Nicholas County vs. Madison Central (Girls)
Madison Central High School
February 15, 2020
Nicholas County coach Greg S. Letcher started the following lineup: 5-9 Sr. Megan Cobb, 5-7 Jr. Autumn Adams, 5-10 Sr. Sydni Gifford, 5-4 So. Jada Cleaver, and 5-4 Sr. Audra Felts. Madison Central coach Brad Lovely countered with 5-10 Jr. Gretchen Hammitt, 5-9 Sr. Taleya Todd, 5-11 Sr. Jekauri McKeithen, 5-4 Fr. Eve Carter, and 5-5 Jr. Brianna Bierbaum.
Poor free throw shooting (8-21) doomed Madison Central tonight as they fell to Nicholas County by the score of 41-36. The score was tied seven times and there were six lead changes in the game. Nicholas County shot 27.9% from the field including three of 10 from the three point line. The Lady Jackets connected on 14 of 17 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored seven points off 12 Madison Central turnovers. Madison Central shot 27.1% from the field including two of 12 from beyond the arc. The Indians connected on eight of 21 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and scored seven points off nine Nicholas County turnovers.
Jada Cleaver led Nicholas County with 14 points including five of six free throws. Autumn Adams added 12 points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, and two steals. 5-9 Sr. Morgan Watkins recorded five points, nine rebounds, two assists, and three steals.
Taleya Todd led Madison Central with 13 points, four rebounds, two blocked shots, and two steals. Jekauri McKeithen added 12 points, 16 rebounds, and four blocked shots. Eve Carter recorded six points, 10 rebounds, and five assists.
Nicholas County (41) – Cobb 3, Adams 12, Gifford 4, Cleaver 14, Felts 2, Watkins 5, Hatton 1.
Madison Central (36) – Hammitt 0, Todd 13, McKeithen 12, Eve Carter 6, Bierbaum 3, Miller 2.
A special thanks to the Madison Central Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.