LOUISVILLE -- St. Xavier edged Shelby County 63-62 Friday, the Rockets' first loss since Jan. 12, nine games ago.
Shelby led through the first quarter, then piled on turnovers in the second quarter, as St. Xavier brought the game to a tie at 28 going into halftime. The Rockets and Tigers traded turnovers in the third quarter. Cache Tomlinson hit a three to put Shelby up 41-36, their largest lead since the first quarter.
But the Tigers answered with a 8-0 run to close the third quarter with a 44-41 lead.