Savannah Wheeler scored 19 points and Maaliya Owens added 18 as the Kentucky All-Stars defeated their counterparts from Indiana 79-74 in girls' basketball on Friday night at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall in Louisville.

Joelle Johnson added 10 points and Cameron Browning pulled down 10 rebounds.

Former Owensboro Catholic star Mackenzie Keelin, who will play at Tennessee Tech as a collegian, scored three points and grabbed two rebounds in six minutes of action.

Indiana was paced by Jorie Allen and Emma Nolan, who scored 12 points each.

The two teams meet again in the annual All-Star series on Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

BOYSINDIANA ALL-STARS 97, KENTUCKY ALL-STARS 64

Brandon Newman scored 18 points to lead hot-shooting Indiana to a victory at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall in Louisville.

Indiana made half of its shots from the field, including 11-of-24 (45.8%) from distance.

Kentucky, meanwhile, was held without a player in double figures while shooting just 32.1% from the field and 4-of-26 (15.4%) from 3-point range.

The two teams will play again Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

OHIO VALLEY LEAGUE BASEBALLHOPTOWN 8, OWENSBORO 5

Bailey Falkenstein clubbed a 3-run home run in the sixth inning, but it wasn't enough as the RiverDawgs fell in Hopkinsville.

Kirk Liebert scored a pair of runs for Owensboro (5-2), which had its five-game winning streak snapped.

Micah Genter went 2-for-5 with five RBIs for Hoptown (4-3), while Hunter Evans added three RBIs.

OWENSBORO 000-023-000 -- 5-6-2

HOPTOWN 102-000-32x -- 8-9-1

WP-Stevenson. LP-Gillim. 2B-Sanders (O), Bennett, Genter (H). 3B-Genter (H). HR-Falkenstein (O), Evans (H).

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