Lexington Catholic vs. Lexington Christian Academy (Boys)
Lexington Christian Academy
January 6, 2015
Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Tanner Johnson, 6-3 Sr. Reese Ryan, 6-6 Sr. Walker Boothe, 5-10 Sr. Michael Talbott, and 6-2 Sr. Jarod Griffin. Lexington Christian Academy coach Nate Valentine countered with 6-7 Sr. Matt Rose, 6-4 Sr. Benton Nighbert, 6-6 So. Tre King, 5-10 Sr. Drew Schacht, and 6-5 8th Grade Kyle Rode.
Lexington Catholic trailed 33-30 at halftime but rallied to defeat Lexington Christian Academy by a score of 63-58. There were nine lead changes and five ties in this game. Lexington Catholic shot 59.5% from the field including four of nine from the three point line. The Knights connected on 15 of 21 free throws, pulled down 16 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 12 LCA turnovers. LCA shot 50% from the field including six of 19 from beyond the arc. The Eagles connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored five points off six Lexington Catholic turnovers.
Tanner Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 21 points including three three point baskets and five rebounds. Michael Talbott and Jarod Griffin added 18 and 14 points respectively.
Matt Rose led LCA with 19 points and seven rebounds. 6-8 Sr. Drew Trimble added 12 points and five rebounds. Benton Nighbert chipped in with nine points on three three point baskets. Tre King also scored nine points.
Lexington Catholic (63) – Johnson 21, Ryan 3, Boothe 2, Talbott 18, Griffin 14, Morris 2, Whitman 3.
Lexington Christian (58) – Rose 19, Nighbert 9, King 9, Schacht 3, Rode 4, Trimble 12, Joe Davis 2.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.