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Bath County News-Outlook . Your Hometown Newspaper SPORTS February11, 2009 7 Bath comes up short versus Menifee FRENCHBURG - Bath County ended a lengthy layoff last Tuesday on the road in Menifee County in a 61st District boys' basket- ball matchup. Host Menifee County battled back after trailing at the end of each of the firs two quarters. Bath County couldn't make a first half lead stick. Me- nffee County outscored the visiting Wildcats 23-11 in the third quarter en route to a 78-68 win. Blake Greene led a group of eight Menifee Coun- ty scorers. Greene netted 20 points. Blake Prewitt pushed in 17 points and Cody Peck scored 12 for the victorious Menffee County era to reach double figures. Taylor Maze tossed in 17 points and Joe Mabry add- ed 11 for Bath County. Scott Trusty pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds for the Wildcats. Aaron Roberts scored seven points and Trusty added four in the Bath County setback. The Bath County boys' basketball program is now playing with less than its full compliment of play- ers. Bobby Lyons is out of action for Bath County af- ter breaking a bone in his shoulder. Menifee County improved to 11-9 while Bath County dropped to 13-4. Menifee Co. 78 Bath Co. 68 , Bath Co. (13-4) - Maze 17, Mabry 11, Roberts 7, Metz 24, Trustee 4, Stump 3, House 2. Menifee Co. (11-9) - B. Greene 20, Prewitt 17, Stull 4, Meeks 7, Peck 12, P. Greene 5, McDougal 9, Hacker 4. Bath Co. 20 18 11 19-68 Menifee Co. 18 15 23 22-78 Lady, Cats can't keep up with Eiliott County was able to double up Bath County, defeating the Lady Cats 80-40. Elliott County outscored Bath' County 17-12 in the first quarter and entered halftim owning a comfort- able 35-18 lead. But Elliott County did its biggest dam- OWINGS- - Bath was able to recover from a dismal third quarter effort last Thursday when Elliott County visited for'a non-dis- trict girls' high school basket- ball matchup between two familiar foes. The Lady Cats, facing an Elliott County girls' basketball program fully ca- pable of putting plenty of points,up on the scoreboard, struggl&l in the middle two quarters. EUiott County held Bath Cbunty to six points in both the second and third quarters. Visiting Elliott age in the third quarter in a 26-6 ruin. Shae Ferguson scored 31 points and Kelsey Ferguson 21 for visiting Elliott Coun- ty. Lakin Griffith added 16 points for the Lady Lions. Erica Toy paced Bath County with a team-high 10 points. Toy was the only Bath County player to reach double figures in the scor- ing column. Ginny Adams team. Bath in County hadn't Wildcats coast past eerea played two weeks. Rose Hill Christian eliminated Bath County from the 16th ing 42-20 lead at the end of the third quarter.  Hayden Hunt hadfour points and Scott Trusty scored on a free throw for the Wildcats. Sophomore shooting, guard/small forward Na- than Vaughn led Berea with 14 points. Vaughn was the lone Berea player in double figures. Junior guard Jeremy Hamilton had six points for the Pirates. All other Berea scorers netted four points or fewer. The Wildcats were playing in only their second game since Jan. 19. Bath County improved to 14-4 overall after post- ing the impressive win over Berea. Bath County 55 Berea 40 ":, Bath County (14-4)-Maze "1, Metz 13, Mabry 8, Rob- evts 8, Hunt 4, Trusty 1. \\; Berea (6-13) - Vaughn 14, iHamilton 6, Hutchins 4, Riddle 4, Smith 4, Miller 3, BreWer 2, Parker 2, Am- brose 11', Bath County 15 16 1], 13-55 Berea \\; 7 2 11 0-40 Region All "A" Classic a couple of weeks ago, defeat- ing the Wildcats 74-64 Jan. 19. Bath County slipped out of the first quarter leading 20-18. The visiting Wild- cats ventured into halftime leading 38-33. Bath County's demise started early on in the sec- ond half. Menifee County outscored Bath County 23-11 in the third quarter. Bath County could nev- er get going in the second half. Senior Zak Metz led Bath County with a game-high 24 points. Metz was one of three Bath County scor- BEREA- The Bath Coun- ty Wildcats didn't dwell on a 61st District loss they suf- f'ered t0 Menlfee County ear- tier in the week. Instead, visiting Bath County went about its business in work- manlike fashion on Satur- day. The Wildcats outscored host Berea 31-9 in the first half and continued to cruise in the final two quarters, prevailing 55-40. Earlier in the week, Tues- day, Menlfee County defeat- ed Bath County 78-68 in a district matchup. The Wild- cats got over the district loss and ventured back into the win column. Versatile Bath County got scoring from various sourc- es in the victory over Me- nffee County. Junior guard Taylor Maze pumped in 21 points and senior guard/for- ward Zak Metz added 13 for the Wildcats in the triumph over Berea. Senior forward Joe Mabry and senior guazd Aaron Roberts added eight points apiece for Bath Coun- ty in the non-district win. Bath County opened the game on an offensive tear, outscoring Berea 15-7 in the first quarter. The Wildcats added to their lead signifi- cantly in the second quar- ter, outscoring Berea 16-2. Jim Hicks-coached Bath County owned a command- scored nine points and Lexy Grimes netted eight for the Lady Cats. In all, seven different Bath County players scored in the road los. Elliott County 80 Bath County 40 Elliott County (80) - K.Ferguson 21, Leadingham 4, S.Ferguson 31, Whitley, K.Ison 2, J.Ison 1, Fannin 3, Griffith 16, Skaggs, Gil- liam 2. Bath County (40)- Hurst 2, Hughes 4, Adams 9, Grimes 8, Toy 10, Davis 5, Everman 2. Elliott Co. 17 18 26 19--80 Bath Co. 12 6 6 16--40 Photo subm/tted Erin Hughes drives to bas- ket against Elliott County. If increasing Kentucky's cigarette tax saved just one child, it would" be worth it. Pat Letcher Agent CAR HOME Business FArming Rental MotorcycLe Fleet Boat Mobile Homes Isn't her life worth 70? Thefact is, higher cigarette taxes are proven to reduce youth smoking.. A 70-cent increase in our tax would keep thousands of kids from smoking and raise millions for critical programs - including tobacco prevention, health care and education. Anything less sh0rt-changes our kids and the state budget. Call Rep. Overly at 1-800-372-7181 and tell her to support a 70-cent cigarette tax increase. are worth penny. 473-0414 Cell 289-2004 Business BATH COUNT .7 SOCCER SIGN-UPS SATURDAYS J 24, 31 AND FEB 7, 14 KOt.00WTRY KETTLE FROM 10 a.m.-2 p.m.