New Albany (IN) Class 4A vs. Paul Laurence Dunbar (Boys)
3rd Annual Kentucky-Indiana Challenge Cup
Frankfort Convention Center
January 9, 2016
New Albany coach Jim Shannon started the following lineup: 6-5 So. Romeo Langford, 6-0 Jr. Isaac Hibbard, 6-3 Sr. Michael Maxwell, 5-6 So. Rondale Moore, and 5-11 Sr. Josh Jefferson. Paul Laurence Dunbar coach Scott Chalk countered with 6-4 Sr. Darius Williams, 6-3 Jr. Taveion Hollingsworth, 6-6 Jr. Dontell Brown, 5-9 Sr. Jordan Brown, and 6-0 Sr. Jordan Lewis.
New Albany pulled away in the final quarter to defeat Paul Laurence Dunbar by a score of 55-47. The score was tied four times and there four lead changes in the game. New Albany shot 42.5% from the field including seven of 17 from the three point line. The Bulldogs connected on 14 of 23 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 18 Dunbar turnovers. Dunbar shot 36.7% from the field including two of 12 from beyond the arc. The Bulldogs connected on nine of 13 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 17 New Albany turnovers.
Romeo Langford led New Albany with 24 points including three three point baskets and seven rebounds. Josh Jefferson added 14 points including two three point baskets and eight rebounds. Isaac Hibbard recorded 12 points and four assists. Michael Maxwell also pulled down eight rebounds.
Taveion Hollingsworth led Dunbar with 14 points and six rebounds. Darius Williams added 11 points. Jordan Lewis recorded eight points, 10 rebounds, three assists, and four steals. Dontell Brown chipped in with eight points, nine rebounds, and two blocked shots.
Paul L. Dunbar,12,11,12,12,47
New Albany (55) – Langford 24, Hibbard 12, Maxwell 2, Moore 0, Jefferson 14, East 3.
Paul L. Dunbar (47) – Williams 11, Hollingsworth 14, D. Brown 8, J. Brown 3, Lewis 8, Clark 3.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.