Brown scores 34 points in opening game of tournament

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 LaRue County’s Lady Hawks defeated Campbell County 63-53 Wednesday in the first round of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.

Junior guard Ivy Brown scored a game-high 34 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

LaRue County trailed 32-27 at the half, but outscored Campbell County 36-21 in the second half.

Brown also had six steals and three assists for the Lady Hawks, who won their third straight. Sophomore guard Alexis Brewer chipped in with 10 points, seven rebounds and three assists, while junior forward Alley Evans had eight points, eight rebounds and three steals.

Senior forward Alisha Durbin had six points, three steals and two assists.

Haley Holt chipped in three points and had three steals. Miranda Hornback scored two.

The Lady Hawks played Anderson County Friday in the tournament.