2019 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen® State Basketball Tournament
Perry County Central (19-12) vs. Butler (25-7) Game 5
March 7, 2019
Perry County Central coach Shannon Hoskins started the following lineup: 6-2 Sr. Noah Back, 5-11 Jr. Dylan Cornett, 6-5 Sr. Noah Caudill, 5-7 Sr. Camron Turner, and 5-10 Sr. Dylan Chaney. Butler coach Kentreal Goodin countered with 6-0 Sr. DyShawn Brown, 5-11 Sr. Marquis Dorsey, 6-1 Jr. Cameron Underwood, 5-8 Sr. Maurice Tolley, and 5-9 Jr. Willard Minter.
Perry County Central led by nine points with 5:50 left in regulation but failed to score a field goal for approximately four minutes and coupled with costly turnovers allowed Butler to rally for a 65-62 overtime victory. The score was tied six times and there were 15 lead changes in the game. Butler shot 39.7% from the field including seven of 21 from the three point line. The Bears connected on 12 of 18 free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 32 points off 21 Perry County Central turnovers. Perry County Central shot 66.7% from the field including six of 13 from beyond the arc. Perry County Central only attempted 33 shots from the field compared to 58 attempts for Butler. The Commodores connected on 12 of 18 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored eight points off seven Butler turnovers.
Cameron Underwood led Butler with 20 points, nine rebounds, and three assists. Willard Minter added 19 points including five three point baskets and six assists. Marquis Dorsey chipped in with nine points.
Noah Caudill led Perry County Central with 21 points and seven rebounds. Noah Back added 17 points including five three point baskets, three rebounds, two assists, and two steals.
Perry County Central,13,18,19,11,1,62
Perry County Central (62) – Back 17, Cornett 0, Caudill 21, Turner 7, Chaney 4, Frazier 3, Williams 2, Reed 6, Neace 2.
Butler (65) – Brown 4, Dorsey 9, Underwood 20, Tolley 5, Minter 19, Jackson 4, Lamb 4.
A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for this event.