Scott County vs. Oldham County (Boys)
Oldham County High School
January 2, 2015
Scott County coach Billy Hicks started the following lineup: 6-3 Sr. Isaiah Johnson, 6-2 Sr. Hines Jones, 6-4 So. Cooper Watts, 5-10 Sr. Jamel Banks, and 6-1 Sr. Clarien Washington. Oldham County coach Coy Zerhusen countered with 6-2 Sr. Connor Hicks, 6-1 Jr. Griffin McLarty, 6-5 Jr. Jacob Bates, 6-0 Sr. Hayden Hawes, and 6-1 Sr. Darrius Taylor.
Scott County led 28-15 early in the third quarter but had to withstand an Oldham County rally to earn a 60-51 overtime victory. There were three lead changes and five ties in this game with the score being tied 47-47 at the end of regulation. Scott County shot 42.2% from the field including zero of eight from the three point line. The Cardinals connected on 22 of 30 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 15 Oldham County turnovers. Oldham County shot 23.4% from the field including four of 26 from beyond the arc. The Colonels connected on 17 of 21 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 27 Scott County turnovers.
Hines Jones led Scott County with 26 points including 10 of 12 free throws. Jamel Banks added 12 points and eight rebounds. Cooper Watts pulled down 14 rebounds and blocked three shots.
Connor Hicks led Oldham County with 15 points including three three point baskets and three steals. Jacob Bates added 12 points and eight rebounds. Hayden Hawes recorded 10 points and five steals.
Scott County (60) – Johnson 5, Jones 26, Watts 5, Banks 12, Washington 6, Guyn 4, Matsumura 2.
Oldham County (51) – Hicks 15, McLarty 0, Bates 12, Hawes 10, Taylor 3, Johnson 2, Wirth 7, Team 2.
A special thanks to the Scott County Stats crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.