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Saturday, 6 June 2020
Remember the Past West Carter vs. Shelby County (Championship) March 25, 2000
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG20

 

 

KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16® State Basketball Tournament

Paul S. McBrayer Arena Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

March 25, 2000

 

West Carter (37-1) vs. Shelby County (30-3) (Championship)

 

Shelby County pulled to within two points (52-50) midway through the final period but West Carter’s Kandi Brown hit four key free throws to lead her team to a 58-50 victory.  West Carter won their last 27 games culminating in their first state championship.  Coach John “Hop” Brown also had the pleasure of seeing his daughter Kandi named tournament MVP.

 

West Carter was led by 5-11 Sr. Kandi Brown with 19 points and 6-1 So. center Meghan Hillman added 17 points.  5-8 So. Kayla Jones added nine points and 11 rebounds.  Shelby County was led by 5-10 Jr. Dana Crittendon with 15 points and six rebounds.  6-4 Sr. LeNita White added 12 points.  5-9 Sr. Samantha Newton chipped in with 10 points and 5-7 So. Taneisha Johnson also added 10 points and nine rebounds.

 

West Carter,18,15,11,14,58

Shelby County,13,17,8,12,50

 

West Carter (58) – Sterling 5, Gearhart 7, Day 1, Brown 19, Jones 9, Hillman 17.

 

Shelby County (50) – Newton 10, Johnson 10, Crittendon 15, Morrison 3, White 12.

 

All Tournament Team – Kandi Brown (West Carter) (MVP), Megan Gearhart (West Carter), Mandy Sterling (West Carter), Dana Crittendon (Shelby County), LeNita White (Shelby County), Samantha Newton (Shelby County), Taneisha Johnson (Shelby County), Chelsey Thompson (DuPont Manual), Leslie Logsdon (Hart County), Chelsea Chowning (Lexington Catholic), Elizabeth Plass (DuPont Manual), Summer Jones (Shelby Valley), Holly Mills (Muhlenberg North), Kristie Miller (Perry County Central), and Camryn Whitaker (Harrison County).

 

A special thanks to the KHSAA for providing the updates for this event.


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Friday, 5 June 2020
Remember the Past Lexington Catholic vs. DuPont Manual (Championship) March 24, 2001
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG19

 

 

2001 KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16® State Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 24, 2001

 

Lexington Catholic (31-4) vs. DuPont Manual (28-6) (Championship)

 

Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd started the following lineup: 6-0 So. Chelsea Chowning, 5-8 Sr. Tyler Bell, 5-11 Sr. Katie Michalczyk, 5-10 So. Sarah Schell, and 5-10 Sr. Katie Mendenhall.  DuPont Manual coach Mina Todd countered with 5-11 Sr. Chelsey Thompson, 6-0 Sr. Liz Plass, 6-3 Sr. Chandra Brown, 6-1 Fr. Sara McKemie, and 5-8 Sr. Morissa Benberry.

 

Sarah Schell scored a putback on a missed shot from six feet out with four tenths of a second remaining in the game to give Lexington Catholic a 36-34 victory over Manual and the State Championship.  Lexington Catholic trailed 22-8 in the second period but fought back to take a 27-26 lead at the end of the third quarter.  Manual sustained a tough break during this time as Chelsey Thompson left the game with a severely sprained ankle and was unable to return to the game.

 

Lexington Catholic took a 30-29 lead midway through the final period and spread the floor to utilize the clock.  Liz Plass tied the game 34-34 on three free throw shots with one minute remaining in the game setting the stage for Schell’s last second heroics.  Lexington Catholic was led by tournament MVP Chelsea Chowning and Sarah Schell with 16 and 11 points respectively.  Manual was led tonight by Liz Plass with 18 points and five rebounds.  Chelsey Thompson added 10 points before she had to leave the game.  Chandra Brown only scored two points but she pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds.

 

Lexington Catholic,6,9,12,9,36

DuPont Manusl,14,10,2,8,34

 

Lexington Catholic (36) – Chowning 16, T. Bell 4, Michalczyk 2, Schell 11, K. Mendenhall 3.

 

DuPont Manual (34) – Thompson 10, Plass 18, Brown 2, McKemie 4, Benberry 0.

 

All Tournament Team – Jade Perry (Muhlenberg North), Princess Wimsatt (Henderson County), Stacy Flechner (Allen County-Scottsville), Chelsey Thompson (DuPont Manusl), Holly Mills (Muhlenberg North), Liz Plass (DuPont Manual), Katie Mendenhall (Lexington Catholic), Stephanie Isaacs (Hart County), Tara Boothe (Highlands), Tiffany Roaden (Jackson County), Brooke Fisher (Henderson County), Sara McKemie (DuPont Manual), Erin Brown (Scott County), Laura Shelton (Hart County), and Chelsea Chowning (Lexington Catholic) (MVP).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the statistics and updates for this event.


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Remember the Past Jackson County vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Championship) March 23, 2002
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG18

 

 

2002 KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16® State Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 23, 2002

 

Jackson County (34-3) vs. Sacred Heart Academy (36-1) (Championship)

 

Jackson County coach Greg Parrett started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Brittany Carr, 5-8 Sr. Leah Moore, 6-6 So. Sarah Elliott, 5-3 Sr. Andy Whitehead, and 5-3 So. Whitney Moore.  Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-11 Jr. Becca Kopple, 6-2 So. Crystal Kelly, 5-6 So. Connie Ferch, 5-7 Jr. Krisha Byron, and 5-5 Fr. Carly Ormerod.

 

Jackson County took a 7-0 lead but Sacred Heart ran off 30 unanswered points to take a 30-7 lead on their way to a 57-46 victory and a state championship.  Sacred Heart outshot Jackson County 60.9%-29.2% in the first half but to their credit Jackson County battled back and pulled to within seven points midway through the final period.  Sacred Heart outshot Jackson County 46.2%-40% from the field for the game.  Sacred Heart was led by tourney MVP Carly Ormerod with 25 points.  Miss Ormerod made tourney history as this was the first time a freshman had been named MVP.  Crystal Kelly added 14 points and pulled down 16 rebounds.  Jackson County was led by 5-3 Jr. Jeannena Hignite with 13 points.  Sarah Elliott added 12 points and 13 rebounds.  Leah Moore chipped in with 10 points.

 

Jackson County,7,9,16,14,46

Sacred Heart Academy,19,18,7,13,57

 

Jackson County (46) – Carr 0, L. Moore 10, Elliott 12, Whitehead 5, W. Moore 3, Hignite 13, Gentry 3.

 

Sacred Heart Academy (57) – B. Kopple 4, Kelly 14, Ferch 2, Byron 5, Ormerod 25, Speer 2, Garvey 5.

 

All Tournament Team – Carly Ormerod (Sacred Heart Academy) (MVP), Crystal Kelly (Sacred Heart Academy), Becca Kopple (Sacred Heart Academy), Andy Whitehead (Jackson County), Brittany Carr (Jackson County), Sarah Elliott (Jackson County), Leah Moore (Jackson County), Jade Perry (Muhlenberg North), Holly Mills (Muhlenberg North), Erica Hallman (Holmes), Valencia Jackson (Holmes), Crystal DeLorch (Pleasure Ridge Park), Kellie Peyton (Pleasure Ridge Park), Laura Shelton (Hart County), and Megan Gray (Harrison County).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing statistics and updates for this event.


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Thursday, 4 June 2020
Remember the Past Sacred Heart Academy vs. Lexington Catholic (Championship) March 29, 2003
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG17

 

 

2003 Houhens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16® Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 29, 2003

 

Sacred Heart Academy (36-1) vs. Lexington Catholic (32-4) (Championship)

 

Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup: 5-10 So. Taylor Kopple, 5-11 Sr. Becca Kopple, 6-3 Jr. Crystal Kelly,5-6 Jr. Connie Ferch, and 5-7 So. Carly Ormerod.  Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 6-0 Sr. Chelsea Chowning, 6-0 Fr. Anaris Sickles, 6-2 So. Shannon Novosel, 5-8 Jr. Megan Mendenhall, and 5-11 Sr. Sarah Schell.

 

Sacred Heart’s Carly Ormerod intercepted a pass and was fouled on the drive with eight seconds remaining on the clock.  Ormerod calmly canned two free throws to give Sacred Heart a 42-40 lead, then deflected a Lexington Catholic pass to her teammate Kristina Kleinert with two seconds remaining to preserve the victory.  Sacred Heart led by 14 in the third quarter before Lexington Catholic rallied to actually take the lead before Ormerod’s late heroics.  Sacred Heart held a 57.7%-29.8% edge in field goal shooting.  Sacred Heart scored 17 points off 19 Lexington Catholic turnovers, while Lexington Catholic scored 19 points off 26 Sacred Heart turnovers.

 

The victors were led by tourney MVP Crystal Kelly with 14 points and 10 rebounds.  Carly Ormerod added 13 points.  Lexington Catholic was led by Chelsea Chowning with 13 points, five rebounds, and four steals.  Shannon Novosel added 12 points and nine rebounds.

 

Sacred Heart Academy,12,6,13,11,42

Lexington Catholic,5,6,13,16,40

 

Sacred Heart Academy (42) – T. Kopple 5, B. Kopple 2, Kelly 14, Ferch 6, Ormerod 13, Kleinert 2.

 

Lexington Catholic (40) – Chowning 13, Sickles 5, Novosel 12, Mendenhall 0, Schell 2, Server 6, Davis 2.

 

All Tournament Team – Arnika Brown (Christian County), Corkey Stiger (Christian County), Paige Guffey (Clinton County), Sarah Elliott (Jackson County), Chelsea Chowning (Lexington Catholic), Sarah Schell (Lexington Catholic), Shannon Novosel (Lexington Catholic), Jade Perry (Muhlenberg North), Polly Sebastian (Perry County Central), Crystal Kelly (Sacred Heart Academy) (MVP), Carly Ormerod (Sacred Heart Academy), Connie Ferch (Sacred Heart Academy), Toni Slaughter (Shelby County), Charlotte Marshall (Shelby County), and Brittany Edelen (Washington County).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the statistics and updates for this event.


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Remember the Past Sacred Heart Academy vs. Lexington Catholic (Championship) March 27, 2004
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG16

 

 

2004 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16® Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 27, 2004

 

Sacred Heart Academy (36-1) vs. Lexington Catholic (29-7) (Championship)

 

Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Taylor Kopple, 5-8 Jr. Jackie Distler, 6-3 Sr. Crystal Kelly, 5-4 Jr. Jordan Hess, and 5-8 Jr. Carly Ormerod.  Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 6-0 So. Anaris Sickles, 5-8 Jr. Lesley Server, 6-1 Jr. Shannon Novosel, 5-7 Fr. Keyla Snowden, and 5-8 So. Nikki Davis.

 

Sacred Heart Academy overcame a slow pace and an early 15-9 deficit to defeat Lexington Catholic 43-32 and claim their third consecutive state championship.  Sacred Heart went on an 8-0 run in the second quarter to lead 17-15 at halftime.  Sacred Heart led 27-19 in the third quarter but Lexington Catholic scored the last four points of the quarter to trail 27-23 entering the final quarter.  Lexington Catholic closed to within two; 27-25 but could never catch up and Sacred Heart pulled away for the win.

 

The victors were led by Carly Ormerod with 18 points and four steals.  Crystal Kelly added 12 points, pulled down nine rebounds, and recorded four steals.  Shannon Novosel led Lexington Catholic with 12 points and 10 rebounds.  Anaris Sickles added nine points and pulled down five rebounds.

 

Sacred Heart Academy,7,10,10,16,43

Lexington Catholic,11,4,8,11,34

 

Sacred Heart Academy (43) – Kopple 4, Distler 6, Kelly 12, Hess 3, Ormerod 18.

 

Lexington Catholic (34) – Sickles 9, Server 0, Novosel 12, Snowden 5, Davis 5, Rhule 3.

 

All Tournament Team – Patrika Barlow (Barren County), Ashley Lewallen (Butler), Megan McGrath (Butler), Arnika Brown (Christian County), Corkey Stiger (Christian County), Shaleea Petty (Christian County), Kim Stapleton (East Carter), Jade Perry (Muhlenberg North), Ashley Bell (Wayne County), Anaris Sickles (Lexington Catholic), Shannon Novosel (Lexington Catholic), Nikki Davis (Lexington Catholic), Crystal Kelly (Sacred Heart Academy), Taylor Kopple (Sacred Heart Academy), and Carly Ormerod (Sacred Heart Academy) (MVP).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the statistics for this event.


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Sunday, 24 May 2020
Remember the Past Clinton County vs. Lexington Catholic (Championship) March 26, 2005
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG15

 

 

2005 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Sweet 16® Girls State Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 26, 2005

 

Clinton County (32-5) vs. Lexington Catholic (35-1) (Championship)

 

Clinton County coach Ronnie Guffey started the following lineup: 5-8 Sr. Brittany Abbott, 5-6 Jr. Jessica Cummings, 5-10 Sr. Dorothy Papineau, 5-8 Sr. Paige Guffey, and 5-7 Sr. Amber Guffey.  Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 5-8 Sr. Adaeze Azubuike, 6-0 Jr. Anaris Sickles, 6-0 Sr. Shannon Novosel, 5-6 So. Keyla Snowden, and 5-8 Jr. Nikki Davis.

 

The third time proved to be a charm for the Lexington Catholic Lady Knights as they claimed the title with a 59-54 victory over Clinton County after two straight runner-up finishes to Sacred Heart.  This proved to be a classic as Lexington Catholic finally took the lead for good with 56 seconds left in the game.  The Lady Knights led 57-54 late in the game and Amber Guffey missed a three pointer for the tie with less than six seconds remaining in the game.  Shannon Novosel grabbed the rebound, was fouled and hit two free throws to close out the scoring.

 

Clinton County took control early and led 22-13 with 3:46 remaining in the first half.  Lexington Catholic rallied to pull within two, 24-22 at the half.  The game remained close in the third quarter with Clinton County clinging to a 42-41 lead at the end of three quarters.  The game remained close until Lexington Catholic finally gained the late advantage.  There were seven lead changes and three ties late in the game.

 

Lexington Catholic shot 51.1% from the field, connected on nine of 10 free throws, and pulled down 15 rebounds.  The Lady Knights scored 23 points off 18 Clinton County turnovers, and held a 19-1 advantage in bench scoring.  Clinton County shot 54.3% from the field including a sizzling 11 of 23 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Bulldogs connected on five of six free throws, and grabbed 23 rebounds.

 

Anaris Sickles and 5-7 Fr. Briana Green led Lexington Catholic with 16 and 11 points respectively.  Amber Guffey led Clinton County with 20 points, six rebounds, and four assists.  Paige Guffey added 14 points and six rebounds and Brittany Abbott chipped in with 10 points.

 

Clinton County,13,11,18,12,54

Lexington Catholic,7,15,19,18,59

 

Clinton County (54) – Abbott 10, Cummings 9, Papineau 0, P. Guffey 14, A. Guffey 20, Deforrest 1.

 

Lexington Catholic (59) – Azubuike 5, Sickles 16, S. Novosel 6, Snowden 8, Davis 5, Green 11, N. Novosel 8.

 

All Tournament Team – Courtney Danis (Montgomery County), Suzie Owens (Scott County), Brittany Edelen (Washington County), Laquisha Wharton (Iroquois), Amber Neace (South Laurel), Taran Johnson (South Laurel), Aseer Itiavkase (Paducah Tilghman), Pam Bell (Paducah Tilghman), Paige Guffey (Clinton County), Amber Guffey (Clinton County), Brittany Abbott (Clinton County), Keyla Snowden (Lexington Catholic), Natalie Novosel (Lexington Catholic), and Anaris Sickles (Lexington Catholic), (MVP).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the statistics and updates for this event.


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Remember the Past Rose Hill Christian vs. Lexington Catholic (Championship) March 25, 2006
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG14

 

 

2006 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Sweet 16® Girls State Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 25, 2006

 

Rose Hill Christian (27-7) vs. Lexington Catholic (34-1) (Championship)

 

Rose Hill Christian coach Pam Euton started the following lineup: 6-0 Jr. Emily Queen, 5-1 Sr. Katy Spradlin, 6-0 Jr. Laura Terry, 5-7 Jr. Britt Faulkner, and 5-8 Sr. Kala Faulkner.  Lexington Catholic coach Greg Todd countered with 5-10 So. Natalie Novosel, 5-7 So. Brianna Green, 6-0 Sr. Anaris Sickles, 5-7 Jr. Keyla Snowden, and 5-8 Sr. Nikki Davis.

 

Rose Hill made a valiant effort tonight but ultimately succumbed to a powerful Lexington Catholic squad by a score of 69-52.  The Lady Royals lost to Lexington Catholic by 30 points in a regular season game but was within 10 with under four minutes left in the game before the Lady Knights pulled away for the victory and championship.  Lexington Catholic shot a blistering 60.9% from the field including six of 11 from beyond the arc to take a 37-27 lead to the locker room at halftime.

 

Lexington Catholic shot 54.3% from the field including eight of 16 from the three point line.  The Lady Knights connected on 11 of 16 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 12 Rose Hill turnovers.  Rose Hill shot 34.8% from the field including eight of 20 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Royals connected on 12 of 17 free throws. pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored nine points off 13 Lexington Catholic turnovers.

 

Briana Green, Keyla Snowden, and Natalie Novosel led a balanced Lexington Catholic scoring attack with 15 points each.  Novosel and Anaris Sickles each pulled down eight rebounds.  5-11 Jr. Kellie Cash came off the bench to score 12 points on four of four from beyond the arc.  Nikki Davis chipped in with five points, five rebounds, and six assists.  Laura Terry continued her superb tourney run, leading Rose Hill with 21 points.  Kala Faulkner added 15 points.  Emily Queen chipped in with nine points and 15 rebounds.

 

Rose Hill Christian,16,11,13,12,52

Lexington Catholic,19,18,17,15,69

 

Rose Hill Christian (52) – Queen 9, Spradlin 3, Terry 21, B. Faulkner 2, K. Faulkner 15, Yates 2.

 

Lexington Catholic (69) – Novosel 15, Green 15, Sickles 7, Snowden 15, Davis 5, Cash 12.

 

All Tournament Team – Kabrenda Warfield (Elizabethtown), Kelleshia Cook (Franklin-Simpson), Heather Martin (Letcher County Central), Courtney Danis (Montgomery County), Rinesha Soaper (Henderson County), Sierra Gilbert (Henderson County), Kayla Hickman (Iroquois), Adia Mathies (Iroquois), Keyla Snowden (Lexington Catholic) (MVP), Nikki Davis (Lexington Catholic), Natalie Novosel (Lexington Catholic), Laura Terry (Rose Hill Christian), Emily Queen (Rose Hill Christian), and Kala Faulkner (Rose Hill Christian).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing statistics and updates for this event.


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Remember the Past Lexington Christian Academy vs. Iroquois (Championship) March 17, 2007
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG13

 

 

2007 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Sweet 16® Girls State Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 17, 2007

 

Lexington Christian Academy (33-3) vs. Iroquois (33-2) (Championship)

 

Lexington Christian Academy coach Jason Seamands started the following lineup: 6-0 Fr. Sarah Beth Barnette, 5-9 So. Anna Martin, 6-10 So. Clara Mitchell, 5-7 Sr. Emily London, and 5-9 So. Courtney Clifton.  Iroquois coach Al Northington countered with 5-9 So. Adia Mathies, 5-5 So. Stafonia Taylor, 5-10 Sr. Keonda Jarmon, 5-5 So. Asia Mathies, and 5-4 So. Kayla Hickman.

 

Lexington Christian Academy shot 54% from the field including a blistering 62.5% in the first half in a 71-62 victory over Iroquois.  One amazing aspect of this run by LCA and Iroquois is that they each return four of five starters next season.

 

LCA shot 54% from the field including eight of 17 from the three point line.  The Lady Eagles connected on nine of 14 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 11 Iroquois turnovers.  Iroquois shot 37.1% from the field including six of 20 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Raiders connected on 10 of 17 free throws, grabbed 29 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 19 LCA turnovers.

 

Anna Martin led LCA with 25 points and five assists.  Courtney Clifton and Emily London led 19 and 11 points respectively.  Clara Mitchell recorded 10 points and 16 rebounds.  Sarah Beth Barnette chipped in with six points and 12 rebounds.  Kayla Hickman and Asa Mathies led Iroquois with 15 and 14 points respectively.  Adia Mathies added 11 points and nine rebounds.

 

Lexington Christian Academy,16,22,19,14,71

Iroquois,14,16,14,18,62

 

Lexington Christian Academy (71) – Barnette 6, Martin 25, Mitchell 10, London 11, Clifton 19.

 

Iroquois (62) – Adia Mathies 11, Taylor 8, Jarmon 5, Asia Mathies 14, Hickman 15, V. Cordero 3, Simmons 4, Brown 2.

 

All Tournament Team – Thia Gholson (Assumption), Lauren Huter Assumption), T.J. Thomas (Barren County), Adia Mathies (Iroquois), Asia Mathies (Iroquois), Stafonia Taylor (Iroquois), Emily London (Lexington Christian Academy) (MVP), Anna Martin (Lexington Christian Academy), Courtney Clifton (Lexington Christian Academy), MacKenzie Lee (Montgomery County), Mic’a Prince (North Hardin), Emily Drees (Notre Dame), Haley Ratliff (Pike County Central), and Kayla Lowe (Pike County Central).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing statistics and updates for this event.


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Saturday, 23 May 2020
Remember the Past Franklin-Simpson vs. Butler (Championship) March 15, 2008
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG12

 

 

2008 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® State Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 15, 2008

 

Franklin-Simpson (34-2) vs. Butler (33-5) (Championship)

 

Franklin-Simpson coach Lex Lindsey started the following lineup: 5-9 Jr. Brittany Payne, 5-6 Jr. Drea Gooch, 6-2 Fr. Chasity Gooch, 5-7 Jr. Dominique Cook, and 5-8 Sr. Kelleshia Cook.  Butler coach Eddy Wilson countered with 5-9 Sr. Tia Gibbs, 5-9 Sr. Brittany Harris, 5-10 Jr. Tiarra Hooper, 5-7 Sr. Kara Pile, and 5-5 Jr. Shontel Bates.

 

Butler got an excellent 25 point effort from their bench to defeat Franklin-Simpson 58=57 for the championship.  Butler star Tia Gibbs went scoreless in 14:55 minutes of action and during the game was taken to the hospital for observation because of a possible concussion.  Free throw shooting was the Achilles’ heel for Franklin-Simpson as they were only nine of 22 from the stripe.  The Lady Wildcats had a last second opportunity for the win but a three point attempt was off target.

 

Butler shot 41.8% from the field including two of eight from the three point line.  The Bearetts connected on 10 of 17 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 24 points off 19 Franklin-Simpson turnovers.  Franklin-Simpson shot 50% from the field including six of 15 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Wildcats connected on nine of 22 free throws, grabbed 30 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 12 Butler turnovers.

 

Tiara Hopper led Butler with 15 points and 11 rebounds.  5-8 Fr. Megan Cureton, 5-4 Fr. Heather Wheat, 5-7 So. Whitney Reed, and Kara Pile added nine, eight, eight, and eight points respectively.  Kelleshia Cook led Franklin-Simpson with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and eight assists.  Chasity Gooch, Brittany Payne, and Drea Gooch added 17, 11, and 10 points respectively.

 

Franklin-Simpson,13,13,13,18,57

Butler,10,14,16,18,58

 

Franklin-Simpson (57) – Payne 11, D. Gooch 10, C. Gooch 17, D. Cook 0, K. Cook 19.

 

Butler (58) – Gibbs 0. Harris 7, Hopper 15, Pile 8, Bates 3, Reed 8, Wheat 8, Cureton 9.

 

All Tournament Team – Kendall Noble (Breathitt County), Mariah Robinson (Ohio County), Rinesha Soaper (Henderson County), Maggie Prewitt (Montgomery County), Danielle Woodmore (DuPont Manual), Brittany Wilson (DuPont Manual), Jenna Goblirsch (Elizabethtown), Alex Jones (Elizabethtown), Kelleshia Cook (Franklin-Simpson), Brittany Payne (Franklin-Simpson), Chasity Gooch (Franklin-Simpson), Brittany Harris (Butler), Tiara Hooper (Butler), and Tia Gibbs (Butler) (MVP).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the stats and updates for this event.


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Remember the Past Elizabethtown vs. Iroquois (Championship) March 14, 2009
Topic: Basketball

2020DMRG11

 

 

2009 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® State Basketball Tournament

E.A. Diddle Arena

Bowling Green, KY

March 14, 2009

 

Elizabethtown (33-2) vs. Iroquois (32-1) (Championship)

 

Elizabethtown coach Tim Mudd started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Terra Lucas, 5-11 So. Adelaide Luckett, 6-0 Sr. Alex Jones, 5-9 Sr. Dorian Downs, and 5-6 So. Natalie Greenwell.  Iroquois coach Al Northington countered with 5-9 Sr. Adia Mathies, 5-8 Sr. Meka Birdsong, 5-9 Jr. Victoria Brown, 5-5 Sr. Kayla Hickman, and 5-6 Sr. Asia Mathies.

 

Iroquois defeated Elizabethtown 55-47 in overtime.  Iroquois shot 37% from the field including five of 15 from the three point line.  The Lady Raiders connected on 16 of 28 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 17 Elizabethtown turnovers.  Elizabethtown shot 42.9% from the field including five of 11 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Panthers connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 11 points off nine Iroquois turnovers.

 

Asia Mathies led Iroquois with 15 points, five rebounds, four assists, and three steals.  Meka Birdsong added 12 points.  Adia Mathies recorded 10 points, eight rebounds, and four assists.  Kayla Hickman chipped in with 10 points.

 

Alex Jones led Elizabethtown with 18 points and 11 rebounds.  Terra Lucas added 11 points.

 

Elizabethtown,11,10,8,15,3,47

Iroquois,19,3,13,9,11,55

 

Elizabethtown (47) – Lucas 11, Luckett 8, Jones 18, Downs 6, Greenwell 2, Deaderick 2.

 

Iroquois (55) – Adia Mathies 10, Birdsong 12, Brown 8, Hickman 10, Asia Mathies 15.

 

All Tournament Team – Heather Sandlin (Boone County), MacKenzie Lee (Montgomery County), Chelsea Tolliver (Simon Kenton), Mariah Robinson (Ohio County), Kayla McFarland (Casey County), Megan Pittman (Casey County), Ariel Barnes (Henderson County), Olivia Fruitt (Henderson County), Dorian Downs (Elizabethtown), Terra Lucas (Elizabethtown), Alex Jones (Elizabethtown), Asia Mathies (Iroquois), Kayla Hickman (Iroquois), and Adia Mathies (Iroquois) (MVP).

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the statistics and updates for this event.


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