Covington Holy Cross vs. Allen County-Scottsville (Girls)
Lexus Shootout Classic Game #3
Henry Clay High School
December 5, 2015
Covington Holy Cross coach Kes Murphy started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Morgan Gabbard, 5-8 Jr. Zyah Beal, 5-10 Jr. Courtney Turner, 5-7 Sr. Dajah McClendon, and 5-7 Jr. Aleah Tucker. Allen County-Scottsville coach Brad Bonds countered with 5-6 Sr. Sydney Hurt, 5-9 Sr. Savannah Gregory, 5-11 Fr. Mason Towery, 5-7 Sr. Jordan Brooks, and 5-6 Sr. Kayla Hudson. (5-11 Sr. Sarah Sutton missed today’s game due to an injury).
Covington Holy Cross trailed 16-9 at halftime but quickly erased the deficit with three three point baskets early in the third quarter on their way to a 41-35 victory over Allen County-Scottsville. Covington Holy Cross shot 44.4% from the field including five of 12 from the three point line. The Indians connected on four of 10 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 14 Allen County-Scottsville turnovers. Allen County-Scottsville shot 22.2% from the field including zero of six from beyond the arc. The Lady patriots connected on 19 of 26 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 19 Covington Holy cross turnovers.
Aleah Tucker led Covington Holy cross with 17 points including three three point baskets and three steals. Dajah McClendon added 10 points. Aleah Tucker was named Game MVP.
Mason Towery led Allen County-Scottsville with 11 points and six rebounds. Savannah Gregory added 11 points, four rebounds, and three steals.
Covington Holy Cross,4,5,25,7,41
Covington Holy Cross (41) – Gabbard 0, Beal 2, Turner 7, McClendon 10, Tucker 17, Chames 5.
Allen County-Scottsville (35) – Hurt 0, Gregory 11, Towery 11, Brooks 4, Hudson 5, Day 4.
A special thanks to Don Meador of Allen County-Scottsville for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.