Lafayette at Tates Creek (Boys)

Tates Creek High School
Lexington, Kentucky
February 10, 2004

2004 by Ron Harrison

Lafayette (12-8) at Tates Creek (13-9) 

Lafayette coach Damon Kelley started the following lineup:  6-4 Jr. Blake Miller, 6-0 Jr. T. J. Chinn, 6-6 Sr. Nic Mullins, 6-0 So. Pete Gifford, and 6-1 Sr. Marcus Barron.  Tates Creek coach Joe Pat Covington countered with 6-4 So. Patrick Workman, 6-3 Sr. Justin Taylor, 6-5 Sr. Dwight Harris, 6-2 Sr. Cameron Cross, and 5-10 Sr. Jeremy Brown

Tates Creek held a 57-55 lead with 1:19 remaining on the clock but Lafayette’s Marcus Barron nailed a three pointer to give Lafayette a 58-57 lead with 41 seconds remaining on the clock.  Lafayette made some defensive stops down the stretch to preserve a 59-57 victory.  This victory clinched the regular season district title for the Generals.  Lafayette shot 44.4% from the field, was seven of 15 from the free throw line, and pulled down 42 rebounds.  Tates Creek shot 45.1% from the field, connected on eight of 14 free throws, and grabbed 22 rebounds.   

Nic Mullins led Lafayette with 14 points, 12 rebounds, and two steals.  Marcus Barron added 13 points and seven rebounds.  6-8 Sr. Darnell Dialls, who has been suffering from back spasms, added 10 points, 10 rebounds, and five blocked shots.  Justin Taylor led Tates Creek with 26 points.  Cameron Cross added nine points and 6-5 So. Pete Nochta was impressive off the bench with four points and eight rebounds. 

Lafayette

13

13

16

17

-

59

Tates Creek 

14

19

6

18

-

57


 

Lafayette 

(59)

 - 

Miller 9, Chinn 5, Mullins 14, Gifford 8, Barron 13, Dialls 10.  

Tates Creek 

(57)

 - 

Workman 4, Taylor 26, Harris 2, Cross 9, Brown 1, Baldwin 7, Dixon 4, Nochta 4.

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game. 

 

Other Games of Interest (Boys)

Paul Dunbar 

60

   Moore 

58

 

Perry County Central 

85

   Whitesburg 

71

 

Covington Catholic

79

   Dixie Heights 

61

 

Mason County

62

   Bishop Brossart 

51

 

Clark County

84

   Paris 

49

 

Scott County   

94

   Grant County  

69

 

Lexington Catholic 

95

   West Jessamine

54

 

Henry Clay

67

   Madison Central 

56

 

Breathitt County

71

   Pikeville

42

 

Taylor County 

53

   Caverna  

52

 

Oldham County

80

   Franklin County    

54

 

Russellville

63

   Franklin-Simpson  

59

 

Jackson County  

76

   Rockcastle County  

67

 

Warren Central 

116

   Logan County  

65

 

Nicholas County

54

   Berea 

47

 

Williamstown

66

   Owen County

55

 

East Jessamine

61

   Sayre

58

 

South Laurel

68

   Somerset 

50

 

South Oldham

75

   Woodford County 

58

 

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game. 

 

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