Notre Dame Academy vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Girls)
Sacred Heart Academy
January 15, 2013
Notre Dame Academy coach Nicole Levandusky started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Olivia Voskuhl, 5-10 So. Haylee Smith, 5-11 Jr. Carlee Clemons, 5-8 Sr. Kindsey Bernhard, and 5-8 Jr. Paige Kellam. Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-9 Jr. Dai Jia Ruffin, 5-7 Sr. Kristin Matula, 5-10 Sr. Caroline Long, 5-3 So. Ashley Johnson, and 5-3 So. Gretchen Samsel.
Notre Dame Academy pulled away in the final four minutes of the game to defeat Sacred Heart Academy by a score of 58-54. Notre Dame led 44-35 in the third quarter but Sacred Heart rallied before Notre Dame took control in the closing minutes. The score was tied four times and there were six lead changes in the game. Notre Dame shot 38.5% from the field including four of 12 from the three point line. The Pandas connected on 14 of 19 free throws, pulled down 50 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 17 Sacred Heart turnovers. Sacred Heart shot 39.7% from the field including three of 12 from beyond the arc. The Valkyries connected on five of 13 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 24 points off 30 Notre Dame turnovers.
Olivia Voskuhl led Notre Dame with 26 points including three three point baskets, 19 rebounds, and five steals. Haylee Smith added 13 points and 14 rebounds.
Dai Jia Ruffin led Sacred Heart with 26 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, and seven steals. Ashley Johnson added nine points and seven steals. Gretchen Samsel chipped in with eight points and Kristin Matula recorded six points and seven steals.
Notre Dame Academy 12 22 12 12 – 58
Sacred Heart Academy 15 13 11 15 – 54
Notre Dame Academy (58) – Voskuhl 26, Smith 13, Clemons 3, Bernhard 8, Kellam 0, Stallman 5, Henderson 3.
Sacred Heart Academy (54) – Ruffin 26, Matula 6, Long 2, Johnson 9, Samsel 8, Baisas 3.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.