Lexington Catholic vs. Paul Laurence Dunbar (Boys)
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
February 9, 2016
Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman started the following lineup: 6-5 So. Zan Payne, 6-3 So. TC Price, 6-6 Jr. Peter Whitman, 5-11 Sr. Donovan Morris, and 6-4 Jr. Luke Johnson. Paul Laurence Dunbar coach Scott Chalk countered with 6-4 Sr. Darius Williams, 6-3 Sr. Justin Kelley, 6-5 Jr. Dontell Brown, 6-0 Sr. Jordan Lewis, and 6-3 Jr. Taveion Hollingsworth.
Paul Laurence Dunbar trailed 38-35 after three quarters but rallied to defeat Lexington Catholic by a score of 59-54. The score was tied 10 times and there were 11 lead changes in the game. Dunbar shot 43.1% from the field including two of 11 from the three point line. The Bulldogs connected on 13 of 18 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 16 Lexington Catholic turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 50% from the field including three of 14 from beyond the arc. The Knights connected on 15 of 24 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored seven points off eight Dunbar turnovers. Dunbar attempted 15 more shots (51-36) from the field than Lexington Catholic.
Taveion Hollingsworth led Dunbar with 20 points and three steals. Darius Williams added 14 points. Jordan Lewis recorded 11 points, five assists, and four steals. Dontell Brown chipped in with nine points and 13 rebounds.
Luke Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 20 points and six assists. Zan Payne added 12 points and 11 rebounds. Donovan Morris chipped in with eight points and four assists.
Paul Laurence Dunbar,14,13,8,24,59
Lexington Catholic (54) – Payne 12, Price 2, Whitman 4, Morris 8, Johnson 20, Scott 2, Sparkman 4, Hardin 2.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (59) – Williams 14, Kelley 0, D. Brown 9, Lewis 11, Hollingsworth 20, J. Brown 3, Clark 2.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.