Lexington Catholic vs. West Jessamine (Boys)
East Jessamine High School
January 20, 2018
Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Zan Payne, 6-3 Sr. TC Price, 6-7 Sr. Max Sparkman, 6-0 Sr. Keegan Bailey, and 6-1 Fr. Ben Johnson. West Jessamine coach Damon Kelly countered with 6-3 Fr. DeAjuan Stepp, 6-0 Jr. Dalton Bruner, 6-3 Sr. Kyle Anderson, 5-11 Sr. Drew Cook, and 5-11 Sr. Skyler Cannady.
Lexington Catholic trailed 43-32 at halftime but rallied to defeat West Jessamine by a score of 78-68. Lexington Catholic pulled away in the final seconds due to a parade to the free throw line due to technical fouls being assessed against West Jessamine. The score was tied three times and there were three lead changes in the game. Lexington Catholic shot 49.1% from the field including 10 of 20 from the three point line. The Knights connected on 12 of 17 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 22 West Jessamine turnovers. West Jessamine shot 48.1% from the field including eight of 18 from beyond the arc. The Colts connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored 32 points off 24 Lexington Catholic turnovers.
Zan Payne led Lexington Catholic with 27 points and nine rebounds. Ben Johnson added 20 points including six three point baskets. Keegan Bailey recorded 14 points including six of six free throws, seven assists, and seven steals. TC Price chipped in with seven points, six rebounds, and seven assists. 6-6 Jr. Brice Scott added six points and 12 rebounds.
Dalton Bruner led West Jessamine with 23 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and four steals. Skyler Cannady added 22 points including five three point baskets and four steals. Drew Cook recorded 11 points including three three point baskets and five assists. Kyle Anderson recorded five points, seven rebounds, and three steals.
Lexington Catholic (78) – Payne 27, Price 7, Sparkman 4, Bailey 14, Johnson 20, Scott 6.
West Jessamine (68) – Stepp 4, Bruner 23, Anderson 5, Cook 11, Cannady 22, Preston 3.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.