Lady Hawks defeat Nelson County

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The homestanding Lady Hawks ended Nelson County’s eight-game winning streak Feb. 11 with a 61-52 victory.

Junior guard Alexis Brewer had 26 points and 11 rebounds, while senior forward Ivy Brown added 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Lady Hawks defeat their 5th Region rival.

LaRue County was forced to play catch-up after Nelson County hit five 3-pointers in the first quarter and led by four, but the Lady Hawks pulled even by the end of the third and outscored the Lady Cardinals by nine in the fourth.

Junior forward Alyson Yingling finished with 10 points and three blocks for the Lady Hawks, who won their second straight.

Mallory Williams scored four, while Delany Eastridge and Alley Evans added two each.

Eastridge and Presley Brown had three assists each.

UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts Taylor County at 6 p.m. Friday.