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Thursday, 23 December 2021
Southwestern vs. George Rogers Clark (Girls) White, Greer, & Maggard Orthodontics Holiday Classic (Championship)
Topic: Basketball



Southwestern vs. George Rogers Clark (Girls) (Championship)

White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics Holiday Classic

Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

December 21, 2021


Southwestern coach Junior Molden started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Makayla Noritis, 5-10 Jr. Kaylee Young, 6-1 So. Payton Acey, 5-6 Fr. Kinsey Molden, and 5-7 Jr. Ayden Smiddy.  George Rogers Clark coach Robbie Graham countered with 6-1 Fr. Ciara Byars, 5-10 Jr. Brianna Byars, 5-10 Sr. Tyra Flowers, 5-1 7th Grade Kennedy Stamper, and 5-7 Jr. Trinity Gay.


George Rogers Clark came from behind to defeat Southwestern 62-61 in overtime to earn the championship.  Southwestern raced out to a 13-4 early lead and led 53-49 after three quarters before GRC rallied for the victory.  There were 11 lead changes and eight ties in this game.  Southwestern held a 27-6 advantage in three point points and GRC held a 22-10 advantage in free throws made.  GRC shot 43.2% from the field including two of eight from the three point line.  The Lady Cardinals connected on 22 of 29 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 13 Southwestern turnovers.  Southwestern shot 40.4% from the field including nine of 20 from beyond the arc.  The Warriors connected on 10 of 14 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 12 GRC turnovers.


Ciara Byars led GRC with 23 points including eight of eight free throws, nine rebounds, three blocked shots, and three steals.  Brianna Byars added 19 points, three rebounds, two blocked shots, and two steals.  Tyra Flowers recorded 18 points including nine of nine free throws, eight rebounds, and two steals.


Kinsey Molden led Southwestern with 15 points including three three point baskets and two steals.  Kaylee Young added 14 points including four three point baskets, seven rebounds, and three steals.  Payton Acey recorded 12 points, seven rebounds, and two steals.  Ayden Smiddy chipped in with 12 points including six of eight free throws, 10 assists, and two steals.  Makayla Noritis added eight points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots.



George Rogers Clark,11,23,15,10,3,62


Southwestern (61) – Noritis 8, Young 14, Acey 12, Molden 15, Smiddy 12.


George Rogers Clark (62) – C. Byars 23, B. Byars 19, Flowers 18, Stamper 0, Gay 2, Tabor 2.


A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.

Posted by REH at 5:09 PM EST
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