Butler vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Girls)
Sacred Heart Academy
February 8, 2017
Butler coach Larry Just started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Jaelynn Penn, 5-8 Sr. Fontasia Jeffries, 6-3 Jr. Molly Lockhart, 5-4 Sr. Breia Torrens, and 5-6 Sr. Teri Goodlett. Sacred Heart Academy countered with 5-11 Jr. Grace Berger, 5-7 Jr. Kia Sivils, 6-0 Fr. Kristen Clemons, 5-5 So. Ashlee Harris, and 5-6 Jr. Kiki Samsel.
Sacred Heart Academy displayed patience on offense and tenacity on defense to score a 58-49 upset victory over Butler tonight. Sacred Heart led at each quarter stop and there were two lead changes and four ties in this game. Sacred Heart shot 42.6% from the field including five of 16 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 13 of 17 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 18 Butler turnovers. Butler shot 41.9% from the field including two of 14 from beyond the arc. The Bearettes connected on 11 of 15 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 13 Sacred Heart turnovers.
Grace Berger led Sacred Heart Academy with 14 points, 13 rebounds, and five assists. Kiki Samsel added 12 points, four rebounds, and three steals. Ashlee Harris recorded 10 points including three three point baskets. Kristen Clemons chipped in with eight points, three rebounds, and three blocked shots. 5-6 Fr. Erin Toller added seven points.
Teri Goodlett led Butler with 13 points and four rebounds. Jaelynn Penn added 11 points, nine rebounds, and three steals. 5-8 Sr. Janna Lewis recorded nine points and six rebounds. Breia Torrens chipped in with six points and six assists.
Sacred Heart Academy,15,12,12,19,58
Butler (49) – Penn 11, Jeffries 5, Lockhart 3, Torrens 6, Goodlett 13, Cain 2, Lewis 9.
Sacred Heart Academy (58) – Berger 14, Sivils 4, Clemons 8, Harris 10, Samsel 12, Toller 7, Fichter 3.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.