Jeffersontown vs. Mercy Academy (Girls)
February 11, 2015
Jeffersontown coach William Stevenson III started the following lineup: 5-8 Fr. Keyonna Dyson, 5-7 8th Grade Kiara Pearl, 5-7 Jr. Ashley Goodard, 5-0 8th Grade Jabriel Kelly, and 5-6 8th Grade Nya Smith. Mercy Academy coach Keith Baisch countered with 5-9 Sr. Mackenzie Stovall, 5-7 Sr. Hannah Bewley, 6-0 Sr. Malerie Martin, 5-3 Jr. Jessica Laemmle, and 5-4 Jr. Madi Woods.
Mercy Academy controlled the offensive boards (26-7) in a 67-23 victory over Jeffersontown. Mercy shot 37% from the field including four of 14 from the three point line. The Jaguars connected on 17 of 20 free throws, pulled down 50 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 16 Jeffersontown turnovers. They held a 25-4 advantage on second effort points. Jeffersontown shot 25.6% from the field including one of seven from beyond the arc. They connected on two of four free throws, pulled down 22 rebounds, and scored four points off six Mercy Academy.
Hannah Bewley led Mercy with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Malerie Martin added 11 points, four rebounds, and four steals. 5-11 Sr. Kassidy Kiesel chipped in with eight points and four rebounds. 5-9 Sr. Kathryn Gross recorded seven points and eight rebounds. Madi Woods and 5-3 Jr. Maria Schmitz each recorded seven points and five rebounds.
Kiara Pearl led Jeffersontown with six points. Jabriel Kelly and 5-9 So. Mikayla Tillman each recorded four points.
Jeffersontown (23) – Dyson 3, Pearl 6, Goodard 3, Kelly 4, Smith 1, Tillman 4, Machhiter 2.
Mercy Academy (67) – Stovall 6, Bewley 13, Martin 11, Laemmle 4, M. Woods 7, Schmitz 7, Ziesloft 2, Muss 2, Kiesel 8, Gross 7.
A special thanks to Coach Keith Baisch of Mercy Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.