Assumption vs. Eastern (Girls)
Eastern High School
February 14, 2019
Assumption coach Stacy Pendleton started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Jacqueline Raque, 5-9 Sr. Abby McQueary, 6-1 Jr. Madalynn Nalley, 5-7 Jr. Reese Sexton, and 5-7 Jr. Payton Cronen. Eastern coach Josh Leslie countered with 5-10 So. Marissa Gasaway, 5-9 Sr. Jaidyn Townsend, 6-0 Sr. Mikayla Kinnard, 5-8 Sr. Kiara Pearl, and 5-8 Sr. Tedi Nunn.
Eastern defeated Assumption by a score of 69-42. Eastern shot 46% from the field including seven of 16 from the three point line. The Lady Eagles connected on 16 of 20 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 30 points off 30 Assumption turnovers. Assumption shot 36.4% from the field including four of 13 from beyond the arc. The Rockets connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 17 Eastern turnovers.
Kiara Pearl led Eastern with 18 points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, three assists, and four steals. Tedi Nunn added 17 points including two three point baskets. Mikayla Kinnard recorded 16 points, six rebounds, four assists, and seven steals. Marissa Gasaway pulled down eight rebounds.
5-6 Sr. Lily Harlow led Assumption with 10 points including two three point baskets. Payton Cronen added seven points and four rebounds. Jacqueline Raque recorded six points and five rebounds. Reese Sexton chipped in with six points and two blocked shots.
Assumption (42) – Raque 6, McQueary 0, Nalley 0, Sexton 6, Cronen 7, Harlow 10, Gandolfo 5, Metzger 2, Williams 2, Gibson 4.
Eastern (69) – Gasaway 5, Townsend 4, Kinnard 16, Pearl 18, Nunn 17, Kidd 3, McDaniel 3, Beach 3.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.