Lexington Catholic vs. Newport Central Catholic (Girls)
Newport Central Catholic High School
December 7, 2012
Lexington Catholic coach Scott True started the following lineup: 5-8 So. Rachel Blake, 5-8 Sr. Octavia Wilson, 5-6 So. Tori Pippen, 5-4 So. Bailey Browning, and 5-4 Sr. Sarah Cawood. Newport Central Catholic coach George Stoll countered with 5-8 So. Alexus Mayes, 5-5 Jr. Stephanie Lewis, 5-10 Jr. Nicole Kiernan, 5-3 Fr. Ansley Davenport, and 5-3 So. Michaela Ware.
Newport Central Catholic raced out to a 15-4 first quarter lead and was never threatened in a 69-41 victory over Lexington Catholic. Newport Central Catholic shot 44.6% from the field including six of 16 from the three point line. The Thoroughbreds connected on 13 of 19 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 24 points off 22 Lexington Catholic turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 34.2% from the field including two of 10 from beyond the arc. The Lady Knights connected on 13 of 18 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 11 Newport Central Catholic turnovers.
Nicole Kiernan led Newport Central Catholic with 29 points, eight rebounds, and seven steals. Kiernan was 10 of 16 from the field and nine of 12 from the free throw line. Stephanie Lewis added 15 points including three three point baskets and six rebounds. Alexus Mayes recorded nine points on three three point baskets, pulled down 10 rebounds, and recorded four steals.
Bailey Browning led Lexington Catholic with 16 points including five three point baskets. Octavia Wilson added 11 points and eight rebounds.
Lexington Catholic 4 11 15 11 – 41
Newport Central Catholic 15 18 21 15 – 69
Lexington Catholic (41) – Blake 3, Wilson 11, Pippen 3, Browning 16, Cawood 4, Barr 1, Lynch 3.
Newport Central Catholic (69) – Mayes 9, Lewis 15, Kiernan 29, Davenport 6, Ware 2, Seibert 4, Lankheit 2, Lohr 2.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.