By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter
The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds girls basketball team scored in the 80s for the second straight game Wednesday.
The Thoroughbreds moved to 2-0 with an 87-59 domination of the St. Henry Lady Crusaders (0-1) on the Hill. They saw five players reach double digits.
Alexus Mayes led the way with 17 points on two three-pointers and eight rebounds for NewCath. Nikki Kiernan followed with 13 points and nine rebounds.
Michaela Ware followed the two posts with 12 points. Teammates Ansley Davenport and Stephanie Lewis recorded 11 each. Davenport made three three-pointers.
NewCath led 49-29 at halftime. The Thoroughbreds made 22-of-32 free-throw attempts for 69 percent. They also hit 22 two-pointers and seven three-pointers.
The Thoroughbreds travel to Newport for their second 36th District contest of the year Tuesday. Game time is 7:30 p.m.