Thornton Fractional North (IL) vs. Lafayette (Boys)
Lake Cumberland Holiday Hoops Classic
Pulaski County High School
December 28, 2015
Thornton Fractional North coach Tim Bankston started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Tim Bankston Jr., 6-5 Sr. Anthony Galvin, 6-6 Jr. Michael Williams, 5-10 Jr. Joel Deere, and 6-4 Jr. Jalen Tribble. Lafayette coach Mike Mendenhall III countered with 6-1 Sr. William Watkins, 6-0 Sr. Harrison Lane, 6-6 Sr. Ross Jenkins, 5-9 Sr. TJ Downey, and 5-10 Sr. Jaelin Jenkins.
Lafayette pulled away in the final quarter to defeat Thornton Fractional North by a score of 75-65. Lafayette shot 38.8% from the field including five of 23 from the three point line. The Generals connected on 32 of 42 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 23 TFN turnovers. TFN shot 42.6% from the field including three of eight from beyond the arc. The Meteors connected on 16 of 34 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 21 Lafayette turnovers. There were a total of 58 fouls called tonight and a total of 76 free throws attempted in the game.
Ross Jenkins led Lafayette with 15 points, 13 rebounds, and four blocked shots. Jenkins was five of five from the field and five of six from the free throw line. 6-0 Jr. Cameron Greenup added 13 points. TJ Downey and Harrison Lane recorded 12 and 11 points respectively.
6-2 Jr. Jadacus Dixon led TFN with 20 points including three three point baskets, 13 rebounds, four assists, and six steals. Joel Deere added 10 points, five rebounds, and six assists. Michael Williams and 6-4 Jr. Terrell Porter also scored 10 points each.
Thornton Fractional North,12,20,17,16,65
Thornton Fractional North (65) – Bankston Jr. 1, Galvin 7, Williams 10, Deere 10, Tribble 5, Dixon 20, Porter 10, Dillard 2.
Lafayette (75) – Watkins 3, Lane 11, R. Jenkins 15, Downey 12, J. Jenkins 7, Greenup 13, J. Carpenter 7, Wharton 3, Powell 4.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.