Lexington Christian Academy vs. Berea (Girls)
11th Region All ‘A’ Classic (Championship)
Lexington Christian Academy
January 18, 2020
Lexington Christian Academy coach Haley Lee started the following lineup: 5-9 Jr. Gracie Royalty, 5-9 Sr. Mackenzie Buckler, 6-0 Jr. Emilie Teall, 5-6 So. Jaden Kenney, and 5-6 So. Sophia Gabbert. Berea coach Dammian Stepp countered with 6-0 So. Madison Howell, 5-9 Fr. Chesney Lovins, 6-0 So. Mackenzie Howell, 5-0 So. Isis Rodgers, and 5-7 Fr. Abigail Beard.
Lexington Christian Academy raced out to an 11-3 first quarter lead over Berea but the Lady Pirates rallied for a 35-31 victory. The score was tied twice and there were four lead changes in the game. Berea shot 31% from the field including one of seven from the three point line. The Lady Pirates connected on 16 of 24 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 15 LCA turnovers. LCA shot 38.2% from the field including one of eight from beyond the arc. The Lady Eagles connected on four of seven free throws, pulled down 22 rebounds, and scored nine points off 13 Berea turnovers.
Madison Howell led Berea with 11 points including seven of eight free throws and five rebounds. Mackenzie Howell added eight points, four rebounds, and two steals. 5-0 Fr. Maddy King recorded seven points and Abigail Beard pulled down seven rebounds.
Emilie Teall led Lexington Christian Academy with eight points, nine rebounds, four assists, and two blocked shots. Gracie Royalty added eight points and five rebounds. Mackenzie Buckler recorded seven points, two assists, and two steals.
Lexington Christian Academy,11,5,7,8,31
Lexington Christian Academy (31) – Royalty 8, Buckler 7, Teall 8, Kenney 3, Gabbert 5.
Berea (35) – Mad. Howell 11, Lovins 2, Mac. Howell 8, Rodgers 4, Beard 3, King 7.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.