Garrard girls are runners-up at Russell

Casey boys fall

December 23, 2004

RUSSELL SPRINGS - The Garrard County girls took home the runner-up trophy from the Wendy's Holiday Classic after a 53-40 loss Wednesday to host Russell County in the championship game.

Garrard (3-5) trailed by only two points at halftime but couldn't recover after being outscored 16-8 in the third quarter.

It was the Lady Lions' second loss of the season at Russell (7-1), which beat them 62-32 on Dec. 3.

Wendi Logan scored 12 points to lead Garrard, while April Ellis had a game-high 15 for Russell.

Abby Parsons and Sydney Napier were named to the all-tournament team from Garrard, which defeated Whitley County and Monticello to reach the title game.

GARRARD (3-5) - Parsons 11, A. Meadows 2, Logan 12, Cole 1, Napier 3, Prather 11.

RUSSELL (7-1) - Bledsoe 8, Egnew 2, Ellis 15, Henry 10, Morrison 4, Robertson 6, Pierce 7.


Russell 67, Casey County 52 - At Ashland, Casey (1-5) finished 0-3 in the Boyd County Town Square Invitational after falling to Russell (1-7) in the seventh-place game.


The Rebels trailed 46-29 after three quarter, then cut the margin to eight points in the final period before Russell stopped their run.

Jason Sanders was the only Casey player in double figures with 11 points.

Burgin vs. Carroll County, ccd. - At Warsaw, the final games of the Gallatin County Christmas Tournament were canceled due to Wednesday's winter storm.

Burgin (1-7) finished 0-2 in the tournament after losses to Bracken County and North Bullitt.

RUSSELL (1-7) - Van Hoose 26, Martin 1, Frazier 2, Lavender 3, Blair 9, Clark 14, Sloan 4, Fain 2, Edwards 4.

CASEY (1-5) - Casey Coppage 8, Corey Dial 4, Derek Stephens 8, Ben Barlow 6, Jason Sanders 11, Charlie Fox 1, Keith Price 9, Will Johnson 5.

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