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Wednesday, 22 January 2014
2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic January 18, 2014
Topic: Basketball



2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

East Jessamine High School

Nicholasville, KY

January 18, 2014


Mason County vs. Lexington Catholic (Girls)


Mason County coach Piper Lindsey started the following lineup: 5-8 Sr. Alivia Bierley, 5-9 Fr. Briana McNutt, 5-9 Jr. Cara Green, 5-9 Fr. Whitney O’Mara, and 5-9 Fr. Jordan Frodge.  Lexington Catholic coach Scott True countered with 5-8 Jr. Rachel Blake, 5-9 Jr. Caroline Lynch, 5-10 Sr. Hannah Gadberry, 5-5 Jr. Bailey Browning, and 5-5 Sr. Suzanne Miller.

Lexington Catholic led 27-23 at halftime and shot a sizzling 83.3% from the field in the second half to pull away for a 59-46 victory over Mason County.  Lexington Catholic shot 58.8% from the field including eight of 15 from the three point line.  The Lady Knights connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 20 Mason County turnovers.  Mason County shot 39.5% from the field including four of 12 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Royals connected on eight of 16 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 16 Lexington Catholic turnovers.

Caroline Lynch led Lexington Catholic with 13 points including two three point baskets and nine rebounds.  Bailey Browning added 11 points including three three point baskets, three assists, and four steals.  Rachel Blake also scored 11 points including two three point baskets and four assists.  6-0 Fr. Mallie Cornett recorded 10 points on four of four from the field and two of three from the free throw line and blocked three shots.

Alivia Bierley led Mason County with 15 points and three steals.  Cara Green added 11 points, five rebounds, and four assists.  5-5 Sr. McKenzie Butler recorded eight points, five rebounds, and six assists.


Mason County,9,14,14,9,46

Lexington Catholic,16,11,18,14,59


Mason County (46) – Bierley 15, McNutt 0, Green 11, O’Mara 4, Frodge 0. McK. Butler 8, Boone 3, Ma. Butler 5.


Lexington Catholic (59) – Blake 11, Lynch 13, Gadberry 7, Browning 11, Miller 7, Cornett 10.


Bryan Station vs. Wayne County (Boys)


Bryan Station coach Michael Allen started the following lineup: 6-3 Jr. Quan Claitt, 6-1 Sr. Daquice Allen, 6-4 Sr. Deandre Bradford, 5-11 Jr. CJ Walker, and 6-0 Sr. Jordan Henry.  Wayne County coach Rodney Woods countered with 6-3 Jr. Peyton Woods, 6-1 So. Corey Stearns, 6-5 So. Nick Gillespie, 5-9 So. Trey Blevins, and 5-10 Sr. Jason Perkins.

Bryan Station led 35-25 with 3:25 left in the first half but Wayne County went on a 16-0 run to close out the half and take a 41-35 halftime lead.  Wayne County dominated in the second half to earn an 89-60 victory.  Wayne County shot 52.6% from the field including nine of 19 from the three point line.  The Cardinals connected on20 of 27 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored seven points off eight Bryan Station turnovers.  Bryan Station shot 37.3% from the field including two of 14 from beyond the arc.  The Defenders connected on eight of 11 free throws, pulled down 41 rebounds, and scored six points off four Wayne County turnovers.

Peyton Woods led Wayne County with 31 points including five three point baskets and seven rebounds.  Corey Stearns added 28 points including two three point baskets, nine rebounds, and four assists.  Trey Blevins chipped in with 11 points and five assists.  Jason Perkins recorded 11 points and four rebounds.

CJ Walker led Bryan Station with 17 points.  Daquice Allen added 10 points.  6-2 Sr. Marcellous Washington recorded eight points including two three point baskets and eight rebounds.


Bryan Station,21,14,13,12,60

Wayne County,18,23,27,21,89


Bryan Station (60) – Claitt 1, Allen 10, Bradford 2, Walker 17, Henry 2, Washington 8, Anderson 2, Owsley 2, Davis 2, Dunn 2, Hipps 4, Barnes 8.


Wayne County (89) – Woods 31, Stearns 28, Gillespie 5, Blevins 11, Perkins 11, Gardner 1, Clem 2.


Paul L. Dunbar vs. East Jessamine (Boys)


Paul L. Dunbar coach Scott Chalk started the following lineup: 6-3 So. Darius Williams, 6-1 So. Justin Kelley, 6-2 Sr. Jordan Hurst, 6-0 Sr. Donnie Lewis, and 6-0 Fr. Taveion Hollingsworth.  East Jessamine coach Chris O’Bryan countered with 6-2 Jr. Ronnie Carson, 5-8 So. TJ Downey, 6-4 So. Avery Cox, 5-8 Jr. Hayden Smith, and 6-0 So. Camryn Jones.

McCreary Central had to pull out of this event due to weather and Paul Laurence Dunbar took their place and captured a thrilling 80-78 victory over East Jessamine.  Dunbar trailed by five points with a little more than a minute left on the clock but finished the game with a 7-0 run to earn the victory.  Taveion Hollingsworth cut the deficit to two; 78-76 on an old fashioned three point play (field goal and free throw) and Troy Black tied the score at 78-78 on a steal and layup with 40 seconds remaining on the clock.  East Jessamine missed two free throws and Troy Black scored on a put back basket with four seconds remaining on the clock to make the score 80-78.  East Jessamine missed a field goal attempt at the buzzer for the tie.

Darius Williams led Dunbar with 23 points.  Donnie Lewis added 17 points.  6-0 Sr. Troy Black and Taveion Hollingsworth chipped in with 13 and 11 points respectively.

Ronnie Carson led East Jessamine with 26 points.  Hayden Smith added 20 points.  Camryn Jones and TJ Downey chipped in with 14 and 10 points respectively.


Paul Laurence Dunbar,23,12,17,28,80

East Jessamine,15,18,20,25,78


Paul Laurence Dunbar (80) – Williams 23, Kelley 0, Hurst 2, D. Lewis 17, Hollingsworth 11, Black 13, Corio 2, Penny 5, Clark 5, J. Lewis 2.


East Jessamine (78) – Carson 26, Downey 10, Cox 2, Smith 20, Jones 14, Bruner 4, White 2.


Burgin vs. East Jessamine (Girls)


Burgin coach Ray Daniels started the following lineup: 5-9 8th grader Miranda Hungate, 5-8 So. Taylor Shepherd, 5-8 Sr. Liz Marcinek, 5-5 Sr. Olivia May, and 5-5 Sr. Summer Burke.  East Jessamine coach Jacqueline Coleman countered with 5-10 Jr. Emilie Hatfield. 5-9 So. Emma Young, 5-11 So. Bereisha Gill, 5-5 Sr. Maddison Stollings, and 5-7 Jr. Sarah Rainwater.

East Jessamine broke open a close game in the final quarter to defeat Burgin by a score of 84-65.  The Lady Jaguars outscored Burgin 28-14 in the final eight minutes.  Sarah Rainwater led East Jessamine with 26 points.  Emma Young added 18 points despite limited playing time due to foul woes.  Bereisha Gill recorded 16 points, all in the second half.

Summer Burke led Burgin with 28 points as she managed to get to the rim and spent all day at the free throw line.  Liz Marcinek added 22 points.



East Jessamine,18,17,21,28,84


Burgin (65) – Hungate 6, Shepherd 3, Marcinek 22, May 3, Burke 28, Ransdell 3.


East Jessamine (84) – Hatfield 9, Young 18, Gill 16, Stollings 2, Rainwater 26, Carr 2, Day 2, Haddix 5, Landversicht 4.


Lafayette vs. Lincoln County (Girls)


Lafayette coach Allison Denton started the following lineup: 5-11 Fr. Kiara Pankins, 5-11 Jr. Dee Givens, 6-4 Jr. Ashanti Thomas, 5-7 Megumi Nagahiro, and 5-8 Sr. Ken’yale Demus.  Lincoln County coach Cassandra McWhorter countered with 5-6 Jr. Spencer Sims, 5-2 Jr. Kelsi Honaker, 5-9 Jr. Tiandra Hocker, 5-3 So. Caitlin Hall, and 5-4 So. Cristin Hall.

Lafayette defeated Lincoln County by a score of 66-61.  Lafayette shot 44.2% from the field including five of 11 from the three point line.  The Lady Generals connected on 15 of 26 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 20 Lincoln County turnovers.  Lincoln County shot 36% from the field including seven of 21 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Patriots connected on 18 of 22 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 16 Lafayette turnovers.

Dee Givens led Lafayette with 34 points including three three point baskets, six rebounds, four assists, and seven steals.  Ashanti Thomas added 12 points, 11 rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Ken’yale Demus chipped in with eight points.  Kiara Pankins recorded six points and nine rebounds.

Tiandra Hocker led Lincoln County with 17 points and eight rebounds.  Spencer Sims added 16 points including three three point baskets and seven rebounds.  Cristin Hall chipped in with 13 points including two three point baskets.



Lincoln County,10,15,14,22,61


Lafayette (66) – Pankins 6, Givens 34, Thomas 12, Nagahiro 1, K. Demus 8, L. Winn 3, S. Demus 2.


Lincoln County (61) – Sims 16, Honaker 6, T. Hocker 17, Ca. Hall 4, Cr. Hall 13, King 2, Adams 3.


Fleming County vs. Lincoln County (Boys)


Fleming County led 28-23 at halftime but Lincoln County rallied for a 57-52 victory.  6-3 Jr. Jacob Conway led Lincoln County with 23 points.  5-10 Jr. Neil Conley and 5-9 Jr. Timmy Taylor added 11 and 10 points respectively.

6-4 Sr. Troy Steward led Fleming County with 24 points.  6-0 Sr. Austin Crisp, 6-1 Sr. Brady Saunders, and 6-4 Jr. Wilder Williams added eight, seven, and seven points respectively.


Lincoln County,6,17,10,24,57

Fleming County,11,17,4,20,52


Lincoln County (57) – Conway 23, Conley 11, Taylor 10, Pittman 5, Wilks 4, Godbey 2, Hoover 2.


Fleming County (52) – Steward 24, Crisp 8, Williams 7, Saunders 7, McKee 3, Crumbie 3.


Montgomery County vs. West Jessamine (Boys)


Montgomery County coach Jason Holland started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Darius Jones, 6-4 Jr. Chase Hall, 6-6 Sr. Deante Cisero, 6-0 Sr. Xavier Piersawl, and 6-1 Sr. Bryan Wallace.  West Jessamine coach Damon Kelley countered with 6-4 Jr. Brooks Ely, 6-3 Sr. Daulton Peters, 6-5 Jr. Dalton Crouse, 5-10 Sr. Lane Brooks, and 6-0 Sr. Will Henderson.

Montgomery County’s 6-0 Sr. Blake Thomas nailed a three point basket in the closing seconds to tie the score at 63-63 and force overtime.  Montgomery County outscored West Jessamine 8-3 in overtime to earn a 71-66 victory.  There were eight lead changes and seven ties in this game.  West Jessamine led 25-15 in the second quarter and 49-44 after three quarters but Montgomery County rallied for the victory.

Montgomery County shot 46.3% from the field including five of 16 from the three point line.  The Indians connected on only four of 14 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 19 West Jessamine turnovers.  West Jessamine shot 47.6% from the field including five of 17 from beyond the arc.  The Colts connected on 21 of 29 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 14 Montgomery County turnovers.

Bryan Wallace led Montgomery County with 22 points including two three point baskets and six rebounds.  Xavier Piersawl added 19 points, six rebounds, and four steals.  Darius Jones recorded 18 points and three steals.  Deante Cisero recorded six points and nine rebounds and Chase Hall pulled down seven rebounds.

Daulton Peters led West Jessamine with 23 points including three three point baskets and nine rebounds.  Will Henderson added 15 points including two three point baskets.  Dalton Crouse recorded nine points and nine rebounds.  Brooks Ely chipped in with eight points and four rebounds.  6-2 So. Siah Holifield added six points and six rebounds.


Montgomery County,12,19,13,19,8,71

West Jessamine,17,15,17,14,3,66


Montgomery County (71) – Jones 18, Hall 0, Cisero 6, Piersawl 19, Wallace 22, Thomas 3, Hodgson 3.


West Jessamine (66) – Ely 8, Peters 23, Crouse 9, Brooks 5, Henderson 15, Holifield 6.




A special thanks to the various stat crews that provided statistics for this event.





Posted by REH at 10:18 PM EST
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