Grant County vs. Lexington Catholic (Girls)
Lexington Catholic High School
December 14, 2016
Grant County coach Shawn West started the following lineup: 5-9 Jr. Shelby Gutman, 5-10 Sr. Madisyn Ruebusch, 6-1 Jr. Lindsey Kinard, 5-5 So. Bryann Ezell, and 5-6 Fr. Abby West. Lexington Catholic coach Scott True countered with 5-7 So. Maylo Given, 5-5 Jr. Ashley Frebis, 5-9 Jr. Maya Jazdzewski, 5-1 Jr. Olivia Haines, and 5-3 So. Jay Ballard.
Grant County led 40-21 in the third quarter but had to withstand an offensive onslaught by LexCath’s Jay Ballard (38 points) to earn a 60-54 victory. Grant County shot 51.4% from the field including nine of 17 from the three point line. The Lady Braves connected on 13 of 16 free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 16 Lexington Catholic turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 41.9% from the field including seven of 20 from beyond the arc. The Lady Knights connected on 11 of 18 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 16 Grant County turnovers.
Bryan Ezell led Grant County with 18 points including four three point baskets and four rebounds. Madisyn Ruebusch added 13 points including seven of eight free throws and four rebounds. Abby West recorded 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and three steals. Lindsey Kinard chipped in with 10 points and four rebounds.
Jay Ballard led Lexington Catholic with 38 points including five three point baskets. Ballard was 13 of 18 from the field including five of seven from the three point line, and seven of nine free throws. Maylo Given added eight points and five rebounds.
Grant County (60) – Gutman 0, Ruebusch 13, Kinard 10, Ezell 18, West 12, Homer 5, Young 2.
Lexington Catholic (54) – Given 8, Frebis 5, Jazdzewski 1, Haines 0, Ballard 38, Brierly 2.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glen Gentry and Gary Long for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.