© 2008 by Ron Harrison
Henry Clay Coach Daniel Brown started the following lineup: 6-4 Sr. Ryan Brightwell, 5-11 Sr. Josh Oakley, 6-5 Sr. Aaron Boyd, 5-10 Sr. Brian Nichols, and 5-11 Jr. Prince Stewart. Scott County Coach Billy Hicks countered with 6-7 Jr. Richie Phares, 6-2 So. Ge-Lawn Guyn, 6-7 Sr. Jordan Lee, 6-1 Sr. Jordan Adams, and 6-5 Sr. Tyler Portwood.
Scott County defeated Henry Clay by a score of 90-79. The victors shot 47.6% from the field including two of eight from the three point line. The Cardinals connected on 28 of 36 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 23 Henry Clay turnovers. Henry Clay shot 43.6% from the field including five of 17 from beyond the arc. The Blue Devils connected on 26 of 33 free throws, grabbed 34 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 18 Scott County turnovers. There was a total of 52 fouls called tonight and the teams combined for 69 free throw attempts.
Richie Phares led Scott County with 34 points and nine rebounds. Ge-Lawn Guyn added 16 points and six rebounds. Prince Stewart led Henry Clay with 20 points including four three point baskets. Brian Nichols added 19 points. Aaron Boyd chipped in with 16 points and seven rebounds. Boyd was 12 of 18 from the free throw line. 5-10 Fr. Brandon Wilder recorded 12 points and five rebounds.
|Scott County||90||Henry Clay||79|
|Henry Clay||(79) -||Brightwell 0, Oakley 0, Boyd 16, Nichols 19, Stewart 20, Wilder 12, Gordon 6, Gardner 6.|
|Scott County||(90) -||Phares 34, Guyn 16, Lee 9, Adams 5, Portwood 7, Ford 1, Burchfield 6, Hundley 5, Royse 1, Manning 6.|
A special thanks to WL Stats for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's game.
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