Newport Central Catholic at Henry Clay (Girls)

Henry Clay High School
Lexington, Kentucky
February 3, 2004

2004 by Ron Harrison

Newport Central Catholic (14-5) at Henry Clay (14-4) 

Newport Central Catholic coach Christie McDonald started the following lineup:  5-8 Sr. Jenny Prigge, 5-9 Sr. Tricia Bertke, 5-10 Sr. Jenna Ziegler, 5-8 Jr. Jayme Thiem, and 6-0 Sr. Nicole Chiodi.  Henry Clay coach Kirk Chiles countered with 6-1 Sr. Abby Currens, 5-8 So. Erica Coleman, 6-0 Sr. Mary Tobin, 5-7 Sr. Jessie Birdwhistell, and 5-3 Sr. Johnna Lewis-Carlisle

Newport Central Catholic defeated Henry Clay 78-76 in ta thriller tonight.  Both teams shot well in the first half with Henry Clay leading 23-19 after the first quarter and NCC rallying to tie the score 40-40 at halftime.  Newport Central Catholic went on an 11-0 run in the third quarter before Henry Clay scored the last four points of the quarter to make the score 63-56.  Newport Central Catholic held a 74-67 lead but Henry Clay scored six consecutive points to make the score 74-73 with 1:35 remaining on the clock.  Henry Clay missed a late three point attempt and Newport Central Catholic claimed the rebound and ran out the clock.

The victors were led by Nicole Chiodi with 28 points.  Jayme Thiem added 23 points and 5-8 Sr. Danielle Schout chipped in with nine points.  Mary Tobin and Johnna Lewis-Carlisle led Henry Clay with 24 and 19 points respectively.  Abby Currens and 6-0 Jr. Virginia Northcutt chipped in with nine points each. 

Newport Central Catholic

19

21

23

15

-

78

Henry Clay 

23

17

16

20

-

76


 

Newport Central Catholic 

(78)

 - 

Prigge 5, Bertke 2, Ziegler 8, Theim 23, Chiodi 28, Schout 9, Litmer 3.  

Henry Clay 

(73)

 - 

Currens 9, Coleman 2, Tobin 24, Birdwhistell 3, Lewis-Carlisle 19, Storey 3, Northcutt 9, Dozier 5, Mehr 2.

 

 

Other Games of Interest (Girls)

Sacred Heart 

76

   Lexington Catholic 

50

 

Presentation

69

   Valley 

41

 

Trigg County 

66

   Providence 

28

 

Monroe County 

73

   Cumberland County 

37

 

Manual

61

   Ballard 

50

 

Moore

51

   Eastern  

45

 

Iroquois

54

   Fairdale

51

 

Boone County 

57

  Highlands 

29

 

New Albany (IN)

69

   Assumption  

65

 

Notre Dame

88

   Holmes    

80

(2OT)

Perry County Central

84

   North Laurel  

54

 

Bowling Green

65

   Logan County  

51

 

Barren County 

69

   Green County  

33

 

Clark County 

49

   Estill County 

35

 

Leslie County

86

   Hazard

41

 

Hart County 

61

   North Hardin

51

 

Powell County 

59

   Nicholas County 

48

 

 

 

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