Wednesday March 7th
Butler (23-9) Region 6 vs. Glasgow (28-4) Region 4
Butler coach Larry Just started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Aareon Smith, 5-9 Jr. Alexis Stallard, 5-10 So. Danielle Lawrence, 5-3 Sr. Cora Moore, and 5-7 Sr. MacKenzie Martinez. Glasgow coach Justin Stinson countered with 5-11 8th grader Breanna Glover, 5-9 Sr. Haley Perkins, 6-1 So. Shalika Smith, 5-4 Jr. Kelsey Greer, and 5-4 Sr. Shelby Ray.
Glasgow led 15-4 with 1:27 left in the first quarter but Butler rallied to earn a 54-49 victory. Both teams were plagued by turnovers today as Butler committed 33 turnovers while Glasgow was guilty of 27 miscues. Butler shot 35% from the field including four of 11 from the three point line. The Bearettes connected on 22 of 29 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 27 Glasgow turnovers. Glasgow shot 35.3% from the field including two of 12 from beyond the arc. The Lady Scotties connected on 11 of 21 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 28 points off 33 Butler turnovers.
Cora Moore led Butler with 12 points on four three point baskets and three steals. MacKenzie Martinez added 10 points including six of eight free throws, five assists, and five steals. Danielle Lawrence recorded 10 points and three steals. Aareon Smith chipped in with nine points including seven of eight free throws and eight rebounds.
Haley Perkins led Glasgow with 17 points, 11 rebounds, and four steals. Shalika Smith added 15 points and 11 rebounds. Kelsey Greer chipped in with 10 points. Breanna Glover recorded six points, five rebounds, four assists, and four steals.
Butler (54) – Smith 9, Stallard 7, Lawrence 10, Moore 12, Martinez 10, Snyder 3, Casey 3.
Glasgow (49) – Glover 6, Perkins 17, Smith 15, Greer 10, Ray 1.
Paul L. Dunbar (28-6) Region 11 vs. Boone County (30-3) Region 9
Paul L. Dunbar coach Sarah Van Horn started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Lakeena Parks, 5-10 Sr. Morgan McEldowney, 6-2 So. Brooke Todd, 5-2 Jr. Jordin Fender, and 5-2 Jr. Kierra Muhammad. Boone County Nell Fookes countered with 5-11 Sr. Sydney Moss, 5-9 Sr. Zuri Hill, 5-11 Sr. Lydia Nash, 5-4 Jr. Jessica Jones, and 5-7 Fr. Alexis Switzer.
Paul L. Dunbar connected on 11 of 12 free throws in overtime to defeat Boone County by a score of 72-70 despite a 41 point scoring performance by Boone County’s Sydney Moss. Boone County led 34-24 early in the third quarter but Dunbar rallied and Jordin Fender scored a field goal with seven seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 59-59 and force overtime. There were eight lead changes and 13 ties in the game.
Paul L. Dunbar shot 41.9% from the field including three of 14 from the three point line. The Lady Bulldogs connected on 17 of 24 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 17 Boone County turnovers. Boone County shot 42.3% from the field including one of six from beyond the arc. The Lady Rebels connected on three of six free throws, pulled down 50 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 12 Dunbar turnovers.
Jordin Fender led Paul L. Dunbar with 21 points, five assists, and four steals. Lakeena Parks added 20 points. Kierra Muhammad chipped in with 11 points, five rebounds, and five assists. Morgan McEldowney recorded 10 points and seven rebounds. Brooke Todd came up big in the paint with eight points, nine rebounds, and seven blocked shots.
Sydney Moss led Boone County with 41 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, and three steals. Lydia Nash added 11 points and seven rebounds. Zuri Hill chipped in with six points and 15 rebounds.
Paul L. Dunbar,12,12,22,13,13,72
Paul L. Dunbar (72) – Parks 20, McEldowney 10, Todd 8, Fender 21, Muhammad 11, Edwards 2.
Boone County (70) – Moss 41, Hill 6, Nash 11, Jones 6, A. Switzer 2, Murphy 2, E. Switzer 2.
Perry County Central (30-2) Region 14 vs. DuPont Manual (33-2) Region 7
Perry County Central coach Randy Napier started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Katelyn Smith, 5-11 Sr. Kendall Noble, 6-0 So. Kayla Rankin, 5-6 Jr. Whitney Back, and 5-7 Sr. Tamara Crawford. DuPont Manual coach Stacy Pendleton countered with 5-11 Sr. Kara Wright, 5-8 Sr. Lauren Bodine, 6-1 Jr. Kayla Styles, 5-7 Sr. Leasia Wright, and 5-8 Sr. April Wilson.
DuPont Manual defeated Perry County Central by a score of 50-41. Manual 24-10 with 1:13 left in the first half but Perry county Central rallied to pull within two points; 38-36 with six minutes left in the game. Manual finished the game on a 12-5 run to ensure the victory. DuPont Manual shot 28.6% from the field including three of 18 from the three point line. The Lady Crimsons connected on 19 of 28 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 23 Perry County Central turnovers. Perry County Central shot 33.3% from the field including zero of four from beyond the arc. The Lady Commodores connected on 13 of 25 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 10 points off eight DuPont Manual turnovers.
Leasia Wright led DuPont Manual with 18 points including 11 of 11 free throws. April Wilson added nine points, four assists, and seven steals. Kayla Styles chipped in with seven points and seven rebounds. Kara Wright chipped in with seven points, four rebounds, and four steals.
Kayla Rankin led Perry County Central with 18 points and 13 rebounds. Kendall Noble added 10 points, 11 rebounds, and two assists. Katelyn Smith chipped in with eight points and six rebounds.
Perry County Central,3,9,17,12,41
Perry County Central (41) – Smith 8, Noble 10, Rankin 18, Back 1, Crawford 0, R.C. Napier 4.
DuPont Manual (50) – K. Wright 7, Bodine 3, Styles 7, L. Wright 18, Wilson 9, Allen 3, D. Curry 3.
Montgomery County (28-6) Region 10 vs. Muhlenberg County (21-10) Region 3
Montgomery county coach Janie Robinson started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Olivia Colliver, 5-7 Sr. Destiney Taul, 6-1 Jr. Macie Spence, 5-6 So. Erica Rogers, and 5-6 Jr. Keria Lockett. Muhlenberg County coach Mike Harper countered with 5-7 Jr. Aliah Fueller, 5-7 Jr. Hope Marigny, 5-9 Sr. Brittany Brothers, 5-3 Sr. Kaitlyn Walley, and 5-6 Jr. Amiea Summers.
Montgomery County defeated Muhlenberg County by a score of 60-43. Montgomery County shot 54.8% from the field including three of nine from the three point line. The Indians connected on 11 of 21 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 17 Muhlenberg County turnovers. Muhlenberg County shot 29.8% from the field including six of 29 from beyond the arc. The Lady Mustangs connected on three of six free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored five points off 16 Montgomery County turnovers.
Macie Spence led Montgomery County with 18 points, six rebounds, and four assists. Spence was seven of nine from the field and four of five from the free throw line. Erica Rogers added 12 points and Olivia Colliver chipped in with 11 points and four assists. Destiney Taul recorded nine points and 12 rebounds.
Aliah Fueller led Muhlenberg county with 16 points including four three point baskets. Kaitlyn Walley added eight points and Amiea Summers chipped in with seven points. Brittany Brothers and 5-7 Sr. Christina McDonald each pulled down seven rebounds.
Montgomery County (60) – Colliver 11, Taul 9, Spence 18, Rogers 12, Lockett 5, Conyers 2, Arnett 1, Tipton 2.
Muhlenberg County (43) – Fueller 16, Marigny 2, Brothers 2, Walley 8, Summers 7, Pollard 2, Brewer 3, McDonald 3.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for all the games and to the KHSAA for maintaining their very comprehensive website with all the info on this tourney.