Mercer County vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Girls)
Sacred Heart Academy
February 2, 2021
Mercer County coach Hayley Spivey started the following lineup: 5-9 So. Jersey McGinnis, 5-7 Sr. Ryann Tharp, 5-9 So. Timberlynn Yeast, 5-6 Sr. Stevie Shepherd, and 5-6 So. Anna Kate Drakeford. Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-8 Fr. Raegan Bender, 6-0 Jr. Alex Wolff, 5-11 Fr. Angelina Pelayo, 5-6 So. Triniti Ralston, and 5-6 Sr. Maggie Montano.
Sacred Heart Academy defeated Mercer County by the score of 67-48. Sacred Heart Academy shot 50% from the field including seven of 12 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 10 of 12 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 11 points off nine Mercer County turnovers. Mercer County shot 35.1% from the field including two of 19 from beyond the arc. The Lady Titans connected on six of 15 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 10 Sacred Heart turnovers.
Triniti Ralston led Sacred Heart Academy with 23 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and four assists. Raegan Bender added nine points and three steals. 5-8 Jr. Olivia Kaufman added eight points including two three point baskets and two assists. Angelina Pelayo recorded six points, eight rebounds, and three blocked shots. Alex Wolff added six points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots.
Timberlynn Yeast led Mercer County with 28 points, 17 rebounds, and three assists. Anna Kate Drakeford added seven points, six rebounds, and four assists. Stevie Shepherd recorded six points, three rebounds, and three assists.
Sacred Heart Academy,18,23,10,16,67
Mercer County (48) – McGinnis 2, Tharp 1, Yeast 28, Shepherd 6, Drakeford 7, Teigh Yeast 1, Dunn 3.
Sacred Heart Academy (67) – Bender 9, Wolff 6, Pelayo 6, Ralston 23, Montano 5, Kaufman 8, Howe 6, Slaughter 4.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.