Eminence rallied late to pull out a 51-45 win over visiting Carroll County in boys basketball action on Monday.

Carroll County used a 12-4 third quarter to take a 34-31 lead over the Warriors heading into the final frame. However, Eminence turned the tables in the fourth, outscoring the Panthers 20-11 to win by six.

Carroll County shot just 31 percent (17-for-55) from the floor, including an ice-cold 1-of-12 (8 percent) from 3-point range and 10-of-21 from the free-throw line. Eminence wasn't much better, going 3-of-14 (21 percent) on 3-pointers and 20-of-57 (35 percent) overall. The Warriors were 8-of-17 (47 percent) from the line.

Austin Crowell led Carroll County with 12 points. Dakota Corbin scored nine points to go with eight rebounds and Isaiah Hogan had nine points.

Jalen Dixie scored 25 points and had nine rebounds and five steals to lead Eminence. Cornelius Sanford added 13 points and 11 rebounds.

The loss means that Carroll County and Eminence will face each other in the opening round of the five-team 31st District Tournament next week. Carroll County is 2-6 in district play and 13-11 overall. Eminence is 1-6 against District foes and 4-20 overall.

Carroll County hosts the Louisville Collegiate Titans (8-12) today.

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MONDAY'S BOYS GAME

at Eminence, Ky.

EMINENCE 51, CARROLL CO. 45



CARROLL CO. 9 13 12 11 - 45

EMINENCE 15 12 4 20 - 51



CARROLL CO. (13-11, 2-6 Dist.) - Crowell 12, Hogan 9, D. Corbin 9, Kruzan 7, Wise 4, Ray 2, Donahue 2, Adams 0.

EMINENCE (4-20, 1-6 Dist.) - Dixie 25, Sanford 13, Golden 6, McKinley 4, Armstrong 3, Payton 0, Hoofman 0, Wells 0, Hanlon 0, Jones 0.



3-Point Goals - Carroll Co. 1 (Hogan 1), Eminence 3 (Sanford 2, Dixie 1). Rebounds - Carroll Co. 42 (Kruzan 9), Eminence 35 (Sanford 11). Assists - Carroll Co. 5 (Adams 3), Eminence 8 (Dixie 2). Turnovers - Carroll Co. 20, Eminence 16. Total Fouls - Carroll Co. 15, Eminence 18. Free Throws - Carroll Co. 10-21, Eminence 8-17. Fouled Out - Eminence: Armstrong. Next Game - Carroll Co. hosts Louisville Collegiate today, Eminence visits Burgin today.