Lexington Catholic at West Jessamine

West Jessamine High School
Nicholasville Kentucky
January 22, 2002

2002 by Ron Harrison

Lexington Catholic (15-2) at West Jessamine (11-5) 

Lexington Catholic coach Danny Haney started the following lineup:  6-3 So. Demetrius Green, 6-4 Sr. Ryan Morton, 6-5 Sr. John Rompf, 5-11 Jr. Brian Smith, and 6-3 So. William Graham.  West Jessamine coach Matt Yates countered with 6-6 Sr. Paul David Patterson, 6-5 Jr. Scott Tarvin, 6-1 Jr. Cameron Jackson, 5-10 Jr. Daniel Thompson, and 6-0 Jr. Andy Placido.  6-6 Jr. Brett Johnson will not be available tonight due to an injury.

Three weeks ago West Jessamine defeated Lexington Catholic 83-82 on the Knights’ home floor.  Tonight was different as Catholic’s pressure defense forced West Jessamine into 29 turnovers on their way to a 97-73 victory.  The Knights had a balanced scoring attack led by Demetrius Green and 6-3 So. Harrison Morton with 26 and 20 points respectively.  Brian Smith and Ryan Morton added 16 and 11 points respectively.  West Jessamine was led tonight by Cameron Jackson and Scott Tarvin with 22 and 14 points respectively. 

Lexington Catholic 

23

27

29

18

-

97

West Jessamine 

10

21

22

20

-

73


 

Lexington Catholic 

(97)

 

Green 26, R. Morton 11, Rompf 9, Graham 7, Smith 16, H. Morton 20, D. Morton 1, Balthrop 4, Morones 1, Hillenmeyer 1, Cooke 1.

West Jessamine 

(73)

 

Patterson 5, Tarvin 14, Jackson 22, Thompson 10, Placido 2, Searle 5, Spann 4, James 2, Richardson 8, Shrauner 1. 

 

Other Area Games of Interest
 

Henry Clay   61      Franklin County   54

Clay List led the victorious Blue Devils with 22 points.

 

Tates Creek   86      Powell County   58

Michael Cross led the Tates Creek attack with 24 points.

 

Woodford County   81      Western Hills   49

Jerome Givens, Wesley Lakes, and Nick Delaney led the Yellowjackets attack with 26, 18, and 17 points respectively.

 

Holmes   52      Highlands   47

Brandon Smith led Holmes with 18 points in an upset win over Highlands.  Highlands was led by 6-8 Jr. Ross Neltner with 25 points and 14 rebounds.

 

Scott County   97      Grant County   59

C-3 Brown led the Cardinals with 23 points as Scott County improved their record to 14-3.

 

Wayne County   91      Russell County   55

Evan Dick scored 27 points as Wayne County improved their record to 18-0.

 

Bourbon County   82      Pendleton County   77

Bourbon County was led by Josh Willoughby and Preston LeMaster with 27 and 24 points respectively.  Brad Cox led Pendleton County with 24 points.

 

Corbin   97      Jackson County   88  (OT)

Corbin was led tonight by 6-8 Jr. Isaiah Mills with 29 points, 15 rebounds, and eight blocked shots.

 

Rose Hill   72      Boyd County   62

Rose Hill was led by Marques Dawson with 27 points.  Seventh grade sensation O. J. Mayo added 22 points.

 

 

Dixie Heights

65

Campbell County

46

 

Simon Kenton

67

Clark County

63

 

East Jessamine

90

Madison Southern

52

 

North Hardin

103

Eastern

69

 

Harlan

84

Cumberland

83

(OT)

Rockcastle County

56

Cawood

55

 

Madison Central

65

Paul L. Dunbar

51

 

Warren Central

90

Barren County

59

 

Perry Central

76

Sheldon Clark

61

 

Mason County

65

Montgomery County

55

 

Shelby County

99

Jeffersontown

54