Tates Creek vs. Paul Laurence Dunbar (Girls)
43rd District Tournament
Lafayette High School
March 17, 2021
Tates Creek coach Matthew Yates started the following lineup: 5-8 Jr. Caty Amishaw, 5-7 Sr. Aaleyah Yates, 5-8 Jr. Joyce Mukalamusi, 5-2 Jr. Alisce Lyvers, and 5-5 Jr. Maddie Kauffman. Paul Laurence Dunbar coach Nick Runyon countered with 5-10 Sr. Elise Ellison-Coons, 5-8 Jr. Aziah Campbell, 5-10 Sr. Haley Gadd, 5-7 Jr. Carley Hinshaw, and 5-8 Sr. Tanaya Cecil.
Tates Creek trailed 39-34 after three quarters but outscored Paul Laurence Dunbar 16-4 in the final quarter to earn a 50-43 upset victory over Dunbar. There were three lead changes and three ties in this game. Tates Creek shot 34.7% from the field including three of 15 from the three point line. The Lady Commodores connected on 13 of 18 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 20 Dunbar turnovers. Dunbar shot 35.1% from the field including five of 13 from beyond the arc. The Lady Bulldogs connected on 12 of 22 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored five points off 13 Tates Creek turnovers.
5-6 Fr. Ashton Harris led Tates Creek with 17 points including five of eight free throws, five rebounds, and two steals. Caty Amishaw added 10 points, eight rebounds, and two steals. Maddie Kauffman recorded nine points and five rebounds. Joyce Mukalamusi chipped in with seven points, three rebounds, and three steals. Alisce Lyvers recorded two points, four rebounds, eight assists, and three steals.
Aziah Campbell led Paul Laurence Dunbar with 12 points including two three point baskets and four rebounds. Elise Ellison-Coons added 11 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Tanaya Cecil recorded six points, four rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Carley Hinshaw chipped in with six points and five rebounds.
Paul Laurence Dunbar,16,6,17,4,43
Tates Creek (50) – Amishaw 10, Yates 3, Mukalamusi 7, Lyvers 2, Kauffman 9, Harris 17, J. Shalash 2.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (43) – Ellison-Coons 11, Campbell 12, Gadd 5, Hinshaw 6, Cecil 6, Arnold 3.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.
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