Lexington Catholic at Mercy Academy (Girls)

Mercy Academy High School
Louisville, Kentucky
December 9, 2003

2003 by Ron Harrison

Lexington Catholic (1-1) at Mercy Academy (2-0) 

Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Laura Bell, 6-0 So. Anaris Sickles, 6-1 Jr. Shannon Novosel, 5-8 Jr. Lesley Server, and 5-8 So. Nikki Davis.  Mercy Academy coach Mark Evans countered with 5-11 Sr. Kate Ulanowski, 5-8 Jr. Courtney Hall, 6-0 Sr. Katie Willinger, 5-7 So. Mallory Luckett, and 5-8 Sr. Laura Rather.

Mercy pulled out a 61-58 victory in a game that was tied 11 times and had eight lead changes.  Lexington Catholic held their last lead at 55-54 but Mercy outscored them 7-3 down the stretch to take the victory.  Mercy shot 30.6% from the field and 18 of 26 from the free throw line while Lexington Catholic shot 34.5% from the field and was only 13 of 24 from the charity stripe.  Lexington Catholic pulled down 44 rebounds and turned the ball over 23 times while Mercy Academy pulled down 43 rebounds and were guilty of 19 turnovers.

Mercy was led in scoring by Courtney Hall with 14 points.  5-9 So. Emily Napier came off the bench to add nine points.   Katie Willinger chipped in with seven points and pulled down nine rebounds.  Lexington Catholic was led by Nikki Davis with 16 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and five steals.  Shannon Novosel added 15 points and 10 rebounds while Anaris Sickles chipped in with 10 points and 11 rebounds.  5-6 Fr. Keyla Snowden came off the bench to add 12 points. 

Lexington Catholic 

10

16

18

14

-

58

Mercy Academy 

10

19

19

13

-

61


 

Lexington Catholic 

(58)

 - 

Bell 0, Sickles 10, S. Novosel 15, Server 5, Davis 16, Snowden 12.

Mercy Academy 

(61)

 - 

Ulanowski 4, Hall 14, Willinger 7, M. Luckett 7, Rather 6, Mehr 3, Mannel 6, J. Luckett 3, Moore 2, Napier 9.  

 

Other Games of Interest (Girls)

Bell County 

57

   Corbin

50

 

Berea

60

   Model

33

 

Hart County 

75

   Green County  

44

 

Sacred Heart

73

   Jeffersonville (IN) 

64

 

Bryan Station

59

   LaRue County 

53

 

Boone County 

69

   McAuley (OH)  

62

 

Clinton County 

76

   Monroe County 

71

(OT)

Harrison County  

81

   Nicholas County 

49

 

Rockcastle County 

63

   Jackson County  

58

 

South Oldham

56

   Gallatin County 

42

 

Warren Central

74

   Warren East 

64

 

Washington County 

62

   Bardstown 

33

 

Danville

68

   Western Hills 

44

 

Russell

80

   Lawrence County  

43

 

Mercer County 

72

   Somerset 

51

 

Louisville Christian Academy

68

   Assumption 

60

 

Pleasure Ridge Park

51

   Presentation  

50

(OT)

Henderson County 

52

   Castle (IN)  

49

 

Bullitt East

59

   Anderson County  

43

 

DuPont Manual

70

   Fern Creek

42

 

 

 

Acknowledgements:

A note of appreciation to Glen Gentry and Gary Long for providing the stats for tonight’s game.

 

 

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