Mercy Academy vs. Lexington Catholic (Girls)
Lexington Catholic High School
December 4, 2012
Mercy Academy coach Mark Evans started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Morgan Doherty, 5-9 Sr. Victoria Dircksen, 6-0 So. Malerie Martin, 5-7 Sr. Kayla Richardson, and 5-8 Sr. Whitney Hartlage. Lexington Catholic coach Scott True countered with 5-8 So. Rachel Blake, 5-8 Sr. Octavia Wilson, 5-8 So. Caroline Lynch, 5-6 So. Tori Pippen, and 5-4 Sr. Sara Cawood.
Mercy Academy defeated Lexington Catholic by a score of 44-39. Mercy led 37-25 after three quarters but Lexington Catholic rallied in the final quarter to cut the final margin to five; 44-39. Mercy Academy shot 30.8% from the field including two of 20 from the three point line. The Jaguars connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 23 Lexington Catholic turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 33.3% from the field including one of 17 from beyond the arc. The Lady Knights connected on 12 of 13 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and failed to capitalize on 12 Mercy turnovers.
Whitney Hartlage led Mercy Academy with 20 points including two three point baskets and pulled down five rebounds. Morgan Doherty added nine points. Kayla Richardson pulled down seven rebounds and recorded four steals.
Rachel Blake led Lexington Catholic with 17 points and four rebounds. Blake was five of eight from the field including one of three from beyond the arc and six of seven free throws. 5-5 Jr. Suzanne Miller added 11 points. Caroline Lynch added seven points and Octavia Wilson pulled down six rebounds.
Mercy Academy 11 14 12 07 – 44
Lexington Catholic 11 07 07 14 – 39
Mercy Academy (44) – Doherty 9, Dircksen 4, Martin 4, Richardson 3, Hartlage 20, Stilger 2, Stovall 2.
Lexington Catholic (39) – Blake 17, Wilson 2, Lynch 7, Pippen 0, Cawood 0, Browning 2, Miller 11.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for forwarding the statistics for tonight’s game.