Lafayette vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys)
43rd District Tournament
Lexington Catholic High School
February 22, 2017
Lafayette coach Mike Mendenhall III started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Jajuante Carpenter, 5-10 Jr. Eric Powell, 6-1 Sr. Cameron Greenup, 5-9 Sr. Chris Wharton, and 5-10 So. Evan Dreux. 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 eked out a 58-56 victory over Lafayette in a game that had five ties and 11 lead changes. Lexington Catholic shot 60.6% from the field including two of three from beyond the arc. The Knights connected on 16 of 23 free throws, pulled down 21 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 16 Lafayette turnovers. Lafayette shot 51.4% from the field including seven of 13 from beyond the arc. The Generals connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 15 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 14 Lexington Catholic turnovers.
Zan Payne led Lexington Catholic with 21 points and six rebounds. Luke Johnson added 18 points including eight of nine free throws, four rebounds, five assists, and three steals. Peter Whitman recorded seven points, five rebounds, and three blocked shots.
Cameron Greenup led Lafayette with 14 points including three three point baskets and 10 rebounds. Jajuante Carpenter added eight points and five assists. 6-1 Jr. Devontae Hayes and 6-8 Fr. Ray Surratt added seven points each.
Lafayette (56) – Carpenter 8, Powell 5, Greenup 14, Wharton 5, Dreux 4, Hayes 7, Surratt 7, King 6.
Lexington Catholic (58) – Payne 21, Price 5, Whitman 7, Blake Scott 2, Johnson 18, Hardin 2, Bailey 3.
A special thanks to the 43rd District Tournament Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.