Bullitt East vs. Assumption (Girls)
Assumption High School
February 8, 2020
Bullitt East coach Chris Stallings started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Lexi Taylor, 5-8 Sr. Caroline Scott, 5-11 Sr. Kennedy Griffin, 5-3 Sr. Emily Ezell, and 5-7 So. Emma Egan. Assumption coach Stacy Pendleton countered with 5-11 Sr. Jacqueline Raque, 6-0 Sr. Megan Willinghurst, 6-3 Sr. Madalynn Nalley, 5-7 Sr. Reese Sexton, and 5-7 Sr. Payton Cronen.
Assumption defeated Bullitt East 75-68 in overtime. The score was tied six times and there were 17 lead changes in the game. Assumption shot 54% from the field including seven of 17 from the three point line. The Rockets connected on 14 of 23 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 10 Bullitt East turnovers. Bullitt East shot 35.9% from the field including six of 25 from beyond the arc. The Lady Chargers connected on 16 of 22 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 14 Assumption turnovers.
Payton Cronen led Assumption with 27 points including four three point baskets and four assists. Reese Sexton added 23 points including two three point baskets, seven of seven free throws and five rebounds. 5-5 Sr. Maddie Reed recorded nine points, five rebounds, and three assists. Madalynn Nalley chipped in with eight points, six rebounds, and six assists. Jacqueline Raque pulled down eight rebounds.
Emma Egan led Bullitt East with 23 points and five rebounds. Lexi Taylor added 16 points including seven of 10 free throws and 11 rebounds. Kennedy Griffin recorded 13 points including six of six free throws, , seven rebounds, and two steals. Caroline Scott chipped in with 12 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, and three steals.
Bullitt East (68) – Taylor 16, Scott 12, Griffin 13, E. Ezell 0, Egan 23, Reid 4.
Assumption (75) – Raque 2, Willinghurst 6, Nalley 8, Sexton 23, Cronen 27, Reed 9.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.