By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds girls basketball team recorded another convincing victory Friday
The Thoroughbreds (6-0) downed the visiting Montgomery County Lady Indians (4-3), 58-33 pulling away in the third quarter. They led 27-20 at halftime before winning the third quarter by a 21-9 count.
Ansley Davenport led NewCath with 14 points on two three-pointers. She scored nine of her points in that third quarter.
NewCath saw three other double-digit scorers. Posts Nikki Kiernan and Alexus Mayes scored 12 each with Michaela Ware adding 10.
No one scored in double-digits for
. Erica Rogers led the way with eight points. Montgomery County
NewCath hits the road to
on Saturday. The Thoroughbreds face Glasgow (4-1) at
Eastern Standard Time as part of the Edmonton State Bank Ladies Showcase. Green County
Bishop Brossart 51,
The Bluebirds (0-4) remained winless, but continued to show progress in the home loss to the Mustangs (6-1).
Brendan Buten led the Bluebirds with 22 points. That is the most any
Highlands player has scored in a game this year.
The Bluebirds do not play again until Dec. 28.
Highlands plays three games in the Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament in