A perfect shooting performance in overtime lifted the Madison Southern boys basketball team to a thrilling win on Saturday in Georgetown.
Trent DeVries had 35 points and Brett Erslan had a double-double (10 points, 10 rebounds) as the Eagles (6-7) topped Great Crossing, 85-81.
Southern was 5-of-5 from the field in overtime (1-of-1 from three-point range) and also hit both its free throw attempts.
The game featured 18 lead changes and 10 ties. Neither team led by more than seven points (19-12 GC).
The Warhawks had a 19-14 lead after one quarter, but Southern led 42-40 at halftime. The game was tied 72-72 at the end of regulation.
Jay Rose had 18 points for Southern. Zach Hudson had six points and six assists. Blake Simpson had six points. Jayden Adams had five points. Michael Bannister had three points and Walt Smith had two points.
The Eagles shot 53 percent from the field, hit 10-of-21 three-pointers and was 11-of-15 from the free throw line.
Southern is set to return to action Tuesday against Lincoln County at EKU's McBrayer Arena.
Hot-shooting Indians top Bourbon County
The Madison Central boys basketball team shot 57 percent from the field and picked up a 76-60 win over Bourbon County on Saturday in Paris.
Kole Browne had 20 points and seven rebounds. Will Hardin had 10 points, 12 rebounds and four assists.
Central had a 40-24 lead at halftime.
The Indians out-rebounded the Colonels 40-21 for the game.
Kenyatta Hardge had 15 points and seven rebounds. Trey Skaggs had 12 points and eight rebounds. Taishon Chenault had 11 points and four rebounds.
Jaylen Davis finished with eight points.
Central (11-5) was 2-of-13 from three-point range and hit 8-of-13 free throws.
The Indians are set to return to action Tuesday at home against North Laurel.
Williamsburg tops Patriots
Nate Feese recorded another double-double, but the Model Laboratory boys basketball team had its four-game winning streak snapped Saturday on the road.
Williamsburg led by 10 points at halftime and went on to pick up an 81-71 victory.
Feese had 30 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four steals. Ethan Bailey had 16 points and six rebounds. Bryson Perry had 14 points and nine assists and Jackson Perry had seven points and six rebounds.
Model shot 52 percent from the field (5-of-23 three-pointers) and hit 14-of-18 free throws, but had 19 turnovers.
Thomas Luxon had four points.
The Patriots (6-11) are set to return to action Monday at Williamstown.
Lady Eagles fall
The Madison Southern girls basketball team had its five-game winning streak snapped on Saturday in Georgetown.
The Lady Eagles (11-3) fell behind big early and suffered an 83-44 loss to Great Crossing.
Reece Estep had 10 points. Samantha Cornelison had eight points and Macie Daniels had seven points.
Southern trailed 21-9 after the first quarter and was down 36-17 at halftime.
The Lady Eagles are set to return to action Tuesday at home against Rowan County.
Bourbon tops Lady Indians
The Madison Central girls basketball team couldn't overcome a rough shooting performance on Saturday in Paris.
The Lady Indians (7-8) were just 3-of-15 from three-point range and shot 34.8 percent overall from the field in a 60-42 loss to Bourbon County.
Bailey Hensley had 26 points and seven rebounds as Central suffered a third-straight loss. Brianna Bierbaum had five points. Eve Carter had four points and eight rebounds.
Bourbon County had a 19-14 lead after the first quarter and went into halftime up 24-19. The Lady Colonels out-scored Central 18-7 in the third quarter.
Tiana Long had three points. Brittany Campbell had two points. Presley Lochmueller had one point and Raelyn Miller had six rebounds.
Central had 21 turnovers.
The Lady Indians are set to return to action Monday at home against Woodford County.