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Saturday, 21 January 2017
Paul Laurence Dunbar vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys) January 19, 2017
Topic: Basketball

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Paul Laurence Dunbar vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys)

Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

January 19, 2017

 

Paul Laurence Dunbar coach Scott Chalk started the following lineup: 6-4 Sr. Isaiah Yeast, 6-3 Sr. Javea Richardson, 6-4 So. Star Ifeacho, 6-2 So. Jared Gadd, and 6-3 Sr. Taveion Hollingsworth.  Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-5 Jr. Zan Payne, 6-3 Jr. TC Price, 6-7 Sr. Peter Whitman, 6-2 Sr. Blake Scott, and 6-3 Sr. Luke Johnson.

 

Lexington Catholic trailed 45-40 after three quarters but rallied to eke out a 53-52 victory over Paul Laurence Dunbar.  There were five lead changes and four ties in this game.  Lexington Catholic shot 44.2% from the field including one of 11 from the three point line.  The Knights connected on 14 of 21 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 15 Dunbar turnovers.  Dunbar shot 35.4% from the field including six of 19 from beyond the arc.  The Bulldogs connected on 12 of 15 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 14 Lexington Catholic turnovers.

 

Luke Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 16 points and five rebounds.  Zan Payne added 12 points and seven rebounds.  Peter Whitman continues his sterling play of late with 12 points, seven rebounds, and three blocked shots.

 

Isaiah Yeast led Paul Laurence Dunbar with 19 points including three three point baskets and three steals.  Taveion Hollingsworth added 10 points, six rebounds, and two assists.  Jared Gadd recorded nine points on three three point baskets and five rebounds.  Star Ifeacho added six points and seven rebounds.

 

Paul Laurence Dunbar,17,13,15,7,52

Lexington Catholic,10,16,14,13,53

 

Paul Laurence Dunbar (52) – Yeast 19, Richardson 4, Ifeacho 6, Gadd 9, Hollingsworth 10, JaQuice Gray 2, Whiteside 2.

 

Lexington Catholic (53) – Payne 12, Price 7, Whitman 12, Blake Scott 6, Johnson 16.

 

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


Posted by REH at 1:26 AM EST
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