Henry Clay vs. Scott County (Girls)
42nd District Tournament Championship
Bryan Station High School
February 24, 2017
Henry Clay coach Eric Sanford started the following lineup: 5-8 Jr. Braxton Price, 5-8 So. Destyne Jackson, 5-11 Jr. Tyronnica Carpenter, 5-7 So. Kiya Thompson, and 5-8 Sr. Lexi Long. Scott county coach Steve Helton countered with 5-10 So. Maaliya Owens, 5-8 Sr. Kadee Hudson, 5-11 Sr. Lauren Boehm, 5-5 Fr. Morgan DeFoor, and 5-10 Jr. Peyron Riddle.
Scott County raced out to a 22-7 first quarter lead on their way to an 80-52 victory over Henry Clay to earn their first district title since 2011. Scott County shot 52.3% from the field including eight of 18 from the three point line. The Lady Cardinals connected on four of 11 free throws, pulled down 52 rebounds, and scored four points off 10 Henry Clay turnovers. Scott County held a 16-0 advantage on second effort points. Henry Clay shot 27.6% from the field including six of 18 from beyond the arc. The Lady Blue Devils connected on 14 of 23 free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 15 Scott County turnovers.
Peyton Riddle led Scott County with 22 points including four three point baskets, nine rebounds, seven assists, and two blocked shots. Maaliya Owens added 15 points and five rebounds. Morgan DeFoor also scored 15 points including three three point baskets and seven assists. Kadee Hudson chipped in with 11 points and seven rebounds. 5-9 Jr. Zakiya Holt pulled down 11 rebounds.
Kiya Thompson led Henry Clay with 13 points including two three point baskets. Destyne Jackson added 10 points including two three point baskets. Braxton Price also scored 10 points and dished out four assists. Lexi Long chipped in with nine points.
Henry Clay (52) – Price 10, Jackson 10, Carpenter 0, Thompson 13, Long 9, Gatewood 2, Williams 3, Rhodes 5.
Scott County (80) – Owens 15, Hudson 11, Boehm 5, DeFoor 15, Riddle 22, McMath 2, Holt 4, Sutherland 4, Hoffman 2.
A special thanks to the 42nd District Tournament Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.