South Laurel vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys)

Lexington Catholic High School
Lexington, Kentucky
February 20, 2004

2004 by Ron Harrison

South Laurel (17-7) vs. Lexington Catholic (21-3)

South Laurel coach Steve Wright started the following lineup:  6-6 Jr. Eric Fields, 6-4 Sr. Cam Smith, 6-4 So. Walt Allen, 6-2 Fr. Jordan Hammonds, and 6-0 Fr. Ty Profitt.  Lexington Catholic coach Bart Flener countered with 6-4 Sr. Demetrius Green, 6-3 Sr. Harrison Morton, 6-4 Sr. Mark Balthrop, 5-10 Sr. Drew Morton, and 6-3 Sr. William Graham.

Lexington Catholic raced out to a 20-8 lead after the first quarter on their way to an 83-56 victory over South Laurel.  Lexington Catholic scored 38 points off 22 South Laurel turnovers.  Lexington Catholic shot 55.2% from the field, was 10 of 15 from the free throw line, and pulled down 25 rebounds.  South Laurel shot 43.6% from the field, was 19 of 24 from the free throw line, and grabbed 30 rebounds.

The victors were led tonight by Harrison Morton with 23 points including four of five from the three point line.  Demetrius Green and William Graham added 17 and 12 points respectively.  Jordan Hammonds and Walt Allen led South Laurel with 11 points each.  Eric Fields and Cam Smith added 10 points each.   

 

South Laurel 

8

14

16

18

-

56

Lexington Catholic 

20

17

28

18

-

83


 

South Laurel 

(56)

 - 

Fields 10, C. Smith 10, Allen 11, Hammonds 11, Proffitt 6, Gross 3, D. J. Perkins 3, T. Smith 2.

Lexington Catholic 

(83)

 - 

Green 17, H. Morton 23, Balthrop 2, D. Morton 8, Graham 12, Boneau 5, Buchignani 1, Hewitt 3, P. J. Wilson 2, Riddell 4, Vogelsang 6.

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the computer statistics for tonight’s game.

 

Other Games of Interest (Boys)

Paul Dunbar

61

   Frankfort Lafayette

57

  (OT)

Tates Creek

56

   Newport Central Catholic

50

 

Sayre

71

   Model

36

 

Clark County 

90

   Augusta

72

 

Boyle County 

67

   West Jessamine 

65

 

East Jessamine 

59

   Madison Southern

46

 

Harrodsburg

67

   Woodford County  

49

 

Mason County 

84

   Harrison County  

62

 

Wayne County 

98

   Garrard County 

44

 

Apollo

61

   Grayson County 

58

 

Middlesboro

74

   Cawood

71

 

Clay County  

65

   Corbin 

63

 

Bourbon County  

65

   Franklin County  

55

 

Anderson County  

69

   Mercer County  

53

 

Shelby Valley

54

   Johnson Central

50

 

Perry County Central 

77

   Knott County Central 

54

 

Paris

71

   St. Patrick 

48

 

Montgomery County 

56

   Pendleton County

54

 

Rockcastle County 

45

   Lincoln County 

42

 

Oak Hill Academy (VA)

110

   North Laurel

66

 

Seneca

46

   Trinity

40

 

DeSales

70

   Doss

69

(OT)

Fern Creek

70

   Eastern

69

 

Manual

43

   St. Xavier

40

 

 

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