Monday, February 08, 2016

This Week's High School Basketball Schedule

Monday, February 8
Nicholas County at St. Patrick (Boys)

Tuesday, February 9
Mason County at Henry Clay (Girls)
Manchester at Mason County (Boys)
Robertson County at St. Patrick (Boys)

Wednesday, February 10
Montgomery County at Mason County (Boys)

Thursday, February 11
Scott at Mason County (Girls)

Friday, February 12
St. Henry at St. Patrick (Girls)
Harrison County at Mason County (Boys)
St. Patrick at Augusta (Boys)

Saturday, February 13
St. Patrick at West Jessamine (Girls)
St. Patrick at Rose Hill Christian (Boys)

Saints Beat Calvary Christian 58-40 on Homecoming

The St. Patrick Saints celebrated Homecoming with a 58-40 victory over the Calvary Christian Cougars Saturday night. 

After leading by one point at halftime, the Saints outscored the Cougars 32-15 in the second half. The win avenged a one-point loss on January 2.

Jakaar Frey led the Saints in scoring with 20 points including seven in the fourth quarter. Ben Swolsky scored 13 points and Chase Burton added 10.

SP (11-13) Br. Bauer 4, Burton 10, Walton 6, Frey 10, Swolsky 13, Thompson 1, McCall 1, McKay 1
CC (12-11) Riley 18, Wade 11, Smith 3, Wells 3, Thompson 1, Borden 1, lamb 3

SP  17 09 18 14- 58
CC 10 15 07 08- 40

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Royals Edge Ballard by One Point in First Meet at Mason County

The Mason County boys edged Ballard by one point to win the indoor track and field meet Saturday at Mason County.

Rockcastle County won the girls' team title. Mason County and Model tied for fourth place.

First place finishes by Mason County athletes include:
  • Brendan Garrison in the boys' 400 meter dash (57.42)
  • Devante Stewart in the boys' long jump (5-08.00)
  • Jay Stanley in the boys' shot put (48-06.75)
  • Rheagan Sizemore girls' pole vault (7-00.00)

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Lady Royals Score 33 Straight Points in 66-12 Rout of Nicholas County

The Mason County Lady Royals scored 33 straight points in a 66-12 rout of the Nicholas County Lady Jackets Friday night.

The Lady Royals led 20-3 at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Jackets did not score in the second quarter.

Mason County scored 42 points off Nicholas County's 27 turnovers. The Lady Royals had 16 steals.

Maddie Boone scored 17 points and Jordan Frodge added 13.

MC (20-3) Highfield 2, O'Mara 7, Reed 7, Moran 4, McNutt 7, Butler 7, Frodge 13, White 2, Boone 17
NC (12-11) Sowell 5, Jolly 2, Myers 2, Stafford 3

MC 20 17 18 11- 66
NC 03 00 05 04- 12

Friday, February 05, 2016

Sweeney Scores 32 Points, Royals Rally for a 68-62 over Clark County

Conner Sweeney scored a career-high 32 points and the Mason County Royals rallied from a nine-point second quarter deficit to beat the Clark County Cardinals 68-62 tonight in Winchester.

Sweeney scored 28 points in the second half including 16 in the third quarter. After Clark County hit a 3-pointer to cut Mason County's lead to two points with 42 seconds left, Sweeney sealed the win by making four-of-four free throws.

There were five lead changes and 10 ties in the game. Antwavon "Pig" Williams scored 15 points for the Royals who ran their winning streak to four games.

MC (16-7) A. Williams 15, Garrison 3, Lofton 5, Sweeney 32, D. Williams 9, Dunaway 2, Henry 2
CC (13-10) Anderson 14, Menchen 6, Cornelius 19, Jenkins 4, Cooper 13, Philpot 4, Graham 2

MC 13 11 20 24-68
CC  11 19 15 17-62

Thursday, February 04, 2016

State Tournament Pairings

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association conducted the draws for the state basketball tournaments today.

In the St. Elizabeth Healthcare/KHSAA Girls Sweet 16, the 10th Region champion will play the 8th Region champion Wednesday, March 9th at 6:30 p.m. at BB&T Arena on the campus of Northern Kentucky University in Highlands Heights. Shelby County, Simon Kenton and Walton Verona are the top teams in the 8th Region. 

In the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena, the 10th Region champion will play the 5th Region champion Thursday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m. North Hardin, Central Hardin and Taylor County are the top teams in the 5th Region. Taylor County is led by Xavier University signee and Mr. Basketball candidate Quentin Goodin.

Here are links to the brackets:

Lady Royals Pull Away in 4th Quarter for a 51-42 Win over Rowan Co.

Despite going scoreless in the second quarter, the Mason County Lady Royals defeated the Rowan County Lady Vikings 51-42 in Morehead Wednesday night.

Mason County jumped out to a 20-5 lead, but Rowan County answered with an 18-0 run. The Lady Royals outscored the Lady Vikings 17-9 in the fourth quarter.

Brianna Littleton and Maddie Boone led Mason County in scoring with 14 points apiece. Jordan Frodge added 10 points.

MC (19-3) Kumler 2, Littleton 14, Moran 8, McNutt 3, Frodge 10, Boone 14
RC (16-7)  Planck 6, Bandura 12, Oakley 3, Berry 20, Callahan 1

MC 20 00 14 17- 51
RC  09 14 10 09- 42

(Edited to change Mason County's record to 19-3)