Beacon Ladies' Hoops: January 3, 2023

Beacon Ladies' Hoops: January 3, 2023

James Collier

The Ashland Beacon





   Ashland was idle this week. Ashland travels to Cabell Midland Thursday and welcomes Bath County Saturday.



   Boyd County went 2-1 in the Tampa Bay Christmas Invitational with wins over Bloomingdale, FL (56-50) and Western, FL (52-39). The Lions fell to Westminster, FL, 49-41 in the championship. Jasmine Jordan led the Lady Lions with 22 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Bloomingdale. Taylor Bartrum added 13 points and Emilee Neese 12.

    Boyd County meets Pike County Central Monday in the Class 2A Sectionals.



   Fairview picked up a pair of wins this week after defeating Ironton St. Joe and Hannan, WV.

   Fairview knocked off St. Joe, 38-32. Kiera Loving had 14 points and 21 rebounds. Mia Newton added 12. 

   Fairview defeated Hannan 58-18 behind 21 points and 20 rebounds from Kiera Loving. Newton added 12 points. Madison Loving had 10 points and 10 rebounds. 

   Fairview travels to Calvary Baptist, WV Monday, Adams County, OH Tuesday, June Buchanan Friday and welcomes Grace Christian on Saturday. 


GIRLS 63rd




   Russell went 1-1 this week with a win over Rowan County and a loss to Cooper. 

   Russell fell to Cooper, 62-29. Shaelyn Steele had 12 for the Devils. 

   Russell bounced back with a 50-29 hammering of Rowan County. Steele led the way with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Hannah Sanders added 10. 

   Russell visits Montgomery County Monday, Lewis County Friday and Franklin County on Satur-day. 



   Raceland went 1-2 in the Ohio River Classic. 

   Raceland fell to Betsy Layne, 50-43 in the opening round. Nim Maynard led the Rams with 23 points. Kennedy Taylor added six points and 16 rebounds. 

   Raceland bounced back with a 66-49 win over Magoffin County. Maynard led the Rams with 23 points. Reagan Mackie kicked in 14 points. 

    Raceland fell to Huntington St. Joe, 48-41 in the final game of the event. No stats were reported in the loss. 

   Raceland visits Lewis County Tuesday and meets Elliott County on Saturday in the All “A” Clas-sic.



   Greenup County went 1-2 in the Carolina Invitational. 

   Greenup County fell to Phillip Simmons, SC, 50-38 in the opening game of the event. Rachel Bush led the Lady Musketeers with 18 points. Emily Maynard had 11. Katie Shaffer grabbed 12 rebounds. 

   Greenup County lost 66-60 to Riverside, VA. Bush poured in 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Maynard netted 17. 

   The Musketeers closed the event with a 57-37 win over Bishop England, SC. Bush paced the Musketeers with 27 points and 17 rebounds. Maynard had 19. 

   Greenup County awaits its opponent Wednesday in the Class 2A Sectionals. 

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