Sacred Heart Academy vs. Mercer County (Girls)
Kentucky Premier Challenge
Mercer County High School
December 9, 2017
Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Grace Berger, 5-7 Sr. Kia Sivils, 6-0 So. Kristen Clemons, 5-6 Jr. Ashlee Harris, and 5-7 Sr. Kiki Samsel. Mercer County coach Chris Souder countered with 5-10 Sr. Emma Davis, 5-10 Sr. Faith Lake, 6-2 Sr. Emma Souder, 5-9 Sr. Seygan Robbins, and 5-8 Sr. Lexy Lake.
Sacred Heart Academy led 53-39 late in the third quarter but Mercer County rallied to earn a 65-63 on Emma Souder’s two free throws with two seconds left on the clock. There were five lead changes and seven ties left in the game. Mercer County shot 42.9% from the field including eight of 27 from the three point line. The Lady Titans connected on 15 of 20 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 17 Sacred Heart turnovers. Sacred Heart shot 43.9% from the field including seven of 20 from beyond the arc. The Valkyries connected on six of 10 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 15 Mercer County turnovers.
Emma Davis led Mercer County with 22 points including three three point baskets. Emma Souder added 21 points, 11 rebounds, and two steals. Seygan Robbins recorded 12 points, five rebounds, and three steals.
Kiki Samsel led Sacred Heart Academy with 24 points including six three point rebounds and six rebounds. Grace Berger added 15 points, 11 rebounds, and two steals. 5-5 So. Erin Toller recorded 13 points, four rebounds, and three assists. Kristen Clemons chipped in with eight points and five rebounds.
Sacred Heart Academy,23,14,16,10,63
Sacred Heart Academy (63) – Berger 15, Sivils 1, Clemons 8, Harris 2, Samsel 24, Toller 13.
Mercer County (65) – Davis 22, F. Lake 4, Souder 21, Robbins 12, L. Lake 3, McCombs 3.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.