Tuesday, Dec. 13 high school hoops

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Lady Cards win, Bethlehem downs Cards; Adair sweeps Eagle squads

By Bobby Brockman

Lady Cards use fast start to best Bethlehem 63-44
Rachel Riggs (20) and Hannah Howard (19) combined for 39 points and Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals used a 23-11 start to upend visiting Bethlehem (0-5) on Tuesday night at home.
Riggs and Howard each had eight field goals, with three of Howard’s coming from behind the arc and Riggs hitting four free throws.
Haley Wright added 12 points for coach Jenny Jessie’s squad.

Cards can’t overcome 17-6 first, fall to Bethlehem
Bethlehem raced out to a 17-6 lead at the first-quarter stop and downed home-standing Taylor County 62-55 on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals did cut the deficit to three in the fourth frame, but never could tie or take the lead in the game.
Caleb Wigginton paced TCHS with 19 points while Quentin Goodin had 14 points and five assists, Trae Wells 10 points and Lucas Bradshaw seven points and seven rebounds.
Senior Jalen Phillips had 23 points for the Eagles (3-1) while Jacob Browning totaled 13 off the Bethlehem bench and all-region performer, junior Jordan Cooper, is still sidelined with an injury suffered during the early portion of football season.

Indians convert 15 three-point plays in 83-46 rout
Mason Wethington hit a pair of early three-point baskets for a 7-2 Campbellsville lead, but Adair County controlled the three-point game in an 83-46 rout of visiting Campbellsville on Tuesday night in John Burr Memorial Gymnasium.
The Indians (3-2) hit 10 baskets behind the three-point arc and also had five more conventional three-point (basket plus a free throw) plays.
Seventh-grade reserve Kel Stotts led four Indians in double figures with 14 points while fellow seventh-grader Chance Melton had 11 as did another sub, Ty Bennett. Senior Kyle Young contributed 10.
Stotts had four treys for coach Mark Fudge’s club while Bennett and Matt Fudge had three apiece.
Wethington led CHS with 10 points while Hayden Neal and Zach Durham had eight apiece and Demontez Smith seven.

Lady Indians tally first 16, roll past CHS 73-26
Adair County High School’s girls (5-1) tallied the game’s first 16 points on their way to a 73-26 home-court victory over Campbellsville on Tuesday.
Katie Keltner, Mercedes Cox and Chanley Otterson had eight points apiece as the Lady Indians increased built a 31-4 cushion in the second quarter and the duo combined for 41 points and the ACHS bench contributed 25.
Brittany Vaught had eight points and Tiffany Slone seven for the CHS.