Assumption at Lexington Catholic (Girls)

Lexington Catholic High School
Lexington, KY
February 19, 2008

2008 by Ron Harrison

Assumption (15-8) vs. Lexington Catholic (23-4)

Assumption Coaches Bob and Martha Todd started the following lineup: 6-0 Sr. Carrie Minogue, 6-0 So. Molly Ernst, 6-1 Sr. Lauren Huter, 5-8 Sr. Jenny Jones, and 5-5 So. Clare Delahanty. Lexington Catholic Coach Jeff Hans countered with 5-10 Jr. Shaneque McGhee, 5-11 Sr. Natalie Novosel, 6-0 Sr. Lauren Conrad, 5-8 Sr. Briana Green, and 5-9 Jr. Maggie Wilson.

Lexington Catholic outscored Assumption 17-7 in the second quarter on their way to a 48-37 victory. Lexington Catholic led 12-6 after the first quarter but the Lady Knights , led by Natalie Novosel's eight points in the second quarter, led 23-19 at halftime. Lexington Catholic led 33-21 in the third quarter but Assumption rallied to cut the deficit to three, 40-37, with four minutes left in the game. However, Lexington Catholic finished the game on an 8-0 run.

Lexington Catholic shot 39.6% from the field including two of nine from the three point line. The Lady Knights connected on eight of 13 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 24 Assumption turnovers. Assumption shot 32.5% from the field including two of 12 from beyond the arc. The Rockets connected on nine of 13 free throws, grabbed 30 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 17 Lexington Catholic turnovers.

Natalie Novosel led Lexington Catholic with 19 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, and six steals. Maggie Wilson added 11 points and five rebounds. Lauren Huter led Assumption with 19 points and eight rebounds.

Lexington Catholic 48 Assumption 37

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Assumption 12 7 8 10 37
Lexington Catholic 6 17 12 13 48

Assumption (37)- C. Minogue 4, Ernst 3, Huter 19, Jones 4, Delahanty 0, Elliott 4, Rassiga 3.
Lexington Catholic (48)- McGhee 2, Novosel 19, Conrad 2, Green 8, Wilson 11, Corbett 3, Scott 1, Donnelly 2.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic stat crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the computer stats for tonight's game.

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the 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.