Lafayette vs. DuPont Manual (Boys)
Scott County High School
December 19, 2014
Lafayette coach Mike Mendenhall III started the following lineup: 6-2 Sr. Lucky Jackson, 6-1 Jr. William Watkins, 6-6 Jr. Ross Jenkins, 5-9 Jr. Jaelin Jenkins, and 6-0 Jr. Harrison Lane. Manual coach James Just countered with 6-6 Sr. Dwayne Sutton, 6-2 Sr. Chris West, 6-4 Sr. Jake Chilton, 5-9 Sr. Ja’Kory Freeman, and 6-1 Sr. Jarrett Harness.
Lafayette led 45-30 in the third quarter but Manual rallied to earn a 58-56 victory. There were three ties and three lead changes in the game. Manual outscored Lafayette 14-6 in the final quarter. Manual shot 36.2% from the field including two of 13 from the three point line. The Crimsons connected on 14 of 23 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 32 points off 28 Lafayette turnovers. Lafayette shot 46.5% from the field including six of 15 from beyond the arc. The Generals connected on 10 of 17 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 20 Manual turnovers.
Dwayne Sutton led Manual with 18 points, 11 rebounds, two blocked shots, and five steals. Chris West added 13 points and three steals. 6-0 Jr. Steve Gordon chipped in with 11 points.
Ross Jenkins led Lafayette with 16 points and six rebounds. William Watkins added 10 points. 5-10 So. Jajuante Carpenter chipped in with nine points on three three point baskets. Lucky Jackson recorded six points, seven rebounds, and four assists.
Lafayette (56) – Jackson 6, Watkins 10, R. Jenkins 16. J. Jenkins 4, Lane 3, Greenup 8, Carpenter 9.
Manual (58) – Sutton 18, West 13, Chilton 2, Freeman 6, Harness 2, Gordon 11, Horton 4, Niermann 2.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.