Simon Kenton vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Girls)
Kentucky Premier Challenge
Mercer County High School
December 10, 2016
Simon Kenton coach Jeff Stowers started the following lineup: 5-9 Jr. Shelby Harmeyer, 5-8 Jr. Allyson Niece, 6-2 Sr. Madi Meier, 5-4 Sr. Kendyl Gilliam, and 5-6 Fr. Maggi Jones. Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-9 Jr. Natalie Fichter, 5-7 Jr. Kia Sivils, 5-11 Jr. Grace Berger, 5-4 So. Ashlee Harris, and 5-7 Jr. Kiki Samsel.
Sacred Heart Academy defeated Simon Kenton by a score of 84-76 in overtime. Simon Kenton’s Shelby Harmeyer hit a three point basket at the buzzer to send the game to overtime. The score was tied 11 times and there were 12 lead changes in the game. Sacred Heart shot 57.7% from the field including six of 15 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 18 of 26 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 27 points off 25 Simon Kenton turnovers. Simon Kenton shot 44.8% from the field including seven of 23 from beyond the arc. The Lady Pioneers connected on 17 of 20 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 22 Sacred Heart turnovers.
5-5 Fr. Erin Toller led Sacred Heart with 19 points including four three point baskets and four steals. Grace Berger added 16 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, and three steals. Ashlee Harris recorded 13 points, six rebounds, and six steals. Kiki Samsel also scored 13 points. Kia Sivils chipped in with 12 points, six rebounds, and three assists.
Allyson Niece led Simon Kenton with 25 points and six rebounds. 5-8 Jr. Bailee Harney added 17 points including four three point baskets and four rebounds. Shelby Harmeyer recorded 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and two steals.
Sacred Heart Academy,15,24,11,22,12,84
Simon Kenton (76) – Harmeyer 11, Niece 25, Meier 8, Gilliam 7, Jones 4, Harney 17, Rush 4.
Sacred Heart Academy (84) – Fichter 2, Sivils 12, Berger 16, Harris 13, Samsel 13, Toller 19, Scott 6, Flaherty 1, Clemons 2.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.