Shelby County at Assumption (Girls)

Assumption High School
Louisville Kentucky
February 8, 2005

2005 by Ron Harrison

Shelby County (17-1) at Assumption (12-7)  (Girls)

Shelby County coach Sally Zimmerman started the following lineup:  5-9 Jr. Tara Milburn, 5-9 Sr. LaShondra Gray, 5-7 Jr. Amanda Green, 5-6 So. Amber Morrison, and 5-2 Fr. Raechele Gray.  Assumption coaches Bob and Martha Todd countered with 5-11 Jr. Kelly Mitchell, 6-0 So. Thia Gholson, 6-1 Jr. Amber Norton, 5-8 So. Eileen Kennedy, and 5-8 Jr. Liz Todd.

The score was tied 33-33 at the end of three quarters but Assumption outscored Shelby County 23-15 in the final period to earn a 56-48 victory.  Assumption shot 43.2% from the field, connected on 15 of 28 free throws, and pulled down 38 rebounds.  The imposing duo of Amber Norton and Thia Gholson combined for 10 blocked shots.  Shelby County could only manage 27.1% from the field, connected on 14 of 22 free throws, and pulled down 42 rebounds.

Amber Norton led Assumption with 16 points, seven rebounds, and six blocked shots.  Thia Gholson also recorded 16 points and added eight rebounds and four blocked shots.  Kelly Mitchell added nine points and pulled down eight rebounds.  Amanda Green led Shelby County with 18 points and seven rebounds.  Raechele Gray and Amber Morrison added nine and seven points respectively.  LaShondra Gray added six points but pulled down 10 rebounds.  Tara Milburn did not score this evening but pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds.

Shelby County 

12

10

11

15

-

48

Assumption 

10

17

6

23

-

56

 

Shelby County

(48)

 - 

Milburn 0, L. Gray 6, Green 18, Morrison 7, R. Gray 9, Silverhorn 5, Gibbs 3.

Assumption

(56)

 - 

Mitchell 9, Gholson 16, Norton 16, Kennedy 8, Todd 5, Miller 2.

 

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to Bob Tonini for providing the computer statistics for tonight’s game.

 

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