Western Hills falls in regional tournament


Henry Clay's T'Laya Lyvers hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime, and the Lady Devils went on to beat Western Hills 52-49 in the first round of the 11th Region basketball tournament Wednesday at the Frankfort Convention Center.

Western Hills led 38-33 with 36 seconds left, but a layup by Kennedy Coney and Lyvers' 3 sent the game to an extra period.

WHHS' LaKenzie Ritchie led all players with 20 points, and teammate Taylor Slade finished with 14.

Lyvers was Henry Clay's top scorer with 17 points, and Coney chipped in 14.

Henry Clay will play Dunbar in the second semifinal game Saturday at 3:15 p.m. Dunbar defeated Madison Central 45-35 in Wednesday's first game.

Saturday's first semifinal game, at 1:30, features Franklin County and Lafayette.

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