Lafayette vs. Southwestern (Boys)
Lake Cumberland Holiday Hoops Classic (Championship)
Pulaski County High School
December 30, 2015
Lafayette coach Mike Mendenhall III started the following lineup; 6-0 Jr. Cameron Greenup, 6-0 Sr. Harrison Lane, 6-6 Sr. Ross Jenkins, 5-9 Sr. TJ Downey, and 5-10 Sr. Jaelin Jenkins. Southwestern coach Steve Wright countered with 6-3 So. Danny Butt, 6-1 So. Logan Dykes, 6-5 So. Steven Fitzgerald, 5-9 Jr. Peyton Gover, and 5-9 Jr. Peyton Cundiff.
Southwestern led 35-19 in the second quarter and weathered a rally by Lafayette, buoyed by their three point shooting to earn an 82-76 victory. Southwestern shot 50.9% from the field including five of 17 from the three point line. The Warriors connected on 19 of 26 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 11 Lafayette turnovers. Lafayette shot 45.8% from the field including 12 of 31 from beyond the arc. The Generals connected on 10 of 14 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored seven points off six Southwestern turnovers.
Steven Fitzgerald led Southwestern with 27 points, nine rebounds, five assists, three blocked shots, and two steals. Peyton Gover was named Tournament MVP and added 21 points including three three point baskets and five rebounds. Peyton Cundiff recorded eight points, seven rebounds, and four assists. Danny Butt dished out six assists.
Ross Jenkins led Lafayette with 19 points, 12 rebounds, and seven blocked shots. Cameron Greenup added 14 points including four three point baskets, three assists, and three steals. Harrison Lane and TJ Downey chipped in with 11 and 10 points respectively.
Lafayette (76) – Greenup 14, Lane 11, R. Jenkins 19, Downey 10, J. Jenkins 4, J. Carpenter 8, Powell 6, Wharton 2, Watkins 2.
Southwestern (82) – Butt 4, Dykes 8, Fitzgerald 27, Gover 21, Cundiff 8, Stephens 7, Richardson 7.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.