Henry Clay vs. Franklin County (Girls)
11th Region Tournament
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
February 28, 2017
Henry Clay coach Eric Sanford started the following lineup: 5-8 Jr. Cheyenne Jones, 5-8 Jr. Braxton Price, 5-8 So. Destyne Jackson, 5-4 Jr. Alexis Lutz, and 5-7 So. Kiya Thompson. Franklin County coach Joey Thacker countered with 5-9 Sr. Princess Stewart, 5-8 Sr. Savannah Courtney, 5-11 Sr. Rebecca Cook, 5-4 8th Grade Brooklynn Miles, and 5-6 Jr. Kindall Talley.
Franklin County led Henry Clay 28-25 at halftime and pulled away in the second half to earn a 57-34 victory. Franklin County shot 52.8% from the field including three of five from the three point line. The Lady Flyers connected on 16 of 26 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 13 Henry Clay turnovers. Henry Clay shot 27.1% from the floor including three of 15 from beyond the arc. The Lady Blue Devils connected on five of seven free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored nine points off 16 Franklin County turnovers.
Rebecca Cook led Franklin County with 17 points, eight rebounds, four blocked shots, and three steals. Princess Stewart added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Brooklynn Miles chipped in with nine points. Savannah Courtney chipped in with seven points.
Alexis Lutz led Henry Clay with 15 points and three steals. Braxton Price added seven points and Destyne Jackson chipped in with six points. Cheyenne Jones recorded four points, 11 rebounds, and three assists.
Henry Clay (34) – Jones 4, Price 7, Jackson 6, Lutz 15, Thompson 0, Long 2.
Franklin County (57) – Stewart 15, Courtney 7, Cook 17, Miles 9, Talley 4, Hogan 2, Jordan 3.
A special thanks to the 11th Region Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.