Scott County vs. Tates Creek (Boys)

Tates Creek High School
Lexington, Kentucky
February 22, 2005

2005 by Ron Harrison

Scott County (21-3) vs. Tates Creek (11-13)

The Scott County coaching staff started the following lineup:  6-3 So. Rodney Haddix, 6-3 Fr. Bud Mackey, 7-2 Sr. Jared Carter, 5-10 Jr. Jesse Thompson, and 6-3 So. Matt Walls.  Tates Creek coach Joe Pat Covington countered with 6-4 So. John Watkins, 6-0 Jr. Abe Mashni, 6-6 Jr. Pete Nochta, 5-11 Jr. Dyron Carter, and 6-2 Fr. Michael Sparks.

Scott County pulled away from a 50-50 tie in the final quarter to defeat a determined Tates Creek squad by a score of 74-61.  Tates Creek led 28-16 with 3:20 remaining in the first half before Scott County rallied to tie the game 34-34 at halftime.  The game remained close throughout the third quarter with Scott County holding a 50-48 lead entering the final period.  The Cardinals finally got a little breathing room in the final period, led by Rodnay Haddix's 10 points and six points by Daniel Durr.  Scott County outscored Tates Creek 24-13 in the final period for the final score of 74-61.

Scott County shot 42.2% from the field, connected on 17 of 23 free throws, and pulled down 48 rebounds.  Tates Creek shot 42.4% from the field, connected on 11 of 21 free throws, and grabbed 32 rebounds.

Rodney Haddix led Scott County with 31 points and eight rebounds.  Haddix connected on 12 of 15 free throws.  Jared Carter added 17 points, nine rebounds, and three blocked shots.  6-3 Sr. Daniel Durr came off the bench to add 12 points and eight rebounds.  Tates Creek was led by John Watkins and 5-8 Jr. Nash Baldwin with 17 points each.  Dyron Carter added 11 points and Michael Sparks chipped in with nine points.  6-5 Jr. Patrick Workman only tallied four points but pulled down 10 rebounds.

Scott County 

9

25

16

24

-

74

Tates Creek 

14

20

14

13

-

61

 

Scott County

(74)

 - 

Haddix 31, Mackey 2, Carter 17, Thompson 6, Walls 0, Siler 2, Durr 12, Lee 4.

Tates Creek 

(61)

 - 

Watkins 17, Mashni 0, Nochta 3, Carter 11, Sparks 9, Baldwin 17, Workman 4.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to Mark Walls and the Scott County stats crew for providing the computer statistics for tonight’s game.

Other Games of Interest (Boys)

Ashland Blazer

46

West Carter

43

 

Ballard

97

Central

84

 

Bourbon County

62

Grant County

44

 

Caverna

50

Warren East

42

 

Clay County

66

Middlesboro

62

 

Bryan Station

75

Seneca

41

 

East Jessamine

78

Mercer County

74

 

Elizabethtown

63

St. Xavier

58

 

Frankfort

55

Anderson County

54

 

Franklin County

59

Bethlehem

46

 

Hazard

85

Cordia

48

 

Holmes

67

Mason County

51

 

Henry Clay

72

Sayre

53

 

Lexington Christian

90

Model

42

 

Madison Central

81

Berea

55

 

Muhlenberg North

67

Ohio County

65

(OT)

Pineville

71

Cumberland

56

 

North Hardin

55

Butler

51

 

Rockcastle County

70

Somerset

54

 

Shelby County

100

Nelson County

50

 

South Laurel

87

Boyle County

59

 

University Heights

58

Logan County

43

 

West Jessamine

84

Lafayette

82

 

Woodford County

47

Danville

41

 

Bishop Brossart

68

Covington Catholic

52

 

 
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