Rockcastle County vs. Lexington Catholic (Girls)

Berea College
Berea Kentucky
February 26, 2003

2003 by Ron Harrison

Rockcastle County (22-4) vs. Lexington Catholic (21-4) 

Rockcastle County coach Chrysti Noble started the following lineup:  5-9 So. Heather Hammond, 5-6 Sr. Jessie Hayes, 5-11 Sr. Ashley Mink, 5-8 So. Tara Rowe, and 5-5 So. Johnna Abney.  Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 6-0 Sr. Chelsea Chowning, 6-0 Fr. Anaris Sickles, 6-1 So. Shannon Novosel, 5-8 Jr. Megan Mendenhall, and 5-11 Sr. Sarah Schell.

Lexington Catholic led 29-24 at the half but the third quarter proved to be disastrous for Rockcastle County as they were outscored 19-4.  Lexington Catholic used this spurt to take a 68-46 victory over the Lady Rockets.  Lexington Catholic held a 47.2%-37% edge in field goal shooting.  Lexington Catholic shot well from the three point line, connecting at a 42.9% (6 of 14) rate, while Rockcastle County could only manage 23.1% (three of 13) from beyond the arc.  Lexington Catholic held a 31-28 rebound margin and scored 31 points off 23 Rockcastle County turnovers.  Lexington Catholic committed 21 turnovers but Rockcastle County could only capitalize for seven points.

The victors were led by Chelsea Chowning with 16 points and seven rebounds.  Sarah Schell and Anaris Sickles added 14 and 13 points respectively.  5-7 So. Lesley Server and Shannon Novosel each added 11 points, with Server connecting on three of four three point baskets.  Megan Mendenhall did not crack the scoring column tonight but she pulled down four rebounds and dished out six assists.  Rockcastle County was led by Johnna Abney with 14 points and six assists.  Heather Hammond added 11 points and 12 rebounds, while Tara Rowe chipped in with 10 points.  Jessie Hayes added eight points and recorded five steals.

Rockcastle County 

9

15

4

18

-

46

Lexington Catholic 

15

14

19

20

-

68


 

Rockcastle County 

(46)

 - 

Hammond 11, Hayes 8, Mink 3, Rowe 10, Abney 14.

Lexington Catholic 

(68)

 - 

Chowning 16, Sickles 13, Novosel 11, Mendenhall 0, Schell 14, Server 11, Davis 3.  

 

Acknowledgements

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

 

Other Games of Interest (Girls)

Mercy 

72

   Ballard 

53

 

Central Hardin 

47

   Fern Creek 

28

 

Franklin County 

52

   Clark County 

42

 

Fleming County 

58

   Rowan County   

56

 

South Floyd

49

   Letcher County 

39

 

West Carter  

48

   Ashland Blazer

43

 

Other Games of Interest (February 25th) (Girls)

Ballard 

67

   Moore 

23

 

Bellevue

74

   Heritage Academy 

47

 

Bryan Station 

67

   Butler

57

 

Hart County 

50

   North Hardin 

42

 

Iroquois 

63

   Western 

47

 

Louisville Holy Cross 

74

   Mercer County 

69

 

Jackson City 

50

   Piarist 

39

 

Muhlenberg South 

58

   Hancock County 

42

 

Owensboro

58

   Daviess County 

46

 

Paul Dunbar 

55

   Western Hills  

39

 

St. Mary

57

   Heath 

51

 

Valley

47

   Waggener 

39

 

Walton-Verona

63

   Dayton 

41

 

 

Please send your comments and questions to Ron Harrison at prephoops@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other basketball events appear on http://www.angelfire.com/ky/prephoops.