High School Sports


Dec. 11, 2006

The High Lights: December 3 - December 9

Boys’ basketball

Trinity’s Tanner Jacobs had the double-double of the week, and maybe the season, with 26 points and 29 rebounds in a 67-50 win over Christian Academy on Friday.

Manual’s Jacob Jenkins exploded for 31 points in a 64-53 win over North Hardin on Friday.

Jeff Brooks scored 19 points, including a game-winning tip-in with six seconds left that pushed Doss over Pleasure Ridge Park 60-58 on Tuesday.

Ballard’s Twany Beckham had 19 points and 16 rebounds in a 77-59 win over Moore on Tuesday.

Seneca’s Montrell Williams scored 28 points in a 60-58 loss to Male on Tuesday.

Corey Ogburn hit four three-pointers in the fourth quarter to rally Christian Academy past Atherton for a 61-51 win on Tuesday. Ogburn hit seven threes overall and scored 25 points.

Western’s Tameron Holt had 21 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks in a 61-59 win over Shawnee on Tuesday.

Shawnee’s Jamal Bacon scored 20 of his 25 points in the third quarter of an 83-49 win over Valley on Friday.

St. Xavier’s Lee Steiden scored 14 of his 26 points in the third quarter of a 74-41 win over Atherton on Friday.

Butler’s Johnny Bohannon scored 26 points in a 77-73 win over Iroquois on Friday.

Central’s Randy Skeens hit six three-pointers and scored 30 points in a 100-33 win over St. Francis on Thursday.

Girls’ basketball

Fern Creek’s Monique Reid had 35 points and 16 rebounds in a 59-51 loss to Eastern on Tuesday and surpassed 1,000 career points in a 62-58 win over Male on Friday, when she posted a triple-double with 39 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists.

Eastern’s Tesha Wright scored 27 points in the win over Fern Creek and had 20 points and 12 rebounds in a 53-50 win over Ballard on Friday.

Christian Academy’s Courtney Smith hit eight three-pointers and finished with 28 points in a 73-56 win over Atherton on Tuesday.

Ballard’s Lateidra Elliott scored her 1,000th career point during a 22-point effort in a 59-43 loss to Paul Dunbar on Saturday.

Valley’s Emia Clarkson scored 30 points in a 55-42 win over Evangel on Tuesday.

Western’s Laessence Buckner scored 26 points in a 62-34 win over Shawnee on Tuesday and scored 26 more in a 65-33 win over Collegiate on Friday.

Mercy’s Hope Thomas scored 27 points in a 69-67 win over Montgomery County on Thursday.

Sacred Heart’s Elizabeth Campbell had 21 points and 13 rebounds in a 76-34 win over Holy Cross on Thursday.

Fairdale’s Ceira Ricketts had 23 points and 12 rebounds in a 64-61 loss to Iroquois on Tuesday.

Kentucky Country Day’s Maddie Gmelin had 21 points and 12 rebounds in a 46-35 win over Henry County on Tuesday.

Shawnee’s Aresha Guinn scored 25 points in a 48-41 win over Valley on Friday.

Evangel’s Kimberly Janes hit a team-record six three-pointers and scored 22 points in a 47-41 win over Eminence on Tuesday.

Boys’ swimming

Jaime de la Fuente won the 100-yard freestyle and Andrew Galvagni won the diving event to lead Trinity to first place at the Hilltopper Invitational in Bowling Green on Saturday. The Shamrocks also got wins from their 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relay teams.

Male’s Devan Terry won the Hilltopper Invitational’s 100-yard breaststroke.

Girls’ swimming

Jenna Montgomery won both the 100-yard freestyle and the 200-yard individual medley to lead Manual to second place at the Hilltopper Invitational. Teammate Kelly Hinklin won the 200-yard freestyle, and the Crimsons won the 200-yard medley relay.

Male’s Lindsey Stevens won the Hilltopper Invitational’s diving event.


John Wolsiefer, who is the defending state champion at 152 pounds, won the 160-pound title at the King of the Bluegrass Tournament on Saturday and was voted its most outstanding wrestler, leading Fern Creek to second place in the field. Teammates Malcolm Jackson and Deon Chaney won at 140 and 215 pounds, respectively.

Dan Smith (112 pounds), Brad Hitchins (152 pounds), and John Florence (171 pounds) won their respective weight classes for third-place Trinity in the KOB.

Eastern’s Joaquin Luna, who was one of the state’s best at 112 pounds last season, won the 119-pound title in the KOB.

Elliott Martin (103 pounds), Jeff Warra (112 pounds), and Danny Fuller (125 pounds) won their respective weight classes to lead host Seneca to first place in the Lonesome Invitational on Saturday.

Central’s Kevin Porter (145 pounds) and John Thomas (152 pounds), Moore’s Justin Johnston (140 pounds), and Pleasure Ridge Park’s Dakota Chote (160 pounds) also won their respective weight classes at the Lonesome Invitational.

(Editor's note: Coaches are encouraged to nominate athletes for the weekly High Lights. E-mail to nchambers@beyondthederby.com.)