Mercer continues win streak by beating Daviess

December 29, 2004

The Mercer County girls continued their perfect start Tuesday, getting a big second half en route to a 45-37 win over Daviess County in the second round of the Owensboro Classic.

The Scotties (9-0) play Louisville Butler at 8 p.m. today at Owensboro Appollo.

Jilllian Horn had a game-high 15 points for Mercer, Chelsea Goodman scored 10 points, and Chrystal Claunch and Sabrina Manning each had eight points.

The Scotties trailed 36-33 at the half, but had a 13-7 scoring edge in period three to take a 35-31 lead after three quarters.

Mercer was just 13-for-40 from the field for the game, including an 0-for-3 mark from 3-point range, but went 19-for-27 from the foul line. The Scotties also had 13 assists, 19 turnovers and 17 steals.


DAVIESS - Jessica Wilson 10, Beth Lewis 6, Rachel Bayken 4, Erica Ohneck 8, Cory Alexander 9

MERCER (9-0) - Chrystal Claunch 8, Chelsea Goodman 10, Erin Ashford 2, Sabrina Manning 8, Jillian Horn 15, Erica Lee 2

Garrard County 59, Metcalfe 30: At Campbellsville, Wendi Logan scored 12 points and Abby Parsons added 11 points to lead the Golden Lions to a win over Metcalfe County in the second round of the Coca Cola/Krystal Holiday Classic.

Garrard (5-5) plays in the championship game at 7:30 p.m. today.

Garrard got off to a quick start, leading 20-8 after the first quarter and 34-20 at the half.

GARRARD (5-5) - Abbby Parsons 11, Chelsea Denny 8, Ashley Meadows 10, Jessica Cole 6, Wendi Logan 12, Tamara Rothwell 2, Sydney Napier 6, E. Meadows 4

METCALFE (2-5) - Bunch 12, Oston 4, Thompson 4, McCoy 4, Stephens 6


Lexington Christian 67, Boyle County 64 (2 OT): At Berea, the Rebels missed a shot at the end of regulation to win the game, then missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer in the second overtime that would have tied it in a loss to Lexington Christian at the Berea Invitational.

Brian Staed had a game-high 19 points and 14 rebounds for Boyle (3-6). Daniel Potts had 12 points and Clay Carter scored seven points and pulled down 10 boards as the Rebels outrebounded Lexington Christian 49-44.

Lexington Christian led 41-30 after three quarters, but Boyle came back to tie at 47-47 at the end of regulation. The Eagles led 60-55, but David White's basket made it 66-64 with 38 seconds to play in the second overtime. After a Christian free throw, Potts' 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have forced a third overtime was short.

Boyle County was 23-for-65 from the floor, 4-for-18 from 3-point range, and 14-for-19 at the foul line. Lexington Christian finished 24-for-62 shooting and went just 15-for-34 from the foul line.

BOYLE (3-6) - Daniel Potts 12, Scott Singleton 5, Chad Terell 2, David White 7, Brian Staed 19, Clay Carter 7, Eric Curtis 2, Smith Ahnquist 4, Seth Tamme 6

LEXINGTON CHRISTIAN - Henderson 11, Rogers 4, Wade 14, Combs 12, Hobbs 4, Turner 3, Ludka 9, Maloy 10

Garrard County 64, Buckhorn 58: At Berea, the Golden Lions outscored Buckhorn 36-26 in the second half and snapped the Wildcats' four-game winning streak in a win at the Berea Invitational.

Kent Johnson poured in a game-high 20 points for the Lions (4-5) and Spencer Crutchfield had 20.

"I thought we did a nice job of playing through foul trouble," Garrard County coach Scott Bolin said. "We had starters in foul trouble the last two games and our bench has done nice job of stepping up."

Garrard trailed 17-11 after the first quarter and 32-28 at the half before taking a 43-42 lead after three quarters.

Garrard plays Henry Clay at 5 p.m. today.

GARRARD (4-5) - Spencer Crutchfield 17, Dan Leavell 6, Zach Doan 8, Kent Johnson 20, Jacob Denny 3, Jared Prewitt 6, Aaron Huffman 2.

BUCKHORN (4-7) - Brandon Miller 3, Jake Rice 5, Zack Gay 11, Kevin Davidson15, Jordan Johnson 11, Jeremy Abner 2, James Eversole 11.

Washington County 59, Casey County 52: At Lebanon, Washington County had a 20-11 scoring edge in the second quarter and went on to top the Rebels in the first round of the Central Kentucky Holiday Classic at Marion County.

Jason Sanders scored 16 and Keith Price added 13 for Casey, which got to within two points in the fourth quarter, but could get no closer.

WASHINGTON - Kyle Medley 11, Luke Reed 11, Daniel Bowen 8, Dale Medley 11, Kent Spalding 16, Robert Fowler 2

CASEY - Corey Dial 9, Charlie Fox 3, Jason Sanders 16, Keith Price 13, Derek Stephens 8, Ben Barlow 1, Will Johnson 2

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