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Friday, December 20, 2013

Friday Hoops Briefs

Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

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 Montgomery County. Erica Rogers led the way with eight points.

NewCath hits the road to Glasgow on Saturday. The Thoroughbreds face Green County (4-1) at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time as part of the Edmonton State Bank Ladies Showcase.

Bishop Brossart 51, Highlands 42:

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.

Highlands could not contain Bishop Brossart senior post Alex Trentman. He finished with 17.

The Bluebirds do not play again until Dec. 28. Highlands plays three games in the Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament in Corbin.

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