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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, June 11, 2017 7:30 pm

Kentucky boys snap 17-game losing streak vs. Indiana


The Kentucky Boys All-Stars snapped a 17-game losing streak to the Indiana All-Stars with a 111-110 double-overtime win Sunday at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, Kentucky. 

Indiana rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to tie the game at 96 to send the game into the first overtime.

Jake Ohmer led Kentucky with 30 points. 

Mr. Basketball Kris Wilkes led Indiana with 28 points, while Mack Smith added 23 points. 

Warsaw's Kyle Mangas had four points. 

Snider's Malik Williams and North Side's Jaylen Butz were selected as Indiana All-Stars but chose not to play in this year's series.

Indiana, coached by Carroll's Marty Beasley, beat Kentucky 94-84 on Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis to extend the winning streak to 17 games.

In the girls game, Indiana earned the split against Kentucky with a 58-51 win. 

On Saturday, Kentucky beat Indiana 75-67 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Kentucky girls hadn't beaten Indiana in four years.

Miss Basketball and Homestead graduate Karissa McLaughlin struggled in the win with four points on 1 of 11 shooting and 1 of 6 on 3-pointers. She added four rebounds and three assists. Fellow Homestead graduate Madisen Parker had three points. 

Indiana made 22 of 69 (32 percent) from the field, while Kentucky was 20 of 66 (30 percent). Both teams were 7 of 11 (64 percent) from the free-throw line.

Kentucky had 20 turnovers, while Indiana had 18.

Rachel McLimore led Indiana with 14 points. Kentucky didn't have any players finish in double-figure scoring, with Jaelyn Penn and Kaylee Clifford scoring nine each.