Lexington Christian Academy vs. Lexington Catholic
Lexington Catholic High School
December 1, 2011
Lexington Christian Academy coach Tommy Huston started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Patrick Nickodem, 6-2 Sr. Travis Branham, 6-3 Jr. Jon Lannertone, 5-8 Jr. Tyler Harville, and 6-2 Sr. Taylor Barnette. Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-5 Sr. Craig Floyd, 6-5 Sr. Patrick Keller, 6-8 Jr. Jack Whitman, 5-9 Jr. Dillon Avare, and 5-10 Sr. Bryan Woomer.
Lexington Catholic defeated Lexington Christian Academy by a score of 61-48 tonight. LCA actually led 26-17 early in the second quarter but Lexington Catholic took control of the game in the third quarter and pulled away for the victory. LCA went cold from the field in the second half only managing 29.6% after the intermission.
Lexington Catholic shot 46.8% from the field including eight of 20 from the three point line. The Knights connected on nine of 20 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored nine points off 13 LCA turnovers. LCA shot 35.7% from the field including six of 24 from beyond the arc. The Eagles connected on two of three free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 17 Lexington Catholic turnovers.
Jack Whitman led Lexington Catholic with 20 points, 14 rebounds, and six blocked shots. Dillon Avare added 11 points including three three point baskets. Bryan Woomer recorded eight points, five rebounds, and eight assists.
Tyler Harville led LCA with 18 points, five rebounds, and six assists. Jon Lannertone added 10 points and 12 rebounds. Star guard Taylor Barnette was uncharacteristically cold from the field tonight and was limited to seven points all in the first quarter.
Lexington Christian 23 5 9 11 – 48
Lexington Catholic 17 15 17 12 – 61
Lexington Christian (48) – Nickodem 2, Branham 3, Lannertone 10, Harville 18, Barnette 7, Blair 5, Hale 3.
Lexington Catholic (61) – Floyd 8, Keller 0, Whitman 20, Avare 11, Woomer 8, Banahan 6, Bennett 8.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.