Joe B. Hall Prep Classic
Montgomery County High School
Mt. Sterling, KY
February 9, 2014
Knott County Central vs. Fleming County
Knott County Central coach BB King started the following lineup: 6-3 Jr. Chance Cornett, 6-2 Jr. Simon Criston, 6-7 Jr. Evan Hall, 6-2 Sr. Keegan Sammons, and 6-2 Jr. Camron Justice. Fleming County coach Mark Starns countered with 6-4 Sr. Troy Steward, 6-2 Sr. Brady Saunders, 6-4 Jr. Wilder Williams, 5-10 Sr. Bryson McKee, and 6-0 Sr. Austin Crisp.
Knott County Central defeated Fleming County by a score of 73-62. Knott County Central led 34-15 in the first half but Fleming County rallied to take a 55-54 lead in the final quarter but Knott County Central went on an 11-0 run to regain control of the game. Troy Steward almost single handedly turned the tide as he was on fire tonight with 47 points for Fleming County.
Knott County Central shot 62.8% from the field including three of six from the three point line. The Patriots connected on 16 of 24 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored six points off seven Fleming County turnovers. Fleming County shot 33.3% from the field including 11 of 24 from beyond the arc. The Panthers connected on 15 of 20 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 11 Knott County Central turnovers.
Camron Justice led Knott County Central with 27 points including nine of 11 free throws. Evan Hall added 22 points on 11 of 11 from the field, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Chance Cornett recorded 20 points and 13 rebounds.
Troy Steward led Fleming County with 47 points. Steward was 13 of 23 from the field including nine of 15 from beyond the arc, and 12 of 14 free throws.
Knott County Central,20,17,13,23,73
Knott County Central (73) – Cornett 20, Criston 2, Hall 22, Sammons 0, Justice 27, Johnson 2.
Fleming County (62) – Steward 47, Saunders 5, Williams 3, McKee 2, Crisp 0, Burns 5.
Madison Central vs. Perry County Central
Madison Central coach Allen Feldhaus started the following lineup: 6-2 Jr. Isaiah Johnson, 6-1 Sr. DeMarcus George, 6-4 Jr. Sam Jones, 5-10 Jr. Kirkland Humphrey, and 6-2 So. Cameron Thomas. Perry County Central coach Shannon Hoskins countered with 6-3 Sr. John Toomer, 6-1 Sr. Tyler Fugate, 6-7 Sr. Justin Johnson, 5-11 So. Braxton Beverly, and 6-0 So. Matthew Turner.
Perry County central defeated Madison Central by a score of 73-62. Perry County Central shot 58.7% from the field including five of nine from the three point line. The Commodores connected on 14 of 22 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored seven points off seven Madison Central turnovers. Madison Central shot 35.6% from the field including two of 14 from beyond the arc. The Indians connected on eight of 14 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 17 Perry County Central turnovers.
Braxton Beverly led Perry County Central with 25 points including three three point baskets and seven assists. Justin Johnson added 24 points, 14 rebounds, and two blocked shots. 6-4 Fr. Damon Tobler recorded 12 points and seven rebounds. John Toomer chipped in with six points and eight rebounds.
Isaiah Johnson led Madison Central with 16 points. Cameron Thomas added 14 points. DeMarcus George recorded 10 points and 13 rebounds. 5-9 Sr. Coty Alexander also scored 10 points including two three point baskets.
Perry County Central,17,22,17,17,73
Madison Central (62) – Johnson 16, George 10, Jones 6, Humphrey 4, Thomas 14, Alexander 10, Ramsey 2.
Perry County Central (73) – Toomer 6, Fugate 3, Johnson 24, Beverly 25, Turner 0, Neace 3, Tobler 12.
Wayne County vs. Montgomery County
Wayne County coach Rodney Woods started the following lineup: 6-3 Jr. Peyton Woods, 6-1 So. Corey Stearns, 6-5 So. Nick Gillispie, 5-9 So. Trey Blevins, and 5-10 Sr. Jason Perkins. Montgomery County coach Jason Holland countered with 6-4 Sr. Darius Jones, 6-3 Jr. Sam Hodgson, 6-6 Sr. Deante Cisero, 6-0 Sr. Blake Thomas, and 6-1 Sr. Bryan Wallace.
Montgomery County handed Wayne County their first defeat of the season by a score of 81-72. Wayne County falls to 24-1 while Montgomery County improves to 22-1 for the season. There were eight lead changes and six ties in the game. Montgomery County shot 51.5% from the field including five of nine from the three point line. The Indians connected on only eight of 21 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 17 Wayne County turnovers. Montgomery County held a 17-1 advantage in second effort points. Wayne County shot 44.9% from the field including seven of 25 from beyond the arc. The Cardinals connected on 21 of 25 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored eight points off 11 Montgomery County turnovers.
Bryan Wallace led Montgomery County with 27 points, seven rebounds, and six assists. Deante Cisero added 16 points and nine rebounds. Darius Jones recorded 12 points and nine rebounds. Blake Thomas chipped in with 11 points.
Trey Blevins led Wayne County with 26 points. Peyton Woods added 21 points including five three point baskets and six rebounds. Corey Stearns recorded 14 points and eight rebounds.
Wayne County (72) – Woods 21, Stearns 14, Gillispie 2, Blevins 26, Perkins 7, Gardner 2.
Montgomery County (81) – Jones 12, Hodgson 2, Cisero 16, Thomas 11, Wallace 27, Pearsawl 9, Hall 2, Chism 2.
Southwestern vs. Henry Clay
Southwestern coach Steve Wright started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Justin Edwards, 6-2 8th grader Steven Fitzgerald, 6-4 Jr. Dylan Gaskin, 5-8 Jr. Adam Isaacs, and 5-11 Fr. Hunter Cromer. Henry Clay coach Daniel Brown countered with 6-3 Jr. Jeremiah Tisdale, 6-0 So. Isaiah Tisdale, 6-3 Jr. Colby Barnes, 5-9 Sr. Campbell Setzer, and 5-11 Jr. Felix Wilson. Note: 6-6 Sr. Jordan Green was not available tonight.
Southwestern defeated Henry Clay by a score of 67-60. Southwestern led 54-40 early in the final quarter but Henry Clay rallied to take a 60-59 before Southwestern closed the game with an 8-0 run. There were seven lead changes and four ties in this game. Southwestern shot 52.3% from the field including three of eight from the three point line. The Warriors connected on 18 of 22 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 12 Henry Clay turnovers. Henry Clay shot 41.8% from the field including four of 19 from beyond the arc. The Blue Devils connected on 10 of 20 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 18 Southwestern turnovers.
Dylan Gaskin led Southwestern with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Hunter Cromer added 13 points and Adam Isaacs chipped in with 12 points. Steven Fitzgerald also reached double figures with 11 points. 6-3 8th grader Danny Butt added eight points, three rebounds, and three assists.
Jeremiah Tisdale led Henry Clay with 14 points, seven rebounds, and four steals. Colby Barnes added 13 points. Isaiah Tisdale chipped in with 10 points. Felix Wilson recorded eight points.
Southwestern (67) – Edwards 2, Fitzgerald 11, Gaskin 19, Isaacs 12, Cromer 13, Butt 8, Miller 2.
Henry Clay (60) – J. Tisdale 14, I. Tisdale 10, Barnes 13, Setzer 6, Wilson 8, Ridgeway 3, Campbell 3, Houston 2, McCorvey 1.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s games. Also, a special thanks to event organizer Ira Combs for putting together another great event.