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Prep roundup: Sullivan East girls nip Gate City in OT; Rye Cove, Wise Central win

From staff reports • Jan 17, 2019 at 12:52 AM

BLUFF CITY — Haley Grubb fired up 14 points for the Sullivan East girls on the way to a 58-55 overtime victory over Gate City on Wednesday.

A driving shot by the Blue Devils’ Sarah Thompson with five seconds left in regulation put Gate City out in front 48-47.

Grubb was fouled as time expired and made one free throw to send the game into overtime.

Thompson delivered a shot with under a minute to play to give Gate City the lead at 53-52, but Kayla Honaker hit a 3-pointer to put East back in the lead.

Thompson went coast to coast on the inbounds pass and tied it at 55.

Mattie Gouge hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining to win the game.

Rye Cove 51, Lee 48

BEN HUR — Kaleigh Sloan scored 18 points for the Eagles in a close win over the Generals.

Katy Roller had one 3-pointer and 12 points.

Baylee Cox led the Generals in scoring with 14 points.

Wise Central 72, Letcher Co. Central (Ky.) 40

WISE — Dee Cvetnich scored 18 points for the Warriors in a dominating win over the Cougars.

The Warriors racked up seven 3-pointers, with Hannah McAmis and Hannah Carter each knocking down two.

Emma Maggard led the Cougars with 14 points.

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