Clark County led by 13 points in the second quarter and by 15 in the third quarter. Mason County rallied in both quarters to get to within six points, but the Cardinals scored the final basket at the end of each quarter for eight points leads.
The Royals opened the fourth quarter with a 9-5 to get within four at 64-60, but only scored one point the rest of the game. Mason County was scoreless in the final four minutes.
Clark County outrebounded Mason County 49-31.
The Royals were 6-of-27 (22.2 percent) on three-point shots.
Mason County was led in scoring by Ty Fox with 17 points.
Jaylen Lofton followed with 16 points and Caleb Boyd added 14 points.
The Royals play the Western Brown Broncos in Mt. Orab, Ohio Saturday night.
CC (17-9) Williams 10, Taylor 6, Cooper 24, Graham 15, Philpot 10, Jenkins 5, Johnson 4, Jackson 4
MC (12-15) Kumler 6, Lofton 16, Perkins 2, Boyd 14, Fox 17, Jackson 6
CC 20 18 21 20- 79
MC 12 18 21 10- 61