2008 44th District Tournament (Boys & Girls)

Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University
Lexington, KY
February 26-29, 2008

2008 by Ron Harrison

The 44th District consists of Berea, Madison Central, Madison Southern, and Model.

Tuesday February 26th

Berea Seabury Center
Berea (8-16) vs. Madison Central (16-10) (Girls)

Berea Coach Jerry Bingham started the following lineup: 5-7 Jr. Haley Webb, 5-10 Jr. Chelsea Saylor, 5-11 Sr. Chelsea Atwater, 5-8 Jr. Brittany Harris, and 5-6 Fr. Rachel Wilder. Madison Central Coach Guy Gandolfo countered with 5-6 Jr. Lyndsay Jones, 5-9 Fr. Jenna Cornelison, 5-10 So. Brislyn Sizemore, 5-5 So. Christina Ciolek, and 5-5 So. Iesha Farris.

Madison Central scored 37 points off 35 Berea turnovers in a 70-29 victory. Twelve Madison Central players cracked the scoring column tonight.

Madison Central shot 35.6% from the field including four of 19 from the three point line. The Lady Indians connected on 14 of 25 free throws and pulled down 44 rebounds. Berea shot 17.4% from the field including one of four from beyond the arc. Berea only recorded four field goals for the game. The Lady Pirates connected on 20 of 34 free throws and grabbed 34 rebounds.

Jenna Cornelison led Madison Central with 16 points and five rebounds. Lyndsay Jones, 5-6 So. Briana Johnson, Brislyn Sizemore, and Iesha Farris recorded seven points each.Brittany Harris and Rachel Wilder led Berea with eight and seven points respectively.

Madison Central 70 Berea 29

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Berea 7 4 8 10 29
Madison Central 15 19 11 25 70

Berea (29)- Webb 2, Saylor 4, Atwater 4, Harris 8, Wilder 7, Shearer 4.
Madison Central (70)- Jones 7, Cornelison 16, Sizemore 7, Ciolek 3, Farris 7, Johnson 7, Adams 6, Parks 2, Feldhaus 5, Chapman 3, Sharp 5, Miller 2.

Berea (13-12) vs. Madison Central (14-12) (Boys)

Berea Coach Bill Smallwood started the following lineup: 6-4 So. Chase Riddle, 6-0 Sr. Tyler Mills, 6-4 Jr. Ryan Smith, 5-11 Sr. Josh Campbell, and 5-10 Sr. Ben Flara. Madison Central Coach Allen Feldhaus Jr. countered with 6-7 Sr. Aaron Morris, 6-2 Jr. Vince Clay, 6-7 Sr. Patrick Ford, 5-10 Sr. Delewis Parks, and 5-11 Sr. Wesley Metcalfe.

Madison Central outscored Berea 35-11 in the second half in an 82-45 victory. Madison Central shot 46.3% from the field including seven of 20 from the three point line. The Indians connected on 25 of 35 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 34 points off 28 Berea turnovers. Berea shot 41.7% from the field including two of seven from beyond the arc. The Pirates connected on 13 of 26 free throws, grabbed 25 rebounds, and scored nine points off 12 Madison Central turnovers.

Aaron Morris led the victors with 26 points and 10 rebounds. Vince Clay added 15 points including three three point baskets. Ryan Smith led Berea with 16 points. Josh Campbell and Ben Flara added nine and eight points respectively.

Madison Central 82 Berea 45

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Berea 13 21 4 7 45
Madison Central 26 21 16 19 82

Berea (45)- Riddle 7, Mills 2, Smith 16, Campbell 9, Flara 8, Gilbertson 3.
Madison Central (82)- Morris 26, Clay 15, Ford 8, Parks 6, Metcalfe 5, Smith 3, Jarvis 9, Bosley 2, Herald 2, Jenkins 6.

Wednesday February 27th

Berea Seabury Center
Model (6-21) vs. Madison Southern (10-16) (Girls)

Model Coach Steven Minter started the following lineup: 5-7 Sr. Chelsey Weaver, 5-7 So. Shelby McNeely, 5-8 Sr. Kristina Ritter, 5-6 So. Shelby Schneid, and 5-6 So. Emily Lowe. Madison Southern Coach Brian Cunigan countered with 5-4 So. Courtney Harold, 5-6 Jr. Kassie Damrell, 5-9 Jr. Brittany Calhoun, 5-3 Fr. Brooke Casteel, and 5-4 Sr. Nikki Jeck.

Madison Southern outscored Model 20-2 in the second quarter in a 54-38 victory. Madison Southern shot 43.2% from the field including two of six from the three point line. The Lady Eagles connected on 20 of 29 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 24 Model turnovers. Model shot 24% from the field including two of nine from beyond the arc. The Lady Patriots connected on 12 of 25 free throws, grabbed 38 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 25 Madison Southern turnovers.

Nikki Jeck led Madison Southern with 23 points, seven rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Brittany Calhoun added 13 points and eight rebounds. Shelby McNeely led Model with 13 points. Kristina Ritter added 10 points and 13 rebounds.

Madison Southern 54 Model 38

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Model 13 2 11 12 38
Madison Southern 14 20 6 14 54

Model (38)- Weaver 5, McNeely 13, Ritter 10, Schneid 9, Lowe 0, Pennington 1.
Madison Southern (54)- Harold 3, Damrell 6, Calhoun 13, Casteel 7, Jeck 23, Boggs 2.

Model (10-16) vs. Madison Southern (6-22) (Boys)

Model Coach Wes Scarberry started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Brad Trinh, 6-3 Sr. Merrick Marriott, 5-11 So. Gabe Cormney, 5-11 Sr. Nick Dunaway, and 6-2 Sr. Devon Gerald. Madison Southern Coach Shane Buttry countered with 6-0 Sr. Jay Robinson, 6-0 Sr. Lucas Devere, 6-1 Sr. Casey Botkin, 5-11 So. Rico Brown, and 5-9 So. Carrington Roberts.

Model scored 22 points off 13 Madison Southern turnovers in a 59-51 victory. Model shot 53.8% from the field including three of six from the three point line. The Patriots connected on 14 of 23 free throws and pulled down 21 rebounds. Madison Southern shot 44.7% from the field including only one of 11 from beyond the arc. The Eagles connected on eight of 11 free throws, grabbed 29 rebounds, and scored eight points off 12 Model turnovers.

Devon Gerald led Model with 21 points, five rebounds, and seven assists. Brad Trinh and Nick Dunaway added 13 and 12 points respectively. Lucas Devere led Madison Southern with 11 points. 6-3 So. Joey Wallace added 10 points and eight rebounds.

Model 59 Madison Southern 51

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Model 18 10 16 15 59
Madison Southern 11 12 11 17 51

Model (59)- Trinh 13, Marriott 8, Cormney 2, Dunaway 12, Gerald 21, Daniel 3.
Madison Southern (51)- Robinson 6, Devere 11, Botkin 8, Brown 4, Roberts 6, Jeck 4, Wheaton 2, Wallace 10.

Friday February 29th

Eastern Kentucky University McBrayer Arena
Madison Southern (11-16) vs. Madison Central (18-10) (Girls) (Championship)

Madison Southern Coach Brian Cunigan started the following lineup: 5-4 So. Courtney Harold, 5-6 Jr. Kassie Damrell, 5-9 Jr. Brittany Calhoun, 5-3 Fr. Brooke Casteel, and 5-4 Sr. Nikki Jeck. Madison Central Coach Guy Gandolfo countered with 5-6 Jr. Lyndsay Jones, 5-9 Fr. Jenna Cornelison, 5-10 So. Brislyn Sizemore, 5-5 So. Christina Ciolek, and 5-6 So. Briana Johnson.

Madison Central led 44-39 after three quarters and pulled away in the final quarter to defeat Madison Southern 66-51. Madison Central held a 19-2 advantage in bench scoring.

Madison Central shot 43.1% from the field including three of 12 from the three point line. The Lady Indians connected on 13 of 27 free throws, pulled down 45 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 22 Madison Southern turnovers. Madison Southern shot 40.4% from the field including three of nine from beyond the arc. The Lady Eagles connected on 10 of 18 free throws, grabbed 27 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 19 Madison Central turnovers.

Jenna Cornelison led Madison Central with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Brislyn Sizemore added 12 points and nine rebounds. Nikki Jeck led Madison Southern with 26 points, four assists, and six steals. Brittany Calhoun added 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Madison Central 66 Madison Southern 51

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Madison Southern 12 12 15 12 51
Madison Central 10 19 15 22 66

Madison Southern (51)- Harold 6, Damrell 0, Calhoun 17, Casteel 0, Jeck 26, Boggs 2.
Madison Central (66)- Jones 6, Cornelison 19, Sizemore 12, Ciolek 5, Johnson 5, Adams 2, Parks 2, Sharp 8, Farris 7.

Model (11-16) vs. Madison Central (16-12) (Boys) (Championship)

Model Coach Wes Scarberry started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Brad Trinh, 6-3 Sr. Merrick Marriott, 5-11 So. Gabe Cormney, 5-11 Sr. Nick Dunaway, and 6-2 Sr. Devon Gerald. Madison Central Coach Allen Feldhaus Jr. countered with 6-7 Sr. Aaron Morris, 6-2 Jr. Vince Clay, 6-7 Sr. Patrick Ford, 5-10 Sr. Delewis Parks, and 5-11 Sr. Wesley Metcalfe.

Madison Central scored 37 points off 27 Model turnovers in an 83-51 victory. Madison Central shot 40% from the field including six of 17 from the three point line. The Indians connected on 21 of 28 free throws and pulled down 45 rebounds, and held a 24-4 advantage in bench scoring. Model shot 32.1% from the field including only one of 13 from beyond the arc. The Patriots connected on 14 of 20 free throws, grabbed 39 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 15 Madison Central turnovers.

Aaron Morris led the victors with 24 points and nine rebounds. Vince Clay added 19 points including four three point baskets. Patrick Ford chipped in with 14 points and nine rebounds. 5-7 Jr. Taylor Mays also reached double figures with 10 points. Devon Gerald led Model with 22 points. Nick Dunaway added 12 points and nine rebounds.

Madison Central 83 Model 51

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Model 10 11 18 12 51
Madison Central 16 24 18 25 83

Model (51)- Trinh 7, Marriott 6, Cormney 0, Dunaway 12, Gerald 22, Daniel 4.
Madison Central (83)- Morris 24, Clay 19, Ford 14, Parks 0, Metcalfe 2, Mays 10, Jarvis 3, Jenkins 6, Bosley 2, Herald 3.

Conclusion

Congratulations to the Madison Central boys and girls teams for capturing their respective championships. The champions and the Model boys and Madison Southern girls will advance to the 11th Region tournament.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University stat crews for providing the computer statistics for all the games of the 44th District Tournament.

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.