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Thursday, 15 December 2016
Scott County vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys) December 13, 2016
Topic: Basketball




Scott County vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys)

Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

December 13, 2016


Scott County coach Billy Hicks started the following lineup: 6-6 So. Michael Moreno, 6-2 Jr. Cooper Robb, 6-4 Sr. Cooper Watts, 6-0 So. Lorenzo Williams, and 6-1 So Bryce Long.  Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-5 Jr. Zan Payne, 6-3 Jr. TC Price, 6-7 Sr. Peter Whitman, 5-11 Sr. Blake Scott, and 6-3 Sr. Luke Johnson.


Lexington Catholic defeated Scott County 59-55 in the latest chapter in the long string of battles between these two traditional basketball rivals.  The score was tied six times and there were 14 lead changes in this battle.  Lexington Catholic shot 35.7% from the field including five of 14 from the three point line.  The Knights connected on 14 of 17 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 10 Scott County turnovers.  Scott County shot 33.3% from the field including six of 21 from beyond the arc.  The Cardinals connected on seven of 14 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 11 Lexington Catholic turnovers.


Luke Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 23 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, and four steals.  Zan Payne added 13 points and seventeen rebounds.  TC Price chipped in with nine points and Peter Whitman recorded eight points, nine rebounds, and two blocked shots.


Michael Moreno led Scott County with 18 points including two three point baskets, 14 rebounds, four assists, and five blocked shots.  Cooper Robb added 17 points including two three point baskets, six rebounds, and five steals.  Bryce Long chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets.


Scott County,15,12,12,16,55

Lexington Catholic,14,14,15,16,59


Scott County (55) – Moreno 18, Robb 17, Watts 2, Williams 4, Long 10, Allen 4.


Lexington Catholic (59) – Payne 13, Price 9, Whitman 8, Blake Scott 3, Johnson 23, Bailey 3.


A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glen Gentry and Gary Long for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.

Posted by REH at 8:02 PM EST
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