finished with a double-double — 10 points, 10 rebounds. Madison Southern shot 51 percent from the field and was 12-of-26 from three-point range.
The Eagles led 25-12 after the first quarter and took a 44-17 advantage into halftime.
Braden Hudson had 13 points, four assists and three rebounds. Nate Turner had 10 points and four rebounds. Casen Nobbe had nine points and seven assists. Jay Rose had seven points and eight rebounds. Blake Simpson had seven points, five assists and four rebounds.
Micah Whitaker had six points and Kyle Linville had two points.
Southern forced 18 turnovers, which led to 19 points. The Eagles also had 36 points in the paint and 33 points off the bench.
Estill County shot 30 percent from the field, including 6-of-23 from three-point range.
The Eagles are set to return to action Thursday at home against West Jessamine.
Lady Eagles beat West Jessamine
The Lady Eagles (9-6) battled back for a hard-fought victory on Tuesday at home.
Hadley French had 13 points and Tara Wooten had 11 points as Madison Southern topped West Jessamine, 59-53. Morgan Flannery had 10 points and Bella Moberly added seven points.
Southern trailed 28-21 at halftime, but the game was tied after three quarters. In the fourth quarter, the Lady Eagles were 8-of-13 from the free throw line and out-scored the Lady Colts, 18-14.
Wooten had five points in the final quarter, while French and Flannery had four points each.
Macie Daniels and Ashlan Estep each finished with six points each. Jada Carter had four points.
Southern is set to return to action Friday at Fleming County.