Clay County vs. Whitley County (Girls)
Whitley County High School
January 7, 2017
Kaelie Frazier hit a three point basket in the closing seconds of overtime to give Whitley County a 63-60 victory over Clay County tonight. Whitley County held a 46-35 lead in the final quarter but Clay County’s Kaylee Mathis nailed a three point basket at the buzzer to tie the game at 53-53 and force overtime. Whitley County shot 44.4% from the field including 14 of 32 from the three point line. The Lady Colonels connected on five of five from the free throw line, pulled down 20 rebounds, and committed nine turnovers. Clay County shot 58.1% from the field including four of nine from beyond the arc. The Lady Tigers connected six of 10 free throws, pulled down 18 rebounds, and committed 10 turnovers.
5-5 Jr. Abbey Estes led Whitley County with 19 points. 5-2 So. Kaelie Frazier added 15 points. 5-2 Jr. Hannah Clear and 5-10 Jr. Seirra Feltner recorded 14 and nine points respectively.
5-9 Fr. Kaylee Mathis led Clay County with 27 points. 5-9 So. Summer Parker added 20 points and 5-6 So. Shelby Phillips chipped in with eight points and six rebounds. 5-4 8th Grade Taylor Asher starting PG was not able to play tonight due to illness.
Clay County (60) – S. Phillips 8, Mathis 27, Parker 20, Mills 3, Hacker 2.
Whitley County (63) – Estes 19, Frazier 15, Clear 14, Feltner 9, Lawson 4, Lewis 2.
A special thanks to Clay County coach James Burchell for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.