Beacon Hoops: January 10, 2023

Beacon Hoops: January 10, 2023

James Collier

The Ashland Beacon

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   Ashland went 2-0 this week with wins over Johnson Central and Pikeville.

   Ashland hammered Johnson Central, 80-50. Zander Carter led the Tomcats with 33 points be-hind five triples and went 13 for 21 from the field. Rheyce Deboard tossed in 17 points. Tucker Conway netted 12.

   Carter and Deboard led the Tomcats to an 84-66 win over defending 15th Region champion Pikeville. Carter netted 28 points. Deboard had 26 points and went 6 for 9 from long distance. Tristin Davis had 13 points. Ashland connected on 13 treys in the win.

   Ashland welcomes Madison Central Tuesday, Bath County on Thursday and visits Raceland Fri-day.


BOYD 11-3

   Boyd County fell 67-58 to Pike County Central in the Lions only game this week as a part of the Class 2A Sectionals. Rhett Holbrook and Griffin Taylor led the Lions with 13 points. Jacob Spur-lock had 12. Cole Hicks added 11.

   Boyd County is idle this week and is not scheduled to return to the court until Jan. 17.


   Fairview went 2-1 this week with wins over Adams County Christian, OH and Grace Christian, WV and a loss to Calvary Baptist Academy, WV.

   Fairview defeated Adams County Christian 85-26. Steven Day led the way with 21 points and 14 rebounds while going 10 of 14 from the field. Tanner Johnson tossed in 19. Mitchell Cox added 12.

   The Eagles fell to Calvary Baptist Academy, 67-59. Day had 21. Johnson added 14. Ashland transfer Tyree Clutters grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds in his first game with the Eagles.

   Fairview knocked off Grace Christian, 87-66. Johnson had 28 and Day finished with 24. Izaac Johnson had 14. Mitchell Cox added 11. Fairview meets Raceland Monday in the semifinals of the 16th Region All “A” Classic at Menifee County.


   Rose Hill went 1-2 this week with a win over Hannan, WV and losses to Fleming County and West Carter.

   No stats were reported this week.

   Rose Hill visits Covenant, WV Tuesday, welcomes Fairview Friday and travels to Robertson County Saturday.



   Russell went 2-0 this week with wins over East Carter and Lewis County.

   Russell defeated East Carter, 46-41. Damon Charles had 17 in the win. Caleb Rimmer netted six and grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds.

   Russell notched a district win over Lewis County, 58-47. Charles led the way with 26 points and 11 rebounds. Rimmer tossed in 17 and went 6 for 6 from the field.

   Russell welcomes Morgan County Tuesday and travels to Greenup County Friday for a district tilt.


   Raceland went 1-1 this week with a win over Elliott County in the All “A” Classic and a loss to Menifee County.

   Raceland fell 70-65 to Menifee County. Christian Large led the Rams with 19 points. Jacob Gauze had 16 points while hitting all eight field goals he attempted.

   Raceland defeated Elliott County, 58-53 in the opening round of the All “A” Classic at Menifee County. No stats were reported in the win.

   Raceland will meet Fairview Monday in the semifinals of the All “A” Classic and welcomes Ashland Friday.


   Greenup County fell 66-54 to Estill County in the Class 2A Sectionals. Cohen Underwood led the Musketeers with 14 points. Bryson Chandley added 12.

   Greenup County visits East Carter Tuesday night, welcomes Russell Friday in a 63rd District tilt and visits Green, OH Saturday.

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