12th District: Lady Bears, Bears fall at Grayson County
LEITCHFIELD - Visiting Butler County fell short in a bid to notch a win as Grayson County prevailed 46-37 in a 12th District girls' basketball game on Friday night.
With the loss, Butler County dropped to 2-12 overall and 0-3 in the 12th District.
Grayson County moved to 7-6 overall and 2-0 in the district after notching the win.
Host Grayson County won despite shooting only 28.6 percent (12-of-42) from the field. The Lady Cougars were 3-of-16 from 3-point range.
Grayson County shot 55.9 percent (19-of-34) from the free throw line.
Junior forward Lauren Vincent led Grayson County with a double-double, scoring 17 points and pulling down 10 rebounds. Vincent was the only Grayson County player to reach double figures in the scoring column.
Kenzie Renfrow scored eight points for the Lady Cougars while Kaylee Masden added seven points.
The other scorers for Grayson County in the victory were Rachael Snyder (six points), Bailey Snyder (six points) and Ella Robinson (two points).
Rachael Snyder shared the team lead for rebounds, claiming 10 caroms of her own in the Lady Cougars' triumph.
Jacie Ward led Butler County with 11 points. Ward was the only Butler County player to reach double figures in the scoring column.
Narrowly missing double figures for the Lady Bears, Kasidy Graham added nine points.
The additional scorers for Butler County in the setback were Graci Leach (five points), Jaelyn Taylor (three points), Maddie Cardwell (two points), Dixie Garnier (two points), Audrey Deweese (two points), Gracie Cardwell (two points) and Taylin Clark (one point).
The Lady Bears are due to host Grayson County in a 12th District girls' basketball game on Friday, Jan. 11.
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Bears drop district game to Grayson County
LEITCHFIELD - Butler County was unable to notch a win on the road as host Grayson County pulled away to win 52-36 in a 12th District boys' basketball game on Friday night.
With the loss, Butler County dropped to 8-6 overall and 1-2 in the 12th District
Grayson County improved to 5-10 overall and 1-1 in the district after recording the win.
Victorious Grayson County shot 41.7 percent (15-of-36) from the field. The Cougars were 4-of-11 (36.4 percent) from 3-point range.
Grayson County shot 69.2 percent (18-of-26) from the free throw line.
Inside, Grayson County outrebounded Butler County 27-23
Spencer Sharp led Grayson County with a game-high 23 points. Sharp drained a trio of three-point field goals for the Cougars.
Q'Daryius McHenry accompanied Sharp in double figures and recorded a double-double, scoring 13 points and pulling down a game-high 13 rebounds.
Nolan Shartzer (four points), Jaxon Higdon (three points), Josh Embry (three points), Hunter Tomes (two points), Mathew Loughran (two points) and Chandler McCrady (two points) accounted for the rest of the Cougars' individual scoring.
Grayson County owned several double digit leads during the district matchup.
Butler County shot 38.5 percent (15-of-39) from the field. The Bears were only 1-of-10 from 3-point range.
Butler County shot 62.5 percent (5-of-8) from the free throw line.
Parker Rice paced Butler County, scoring 14 points and pulling down six rebounds. Accompanying Rice in double figures in the Butler County scoring column, Jaden Hurt scored 11 points.
Solomon Flener netted five points apiece while Hayden Hodge, Leevi McMillin and Jagger Henderson added two points apiece for the Bears in the setback.
The Bears are slated to host Grayson County for another 12th District boys' basketball game on Friday. Jan. 11.