The Stadium Challenge

Lexington Catholic High School, Lexington, Kentucky
January 30-31, 2004

Copyright 2004 Ron Harrison

Schedule of Games

 

Friday, January 30

 

7:00 PM -

Tug Valley (WV)

vs.

Hart County

(Girls)

 

8:30 PM -

Wellston (OH)

vs.

Lexington Catholic

(Boys)

 

Saturday, January 31

 

10:00 AM -

Trotwood (OH)

vs.

Wayne County

(Girls)

 

11:30 AM -

Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (OH)

vs.

Boyd County

(Girls)

 

1:15 PM -

South Bend St. Joseph’s (IN)

vs.

Muhlenberg North

(Girls)

 

2:45 PM -

South Charleston (WV)

vs.

Jackson County

(Girls)

 

4:15 PM -

South Charleston (WV)

vs.

Jackson County

(Boys)

 

6:00 PM -

Cincinnati LaSalle (OH)

vs.

Madison Central

(Boys)

 

6:30 PM -

St. Ursula (OH)

vs.

Fleming County

(Girls)

   (Old Gym)

7:30 PM -

Cleveland (TN)

vs.

Lexington Catholic

(Boys)

 

9:00 PM -

Cleveland (TN)

vs.

Lexington Catholic

(Girls)

 

Friday January 30th, 2004

Game 1  Tug Valley (WV) vs. Hart County (Girls)

Game cancelled—teams could not travel to event due to hazardous road conditions.

Game 2  Wellston (OH) (5-9) vs. Lexington Catholic (15-3)  (Boys)

Wellston started the following lineup:  Brant Derrow, Ryan Miller, J. B. King, David Herman, and Jordan Lackey.  Lexington Catholic coach Bart Flener countered with 6-3 Sr. Demetrius Green, 6-4 Sr. Harrison Morton, 6-4 Sr. Mark Balthrop, 6-5 Jr. Rob Riddell, and 6-3 Sr. William Graham.

Lexington Catholic raced out to a 27-4 first quarter lead and scored 20 points off 22 Wellston turnovers on their way to an 84-29 victory.  Lexington Catholic shot 49.3% from the field, connected on nine of 14 free throws, and pulled down 44 rebounds.  Wellston was only 23.4% from the field, visited the free throw line five times, connecting on one shot, and grabbed 31 rebounds. 

Demetrius Green, Harrison Morton, and William Graham led Lexington Catholic with 20, 17, and 16 points respectively.  The five Lexington Catholic starters only averaged 14 minutes of playing time each tonight.  Wellston was led tonight by David Herman with 12 points and seven rebounds. 

Wellston (OH)

4

8

9

8

-

29

Lexington Catholic

27

20

21

16

-

84

 

Wellston (OH)

(29) -

Derrow 5, Miller 4, King 0, Herman 12, Lackey 4, Johnson 4.

Lexington Catholic

(84) -

Green 20, H. Morton 17, Balthrop 3, Riddell 3, Graham 16, Boneau 6, D. Morton 2, Buchignani 2, Hewitt 6, Wilson 3, Vogelsang 4, Brown 2.

Saturday January 31st, 2004

Game 3  Trotwood (OH) (3-10) vs. Wayne County (14-4)  (Girls)

Trotwood (OH) coach Johnny Vance started the following lineup:  5-7 So. Madison Davis, 5-8 Jr. Tasha Patterson, 5-10 Jr. Ashley Rankin, 5-6 Jr. Antoinette Mize, and 5-8 Jr. Janae Garrett.   Wayne County coach Tim Pyles countered with 5-11 Jr. Ashley Bell, 5-9 So. Latoyia Green, 6-0 Sr. Sarah Wixson, 5-8 Sr. Natalie Brown, and 5-7 Sr. Kenita Ball.

Wayne County led 44-39 at the end of three quarters and outscored Trotwood 16-2 in the final quarter to claim a 60-41 victory.  Wayne County shot 33.3% from the field, connected on 27 of 32 free throws, and pulled down 34 rebounds.  Trotwood shot 31% from the field, was 14 of 23 from the free throw line, and grabbed 31 rebounds. 

The victors were led by Ashley Bell with 21 points and 13 rebounds.  Bell was11 of 13 from the free throw line.  Kenita Ball added 19 points including three of five from the three point line, and eight of eight from the free throw line.  Trotwood was led by Ashley Rankin with 18 points and 14 rebounds.  Janae Garrett added 11 points.   

Trotwood (OH)

9

17

13

2

-

41

Wayne County

13

18

13

16

-

60

 

Trotwood (OH)

(41) -

Davis 1, Patterson 2, Rankin 18, Mize 4, Garrett 11, Duerson 1, Shipp 4.

Wayne County

(60) -

Bell 21, Green 6, Wixson 6, Brown 5, Ball 19, Perkins 1, Duncan 2.

Game 4  Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (OH) (11-6) vs. Boyd County (10-5)  (Girls)

Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary coach Joe Ciarrochi started the following lineup:  5-8 Sr. Kellyn Murphy, 5-9 Fr. Kara Murphy, 5-7 Jr. Katie Murphy, 5-7 Fr. Ashley Ciarrochi, and 5-6 Sr. Jen Ajamie.  Boyd County coach Pete Fraley countered with 5-9 Sr. Ashley Caniff, 5-7 Jr. Brandi Mahar, 5-10 Sr. Jessica Easterling, 5-6 Sr. Jennipher Swann, and 5-3 Fr. Katie Chaney.

Boyd County led 49-46 after three quarters but they went cold from the field in the final quarter and Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary rallied for a 64-56 victory.  Akron shot 54.5% from the field, was 13 of 21 from the free throw line, and pulled down 35 rebounds.  Boyd County shot 33.8% from the field, visited the free throw line five times, connecting on four shots, and grabbed 37 rebounds. 

The victors were led by Kellyn Murphy with 23 points, nine rebounds, and five steals.  Ashley Ciarrochi and Kara Murphy added 12 and 11 points respectively.  Kara Murphy added seven rebounds and dished out six assists.  Jennipher Swann led Boyd County with 14 points and 5-7 Jr. Kasi Galloway added 10 points.   

Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (OH)

18

16

12

18

-

64

Boyd County

12

19

18

7

-

56

 

Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (OH)

(64) -

Kellyn Murphy 23, Kara Murphy 11, Katie Murphy 7, Ashely Ciarrochi 12, Ajamie 2, Harrell 1, Angie Ciarrochi 8.

Boyd County

(56) -

Caniff 6, Mahar 7, Easterling 4, Swann 14, Chaney 5, Galloway 10, Brown 4, Ashworth 2, Rowsey 2, Badgett 2.

Game 5  South Bend St. Joseph’s (IN) (11-6) vs. Muhlenberg North (13-4)  (Girls)

South Bend St. Joseph’s coach Mike Megyese started the following lineup:  5-10 Jr. Aimee Litka, 5-9 Jr. Katie St. Clair, 6-3 Fr. Kristen Dockery, 5-8 Fr. Sydney Smallbone, and 5-7 So. Melissa Lechlitner.  Muhlenberg North coach Mike Harper countered with 5-10 So. Candace Garrett, 5-7 Jr. Veronika Peercy, 6-2 Sr. Jade Perry, 5-5 So. Lauren Jill Tatum, and 5-6 Fr. Heather Mitchell.

St. Joseph’s led 57-47 at the end of three quarters but Muhlenberg North rallied for a 64-62  victory.  Jade Perry led the comeback with 10 fourth quarter points and Veronika Peercy scored the winning points on a put-back shot with two seconds remaining on the clock.  Muhlenberg North shot 57.1% from the field, connected on five of eight free throws, and pulled down 31 rebounds.  St. Joseph’s shot 44.6% from the field including six of 14 from the three point line, was six of seven from the free throw line, and grabbed 25 rebounds. 

The victors were led today by Jade Perry with 23 points, 10 rebounds, and four blocked shots.  Heather Mitchell, Candace Garrett, and Veronika Peercy added 12, 10, and nine points respectively.  Garrett and Peercy added eight and seven rebounds respectively.  Katie St. Clair led St. Joseph’s with 15 points and six rebounds while Aimee Litka added 15 points and dished out six assists.  Sydney Smallbone and Melissa Lechlitner chipped in with 14 and 12 points respectively.

South Bend St. Joseph’s (IN)

20

14

23

5

-

62

Muhlenberg North

16

19

12

17

-

64

 

South Bend St. Joseph’s (IN)

(62) -

Litka 15, St. Clair 15, Dockery 4, Smallbone 14, Lechlitner 12, Newsom 2.

Muhlenberg North

(64) -

Garrett 10, Peercy 9, Perry 23, Tatum 6, Mitchell 12, Olgesby 4.

Game 6  South Charleston (WV) (9-2) vs. Jackson County (14-3)  (Girls)

South Charleston coach Gerald Burgy started the following lineup:  5-10 Sr. Alexis Hornbuckle, 5-7 Sr. Blair Ruddle, 5-8 Sr. Fancia Payne, 5-7 Sr. Krystal Williams, and 5-7 Jr. Renee Montgomery.  Jackson County coach Greg Parrett countered with 5-10 Jr. Candrea Bingham, 5-9 Sr. Stisha Rose, 6-6 Sr. Sarah Elliott, 5-10 Sr. Kenni Lakes, and 5-4 Sr. Whitney Moore.  Note:  Jackson County was missing two starters today:  Brittany Bingham (injured) and Kourtney Tyra (ill).

South Charleston scored 26 points off 24 Jackson County turnovers and held a 24-9 advantage in free throw points on their way to a 61-49 victory.  South Charleston shot 31.6% from the field, connected on 24 of 30 free throws, and pulled down 34 rebounds.  Jackson County shot 43.9% from the field, was nine of 16 from the free throw line, and pulled down 35 rebounds.   

The victors were led by Alexis Hornbuckle with 26 points, 12 rebounds, and nine steals.  Renee Montgomery added 19 points including 13 of 14 free throws.  Montgomery also added eight rebounds, dished out five assists, and recorded five steals.  Sarah Elliott led Jackson County with 25 points, 14 rebounds, and nine blocked shots.  Whitney Moore added 20 points including four three point baskets. 

South Charleston (WV)

14

16

15

16

-

61

Jackson County

9

12

10

18

-

49

 

South Charleston (WV)

(61) -

Hornbuckle 26, Ruddle 8, Payne 2, Williams 1, Montgomery 19, Long 5.

Jackson County

(49) -

Bingham 2, Rose 0, Elliott 25, Lakes 0, Moore 20, Whitehead 1, Roaden 1.

Game 7  South Charleston (WV) (12-2) vs. Jackson County (8-11)  (Boys)

South Charleston coach Robert Dawson started the following lineup:  6-3 So. Josh Daniel, 6-0 Sr. Ronnie Means, 6-4 So. T. J. Douglas, 6-1 Sr. Jeraude Lowe, and 5-11 Jr. Klint Frazier.  Jackson County coach Keith Hays countered with 6-5 Jr. Andrew Chrisman, 6-2 Jr. Walt Rader, 6-6 So. Pat Elliott, 5-10 Sr. Josh Gray, and 6-4 Sr. Stephen Gabbard.

South Charleston scored 54 points off 37 Jackson County turnovers on their way to a 99-67 victory.  South Charleston attempted 35 more shots (75-40) from the field than Jackson County.  South Charleston shot 50.7% from the field, was 17 of 24 from the free throw line, and pulled down 31 rebounds.  Jackson County shot 47.5% from the field, connected on 25 of 35 free throws, and pulled down 29 rebounds.   

The victors had six players in double figures, led by Josh Daniel with 21 points.  6-1 Sr. David Pope and Klint Frazier added 17 points each.  Ronnie Means added 12 points and dished out 14 assists.  6-2 Sr. Jose Hall and Jeraude Lowe added 11 and 10 points respectively.  Stephen Gabbard led Jackson County with 23 points, including 13 of 13 free throws.  Pat Elliott added nine points and pulled down seven rebounds. 

South Charleston (WV)

26

32

24

17

-

99

Jackson County

14

16

14

23

-

67

 

South Charleston (WV)

(99) -

Daniel 21, Means 12, Douglas 4, Lowe 10, Frazier 17, Lewis 4, Pope 17, Jose Hall 11, Booker 1, Sikula 2.

Jackson County

(67) -

Chrisman 6, Rader 6, Elliott 9, Gray 5, Gabbard 23, Whitehead 1, Eversole 5, Truett 3, Ayers 2, Brumback 7.

Game 8  Cincinnati LaSalle (OH) (13-0) vs. Madison Central (13-4)  (Boys)

LaSalle coach Dan Fleming started the following lineup:  6-6 Sr. Justin Orr, 6-2 Jr. Colin Flynn, 6-6 Sr. Tim Teepe, 5-11 Sr. Darenn Mansoor, and 6-1 Sr. Ray Ruberg.  Madison Central coach Allen Feldhaus Jr. countered with 6-3 Sr. Josh Winkler, 6-1 Sr. Chris Stunson, 6-4 Sr. Matt Cornett, 5-9 So. Andrew Mathis, and 6-5 Sr. Shawn Ballard.

LaSalle scored 32 points off 23 Madison Central turnovers on their way to a 71-47 victory.  LaSalle shot 49.2% from the field, connected on 11 of 15 free throws, and pulled down 30 rebounds.  Madison Central shot 42.2% from the field, was seven of 11 from the free throw line, and pulled down 29 rebounds.   

Justin Orr led LaSalle with 19 points and 6-4 Sr. Zach Welter added 14 points.  Matt Cornett led Madison Central with 16 points and nine rebounds.  Andrew Mathis and Chris Stunson added nine and eight points respectively. 

Cincinnati LaSalle (OH)

16

16

18

21

-

71

Madison Central

8

12

10

17

-

47

 

Cincinnati LaSalle (OH)

(71) -

Orr 19, Flynn 6, Teepe 4, Mansoor 5, Ruberg 2, Wiegele 4, Wiebell 5, Dooros 6, Welter 14, Stanchek 6.

Madison Central

(47) -

Winkler 0, Stunson 8, Cornett 16, Mathis 9, Ballard 5, Carman 2, Stone 5, Champ 2.

Game 9  St. Ursula (OH) vs. Fleming County  (Girls)

St. Ursula coach Tim Ballinger started the following lineup:  5-9 Sr. Meaghan Mooney, 5-7 So. Megan Shiverdecker, 5-10 So. Margaret Hennegan, 5-6 Sr. Courtney Bryant, and 5-6 So. Eileen Hughes.  Fleming County coach Christy Orem countered with 5-6 Jr. Morgan Lewis, 5-6 Jr. Melissa Isenberg, 5-9 Sr. Staci Newmsom, 5-3 Sr. Ashley Harmon, and 5-3 Sr. Felicia Richmond.

St. Ursula defeated Fleming County by a score of 50-32.  The victors were led by Margaret Hennegan with 16 points and Megan Shiverdecker chipped in with nine points.  Melissa Isenberg and Felicia Richmond led Fleming County with eight points each.

St. Ursula (OH)

8

16

14

12

-

50

Fleming County

5

9

10

8

-

32

 

St. Ursula (OH)

(50) -

Mooney 2, Shiverdecker 9, Hennegan 16, Bryant 0, Hughes 5, Rathman 5, Takougang 6, Waligora 8.

Fleming County

(32) -

Lewis 1, Isenberg 8, Newsom 4, Harmon 7, Richmond 8, McKee 1, Staggs 2, Hicks 1.

Game 10  Cleveland (TN) (12-8) vs. Lexington Catholic (16-3)  (Boys)

Cleveland coach Aaron Green started the following lineup:  6-0 Sr. Jay Davis, 6-1 So. Alex Goldston, 6-5 Jr. Charles Little, 6-3 Jr. Charles Jett, and 5-11 So. Colby Dodd.   Lexington Catholic coach Bart Flener countered with 6-3 Sr. Demetrius Green, 6-4 Sr. Harrison Morton, 6-4 Sr. Mark Balthrop, 5-10 Sr. Drew Morton, and 6-3 Sr. William Graham.

Lexington Catholic scored 26 points off 26 Cleveland turnovers and outshot their opponents 51.4%-45.8% from the field on their way to a 69-43 victory.  Lexington Catholic also held a 22-11 advantage in bench scoring.

Lexington Catholic was led today by William Graham with 25 points, four rebounds, three assists, and five steals.  Graham was 12 of 17 from the field.  Harrison Morton added 13 points.  Alex Goldston led Cleveland with 10 points and seven rebounds.  Colby Dodd and 6-3 Jr. David Cartwright chipped in with eight and seven points respectively. 

Cleveland (TN)

10

10

12

11

-

43

Lexington Catholic

17

15

20

17

-

69

 

Cleveland (TN)

(43) -

Davis 6, Goldston 10, Little 6, Jett 2, Dodd 8, McChesney 2, Barber 2, Cartwright 7.

Lexington Catholic

(69) -

Green 4, H. Morton 13, Balthrop 2, D. Morton 3, Graham 25, Boneau 2, Hewitt 3, Demus 2, Burke 2, Wilson 4, Riddell 5, Tunde 4.

Game 11  Cleveland (TN) vs. Lexington Catholic (13-6)  (Girls)

The Cleveland coach started the following lineup:  So. Angie Wells, Jr. Holly Rogers, Jr. Lauren Brett, Jr. Allison Rader, and Jr. Christa Burtnett.   Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 6-0 So. Anaris Sickles, 5-8 Jr. Lesley Server, 6-1 Jr. Shannon Novosel, 5-7 Fr. Keyla Snowden, and 5-8 So. Nikki Davis.

Lexington Catholic led 60-59 at the end of three quarters and pulled away in the final quarter to gain a 90-77 victory over a determined Cleveland squad.  Lexington Catholic scored 28 points off 19 Cleveland turnovers while Cleveland scored 17 points off 20 Lexington Catholic miscues.  Lexington Catholic shot 49.1% from the field, was 30 of 36 from the free throw line, and pulled down 37 rebounds.  Cleveland shot 40.3% from the field, was 22 of 29 from the free throw line, and grabbed 36 rebounds.  There were a total of 49 fouls called in the game (26 on Cleveland and 23 against Lexington Catholic).

Anaris Sickles led Lexington Catholic tonight with 34 points and 15 rebounds.  Sickles was 10 of 17 from the field and 14 of 16 from the free throw line.  Keyla Snowden added 13 points and Nikki Davis chipped in with 12 points, six assists, and five steals.  5-8 Jr. Rebecca Rhule came off the bench to tally 11 points.  Holly Rogers led Cleveland with 21 points including 10 of 10 free throws, and pulled down 10 rebounds.  Fr. Kerri Simpson and Lauren Brett added 17 points each.  Allison Rader chipped in with 11 points and dished out seven assists. 

Cleveland (TN)

16

17

26

18

-

77

Lexington Catholic

27

14

19

30

-

90

 

Cleveland (TN)

(77) -

Wells 4, Rogers 21, Brett 17, Rader 11, Burtnett 7, Simpson 17.

Lexington Catholic

(90) -

Sickles 34, Server 6, S. Novosel 9, Snowden 13, Davis 12, Rhule 11, Scordo 1, Cash 2, Devers 2.

Acknowledgements

This was an excellent day of basketball with some good individual performances.  A note of appreciation to Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd for the hospitality extended me during my visit, and to Jon Albaugh of Lexington Catholic for all the media info provided.  Also, a special thanks to Glen Gentry, Gary Long, and Hugh Davis for the stats provided for each game.   

Please feel free to send your comments and questions to me at prephoops@yahoo.com .  

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