By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter
The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbred basketball teams overwhelmed host 36th District opponents on Tuesday.
NewCath 90, Dayton 30:
The Thoroughbreds (2-0) took down the Greendevils (1-1) in the 36th District opener for both squads.
NewCath saw four players reach double figures. They were Tanner Moeves with 15, Ben Weyer with 12, Brian Anderson with 11, and Drew McDonald with 10.
The Thoroughbreds do not play again until heading to Florence on Tuesday to take on Boone County (4-0) in a key 9th Region showdown. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
NewCath 68, Newport 44:
The Thoroughbreds (3-0) moved to 2-0 in district action with another convincing win. They are averaging about 79 points a game so far.
Ansley Davenport made three three-pointers on her way to 11 points to tie teammate Nikki Kiernan for the game-high. Michaela Ware added 10 for NewCath.
The Thoroughbreds made four three-pointers. Loren Zimmerman made the other.
NewCath returns to action tonight with another 9th Region contest. The Thoroughbreds travel to Dixie Heights (1-2) for a 7:30 p.m. contest.