Turner honored, Admirals rout Garrard County

Published 12:07 am Saturday, January 12, 2019

Friday night’s girls game at Danville didn’t take long to turn into a blowout.

The Admirals opened a 6-0 lead within the first minute of the game and led 20-2 after one quarter. The score was 34-2 in the second quarter before Garrard would make a dent, trailing at halftime 40-10.

The Golden Lions simply couldn’t handle Danville’s pressure: The Admirals forced turnovers nearly at will and hit shots on the other end.

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Lara Akers led Danville with 22 points. Ivy Turner, honored after the game for breaking the 2,000 point career milestone, scored 17. Ahyana Burnett added 17

Box score


GARRARD 2 8 12 6 28

At DANVILLE 20 20 21 15 76



GARRARD (2-14, 0-2): Jade Pevley 9, Brittany Butner 5, Madisyn Neeley 5, Morgan Day 4, Chloe Zeznanski 4, Gabby Justus 1.

DANVILLE (14-3, 2-1): Lara Akers 22, Ivy Turner 17, Ahyana Burnett 17, Jenna Akers 7, Tyliah Bradshaw 6, Desiree Tandy 3, Tailin Guest 2, Sami Bottoms 2.

for the Admirals.

Garrard’s best quarter came after halftime: The Golden Lions scored 12 points and had six different players score. Jade Pevley led Garrard with nine points.

Danville improves to 2-1 in district play while Garrard drops to 0-2. The Admirals will do battle in the 12th Region All-A tournament next week, while Garrard hosts Rockcastle County before visiting district leader Lincoln County.

Turner was honored by head coach Judie Mason between games on Friday night for joining the 2,000 point club at Danville.