Lexington Christian Academy vs. Paul Laurence Dunbar (Boys)
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
December 13, 2016
Lexington Christian Academy coach Nate Valentine started the following lineup: 6-6 So. Kyle Rode, 6-6 Jr. Austin Hall, 6-6 Jr. Carter Hendricksen, 6-2 So. Isiah Hunt, and 6-2 Sr. Nathan Harper. Paul Laurence Dunbar coach Scott Chalk countered with 6-2 Sr. Javea Richardson, 6-2 So. Jared Gadd, 6-3 So. Star Ifeacho, 5-10 Jr. JaQuice Gray, and 6-2 Sr. Taveion Hollingsworth.
Paul Laurence Dunbar led 42-24 in the third quarter but had to withstand a furious rally by Lexington Christian Academy fueled by the torrid outside shooting of Nathan Harper to eke out a 66-64 victory. Dunbar shot 40% from the field including two of 12 from the three point line. The Bulldogs connected on 24 of 33 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 17 LCA turnovers. LCA shot 43.6% from the field including 10 of 22 from beyond the arc. The Eagles connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 18 Dunbar turnovers.
Taveion Hollingsworth led Dunbar with 28 points including eight of eight free throws, 15 rebounds, four assists, and three steals. Javea Richardson added 16 points including seven of seven free throws. Star Ifeacho recorded 11 points, seven rebounds, three blocked shots, and three steals.
Nathan Harper led LCA with 29 points including six three point baskets, seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals. Carter Hendrickson added 16 points including two three point baskets. Kyle Rode recorded eight points, three rebounds, and eight assists.
Lexington Christian Academy,5,15,22,22,64
Paul Laurence Dunbar,20,12,15,19,66
Lexington Christian Academy (64) – Rode 8, Hall 5, Hendricksen 16, Hunt 0, Harper 29, Stewart 6.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (66) – Richardson 16, Gadd 4, Ifeacho 11, JaQuice Gray 6, Hollingsworth 28, Corio 1,
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.