Model vs. Madison Southern (Girls)
44th District Tournament
Paul S. McBrayer Arena
Eastern Kentucky University
February 19, 2018
Model coach Candace Wells started the following lineup: 5-7 Fr. Mary Taylor, 5-3 Fr. McKenna Tuttle, 5-10 Sr. Peyton Erslan, 5-3 Sr. Sophie Austin, and 5-3 Jr. Savanna Gullett. Madison Southern coach Summer Simmons countered with 5-8 Jr. Zaria Carter, 5-7 Sr. Paige Carter, 5-9 So. Aleigh Richardson, 5-6 So. Sunni Walters, and 5-8 Fr. Samantha Cornelison.
Madison Southern led 26-18 at halftime but the Lady Eagles pulled away in the second half to defeat Model by a score of 59-29. Madison Southern shot 44.2% from the field including six of 15 from the three point line. The Lady Eagles connected on seven of 12 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 29 points off 24 Model turnovers. Model shot 25.6% from the field including four of 15 from beyond the arc. The Lady Patriots connected on five of nine free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 12 Madison Southern turnovers.
Samantha Cornelison led Madison Southern with 14 points including three three point baskets, nine rebounds, and two steals. Paige Carter added 12 points and four rebounds. Aleigh Richardson recorded 10 points. Zaria Carter chipped in with three points, nine rebounds, five assists, and four steals.
Peyton Erslan led Model with 10 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, and two blocked shots. Savanna Gullett added eight points including two three point baskets and three rebounds. 5-6 8th Grade Keaton Hall recorded five points, three rebounds, and three assists.
Model (29) – Taylor 0, Tuttle 2, Erslan 10, Austin 4, Gullett 8, Hall 5.
Madison Southern (59) – Z. Carter 3, P. Carter 12, Richardson 10, Walters 2, Cornelison 14, King 4, Howell 3, Flannery 3, Rowland 2, Estep 1, Daniels 5.
A special thanks to the 44th District Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’