Lexington Christian Academy vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys)
43rd District Tournament
Lafayette High School
March 17, 2021
Lexington Christian Academy coach Ted Hall started the following lineup: 6-2 Jr. Tanner Walton, 6-1 Jr. Jeffrey Selby, 6-3 So. Tyler Hall, 5-9 So. Elijah Green, and 6-0 Fr. Brayden Mirus. Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-4 So. Hudson Sparks, 6-3 Jr. Jack Gohmann, 6-10 So. Reece Potter, 6-1 Sr. Ryan Russell, and 6-2 Sr. Ben Johnson.
Lexington Catholic raced out to a 28-12 first quarter lead over Lexington Christian Academy on their way to an 80-58 victory. Lexington Catholic shot 60% from the field including 13 of 19 from the three point line. The Knights connected on seven of 10 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 11 LCA turnovers. LCA shot 43.4% from the field including four of 16 from beyond the arc. The Eagles connected on eight of 11 free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 14 points off eight Lexington Catholic turnovers.
Ben Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 26 points including four three point baskets, three rebounds, six assists, two blocked shots, and two steals. Jack Gohmann added 21 points including five three point baskets. Hudson Sparks recorded 12 points including two three point baskets, six rebounds, and two steals.
Tanner Walton led LCA with 19 points, five rebounds, two assists, and four steals. Tyler Hall added 15 points, eight rebounds, four assists, two blocked shots, and two steals. Brayden Mirus recorded 11 points including three three point baskets and five rebounds.
Lexington Christian Academy,12,11,16,19,58
Lexington Christian Academy (58) – Walton 19, Selby 6, T. Hall 15, E. Green 0, Mirus 11, Preston 2, West 3, Ragland 2.
Lexington Catholic (80) – Sparks 12, Gohmann 21, Potter 5, Russell 5, Johnson 26, McCrear 2, Turner 2, Cameron 2, Busson 5.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.
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