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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Knox girls give Hammond first win (11/30)

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A seventh-grader helped Joe Hammond get his first win as a head coach Thursday night.

Byanca Powell scored 21 points as the Fort Knox Lady Eagles topped Kentucky Country Day, 48-38 to give Hammond victory No. 1.

“It wasn’t a bad game,” Hammond said. “They played hard tonight. They played better than they did Monday night when they looked shell-shocked and gun-shy. I’m proud of them. They did a good job tonight.”

Sophomore post Terrionna Jones chipped in with 11 points, while sophomore wing Brenna Stephenson scored five.

Fort Knox (1-1) outscored Kentucky Country Day, 22-11 in the fourth quarter to pull away.

FORT KNOX 48, KENTUCKY COUNTRY DAY 38

Fort Knox              8     10      8    22—48

KY Country Day    10      8      9    11—38

Fort Knox (1-1)

Byanca Powell 21, Terrionna Jones 11, Brenna Stephenson 5, Christina Rice 4, Taeisha Wynder 2, Kelli Terstegen 2, Brianna Smith 2, Aaliyah Braham 1.

UP NEXT: Fort Knox plays at Elizabethtown at 4 p.m. Saturday.

LOUISVILLE BALLARD 65, NORTH HARDIN 44. A low-scoring third quarter did in the visiting Lady Trojans in their season opener. Ballard outscored North Hardin, 27-6 in the period, turning a 27-25 lead into a 54-31 advantage.

Senior Chanel Roberts posted a double-double of 15 points and 13 rebounds, while junior Kiera Jones had 10 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Junior Domeneque Taft chipped in with eight points and freshman Tamiah Stanford scored seven.

BALLARD 65, NORTH HARDIN 44

North Hardin        16      9      6    13—44

Ballard               10     17     27    11—65

North Hardin (0-1)

Chanel Roberts 15, Kiera Jones 10, Domeneque Taft 8, Tamiah Stanford 7, Jenna Spencer 4. FG: 16-36. FT: 10-18. 3-pointers: 2-8 (Taft 2-3, Stanford 0-2, Jones 0-2, Roberts 0-1). Rebs: 27 (Roberts 13, Jones 5). Assists: 7 (Stanford 3, Jones 3). Steals: 5 (Taft 3).

UP NEXT: North Hardin hosts Bardstown Bethlehem at 6 tonight.

BOYS

ELIZABETH (IND.) SOUTH CENTRAL 74, MEADE COUNTY 61. A nine-point halftime lead wasn’t a big enough cushion for the host Green Wave as South Central limited them to six points in the fourth quarter for a come-from-behind victory.

The Green Wave led 37-28 at the half.

Senior guard Bryce Garris led Meade County (0-1) with 20 points, five steals and four assists, while junior forward Charles Mattingly chipped in with 16 points. Junior guard Zeb Wilson scored nine points for the Green Wave, who went 10-of-32 from beyond the arc.

SOUTH CENTRAL 74, MEADE COUNTY 61

South Central      14     14     23    23—74

Meade County     23     14     18      6—61

Meade County (0-1)

Bryce Garris 20, Charles Mattingly 16, Zeb Wilson 9, Will King 5, John Wilson 5, Spencer Hackert 2, Luke Wilson 2, Connor Williams 2. FG: 22-49. FT: 7-11. 3-pointers: 10-32 (Garris 3-14, Z. Wilson 3-7, Mattingly 2-3, J. Wilson 1-4, King 1-1, Micah Kaiser 0-1, Hackert 0-1, John Michael Millay 0-1). Rebs: 24 (Williams 6). Assists: 11 (Garris 4). Steals: 11 (Garris 5).

UP NEXT: Meade County plays Logan County at 6 p.m. Saturday in the 11th District Tip-Off Classic at Hancock County.

KENTUCKY COUNTRY DAY 58, FORT KNOX 44. The visiting Eagles lost their second straight. No statistics were available.

UP NEXT: Fort Knox plays at North Hardin at 7:30 tonight.