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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Covington Catholic rallies past Panthers, 63-53 (01/18)

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By The Staff

Midway through the third period Thursday night, the Elizabethtown Panthers built a four-point over Covington Catholic.

But the Colonels closed the third quarter on a 17-4 run as they pulled away for a 63-53 win in the Toyota Classic at Scott County.

Junior forward Ja’Von Cotton led Elizabethtown (9-5) with 20 points, while sophomore forward Zane Najdawi had 10 points and four rebounds. Junior guard Ryan Harris and sophomore forward Zach Patterson each scored six for the Panthers, who lost their second straight.

Junior guard Nic McDonald scored four points in 13 minutes in his first game back from a toe injury.

COVINGTON CATHOLIC 63, ELIZABETHTOWN 53

Elizabethtown      13     14     13    13—53

Cov. Catholic       11     17     21    14—63

Elizabethtown (9-5)

Ja’Von Cotton 20, Zane Najdawi 10, Ryan Harris 6, Zach Patterson 6, Nic McDonald 4, Chas Jones 4, Jackson Gillock 2, Josh Williams 1. FG: 15-37. FT: 16-29. 3-pointers: 7-14 (Patterson 2-6, Cotton 4-4, McDonald 1-1, Harris 0-1, Dominique Harding 0-1, Guy Williams 0-1). Rebs: 31 (Harding 7). Assists: 8 (Jones 2, McDonald 2). Steals: 5 (Five with 1).

UP NEXT: Elizabethtown plays today in the Toyota Classic at Scott County.

BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM 80, FORT KNOX 60. Visiting Bethlehem routed Fort Knox (4-11) in the 5th Region All ‘A’ Classic semifinals.

No statistics were available.

UP NEXT: Fort Knox plays at Metcalfe County at 5 p.m. Saturday.

GIRLS

CAVERNA 74, FORT KNOX 52. The Lady Colonels improved to 3-0 this season against the Lady Eagles (1-14) in the 5th Region All ‘A’ Classic semifinals.

No statistics were available.

UP NEXT: Fort Knox plays at Metcalfe County at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.