Model vs. Madison Central (Boys)
44th District Tournament Championship
Eastern Kentucky University
February 27, 2015
Model coach Wes Scarberry started the following lineup: 6-4 Jr. Logan Jackson, 6-2 So. Andrew Jacob Backus, 6-4 Jr. Alex Chen, 5-6 So. Garrison Gray, and 5-11 Jr. Ephraim Otieno. Madison Central coach Allen Feldhaus Jr. countered with 6-2 Jr. John Williams, 6-1 Jr. Grant Brockman, 6-4 Sr. Sam Jones, 5-10 Jr. Terique Miller, and 5-11 Sr. Kirkland Humphrey.
Madison Central raced out to a 47-21 halftime lead on their way to a 73-42 victory over Model. Madison Central shot 35.1% from the field including nine of 27 from the three point line. The Indians connected on 12 of 15 free throws, pulled down 49 rebounds, and scored 27 points off 19 Model turnovers. Model shot 32.7% from the field including three of 12 from beyond the arc. The Patriots connected on five of nine free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored six points off eight Madison Central turnovers.
Kirkland Humphrey led Madison Central with 19 points including three three point baskets and five assists. Sam Jones added 18 points, seven rebounds, and three steals. Grant Brockman chipped in with nine points on three three point baskets. Terique Miller added nine points on three three point baskets, four rebounds, and six assists.
Alex Chen led Model with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and six blocked shots. Ephraim Otieno added 13 points, four rebounds, and three assists. Andrew Jacob Backus recorded six points, five rebounds, and three assists.
Model (42) – Jackson 0, Backus 6, Chen 17, Gray 2, Otieno 13, Benson 4.
Madison Central (73) – Williams 4, Brockman 9, Jones 18, Miller 9, Humphrey 19, Hotchkiss 5, Taylor 5, Begley 2, Long 2.
All Tournament Team – Shyiem Alexander (Berea), John Williams (Madison Central), Tanner Kidwell (Madison Southern), Ephraim Otieno (Model), Bradley Atkins (Berea), Terique Miller (Madison Central), Griffen Gabbard (Madison Southern), Alex Chen (Model), Kirkland Humphrey (Madison Central), Andrew Jacob Backus (Model), and Sam Jones (Madison Central) (MVP).
A special thanks to the Eastern Kentucky University Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.
Updated: Sunday, 1 March 2015 1:13 AM EST
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