Nelson County vs. Elizabethtown (Girls)
5th Region Tournament (Championship)
Marion County High school
March 4, 2017
Nelson County breaks Elizabethtown’s stranglehold on the region title and improves to 30-3 for the season with a 69-56 victory over the Lady Panthers. It seemed to be an omen when Nelson County’s Marly Walls threw up a desperation three point shot from half court that found its mark to end the first half. Nelson County shot 45.5% from the field including five of 15 from the three point line. The Lady Cardinals connected on 24 of 28 free throws and pulled down 29 rebounds. Elizabethtown shot 36.7% from the field including five of 21 from beyond the arc. The Lady Panthers connected on 15 of 21 free throws and pulled down 28 rebounds.
5-4 Jr. Marly Walls led Nelson County with 32 points including three three point baskets and three steals. 5-4 Sr. Shyla Calbert added 15 points. 5-6 Sr. Le Le Linton recorded 12 points and 12 rebounds.
5-8 Sr. Jada Stinson led Elizabethtown with 23 points including three three point baskets and nine rebounds. 5-9 Sr. Taylor Thomas added 11 points and nine rebounds. 5-5 Jr. Karson Knight recorded 10 points.
Nelson County (69) – Walls 32, Calbert 15, Linton 12, Wood 5, Harman 4, Burton 1.
Elizabethtown (56) – Stinson 23, Thomas 11, Knight 10 Murphy 8, Walker 2, Hay 2.