Sacred Heart Academy vs. Lexington Catholic (Girls)

Lexington Catholic High School
Lexington, Kentucky
February 1, 2005

2005 by Ron Harrison

Sacred Heart Academy (17-3) vs. Lexington Catholic (18-1)

Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup:  5-10 Sr. Taylor Kopple, 5-9 Sr. Jackie Distler, 5-9 Sr. Kelsey McCarty, 5-4 Sr. Jordan Hess, and 5-8 Sr. Carly Ormerod.  Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 5-9 Sr. Adaeze Azubuike, 6-0 Jr. Anaris Sickles, 6-1 Sr. Shannon Novosel, 5-6 So. Keyla Snowden, and 5-8 Jr. Nikki Davis.

The Lexington Catholic Lady Knights exorcised some personal demons by defeating Sacred Heart 69-50.  Sacred Heart had four consecutive wins over Lexington Catholic including two victories in the state championship game.  It was a very physical, hard played game and Sacred Heart could only manage 27.3% shooting accuracy from the field.

Lexington Catholic shot 48.1% from the field, connected on 13 of 20 free throws, and pulled down 24 rebounds.  The Lady Knights scored 24 points off 17 Sacred Heart turnovers.   Lexington Catholic held a 28-11 advantage in bench scoring.  Sacred Heart Academy connected on 12 of 20 free throws and pulled down 41 rebounds.  Sacred Heart Academy scored 14 points off 19 Lexington Catholic turnovers.

5-10 Fr. Natalie Novosel led the victors with 17 points and six rebounds.   Anaris Sickles added 12 points and eight rebounds while Keyla Snowden chipped in with 10 points.   Shannon Novosel tallied eight points, pulled down 14 rebounds, and nine blocked five shots.  Carly Ormerod led Sacred Heart with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and recorded four steals.  Taylor Kopple, Jackie Distler, and 6-1 So. Elizabeth Campbell added eight points each.  Kopple and Campbell pulled down nine and eight rebounds respectively.

Sacred Heart Academy 

12

12

13

13

-

50

Lexington Catholic 

16

17

18

18

-

69

Sacred Heart Academy 

(50)

 - 

T. Kopple 8, Distler 8, McCarty 0, Hess 4, Ormerod 19, Denbow 1, Wade 2, Campbell 8

Lexington Catholic 

(69)

 - 

Azubuike 4, Sickles 12, S. Novosel 8, Snowden 10, Davis 7, Green 8, Cash 3, N. Novosel 17.  

Acknowledgements

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

Other Games of Interest (Girls)

Assumption 

58

New Albany (IN)  

53

 

Ballard

42

Manual 

37

 

Bullitt East

61

Larue County

48

 

Butler

64

Shawnee

45

 

Clark County

45

Estill County

19

 

East Jessamine

58

Burgin

53

 

Eastern

57

Moore

43

 

Marshall County

74

Carlisle County

26

 

Mercy

80

Henry Clay

59

 

Monroe County

75

Cumberland County 

39

 

Montgomery County 

71

Bourbon County

34

 

Paducah Tilghman

66

Reidland

24

 

Rose Hill

50

East Carter

48

 

Washington County

57

Taylor County

43

 

 
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