Bullitt East vs. Mercy Academy (Girls)
6th Region Tournament Championship
Valley High School
March 8, 2015
Bullitt East coach Chris Stallings started the following lineup: 5-10 So. Lindsey Duvall, 5-7 So. Kirstie Henn, 5-11 So. Raegan Williams, 5-4 So. Alyssa Peak, and 5-5 Fr. Kathleen Scott. Mercy Academy coach Keith Baisch countered with 5-10 Sr. Mackenzie Stovall, 5-7 Sr. Hannah Bewley, 6-0 Sr. Malerie Martin, 5-4 Jr. Jessica Laemmle, and 5-4 Jr. Madi Woods.
Mercy Academy defeated Bullitt East by a score of 61-54. Mercy shot 40.5% from the field including 10 of 21 from the three point line. The Jaguars connected on 17 of 27 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 13 Bullitt East turnovers. Bullitt East shot 36.7% from the field including four of nine from beyond the arc. The Lady Chargers connected on 14 of 23 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored eight points off 12 Mercy turnovers.
Jessica Laemmle led Mercy with 16 points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, and three assists. Hannah Bewley added 14 points including four three point baskets. 5-4 Jr. Maria Schmitz recorded 11 points. Madi Woods chipped in with eight points. Malerie Martin pulled down eight rebounds, dished out five assists, and recorded three steals.
Lindsey Duvall led Bullitt East with 19 points, 14 rebounds, and three assists. Kirstie Henn added 11 points and five rebounds. Raegan Williams recorded 10 points and eight rebounds.
Bullitt East (54) – Duvall 19, Henn 11, Williams 10, Peak 7, Scott 6, Higdon 1.
Mercy Academy (61) – Stovall 3, Bewley 14, Martin 2, Laemmle 16, M. Woods 8, Schmitz 11, Kiesel 7.
All Tournament Team – Jana Lewis (Butler), Latoria Higgins (Western), Shelby Fleener (Bullitt Central), Olivia Morabito (Holy Cross), Katie Downey (North Bullitt), Leslie Fries (PRP). Alyssa Peak (Bullitt East), Lindsey Duvall (Bullitt East), Hannah Bewley (Mercy Academy), Jessica Laemmle (Mercy Academy), and Malerie Martin (Mercy Academy).
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.