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Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Marion County (19-6) vs. Mercy Academy (20-5) (Girls) February 15, 2011
Topic: Basketball

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Marion County (19-6)  vs.  Mercy Academy (20-5)

Mercy Academy

Louisville, KY

February 15, 2011

 

Marion County coach Trent Milby started the following lineup: 5-9 So. Logan Powell, 5-7 So. Patrice Tonge, 6-1 So. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, 5-9 Jr. Bre Elder, and 5-10 So. Makayla Epps.  Mercy Academy coach Mark Evans countered with 5-8 Sr. Emily Goetz, 5-7 So. Whitney Hartlage, 5-10 Jr. Christine Roush, 5-5 Sr. Lauren Faris, and 5-8 Sr. Juliann Miller.

Marion County captured a 51-47 decision over Mercy Academy in a battle between two of the state’s elite teams.  Marion County shot 44.2% from the field including two of 10 from the three point line.  The Lady Knights connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 11 Mercy turnovers.  Mercy Academy shot 36.4% from the field including three of eight from beyond the arc.  The Jaguars connected on four of four free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 15 Marion County turnovers.

Bre Elder led Marion County with 18 points.  Makayla Epps added 16 points and six rebounds.  Kyvin Goodin-Rogers recorded six points, 13 rebounds, and four blocked shots.

Whitney Hartlage led Mercy Academy with 15 points including three three point baskets.  Juliann Miller and Christine Roush added eight points each.

 

Marion County       16  16   7  12  -  51

Mercy Academy     12  14   6  15  -  47

 

Marion County (51) – Powell 4, Tonge 7, Goodin-Rogers 6, Elder 18, Epps 16.

Mercy Academy (47) – Goetz 6, Hartlage 15, Ch. Roush 8, Faris 2, Miller 8, Richardson 4, Co. Roush 4.

 

Acknowledgements:

A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 7:19 PM EST
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