Columbus North (IN) Class 4A vs. Franklin County (Girls)
3rd Annual Kentucky-Indiana Challenge Cup
Frankfort Convention Center
January 9, 2016
Columbus North coach Pat McKee started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Paige Littrell, 5-9 Jr. Maliah Howard-Bass, 6-4 Jr. Imani Guy, 5-5 Jr. Ashlyn Huffman, and 5-6 Sr. Emily Kim. Franklin County coach Joey Thacker countered with 5-9 Sr. Anna Arrastia, 5-10 Jr. Rebecca Cook, 5-9 Sr. Malaka Frank, 5-6 Jr. Savannah Courtney, and 5-8 Jr. Princess Stewart.
Columbus North pulled away in the final quarter to defeat Franklin County by a score of 50-40. The score was tied five times and there were 10 lead changes in the game. Columbus North shot 31.4% from the field including three of 13 from the three point line. The Bulldogs connected on 15 of 18 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 23 Franklin County turnovers. Franklin County shot 40% from the field including five of 13 from beyond the arc. The Lady Flyers connected on three of seven free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored seven points off 15 Columbus North turnovers.
Maliah Howard-Bess led Columbus North with 25 points including three three point baskets and six rebounds. Paige Littrell added 11 points. Imani Guy recorded eight points and five rebounds.
Anna Arrastia led Franklin County with 11 points including three three point baskets. Rebecca Cook added eight points and nine rebounds. Princess Stewart recorded eight points, seven rebounds, and three assists. Savannah Courtney also scored eight points.
Columbus North (50) – Littrell 11, Howard-Bass 25, Guy 8, Huffman 2, Kim 0, Williams 2, Lomax 2.
Franklin County (40) – Arrastia 11, Cook 8, Frank 4, Courtney 8, Stewart 8, Talley 1.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.