Tates Creek vs. Lexington Catholic
Lexington Catholic High School
January 13, 2012
Tates Creek coach Wayne Breeden started the following lineup; 6-4 Jr. Braxton McFarland, 6-0 Sr. Dai Quan Epps, 6-4 Fr. Jordan Fucci, 5-9 Sr. Brian Tilford, and 6-2 Sr. Darius Gibson. Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-6 Sr. Patrick Keller, 6-5 Sr. Craig Floyd, 6-9 Jr. Jack Whitman, 5-10 Jr. Dillon Avare, and 5-11 Sr. Bryan Woomer.
Darius Gibson hit a three point basket with five seconds left on the clock to give Tates Creek a 41-39 victory in a thriller at Lexington Catholic. Tates Creek coach Wayne Breeden managed to get the tempo he wanted and this game was a tough, gritty, low scoring defensive affair with every possession being hotly contested. Lexington Catholic had difficulty getting the ball down on the blocks to Jack Whitman and turned the ball over too much (17 turnovers) to prevail tonight.
Tates Creek shot 42.1% from the field including three of eight from the three point line. The Commodores connected on six of 10 free throws, pulled down 20 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 17 Lexington Catholic turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 36.7% from the field including four of 11 from beyond the arc. The Knights connected on 13 of 15 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored six points off 12 Tates Creek turnovers.
Darius Gibson led Tates Creek with 13 points including two three point baskets. Brian Tilford added 10 points. Jordan Fucci recorded seven points and five rebounds. Braxton McFarland pulled down eight rebounds.
Bryan Woomer led Lexington Catholic with 10 points including two three point baskets and dished out four assists. Jack Whitman added nine points and eight rebounds. Dillon Avare chipped in with eight points including two three point baskets.
Tates Creek 11 8 8 14 – 41
Lexington Catholic 12 4 13 10 – 39
Tates Creek (41) – McFarland 2, Epps 4, Fucci 7, Tilford 10, Gibson 13, Mattox 5.
Lexington Catholic (39) – Keller 3, Floyd 6, Whitman 9, Avare 8, Woomer 10, Banahan 3.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.