2014 KY/IN Challenge Cup
January 11, 2014
Indianapolis Roncalli vs. Elizabethtown (Girls)
Roncalli coach Stan Benge started the following lineup: 6-1 So. Lindsey Corsaro, 6-0 Sr. Sam Bolen, 6-1 Sr. Elizabeth Bowers, 5-5 Fr. Paige Saylor, and 5-5 Sr. Kellie Kirkhoff. Elizabethtown coach Tim Mudd countered with 6-2 So. Erin Boley, 5-8 Jr. Darien Huff, 6-2 Jr. Reauna Cleaver, 5-7 So. Rachel Warden, and 5-9 Jr. Livie Bowling.
Elizabethtown took an early lead and was never threatened in a 52-39 victory over Roncalli. Elizabethtown shot 40.8% from the field including four of eight from the three point line. The Lady Panthers connected on eight of 15 free throws, pulled down 47 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 10 Roncalli turnovers. Roncalli shot 24.5% from the field including two of 19 from beyond the arc. The Lady Rebels connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored nine points off 14 Elizabethtown turnovers.
Erin Boley came up big for Elizabethtown today with 24 points, 15 rebounds, and four steals. Darien Huff, Rachel Warden, and 5-5 Fr. Jada Stinson each recorded six points. Livie Bowling and Reauna Cleaver pulled down seven and six rebounds respectively.
Lindsey Corsaro led Roncalli with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Kellie Kirkhoff also scored 13 points. Elizabeth Bowers added nine points.
Roncalli (39) – Corsaro 13, Bolen 3, Bowers 9, Saylor 0, Kirkhoff 13, Babb 1.
Elizabethtown (52) – Boley 24, Huff 6, Cleaver 4, Warden 6, Bowling 3, Stinson 6, Mudd 3.
Barr-Reeve vs. Elizabethtown (Boys)
Barr-Reeve coach Ryan Hughes started the following lineup: 6-5 Jr. Addison Wagler, 6-4 Sr. Micah Bullock, 6-5 Jr. Duncan Roy, 6-0 Jr. Chris Wittmer, and 6-1 So. Logan James. Elizabethtown coach James Haire countered with 6-4 Jr. Zach Patterson, 5-10 Sr. Ryan Harris, 6-6 Sr. Dominique Harding, 6-0 Sr. Nic McDonald, and 6-1 Sr. Ja’Von Cotton.
The score was tied 31-31 after three quarters but Elizabethtown outscored Barr-Reeve 20-9 in the final quarter to earn a 51-40 victory. Elizabethtown shot 43.2% from the field including four of 15 from the three point line. The Panthers connected on 15 of 19 free throws, pulled down 22 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 16 Barr-Reeve turnovers. Barr-Reeve shot 39% from the field including two of 12 from beyond the arc. The Vikings connected on six of seven free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored seven points off six Elizabethtown turnovers.
Ja’Von Cotton led Elizabethtown with 18 points including three three point baskets. Nic McDonald added 11 points and four assists. Ryan Harris chipped in with nine points.
Addison Wagler led Barr-Reeve with 22 points and six rebounds. Micah Bullock added 13 points including two three point baskets. Duncan Roy pulled down eight rebounds.
Barr-Reeve (40) – Wagler 22, Bullock 13, Roy 0, Wittmer 2, James 3.
Elizabethtown (51) – Patterson 2, Harris 9, Harding 2, McDonald 11, Cotton 18, Gillock 5, Williams 2, Tristan Johnson 2.
Corydon Central vs. Covington Catholic (Boys)
Corydon Central coach Jamie Kolkmeier started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Bronson Kessinger, 6-2 Sr. Brayden Lander, 6-3 Jr. Mitchell Frederick, 6-0 Jr. Timothy Wiseman, and 6-1 Sr. Tommy Wiseman. Covington Catholic coach Scott Ruthsatz countered with 6-6 Jr. Bo Schuh, 6-2 Sr. Ben Heppler, 6-3 Sr. Mark Schult, 5-10 Sr. Nick Ruthsatz, and 6-1 Fr. Cole VonHandorf.
Covington Catholic outscored Corydon Central 16-4 in the second quarter to take a 24-18 lead on their way to a 63-43 victory. Covington Catholic shot 48% from the field including four of 12 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 11 of 14 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 17 Corydon Central turnovers. Corydon Central shot 41.9% from the field including one of eight from beyond the arc. The Panthers connected on six of 12 free throws, pulled down 19 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 16 Covington Catholic turnovers.
Nick Ruthsatz led Covington Catholic with 19 points, four rebounds, seven assists, and four steals. Bo Schuh added 15 points and Mark Schult chipped in with 12 points and nine rebounds. Cole VonHandorf recorded six points and eight rebounds.
Bronson Kessinger led Corydon Central with 15 points and five rebounds. Mitchell Frederick added 12 points and four rebounds.
Corydon Central (43) – Kessinger 15, Lander 3, Frederick 12, Ti. Wiseman 7, To. Wiseman 6.
Covington Catholic (63) – Schuh 15, B. Heppler 6, Schult 12, Ruthsatz 19, VonHandorf 6, Keller 5.
Indianapolis Park Tudor vs. Hopkinsville (Boys)
Park Tudor coach Kyle Cox started the following lineup: 6-6 Sr. Trevon Bluiett, 6-2 Jr. Bryce Moore, 6-4 Jr. Dwayne Gibson, 5-11 Sr. Austin Shelton, and 6-1 Sr. Alex Mack. Hopkinsville coach Tim Haworth countered with 6-5 Jr. Jaqualis Matlock, 6-2 Sr. Tra Edwards, 6-6 Sr. Quan Poindexter, 5-10 Jr. Nick Hatcher, and 5-10 Sr. Demarius Henry.
Park Tudor defeated Hopkinsville in overtime by a score of 90-83 in a game that had five lead changes and five ties. Park Tudor shot 37.5% from the field including eight of 29 from the three point line. They connected on 14 of 25 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 18 Hopkinsville turnovers. Hopkinsville shot 50% from the field including four of 20 from beyond the arc. They connected on only 17 of 39 free throws, pulled down 48 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 16 Park Tudor turnovers.
Trevon Bluiett led Park Tudor with 40 points including three three point baskets and 12 rebounds. Bryce Moore added 13 points, five rebounds, and five steals. Alex Mack chipped in with 10 points including three three point baskets. 6-8 Jr. Evan Frank recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Quan Poindexter led Hopkinsville with25 points and 14 rebounds. Poindexter was 11 of 14 from the field and three of four from the free throw line. Tra Edwards added 24 points and 10 rebounds. Jaqualis Matlock recorded 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Park Tudor, 24,24,14,16,12,90
Park Tudor (90) – Bluiett 40, Moore 13, Gibson 8, Shelton 9, Mack 10, Frank 10.
Hopkinsville (83) – Matlock 12, Edwards 24, Poindexter 25, Hatcher 4, Henry 3, Cager 9, Davis 2, Dodd 4.
Guerin Catholic vs. Ballard (Boys)
Guerin Catholic coach Pete Smith started the following lineup: 6-6 Sr. Aaron Brennan, 6-6 Jr. Matt Holba, 6-6 Sr. Cris Burrough, 6-0 Sr. Whit Rapp, and 6-3 So. Christian Munson. Ballard coach Chris Renner countered with 6-3 So. Malik Dow, 6-2 Jr. Brandon Berry, 6-6 Sr. Kelan Martin, 6-1 Sr. Quentin Snider, and 6-2 Jr. Jalen Perry.
Ballard defeated Guerin Catholic by a score of 75-72 in a game that had eight lead changes and four ties. Ballard shot 48.2% from the field including eight of 18 from the three point line. The Bruins connected on 13 of 16 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 10 Guerin Catholic turnovers. Guerin Catholic shot 62.8% from the field including four of 11 from beyond the arc. The Golden Eagles connected on 14 of 24 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored six points off five Ballard turnovers.
Kelan Martin led Ballard with 21 points and five rebounds. Quentin Snider added 20 points including three three point baskets. Malik Dow chipped in with 13 points. Jalen Perry recorded 12 points including three three point baskets.
Aaron Brennan led Guerin Catholic with 29 points and seven rebounds. Matt Holba added 18 points and five assists. Christian Munson chipped in with 11 points. Whit Rapp recorded six points, six rebounds, and nine assists.
Guerin Catholic (72) – Brennan 29, Holba 18, Burrough 5, Rapp 6, Munson 11, Godfrey 3.
Ballard (75) – Dow 13, Berry 0, Martin 21, Snider 20. Perry 12, Robinson 1, Wilson 2, Kovacevic 6.
Congratulations to the KABC (Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches) and the IBCA (Indiana Basketball Coaches Association) for working together to put on this quality event. Also a special thanks to all the sponsors for supporting this event, the proceeds to support the Wounded Heroes Program and the Kentucky and Indiana High School Hall of Fames.