East Jessamine at Lafayette (Girls)

Lafayette High School
Lexington Kentucky
November 29, 2004

2004 by Ron Harrison

East Jessamine (0-0) at Lafayette (0-0) 

East Jessamine coach Ralph Sallee started the following lineup:   5-11 Sr. Ruth Byrd, 5-5 Jr. Jessica Marshall, 5-11 8th grader Clara Mitchell, 5-6 Fr. Krichelle Ford, and 5-3 Sr. LaToya Richardson.  Lafayette coach Allison Tate Denton countered with 6-1 Sr. Lori Colson, 5-9 Sr. Lucy Clark, 6-0 Sr. Courtney Chenault, 5-7 Sr. Catie Morris, and 5-6 Jr. Katie Kelly.

Lafayette trailed 60-57 in the fourth quarter but rallied to defeat East Jessamine by a score of 69-65. East Jessamine’s LaToya Richardson got off to a torrid start as she scored 17 of her team’s first 29 points as they took a 31-21 lead in the second quarter.  Lafayette then went on a 14-0 run to lead 35-31 on their way to a 37-33 halftime lead.  East Jessamine rallied in the third quarter to lead 50-46 at the end of the quarter. East Jessamine led 60-57 in the final period but Lafayette scored eight consecutive points to take a 65-60 advantage—a lead they would not relinquish.   East Jessamine was hampered by fouls tonight as they lost two starters, Ruth Byrd and Clara Mitchell via the foul route.

Lafayette was led tonight by Lucy Clark with 17 points including 12 in the final quarter.  Lori Colson recorded a double-double as she scored 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.  5-5 So. Cassandra Lawson and Catie Morris added 15 and 11 points respectively.   Courtney Chenault pulled down a team-high 12 rebounds.  East Jessamine was led tonight by LaToya Richardson with 18 points including five three point baskets.  Clara Mitchell added 12 points and was aggressive on the boards, while Jessica Marshall chipped in with 11 points.

East Jessamine 

18

15

17

15

-

65

Lafayette 

15

22

9

23

-

69


 

East Jessamine 

(65)

 - 

Ruth Byrd 5, Marshall 11, Mitchell 12, Ford 7, Richardson 18, Baker 6, Willoughby 6.  

Lafayette 

(69)

 - 

Colson 16, Clark 17, Chenault 3, Morris 11, Kelly 2, Slither 3, Lawson 15, Christian 2.  

 

Other Games of Interest (Girls)

Apollo

47

   Muhlenberg South

36

 

Boyd County 

62

   Rose Hill   

44

 

Bryan Station

57

   Ashland Blazer

34

 

Central

51

   Manual

44

 

Clark County   

75

   West Jessamine

43

 

Covington Holy Cross   

82

   Mason County   

65

 

Fairdale   

88

   Jeffersontown 

41

 

Franklin County 

36

   Trimble County   

32

 

Jackson County 

43

   Estill County   

42

 

Lincoln County   

57

   Pulaski County

55

 

Muhlenberg North

61

   Owensboro

51

 

North Laurel

52

   Cawood 

35

 

Ohio County 

80

   Warren Central

64

 

Perry County Central

91

   Buckhorn

12

 

Pike County Central

85

   Allen Central 

50

 

Powell County   

58

   Madison Southern

52

 

Rockcastle County  

70

   Corbin

41

 

Scott County

104

   Rowan County

54

 

Shelby County

50

   Paul Dunbar

37

 

Wolfe County

54

   Hazard

44

 

Breathitt County

63

   Pikeville

58

 

 

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

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