Beacon Ladies Hoops: January 31, 2023
The Ashland Beacon
GIRLS 64th DISTRICT
Ashland went 3-1 this week with wins over Russell, Fairview and Morgan County and a loss to Boyd County.
Ashland came from behind for a 65-63 win over Russell. Ella Sellars had 23 in the win. Kenleigh Woods had 15. Jaidyn Gulley added 11.
Gulley led the Tomcats with 10 in their 59-3 win over Fairview.
Ashland defeated Morgan County, 67-53. No stats were reported in the win.
Ashland fell to Boyd County, 64-62. Sellars and Woods led the way with 22 points each. Gulley added 11.
Ashland travels to Paintsville Tuesday and Elliott County Thursday.
BOYD COUNTY 14-5
Boyd County went 1-1 this week with a district win over Ashland and a loss to Ryle.
Boyd County fell 57-50 to Ryle. Jasmine Jordan led the Lions with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Audrey Biggs netted 11 in her return from ACL surgery during volleyball season in 2022. Emilee Neese also added 11. Taylor Bartrum netted nine points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
Jordan led the Lions with 23 points and 17 rebounds in their 64-62 win over Ashland. Biggs added 17.
Boyd County visits Russell Monday, Greenup County on Thursday and Fairview on Friday.
Fairview fell in all three games this week, losing to Grace Christian, 49-8, Ashland, 59-3 and a forfeit loss to Cordia.
Fairview is scheduled to visit East Carter Monday, welcomes Boyd County Thursday and will meet Bellevue, Dayton and Newport on Friday and Saturday in the NBD Invitational.
GIRLS 63rd DISTRICT
Russell went 1-1 this week with a win over Ryle and a loss to Ashland.
Shaelynn Steele paced the Devils with 22 points in their 65-63 loss to Ashland. Kennedy Darnell added 14. Bella Quinn had 11.
Steele led the Devils with a game-high 32 points in their 63-48 win over Ryle. Quinn and Darnell each had 10.
Russell welcomes Boyd County Monday and visits Menifee County Thursday.
Raceland went 1-1 this week with a win over West Carter and a loss to Elliott County.
Nim Maynard had 18 points to lead the Rams to a 64-60 win over the Comets. Kennedy Taylor tossed in 17 and grabbed 12 rebounds. Mikenna Lacks had 11.
Raceland fell 57-52 to Elliott County. No stats were reported in the loss.
Raceland visits Paintsville Monday and welcomes Lewis County Saturday.
GREENUP COUNTY 11-9
Greenup County went 1-1 this week with a win over Nitro and a loss to Portsmouth West.
Rachel Bush led the Musketeers with 25 points and 15 rebounds in their win over Nitro, 49-41. Emily Maynard had 15.
Greenup County fell to Portsmouth West, 52-45. Bush and Maynard each had 16 points and nine rebounds.
Greenup County visits West Carter Monday and welcomes Boyd County Wednesday.