Eastern vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Girls)
Sacred Heart Academy
December 15, 2016
Eastern coach Josh Leslie started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Natalie Collins, 5-11 So. Mikayla Kinnard, 5-11 So. Devin Beach, 5-6 Jr. Brea Mishler, and 5-8 So. Kiara Pearl. Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-11 Jr. Grace Berger, 5-7 Jr. Kia Sivils, 5-9 Jr. Natalie Fichter, 5-4 So. Ashlee Harris, and 5-7 Jr. Kiki Samsel.
Sacred Heart Academy raced out to a 22-6 first quarter lead and was never threatened in an 81-50 victory over Eastern. Sacred Heart shot 55.6% from the field including nine of 18 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 12 of 15 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 16 Eastern turnovers. Sacred Heart held a 48-15 advantage in bench scoring. Eastern shot 32.2% from the field including four of 14 from beyond the arc. The Lady Eagles connected on eight of 12 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 13 Sacred Heart turnovers.
5-5 Fr. Erin Toller led Sacred Heart Academy with 25 points including four three point baskets and five rebounds. Toller was nine of 11 from the field including four of five from beyond the arc, and three of three free throws. Grace Berger added 11 points and seven rebounds. 6-0 Fr. Kristen Clemons recorded nine points, four rebounds, and five blocked shots.
Mikayla Kinnard led Eastern with 10 points. Brea Mishler added nine points. Natalie Collins recorded eight points, seven rebounds, and five assists.
Sacred Heart Academy,22,27,15,17,81
Eastern (50) – Collins 8, Kinnard 10, Beach 2, Mishler 9, Pearl 6, Nunn5, Anthony 2, Houseal 3, Townsend 5.
Sacred Heart Academy (81) – Berger 11, Sivils 4, Fichter 4, Harris 6, Samsel 8, Marshall 3, Scott 4, Flaherty 5, Toller 25, Clemons 9, Utter 2.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.