Sacred Heart Academy at Mercer County (Girls)

Mercer County High School
Harrodsburg Kentucky
February 23, 2004

2004 by Ron Harrison

Sacred Heart Academy (25-1) at Mercer County Academy (19-7) 

Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup:  5-10 Jr. Taylor Kopple, 5-8 Jr. Jackie Distler, 6-3 Sr. Crystal Kelly, 5-4 Jr. Jordan Hess, and 5-7 Jr. Carly Ormerod.  (Note: 5-6 Sr. starting guard Connie Ferch went down with a season-ending injury last Saturday.)  Mercer County coach Chris Souder countered with 5-8 Jr. Jillian Horn, 5-8 Jr. Erin Ashford, 5-5 So. Chrystal Claunch, 5-5 So. Chelsea Goodman, and 5-5 Sr. Courtney Watts.

Sacred Heart Academy led 45-40 after three quarters but exploded for a 14-0 run in the final period on their way to a 65-51 victory over Mercer County.  Sacred Heart shot 53.8% from the field, connected on seven of 10 free throws, and pulled down 39 rebounds.  Mercer County shot 38.3% from the field, was 10 of 18 from the free throw line, and grabbed 24 rebounds.  Mercer County scored 24 points off 14 Sacred Heart turnovers.  Sacred Heart utilized their size advantage to gain a 15-4 advantage over Mercer County on second chance points.

Sacred Heart was led today by Carly Ormerod with 18 points and nine rebounds.  Crystal Kelly added 14 points, nine rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Jordan Hess chipped in with 10 points and seven rebounds.   Chelsea Goodman led Mercer County with 16 points.  6-0 Jr. Erica Lee added 10 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.  Chrystal Claunch and Jillian Horn added eight points each. 

Sacred Heart Academy 

14

15

16

20

-

65

Mercer County 

14

12

14

11

-

51


 

Sacred Heart Academy 

(65)

 - 

Kopple 6, Distler 8, Kelly 14, Hess 10, Ormerod 18, Denbow 6, McCarty 3.  

Mercer County 

(51)

 - 

Horn 8, Ashford 4, Claunch 8, Goodman 16, Watts 5, Lee 10.

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the computer statistics for tonight’s game and also for his insights on the game.

 

Other Games of Interest (Girls)

Lexington Catholic

55

Madison Central

51

 

Boyd County

47

Rowan County

40

 

Jackson County

59

Bryan Station

46

 

Paul Dunbar

46

Corbin

44

 

Tates Creek

39

Pendleton County

25

 

Scott County

67

Franklin County

46

 

Paris

48

Mason County

45

 

Rockcastle County

69

Bell County

59

 

Casey County

58

Adair County

48

 

Harrison County

78

Estill County

39

 

Owen County

50

Gallatin County

43

 

Betsy Layne

74

Jenkins

44

 

Perry County Central

94

Buckhorn

22

 

Russell

83

Fairview

46

 

Pulaski County

48

Whitley County

45

 

Montgomery County

57

West Carter

50

 

Whitesburg

67

Owsley County

33

 

Breathitt County

50

Wolfe County

47

 

 

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

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