Beacon Ladies' Hoops: December 20, 2022

Beacon Ladies' Hoops: December 20, 2022

James Collier

The Ashland Beacon





   Ashland went 2-1 this week with wins over Ironton and Lewis County and an overtime loss to Rowan County.

   Kenleigh Woods paced the Kittens with 21 in their 69-36 win over Ironton. Jaidyn Gulley had 14 and Ella Sellars tossed in 13. 

   Ashland defeated Lewis County 60-43 behind 17 from Woods. Sellars added 15. 

   32 minutes were not enough for Ashland and Rowan County but the extra four minutes in overtime favored the Vikings for a 75-71 win over the Kittens. Woods led the Kittens with 32 points. Sellars kicked in 16. 

   Ashland heads to Assumption Tuesday for a three-game event and will meet St. Henry in the opening round. 



   Boyd County defeated Fleming County 65-64 Friday night in the Lions only game this week. Emilee Neese paced the Lions with 32 points in the win while going 11 of 22 from the field. 

   Boyd County travels to Montgomery County beginning Wednesday for the Gateway Holiday Classic. The Lions meet Campbell County in the first of three games in the event. 



   Fairview went 0-2 this week with losses to Johnson Central and East Carter. 

   Kiera Loving had 11 points in the Eagles 57-19 loss to Johnson Central. 

   Mia Newton had 15 points in the Eagles 62-39 loss to East Carter. Loving grabbed 15 rebounds. 

   Fairview welcomes June Buchanan Tuesday and Portsmouth Thursday.





   Russell went 2-1 this week with wins over West Carter and Greenup County and a loss to Lawrence County. 

   Bella Quinn led the Devils with 15 points and Gabby Oborne added 10 in their 74-45 loss to Lawrence County. 

   Oborne poured in 22 points in Russell’s 72-33 win over West Carter. Kennedy Darnell pitched in 15 points and Kaelyn Howard had 10. 

   Shaelyn Steele had 20 points in her return from a two-game suspension to lead Russell to a 58-41 district win over Greenup County. Mia Adkins netted 12 behind four triples. Kennedy Darnell had 10. 

   Russell heads to Bullitt East Monday in the Queen of the Commonwealth and a matchup with defending Region 3 Champion, Meade County. 



   Raceland went 1-2 this week with a win over Ironton St. Joe and losses to Martin County and Coal Grove. 

   Nim Maynard had 19 points and Reagan Mackie kicked in 13 in the Rams 70-45 loss to Martin County. 

   Maynard paced the Rams with 11 points in their 44-22 loss to Coal Grove. 

   Raceland bounced back with a 47-34 win over Ironton St. Joe. Maynard led the Rams with 23 points. 

   Raceland travels to Bath County for the Mike Bromagen Ladycats Legend Tournament for three games beginning Monday with a matchup against Powell County. 



   Greenup County went 2-1 this week with wins over Minford and Elliott County and a district loss to Russell. 

   Rachel Bush led the Musketeers with 18 points in their 41-40 win over Minford. Emily Maynard netted 12. 

   Bush went off for 28 points in the 57-45 win over Elliott County. Maynard added 19 including four triples. 

   Maynard paced the Musketeers with 19 points and 10 rebounds in a 58-41 loss to Russell. Bush had 10. 

   Greenup County welcomes Tolsia, WV Monday night and South Point on Thursday.

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