The Ashland Beacon
Ashland racked up three wins this week with defeats of George Washington, Hurricane and Greenup County.
Ella Sellars led the Kittens with 27 points in their 86-52 rout of George Washington. Kenleigh Woods chipped in 20 with three triples. Jaidyn Gulley added 16 while going 8 of 10 from the field and grabbing nine rebounds.
Sellars and Woods paced the Kittens with 19 each in their 75-30 hammering of Hurricane. Jai-dyn Gulley had 10 and Aryanna Gulley added 10.
Woods 21 points lifted Ashland to a 58-57 win over upset minded Greenup County. Sellars add-ed 18 points. Greenup County and Rose Hill transfer Gabby Karle kicked in 12.
Ashland welcomes Ironton Wednesday night, visits Lewis County Friday and welcomes Rowan County Saturday.
BOYD COUNTY 2-1
Boyd County went 1-1 in its classic this weekend.
The Lions fell 60-57 to Dixie Heights on Friday night but bounced back with a 67-50 win over St. Albans to close out the two-day event. Jasmine Jordan led the way with 26 points and 15 re-bounds. Emilee Neese had 16 points. Taylor Bartrum added 11 in the Lady Lions win.
Boyd County visits Elliott County Monday, welcomes Fleming County Friday and Fairview on Saturday.
Fairview defeated Adams County Christian 48-34 in its only game this week.
Kiera Loving paced the Eagles with 19 points and 14 rebounds. Ashton Stidham added 15 points.
Fairview visits Johnson Central Wednesday, welcomes East Carter Friday and visits Boyd County Saturday.
Russell went 1-1 this week with a 64-11 win over East Carter and a 55-53 loss to Pikeville in the Boyd County Roundball Classic.
Shaelyn Steele led the Devils with 11 points and 11 rebounds in the win over East Carter. Gabby Oborne kicked in 10.
Steele netted 13 points in the first half before being ejected after an altercation with a Pike-ville player before the half. Steele hit both triples she attempted and had Russell in front by 11 twice in the opening 16 minutes. Kennedy Darnell’s long 3 for the win at the horn would not go. Bella Quinn added 11 points. Josie Atkins had 10.
Russel travels to Lawrence County Tuesday, welcomes West Carter Thursday and Greenup County on Friday in a 63rd District tilt.
Raceland went 1-1 this week with a 45-40 win in the Rams home opener over Lucasville Valley and a 60-56 loss at East Carter Friday.
Emma Broughton led the Rams with 15 points in the win over Valley. Nim Maynard kicked in 14.
No stats were reported in the loss to East Carter.
Raceland welcomes Martin County Tuesday and has a pair of games in the St. Joe Holiday Clas-sic on Thursday and Saturday.
GREENUP COUNTY 2-2
Greenup County went 1-1 this week with a 60-54 win over Fleming County and a 58-57 short-coming to Ashland.
Rachel Bush dropped 33 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the win over Fleming County. Emily Maynard added 20 while hitting five triples.
Maynard led the Musketeers with 24 points and 12 rebounds in the loss to Ashland. Bush added 21.
Greenup County travels to Minford Monday, Elliott County on Wednesday and Russell on Friday in a 63rd District tilt.