Lexington Catholic at Jackson County (Girls)

Jackson County High School
McKee, Kentucky
February 21, 2003

2003 by Ron Harrison

Lexington Catholic (18-4) at Jackson County (20-5) 

Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd started the following lineup: 6-0 Sr. Chelsea Chowning, 5-8 Jr. Megan Mendenhall, 6-1 So. Shannon Novosel, 5-7 Jr. Lesley Server, and 5-11 Sr. Sarah Schell.  Jackson County coach Greg Parrett countered with 5-8 So. Brittany Bingham, 5-8 Sr. Jenna Lakes, 6-6 Jr. Sarah Elliott, 5-3 Jr. Whitney Moore, and 5-4 Sr. Jeanenna Hignite.

Lexington Catholic trailed Jackson County by 14 in the final quarter before rallying behind three three-pointers by 5-7 Sr. Regina Carney to eventually tie the game and force overtime.  Lexington Catholic outscored Jackson County 7-4 in overtime to earn a 51-48 victory.  Neither team could get on track in the first half as Jackson County led 16-9 at halftime.  Jackson County held a 39.5%-34% edge in field goal shooting and outrebounded Lexington Catholic 41-26.  Lexington Catholic scored 20 points off 29 Jackson County turnovers.   

Lexington Catholic was led tonight by Chelsea Chowning with 18 points, six rebounds, and five steals.  Sarah Schell added 11 points, seven assists, and four steals.  Regina Carney, Lexington Catholic’s inspirational leader who has played all season with a torn ACL, added nine key points in the final period.  Jackson County was led by Sarah Elliott with 19 points, 16 rebounds, and five blocked shots.  Brittany Bingham also tallied 19 points. 

Lexington Catholic 

5

4

11

24

7

-

51

Jackson County 

5

11

15

13

4

-

48


 

Lexington Catholic 

(51)

 - 

Chowning 18, Mendenhall 0, Novosel 8, Server 0, Schell 11, Davis 1, Sickles 4, Carney 9.

Jackson County 

(48)

 - 

B. Bingham 19, J. Lakes 0, Elliott 19, Moore 1, Hignite 2, Roaden 7.  

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the statistics for tonight’s game. 

 

Other Games of Interest (Girls)

Mercer County 

67

   Madison Central 

51

 

Scott County 

82

   Bullitt East

53

 

Paris 

52

   Frankfort

25

 

Leslie County 

69

   Powell County 

57

 

West Carter 

65

   Boyd County  

51

 

Russell County  

67

   Adair County  

54

 

Butler

62

   Fairdale

38

 

Washington County  

58

   Campbellsville

29

 

Ashland 

53

   Clark County

34

 

Newport Central Catholic 

66

   Covington Holy Cross 

53

 

Barren County

82

   Cumberland County 

25

 

Harrison County

59

   Mason County

38

 

Madison Southern

58

   Williamsburg  

46

 

Hart County 

61

   Marion County

45

 

Pulaski County 

62

   McCreary Central  

45

 

Cawood  

97

   Middlesboro 

30

 

Perry County Central 

68

   Owsley County  

39

 

South Oldham 

74

   Spencer County 

34

 

Wayne County  

41

   Garrard County

33

 

 

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