Beacon Ladies Hoops: January 24, 2023
The Ashland Beacon
GIRLS 64th DISTRICT
Ashland defeated Portsmouth Notre Dame in their only action this week. Kenleigh Woods paced the Kittens with 20 points in the 58-51 win. Jaidyn Gulley and Ella Sellars each added 12.
Ashland welcomes Russell Monday, visits Fairview Tuesday, Morgan County Thursday and Boyd County on Saturday.
BOYD COUNTY 13-4
Boyd County went 1-1 this week with a win over Fairview and a loss to Pikeville.
Jasmine Jordan went a perfect 8 of 8 from the field to lead the Lions to a 71-24 win over Fair-view. Jordan dropped in 18 in the win. Emilee Neese added 15 points.
Jordan had 14 points and 14 rebounds in the Lions 69-36 loss to Pikeville. Neese kicked in 10.
Boyd County welcomes Ryle Friday night and Ashland on Saturday.
Fairview went 0-3 this week with losses to Portsmouth, Boyd County and Grace Christian.
Madison Loving had 10 points in the Eagles 41-28 loss to Portsmouth.
Mia Newton led the Eagles with 14 points and Loving added 10 points and grabbed 10 re-bounds in their 71-24 loss to Boyd County.
Fairview lost to Grace Christian, 49-8. No stats were reported.
Fairview welcomes Ashland Tuesday and visits Cordia Saturday.
GIRLS 63rd DISTRICT
Russell went 3-0 this week and pushed its winning streak to nine games after knocking off Raceland, Johnson Central and Lewis County.
Shaelyn Steele had 20 points to lead Russell to a 64-45 win over Raceland. Bella Quinn pitched in 17 and went 5 of 10 from long range.
Quinn paced the Devils with 15 points in their 61-38 win over Johnson Central. Steele added 14 points and grabbed 17 rebounds. Josie Atkins and Kennedy Darnell each had 10.
Steele led the Devils with 21 points as Russell defeated Lewis County, 64-53. Quinn and Darnell each tossed in 10. With the win, Russell clinches the top seed in the upcoming 63rd District Tournament.
Raceland fell in both contests this week with losses to Russell and Greenup County.
Raceland lost 64-45 to Russell. Nim Maynard had 24 in the loss.
The Rams fell to Greenup County, 53-42. No stats were reported.
Raceland visits West Carter Tuesday and welcomes Elliott County Saturday.
GREENUP COUNTY 10-8
Greenup County went 2-0 this week with wins over Huntington St. Joe and a district win over Raceland.
Emily Maynard led the Musketeers with 20 points in their 53-34 win over St. Joe. Rachel Bush netted 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. Kennedy Spencer added 13.
Greenup County picked up its first district win on the season with a 53-42 win over Raceland. Bush had 19 points and 12 rebounds in the win. Maynard added 13. Katie Shaffer had 11.
Greenup County welcomes Nitro Monday and visits Portsmouth West on Saturday.