Henderson County vs. Marshall County (Semifinal)
2021 Mingua Beef Jerky/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen ®
April 10, 2021
Henderson County coach Jeff Haile started the following lineup: 5-10 So. Jarie Thomas, 5-6 Sr. Lauren Hubbard, 5-10 Sr. M Kyra Dixon, 5-4 Sr. Katie Wurth, and 5-5 Jr. Kaytlan Kemp. Marshall County coach Aaron Beth countered with 5-11 Jr. Jada Driver, 5-7 Sr. Cayson Conner, 6-2 Jr. Halle Langhi, 5-3 Sr. Layne Pea, and 5-6 Sr. Presley Jezik.
Marshall County held Henderson County to nine points in the second half in a 50-33 victory. Henderson County was three of 21 from the field in the second half. Marshall County shot a sizzling 73.9% from the field including six of nine from the three point line. The Lady Marshals connected on 10 of 11 free throws, pulled down 15 rebounds, and committed 12 turnovers. Henderson County shot 31.9% from the field including two of 15 from beyond the arc. The Lady Colonels connected on one of two free throws, pulled down 22 rebounds, and committed 11 turnovers.
Cayson Conner led a balanced Marshall County scoring attack with 14 points including eight of eight free throws, five assists, and three steals. Layne Pea added 13 points including three three point baskets. Pea was four of four from the field including three of three from beyond the arc, and two of two free throws. Halle Langhi recorded 12 points, five rebounds, four blocked shots, and two steals. Jada Driver chipped in with eight points including two three point baskets and two assists.
Jarie Thomas led Henderson County with 11 points, four rebounds, and two assists. Sadie Wurth added seven points, three assists, and two steals. 5-2 So. Savannah Lacer recorded five points.
Henderson County (33) – Thomas 11, Hubbard 0, Dixon 4, Wurth 7, Kemp 4, Veal 2, Lacer 5.
Marshall County (50) – Driver 8, Conner 14, Langhi 12, Pea 13, Jezik 3.
A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for this game.