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Ohio All-Stars sweep games from Kentucky

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. — The Ohio girls all-stars rallied in the second half to beat the Kentucky girls’ all-stars 76-71 on Saturday in the annual Ohio/Kentucky All-Star Basketball Game.

Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers’ Lexie Barrier scored eight points including a 3-point goal for Ohio in a game played at St. Thomas More College.

Nia Staples and Samantha Rogers had 12 points each and Lauren Van Kleunen 10 points to lead Ohio.

Breanna Glover had 14 points and Katie Downey 9 to pace Kentucky.

Ohio trailed 50-40 at the half and then outscored Kentucky 36-21 in the second half.

The Ohio boys made it a sweep as they edged Kentucky in a 94-92 shootout. The game was tied at halftime 46-all.

Chesapeake’s Gage Rhoades and Portsmouth’s Ky’re Allison both played in the game for the Ohio All-Stars.

Ohio Girls 40 36 = 76

Kentucky Girls 50 21 = 71

OHIO: Jailyn Mason 4, Kacie Hall 3, Julia Jenike 2, Danielle Wells 5, Nia Staples 12, Rylie Parkhurst 4, Samantha Rogers 12, Lexie Barrier 8, Allie Poole 4, Mariah Campbell 2, Leia Moore 2, Lexi Wasan 4, Sara Loomis 0, Kourtney Eisenman 4, Lauren Van Kleunen 10. FT: 19-30. 3-point goals: 5 (Barrier, Hall, Ban Kluenen, Rogers 2).

KENTUCKY: Breanna Glover 14, Tamiah Stanford 0, Katie Downey 9, T’Laya Lyvers 4, Whitney Creech 4, Bailey Cummins 3, Madison Faulkner 4, Sydney Anderson 6, Malaka Frank 2, Kaylee Cotton 4, Jynea Harris 2, Kayla Bruner 8, Samantha Fitzgerald 0, Sara Price 5, I’Layah Green 6. FT: 13-22. 3-point goals: 6 (Glover, Downey, Cummins, Bruner 2, Price).

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Ohio Boys 46 48 = 94

Kentucky Boys 46 46 = 92

OHIO: Xaiver Simpson 12, Trey McBride 6, Trey Landers 13, Gage Rhoades 0, Ky’re Allison 4, Jarron Cumberland 15, Roderick Caldwell 2, Maishe Dailey 8, Jalen Tate 8, Chandler Vaudrin 0, Ibi Watson 2, Brian Rolfe 2, Trey Kelley 4, John Teske 4, Nick Ward 14. FT: 17-25. 3-point goals: 3 (Cumberland, Daily, Tate).

KENTUCKY: Quentin Goodin 10, Chris Drabo 5, Tyrick Edwards 3, Jordan Perry 0, Malik Frank 2, Jaiveon Eaves 5, Darrius Williams 7, Mason Faulkner 13, James Boone 3, Alex Cook 4, Carson Williams 18, Jaalam Hill 4, Malik Dow 6, Ben Weyer 10, Matt Wilson 2. FT: 15-22. 3-point goals: 8 (Drabo, Eaves, D. Williams, Faulkner 3, Dow, Weyer 2).