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Prep Basketball Girls Roundup: Boyle County wins in double overtime

February 12, 2011

Michaela Megilligan had a steal and layup with 2 minutes, 13 seconds left in the second overtime Saturday, as the Rebels (5-17) knocked off visiting Western Hills 69-60.

Natalie Settle scored 25 points on 9 of 20 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds and had four steals for Boyle, which snapped a six-game slide. Megilligan had 14 points and seven boards and Hannah Harris and Dee Foster added seven points each.

“We told them if they keep working hard like this, good things are going to happen for them,” Boyle coach Greg Edwards said. “Our effort is starting to get better.”

Boyle led 37-26 to start the fourth quarter before the Wolverines (7-16) tied it at 48 at the end of regulation. The scored was 57-all after the first overtime, then the Megilligan steal and layup broke that tie and propelled Boyle to the win.

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Mercer County 65, Monticello 44 — At Somerset, Mercer held Monticello scoreless in the first quarter and coasted to a win at the Cancer Awareness Classic at Pulaski County.

Savannah Taylor scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Cawood Dedman nailed six 3-pointers and scored all 18 of her points in the second half to go with eight assists and seven steals and Catheryne Claunch scored 10 points for Mercer (16-7), which led 18-0 after the first quarter.

“This was a good bounce -back game for us after a tough loss to Casey County on Friday night,” Mercer coach Chris Souder said.

Monticello rallied to cut the Titans’ led to 27-20 at the half, but Mercer led 41-27 after three quarters.

“I think we lost our legs a little in the second quarter and let them back in the game,” Souder said. “Then Cawood got hot in the second half, which was great to see because she’s been struggling to hit shots.”

Mercer finished 22 of 64 from the field, going 8-for-33 from 3-point range and 13 of 17 at the free throw line with 16 assists.

Atlanta Area School f/t Deaf 61, Kentucky School f/t Deaf 6 — At Danville, the Colonels trailed 32-4 at the half in a loss to the Atlanta School for the Deaf.

Shanice White scored four points and Jade Bell two for KSD (1-17).


Friday’s Games

Casey County 46, Mercer County 42 — At Harrodsburg, the Titans trailed by as much as 15 in the first half before making it close in a loss to the visiting Rebels.

Nicole Coffman scored 12 points, Jamie Wesley added 10 and Megan Pittman had nine for Casey, which led 31-20 at the half and just 35-29 after three quarters.

“I was proud of the girls and the coaching staff,” said Souder, who was serving the last of his two-game suspension for being ejected against Lincoln County last week. “We were down 15 in the first half and cut it to 11 at halftime. And we kept chopping away and were down three late. So we had opportunities, and

Casey shot their free throws awfully well."

The Rebels went 21 of 25 at the line to help seal the win.

Savannah Taylor had 15 points and nine rebounds, Catheryne Claunch had 6 points and Cawood Dedman added four assists for the Titans, who were 14 of 39 from the field, 5 of 18 from 3-point range, and hit nine of 14 free throws.

Covington Latin 49, Kentucky School f/t Deaf 8  — At Danville, KSD trailed 31-2 at the half in a loss to visiting Covington Latin.

Jade Bell had six points, Shanice White had six rebounds and Bianca Dubree added five boards for the Colonels, who shot 5-for-45.

Saturday’s Linescores

Western Hills    6    16    26    48    57    60

Boyle County    10    28    37    48    57    69

WESTERN HILLS (7-16) — Morgan Hibdon 4, Megan Walker 16, Kayla Roberts 6, Stephanie Sparkman 13, Kendyl Vondergriff 11, Elizabeth Owens 8, Becca Howard 2.

BOYLE (5-17) —Chelsea Gill 6, Michelle Howell 4, Natalie Settle 25, Michaela Megilligan 14, Hannah Harris 7, Lauren Richards 1, Kalin Bottoms 5, Dee Foster 7.


Cancer Awareness Classic
At Pulaski County

Monticello    0    20    27    44

Mercer County    18    27    41    65

MONTICELLO — Bell 12, Kilngman 1, Mal. Hughes  12, Mar. Hughes 7, Peyton 2, Duncan 1, Miller 8, Burnette 1.

MERCER (16-7) — Cawood Dedman 18, Carli Souder 6, Savannah Taylor 21, Catheryne Claunch 10, Tabby Shewmaker 4, Taylor Readnower 4, Missa Walker 1, Kandace Gash 1.

AASD    13    32    47    61

KSD    0    4    4    6

ATLANTA AREA — No scoring reported

KSD (1-17) — Shanice White 4, Jade Bell 2.


Friday’s Linescores

Casey County    16    31    36    46

Mercer County    11    20    29    42

CASEY (21-4) — B.J. Hogue 8, Jamie Wesley 10, Nicole Coffman 12, Jasmine Johnson 2, Megan Pittman 9, Laken Miller 5.

MERCER — Cawood Dedman 2, Carli Souder 3, Savannah Taylor 15, Catheryne Claunch 16, Tabby Shewmaker 4, Taylor Readnower 2.

Cov. Latin    17    31    40    49

KSD    2    2    4    8

COVINGTON LATIN — Emily Herzog 9, Bridgett Hildreth 8, Jessica Woodridge 8, Alex Trunnell 8, Anna Matchinga 6, Diane Jackson 6, Shauna Combs 6.

KSD (1-16) — Jade Bell 6, Shanice White 2.

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