Beechwood vs. Covington Catholic (Boys)
Covington Catholic High School
Park Hills, KY
February 7, 2020
Beechwood coach Erik Goetz started the following lineup: 6-4 Jr. Scotty Draud, 6-2 Jr. Cameron Decker, 6-5 So. Mitchell Rylee, 5-10 Sr. Cole Busald, and 6-1 Jr. Will Downton. Covington Catholic coach Scott Ruthsatz countered with 6-5 Fr. Chandler Starks, 6-3 Sr. Hunter Sommerkamp, 6-5 Sr. Neil Green, 6-0 Sr. Grant Disken, and 6-3 Jr. Donovan Stocks.
Beechwood raced out to an 18-8 first quarter lead but Covington Catholic outscored the Tigers 26-7 in the second quarter to take a 34-25 halftime lead on their way to a 68-44 victory. Covington Catholic shot 41.1% from the field including seven of 16 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 15 of 26 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and committed six turnovers. Beechwood shot 43.6% from the field including four of 13 from beyond the arc. The Tigers connected on six of 13 free throws, pulled down 21 rebounds, and committed eight turnovers.
Neil Green led Covington Catholic with 21 points and 18 rebounds. Grant Disken added 13 points including three three point baskets and six rebounds. Chandler Starks recorded 11 points and eight rebounds. Donovan Stocks chipped in with 10 points.
Will Downton led Beechwood with 12 points, three rebounds, and three assists. Scotty Draud added seven points. Cole Busald and Cameron Decker each scored six points and Mitchell Rylee recorded four points and five rebounds.
Beechwood (44) – Draud 7, Decker 6, Rylee 4, Busald 6, Downton 12, Rolf 3, Hergott 4, Hughes 2.
Covington Catholic (68) – Starks 11, Sommerkamp 3, Green 21, Disken 13, Stocks 10, Murphy 3, McHale 5,Skinner 2.
A special thanks to the Covington Catholic Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.