Wood Memorial (IN) Class 1A vs. Madison Southern (Boys)
3rd Annual Kentucky-Indiana Challenge Cup
Frankfort Convention Center
January 9, 2016
Wood Memorial coach Josh Thompson started the following lineup: 6-4 Jr. Tyler Fleischer, 6-2 So. Walker Nurrenbern, 6-4 Sr. Jared Cox, 6-2 Fr. Paxon Bartley, and 6-2 Sr. Jacob Jarboe. Madison Southern coach Shane Buttry countered with 6-1 Jr. Michael Jefferson, 6-0 Sr. Stacy Burns, 6-3 Sr. Griffen Gabbard, 5-9 So. Shawn Short, and 5-10 Jr. Caleb Miller.
Madison Southern trailed 29-22 early in the third quarter but rallied to earn a 55-53 victory over Wood Memorial. The score was tied eight times and there were seven lead changes in the game. Madison Southern shot 38.3% from the field including six of 19 from the three point line. The Eagles connected on 13 of 25 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 13 Wood Memorial turnovers. Wood Memorial shot 40% from the field including three of 11 from beyond the arc. The Trojans connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 20 rebounds, and scored eight points off eight Madison Southern turnovers.
Michael Jefferson led Madison Southern with 17 points, six rebounds, and five assists. 5-9 Sr. Branden Sargent added 12 points on four three point baskets. Stacy Burns chipped in with 11 points.
Walker Nurrenbern led Wood Memorial with 12 points and seven rebounds. Jacob Jarboe also scored 12 points and seven rebounds. Paxon Bartley added 11 points, eight rebounds, and two blocked shots. Tyler Fleischer chipped in with 10 points.
Wood Memorial (53) – Fleischer 10, Nurrenbern 12, Cox 8, Bartley 11, Jarboe 12.
Madison Southern (55) – Jefferson 17, Burns 11, Gabbard 6, Short 4, Miller 2, Sargent 12, McCreath 3.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.