2006 Chad Helm Kentucky Challenge

Lexington Catholic High School
Lexington, Kentucky
January 28, 2006

Copyright 2006 Ron Harrison

Schedule of Games

1:30 PM -

Louisville Central

vs.

Milwaukee South (WI)

(Boys)

3:00 PM -

Garrard County

vs.

White House (TN)

(Boys)

4:45 PM -

Perry County Central

vs.

Kenwood (TN)

(Boys)

6:30 PM -

Lexington Catholic

vs.

Cincinnati LaSalle (OH)

(Boys)

8:00 PM -

Lexington Catholic

vs.

Eastmoor Academy (OH)

(Girls)

9:30 PM -

Mt. Juliet (TN)

vs.

Chaminade-Julienne (OH)

(Girls)

Team listed first is home team and will wear white

 

History of Event

2005

Coastal Christian (VA)

75

St. Henry

46

(Boys)

Russellville

59

Cincinnati Aiken (OH)

56

(Boys)

Regina (OH)

96

Wayne County

49

(Girls)

Clinton County

61

Cheatham County (TN)

60

(Girls)

Covington Holy Cross

71

Beech (TN)

42

(Girls)

Lexington Catholic

59

Beech (TN)

53

(Boys)

Lexington Catholic

104

Winfield (WV)

37

(Girls)

Kentucky teams - 5 wins    Out-of-State teams - 2 wins

2004

Lexington Catholic

84

Wellston (OH)

29

(Boys)

Wayne County

60

Trotwood (OH)

41

(Girls)

St. Vincent-St. Mary (OH)

64

Boyd County

46

(Girls)

Muhlenberg North

64

St. Josephs (IN)

62

(Girls)

South Charleston (WV)

61

Jackson County

49

(Girls)

South Charleston (WV)

99

Jackson County

67

(Boys)

Cincinnati LaSalle (OH)

71

Madison Central

47

(Boys)

St. Ursula (OH)

50

Fleming County

30

(Girls)

Lexington Catholic

69

Cleveland (TN)

43

(Boys)

Lexington Catholic

90

Cleveland (TN)

77

(Girls)

Kentucky teams - 5 wins    Out-of-State teams - 5 wins

2003

Hughes (OH)

52

East Carter

47

(Girls)

Mercer County

54

Sycamore (OH)

46

(Girls)

Sacred Heart

61

St. Ursula (OH)

52

(Girls)

DuPont Manual

55

Mt. Carmel (IL)

46

(Girls)

South Charleston (WV)

78

Mercy Academy

67

(Girls)

Harrison County

50

Wyoming (OH)

35

(Girls)

Lexington Catholic

90

Trotwood (OH)

33

(Girls)

Kentucky teams - 5 wins    Out-of-State teams - 2 wins

2002

Somerset

63

Hughes (OH)

53

(Girls)

East Carter

59

Mt. Notre Dame (OH)

58

(Girls)

Sycamore (OH)

65

Highlands

41

(Girls)

Hart County

59

Wyoming (OH)

44

(Girls)

Clinton County

65

Huntington (WV)

51

(Girls)

Sacred Heart

62

Cookeville (TN)

51

(Girls)

Upperman (TN)

52

Jackson County

32

(Girls)

Lexington Catholic

50

Mt. Juliet (TN)

43

(Girls)

Kentucky teams - 6 wins    Out-of-State teams - 2 wins

2001

Southport (IN)

60

Wayne County

57

(Girls)

Bishop Brossart

46

Princeton (OH)

43

(Girls)

Somerset

65

Sycamore (OH)

43

(Girls)

Huntington (WV)

50

Hart County

48

(Girls)

DuPont Manual

53

Trotwood (OH)

49

(Girls)

Mt. Juliet (TN)

52

Jackson County

32

(Girls)

Upperman (TN)

57

Muhlenberg North

43

(Girls)

Lexington Catholic

69

Wyoming (OH)

63

(Girls)

Kentucky teams - 4 wins    Out-of-State teams - 4 wins

 

Game 1  Milwaukee South (WI) (5-7) vs. Louisville Central (12-6)  (Boys)

Milwaukee South coach Ty Moseler started the following lineup:  6-2 Jr. Justin Hurn, 6-2 Sr. Thomas Shumpert, 6-6 Sr. Steve White, 5-10 Jr. Martin Gross, and 6-0 Sr. Fred Williams.  Louisville Central coach Doug Bibby countered with 6-4 Sr. Leroy Nobles, 6-0 Sr. Derrick Bowers, 6-2 Sr. Darryll Bell, 5-11 So. Randy Skeens, and 5-8 So. Chris Starks.

Louisville Central trailed 25-24 at halftime but outscored Milwaukee South 13-5 in the third quarter on thir way to a 57-49 victory.  Louisville Central was extremely proficient from the field as they shot 52.4% for the game.

Louisville Central’s 52.4% shooting from the field included nine of 19 from beyond the arc.  The Yellowjackets connected on four of eight free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 24 points off 17 Milwaukee South turnovers.  Milwaukee South scored 26 points off 18 Louisville Central turnovers. 

Milwaukee South shot 39% from the field including four of eight from the three point line.  The Cardinals connected on 13 of 17 free throws and grabbed 23 rebounds.  Milwaukee South scored 18 points off 16 Louisville Central turnovers.

Leroy Nobles was named game MVP and led Louisville Central with 15 points including three three point baskets and eight rebounds.  Darryll Bell added 14 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.  Steve White led Milwaukee South with 22 points and 11 rebounds.  Thomas Shumpert added 16 points.

Milwaukee South

14

11

5

19

-

49

Louisville Central

16

8

13

20

-

57

 

Milwaukee South

(49) -

Hurn 0, Shumpert 16, White 22, Gross 0, Williams 9, Neal 2.

Louisville Central

(57) -

Nobles 15, Bowers 9, Bell 14, Skeens 5, Starks 4, Sistrunk 3, McGee 7.

Game 2  White House (TN) (9-11) vs. Garrard County (3-13)  (Boys)

White House coach Danny Mathis started the following lineup:  6-6 Sr. Steven Jamison, 5-11 So. Jeremy Barnes, 6-5 So. Garrett Wood, 5-7 Jr. Tyler Welch, and 5-8 Sr. Ricky Ladd.  Garrard County coach Scott Bolin countered with 6-2 Sr. Kevin Ring, 6-0 Sr. Josh Thompson, 6-6 Jr. Cody Ives, 6-0 Fr. Justin Ray, and 6-2 Jr. Kent Johnson.

White House outscored Garrard County 19-8 in the in the third quarter on their way to a 51-38 victory.  White House shot 54.5% from the field, connected on 12 of 17 free throws, and pulled down 23 rebounds.  White House scored 21 points off 22 Garrard County turnovers.

Garrard County shot 45.2% from the field, including four of nine from beyond the arc.  The Golden Lions connected on six of eight free throws and grabbed 14 rebounds.  Garrard County scored 13 points off 19 White House turnovers and held a 15-2 advantage in bench scoring.

Steven Jamison was named game MVP and led White House with 22 points.  Jeremy Barnes chipped in with 14 points.  Kent Johnson led Garrard County with 17 points.

White House

16

8

19

8

-

51

Garrard County

8

9

8

13

-

38

 

White House

(51) -

Jamison 22, Barnes 14, Wood 6, Welch 3, Ladd 4, Gaines 2.

Garrard County

(38) -

Ring 2, Thompson 0, Ives 2, Ray 2, Johnson 17, Roy 2, Plaskonka 4, Durham 2, Huffman 4, Preston 3.

Game 3  Kenwood (TN) (9-4) vs. Perry County Central (15-3)  (Boys)

Kenwood coach Brad Fraser started the following lineup:  5-8 Jr. Eric Tooley, 5-10 So. Terry O'Neal, 5-10 Sr. Jeff Yelkovich, 5-2 So. Michael Anderson, and 5-8 Sr. Freeman Pinkney.  Perry County Central coach Al Holland countered with 6-4 Sr. George Campbell, 6-3 Jr. Tyler Bailey, 6-3 So. Jason Kelly, 6-0 Sr. Devin Gross, and 6-3 Sr. Robert Amis.

Perry County Central outscored Kenwood 26-14 in the third quarter on thir way to a 76-66 victory.  The teams combined for 18 three point baskets with each team connecting on nine baskets from beyond the arc.  Perry County Central held a decided advantage in the paint as they held a 44-25 advantage in rebounds and enjoyed a 16-2 margin in second chance points.

The victors shot 48.3% from the field including nine of 16 from the three point line, but only connected on 11 of 24 free throws.  Kenwood shot 45.8% from the field including nine of 26 from beyond the arc.  The Knights only visited the free throw stripe four times, connecting on three shots.

Robert Amis was named game MVP and led Perry County Central with 22 points including four of seven three point goals.  Amis also pulled down nine rebounds and dished out seven assists.  6-2 Jr. Heath Brashear came off the bench to add 12 points and 10 rebounds.  George Campbell and Tyler Bailey added 11 points each.  Freeman Pinkney led Kenwood with 18 points, 10 assists, and four steals.  Eric Tooley added 15 points on five of 10 from beyond the arc.

Kenwood

9

22

14

21

-

66

Perry County Central

13

19

26

18

-

76

 

Kenwood

(66) -

Tooley 15, O'Neal 6, Yelkovich 7, Anderson 4, Pinkney 18, A. Smith 7, Polk 2, E. Smith 2, Radford 5.

Perry County Central

(76) -

Campbell 11, Bailey 11, Kelly 7, Gross 5, R. Amis 22, Travis 2, Willis 6, Brashear 12.

Game 4  Cincinnati LaSalle (OH) (10-6) vs. Lexington Catholic (14-5)  (Boys)

Cincinnati LaSalle coach Dan Flemming started the following lineup:  6-2 So. Von Wise, 6-2 Jr. Vince Harris, 6-5 Jr. Ben Martin, 6-1 Jr. Tony Schmidt, and 6-2 So. Devier Posey.  Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-4 Sr. Mike Heisenbuttel, 6-5 So. Taylor Stewart, 6-5 So. Nathan Novosel, 5-10 Sr. Arian Green, and 6-3 Sr. Brian Hewitt.

The score was tied 51-51 early in the fourth quarter but Lexington Catholic went on a 15-4 run to defeat LaSalle 73-63.  Lexington Catholic scored 35 points off 25 LaSalle turnovers.  LaSalle substitutes five at a time in regular intervals and their style resembles effective, well-organized chaos.  Their style and talent makes them a difficult opponent.

Lexington Catholic shot 47.3% from the field, connected on 18 of 24 free throws, and pulled down 32 rebounds.  LaSalle shot 41% from the field, was seven of 14 from the free throw line, and grabbed 41 rebounds.

Brian Hewitt was named game MVP and led a balanced Lexington Catholic with 14 points.  Hewitt added five assists and six steals.  Mike Heisenbuttel, Nathan Novosel, and 6-2 Jr. Zach Newton added 13, 11 and 11 points respectively.  Tony Schmidt led LaSalle with 17 points including including three three point baskets.  6-3 Jr. Bobby Austin added 13 points and Ben Martin chipped in with nine points and nine rebounds.  Ten LaSalle players cracked the scoring column.

Cincinnati LaSalle

23

11

13

16

-

63

Lexington Catholic

17

22

12

22

-

73

 

Cincinnati LaSalle

(63) -

Wise 0, Harris 4, Martin 9, T. Schmidt 17, Posey 4, McElroy 2, Austin 13, Jones 6, Owens 4, Hennessy 2, D. Schmidt 2.

Lexington Catholic

(73) -

Heissenbuttel 13, Stewart 4, Novosel 11, Green 2, Hewitt 14, Burke 6, Smart 3, Burbage 9, Newton 11.

Game 5  Eastmoor Academy (OH) (13-3) vs. Lexington Catholic (18-1)  (Girls)

Eastmoor Academy coach Jim Miranda started the following lineup:  5-11 Sr. Cherise Daniel, 5-8 Sr. Ashlee Graves, 6-2 So. Ayana Dunning, 5-7 Sr. Teresa Scott, and 5-7 Jr. LaShawna Thomas.  Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 5-10 So. Natalie Novosel, 5-7 So. Briana Green, 6-0 Sr. Anaris Sickles, 5-7 Jr. Keyla Snowden, and 5-8 Sr. Nikki Davis.

Lexington Catholic trailed 66-65 in the fourth quarter but outscored Eastmoor Academy 28-18 the rest of the game to capture a 93-84 victory.  The Lady Knights scored 38 points off 32 Eastmoor turnovers to offset some excellent individual performances and hot shooting (58.5%) from the field.  Lexington Catholic shot 47.7% from the field, connected on 28 of 34 free throws, and pulled down 28 rebounds.  Eastmoor Academy shot 58.5% from the field, was 17 of 25 from the free throw line, and grabbed 36 rebounds.

Natalie Novosel was named game MVP and led Lexington Catholic with 23 points on six of eight from the field and 11 of 13 from the free throw line.  Novosel also recorded five rebounds, four assists, and 11 steals.  Briana Green also added 23 points.  Keyla Snowden, Anaris Sickles, and 6-0 Fr. Malik Stevenson chipped in with 12, 10, and 10 points respectively.  Stevenson also pulled down seven rebounds.  Nikki Davis recorded nine points and nine assists. 

Ayana Dunning had a great performance for Eastmoor Academy with 27 points, 19 rebounds, four blocked shots, and four steals.  LaShawna Thomas added 22 points points on nine of 11 from the field and three of three from the free throw line.  Teresa Scott and Ashlee Graves also reached double figures with 11 points each.

Eastmoor Academy

21

15

20

28

-

84

Lexington Catholic

27

18

13

35

-

93

 

Eastmoor Academy

(84) -

Daniel 4, Graves 11, Dunning 27, Scott 11, Thomas 22, Culbreath 2, Collick 3, Murphy 4.

Lexington Catholic

(93) -

Novosel 23, Green 23, Sickles 10, Snowden 12, Davis 9, Cash 6, Stevenson 10.

Game 6  Chaminade-Julienne (OH) (9-6) vs. Mt. Juliet (TN) (19-4)  (Girls)

Chaminade-Julienne coach Marc Greenberg started the following lineup:  5-11 So. India Warfield, 5-7 So. Tiera Stephen, 5-11 Sr. Sara Dorman, 5-6 So. Rachel Chandler, and 5-5 Jr. Marty Duffy.  Mt. Juliet coach Chris Fryer countered with 5-10 Sr. Casey Pigue, 5-10 So. Taylor Hall, 6-1 Paige McFarlin, 5-6 Sr. Christian Gibson, and 5-9 So. Chelsea Burroughs.

Mt. Juliet escaped with an exciting 51-48 victory after Chaminade-Julienne missed a three point attempt in the closing seconds.  Mt. Juliet shot 46.9% from the field including only one of 14 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Bears connected on four of five free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 17 Chaminade-Julienne turnovers.  Chaminade-Julienne shot 46.2% from the field, connected on 10 of 14 free throws, and grabbed 19 rebounds.  The Lady Eagles scored 24 points off 17 Mt. Juliet turnovers.

Chelsea Burroughs was named game MVP for Mt. Juliet and recorded 14 points, six rebounds, five assists, and six steals.  Paige McFarlin led the team in scoring with 19 points and pulled down six rebounds.  India Warfield and Tiera Stephen paced Chaminade-Julienne with 17 and 10 points respectively.

Chaminade-Julienne

14

9

10

15

-

48

Mt. Juliet

15

12

13

11

-

51

 

Chaminade-Julienne

(48) -

Warfield 17, Stephen 10, Dorman 3, Chandler 8, Duffy 7, Christie 3.

Mt. Juliet

(51) -

Pigue 2, Hall 0, McFarlin 19, Gibson 2, Burroughs 14, Nixon 7, Sharpe 2, Bowman 2, VanAtta 3.

Acknowledgements

No official program was available for this event so the lineups with heights and classes were provided by the various coaches and scorekeepers.  A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic stats crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long of Lexington Catholic for providing the computer statistics for all the games.

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning this event, teams, or players to me at prephoops@yahoo.com .

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other basketball events appear on http://www.kyprephoops.com.