Kenzie Ferguson led the way as the Model Laboratory girls basketball snapped a three-game losing streak with a 63-38 win over Western on Saturday in Richmond.
The freshman guard hit five three-pointers and finished with a game-high 28 points. Summer Ray had 13 points and Savanna Gullett added 11 points for the Lady Patriots (10-13).
Model had a 10-7 lead after one quarter and used a 11-0 run in the second quarter to take control. Ray had seven points during the spurt, which was capped by a basket from Ferguson.
The Lady Patriots led 26-16 at halftime, then out-scored Western 20-13 in the third and 17-9 in the fourth.
Presley Lochmueller had five points, while Mary Taylor, Alyssa Hudson and Avery Tuttle each had two points.
Model is set to return to action Tuesday at Paris.
Patriots win fourth-straight
The Model Laboratory boys basketball team pushed its winning streak to four games with a 55-41 win over Owen County on Saturday in the Gary Moore Classic at Franklin County.
Adam Lewis had 18 points, four assists and three steals, Malik Johnson had 11 points and six rebounds and Chris Otieno added 10 points for the Patriots (15-10).
The Patriots shot just 37 percent, including 4-of-27 from three-point range, but hit 11-of-15 free throws.
Model led 13-10 after the first quarter and went into halftime up 30-21.
Luke Keck had six points and seven rebounds. Bryson Perry and Taylor Hill had three points each. Matthew Frazier had two points and nine rebounds, while Cruse Pingleton had two points.
Model is set to return to action Tuesday at home against Powell County.
Lady Pirates bounce back
The Berea Community girls basketball team bounced back from a disappointing loss on Friday at home to Breathitt County with a big win on the road.
Melissa Gosney had 14 points and Adrienne Beggs had 10 points as the Lady Pirates (21-6) rolled past Oneida Baptist, 61-37, on Saturday. Berea scored the first seven points of the game and had a 10-2 lead.
Mati Stepp had eight points and three assists. Emily Maynard had seven points. Alexis Newman had six points, five rebounds and three assists. Chesney Lovins had four points and four rebounds. Raegen Stepp and Maddy King each had four points and Sophie Brewer and Mackenzie Howell had two points each.
Berea is set to return to action Tuesday at Danville.
Lady Eagles fall at Western Hills
The Madison Southern girls basketball team suffered a 53-51 loss to Western Hills on Saturday in Frankfort.
Samantha Cornelison had 16 points and seven rebounds to lead the Lady Eagles (12-12). Sunni Walters added 15 points. Skylar Sparks had nine points and four rebounds. Anna King had five points and Hallie Harrison had four points and eight rebounds.
Zaria Carter had seven rebounds.
Southern shot 27 percent from the field, including 7-of-20 from three-point range, and hit 12-of-22 free throws.
The Lady Eagles forced 21 turnovers, but also had 19 turnovers.
Southern is set to return to action Friday at Pineville.
Short-handed Pirates fall
The Berea Community boys basketball team got off to a good start Saturday on the road against Robertson County, despite not having three players available - Triston Duckworth, Zane Browne and Nick Harrison.
That momentum did't last.
Ben West had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Pirates suffered a 75-55 loss in Mount Olivet. Jarred Whitaker had 10 points and six rebounds and Dylan Hanney had 10 points as Berea (14-10) had its four-game winning streak snapped.
The Pirates led 22-20 after the first quarter, but trailed 43-39 at halftime. Berea was down just six points after three quarters, but was out-scored 20-6 in the final period.
Jaylen Dorsey had six points and six assists. Will Brennan had six points and six rebounds and Jayden Smith had two points.
Berea is set to return to action Tuesday at Frankfort Christian.
Lady Indians fall at Harrison County
The Madison Central girls basketball team trailed by just eight points at halftime on Saturday against Harrison County in Cynthiana.
In the second half, a close game turned into a blowout.
The Fillies out-scored Madison Central 17-6 in the third and 22-4 in the fourth and pulled away for a 65-28 win.
Taleya Todd led the Lady Indians (8-17) with nine points. Jekauri McKeithen had six points and 12 rebounds. Logan Hudson had five points. Kelsey Powell had four points. Bri Bierbaum had three points and Madison Barnard had one point.
Central shot 23.3 percent from the field (0-of-6 three-pointers) and was 8-of-16 from the free throw line. The Lady Indians had 25 turnovers.
Central is set to return to action Monday at home against Garrard County.