FALMOUTH – The Robertson County girls’ basketball team improved to .500 on the season with the help of a big fourth quarter on Tuesday.
The Lady Devils scored 18 points while only allowing Pendleton County to score four in the final eight minutes to come away with a 48-36 win.
Molly Hester scored nine points, six of which came on two 3-pointers, in the final frame to pace Robertson County. The sophomore finished with a team-high 13 points, while Breanna Green was the other Lady Devil in double digits with 12.
Robertson County led at the end of the first quarter, 6-2, and at the end of the first half, 21-18, before Pendleton County outscored the Lady Devils, 14-9, in the third quarter to take a 32-30 lead into the fourth quarter, but were unable to hang on for the victory.
The Lady Devils move to 5-5 with the win and will host St. Patrick on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Pendleton County was led by Anna Askren and Shelby Turner, who each had eight points. The LadyCats fall to 3-11 and will host Newport on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
WILDCATS 88, BLACK DEVILS 61
The Pendleton County boys’ basketball team used a big second quarter to blow by Robertson County, 88-61, on Tuesday.
Brendan Neltner hit four 3-pointers as the Wildcats outscored the Black Devils, 33-17, in the frame to take a 49-29 lead into the half, before extending the lead to 72-45 after three quarters and coasting to victory in the fourth quarter.
Dontaie Allen led Pendleton County with 24 points, while Grant Walsh had 23, Neltner had 18 and Adam Antrobus had 10. The Wildcats improve to 11-3 with the win and will travel to South Laurel to take on Corbin on Saturday in the Raymond Reed Classic.
Robertson County was led by Mason Burden with 16 points, while Alex Schalch had 15 points and Sebastian Dixon and Justin Becker each had nine. The Black Devils fall to 7-6 with the loss and will host St. Patrick on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.