Bullitt East vs. Mercy Academy (Girls)
January 9, 2019
Bullitt East coach Chris Stallings started the following lineup: 5-8 Jr. Caroline Scott, 5-7 Sr. Allie Rae Thompson, 5-10 Jr. Lexi Taylor, 5-3 Jr. Emily Ezell, and 5-5 Sr. Emma Ralph. Mercy Academy coach Keith Baisch countered with 6-0 Jr. Paige Taylor, 5-7 Sr. Jalyn Shorter, 6-1 Jr. Taziah Jenks, 5-5 Jr. Hope Sivori, and 5-9 Sr. Regan Berger.
Mercy Academy defeated Bullitt East tonight 61-50 in an important Sixth Region matchup. Mercy shot 39.8% from the field including five of 17 from the three point line. The Jaguars connected on 14 of 21 free throws, pulled down 49 rebounds, and scored two points off 13 Bullitt East turnovers. Bullitt East shot 27.7% from the field including five of 21 from beyond the arc. The Lady Chargers connected on nine of 10 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored eight points off 23 Mercy turnovers.
Taziah Jenks led Mercy Academy with 24 points, 16 rebounds, and three steals. Hope Sivori added 12 points including two three point baskets. Regan Berger recorded nine points and seven rebounds. Paige Taylor added six points and 13 rebounds.
Lexi Taylor led Bullitt East with 22 points, 13 rebounds, and five steals. Emma Ralph and Emily Ezell each scored nine points.
Bullitt East (50) – Scott 5, Thompson 0. Taylor 22, E. Ezell 9, Ralph 9, S. Ezell 3, Granado 2.
Mercy Academy (61) – Taylor 6, Shorter 5, Jenks 24, Sivori 12, Berger 9, Breedlove 5.
A special thanks to Mercy Academy coach Keith Baisch for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.