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Friday, 20 March 2015
Elliott County vs. Bowling Green (Boys) 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen(R) Game 7 March 19, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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Elliott County (22-7) (Region 16) vs. Bowling Green (28-5) (Region 4)

2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

March 19, 2015

 

Elliott County coach Greg Adkins started the following lineup: 6-3 Sr. Hunter Holbrook, 6-1 So. Chase Porter, 6-5 Jr. Collin Howell, 5-6 Jr. Landon Griffith, and 5-6 Jr. Reece Griffith.  Bowling Green coach DG Sherrill countered with 6-3 Jr. Dane Drobocky, 6-2 Sr. Tucker Sine, 6-4 So. Terry Taylor, 6-0 Sr. Malik Carothers, and 6-2 Jr. Perry Ayers.

Bowling Green defeated Elliott County by a score of 86-44.  Bowling Green shot 55.4% from the field including five of seven from the three point line.  The Purples connected on 19 of 23 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and committed seven turnovers.  Elliott County shot 29.3% from the field including five of 23 from beyond the arc.  The Lions connected on five of 12 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and committed eight turnovers.

6-4 So. Kyran Jones led Bowling Green with 20 points and eight rebounds.  Jones was eight of 10 from the field and four of four free throws.  Tucker Sine added 18 points including four three point baskets, eight rebounds, and four assists.  Terry Taylor recorded 12 points.  Perry Ayers chipped in with nine points and Malik Carothers dished out seven assists.

Chase Porter led Elliott County with 15 points including three three point baskets and five rebounds.  6-1 8th Grade Korbin Spencer added 11 points and Hunter Holbrook chipped in with nine points.

 

Elliott County,6,13,17,8,44

Bowling Green,21,22,21,22,86

 

Elliott County (44) – Holbrook 9, Porter 15, Howell 4, L. Griffith 2, R. Griffith 0, Spencer 11, Evans 3.

 

Bowling Green (86) – Drobocky 4, Sine 18, Taylor 12, M. Carothers 2, Ayers 9, Wilson 8, Gott 3, Yates 2, Jones 20, J. Carothers 2, Chaney 4, Riehn 2.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 11:57 PM EDT
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Boyle county vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys) 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen(R) Game 6 March 19, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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Lexington Catholic (24-8) (Region 11) vs. Boyle County (26-6) (Region 12)

2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

March 19, 2015

 

Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman started the following lineup:6-4 Sr. Tanner Johnson, 6-3 Sr. Reese Ryan, 6-5 Sr. Walker Boothe, 5-10 Sr. Michael Talbott, and 6-2 Sr. Jarod Griffin.  Boyle county coach Steve Adams countered with 6-1 Sr. Hagen Tyler, 5-10 Sr. Chapman Bean, 6-5 Jr. Colton Elkins, 6-0 Sr. Keagen Hinkle, and 6-0 Sr. Jeremiah Bell.

Boyle County rallied from a 55-44 deficit with five minutes remaining to earn a 60-59 victory on a Jeremiah Bell layup with four seconds remaining on the clock.  Lexington Catholic missed a chance to win with a missed shot at the buzzer.  Lexington Catholic had a 60-59 lead and the ball with 30 seconds left but turned the ball over giving the Rebels the opportunity to claim the win. Lexington Catholic led by 14 points in the third quarter and actually led for 28:08 minutes of the game.

Boyle County shot 36.4% from the field including four of 21 from the three point line.  The Rebels connected on 16 of 26 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 13 Lexington Catholic turnovers.  Lexington Catholic shot 50% from the field including six of 12 from beyond the arc.  The Knights connected on nine of 11 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored six points off four Boyle County turnovers.

Jeremiah Bell led Boyle County with 25 points including 12 of 18 free throws and pulled down seven rebounds.  Hagen Tyler added 18 points and six rebounds.  Chapman Bean chipped in with nine points, five rebounds, and two steals.

Tanner Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 21 points including two three point baskets and seven rebounds.  Michael Talbott added 13 points and four assists.  Jarod Griffin recorded eight points including two three point baskets and five rebounds.  Reese Ryan recorded five points, 12 rebounds, and five assists.

 

Boyle County,9,13,16,22,60

Lexington Catholic,16,18,13,12,59

 

Boyle County (60) – Tyler 18, Bean 9, Elkins 0, Hinkle 0, Bell 25, Robbins 4, Leigh 4.

 

Lexington Catholic (59) – Johnson 21, Ryan 5, Boothe 4, Talbott 13, Griffin 8, Morris 5, Ogbogu 3.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 11:03 PM EDT
Updated: Friday, 20 March 2015 11:09 PM EDT
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Ballard vs. Johnson Central (Boys) 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen(R) Game 5 March 19, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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Ballard (31-2) (Region 7) vs. Johnson Central (23-9) (Region 15)

2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

March 19, 2015

 

Ballard coach Chris Renner started the following lineup: 6-2 Sr. Anthony Eaves, 6-1 Sr. Jalen Perry, 6-7 Sr. Corey Douglas, 5-7 So. Jamil Wilson, and 5-11 Sr. Paul Schiavone.  Johnson Central coach Tommy McKenzie countered with 6-1 Sr. Patrick Rice, 5-11 Sr. Braxton Blair, 6-6 Sr. Kyle Gullett, 5-6 Sr. Dalton Adkins, and 5-11 So. Mason Blair.

Ballard outscored Johnson Central 27-17 in the final quarter to pull away for an 82-69 victory.  There were 10 ties and five lead changes in this game.  Ballard held a 20-4 advantage in second chance points.  Ballard shot 40.5% from the field including five of 24 from the three point line.  Ballard attempted 19 more shots (74-55) from the field than Johnson Central. The Bruins connected on 17of 33 free throws, pulled down 48 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 16 Johnson Central turnovers.  Johnson Central shot 49.1% from the field including eight of 23 from beyond the arc.  The Golden Eagles connected on seven of 17 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored nine points off 10 Ballard turnovers.

Jalen Perry led Ballard with 23 points including two three point baskets and nine rebounds.  Corey Douglas added 14 points, 15 rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Anthony Eaves also scored 14 points.  Jamil Wilson recorded 13 points including two three point baskets and four assists.

Kyle Gullett led Johnson Central with 23 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.  Braxton Blair added 17 points, five rebounds, and seven assists.  Mason Blair recorded 12 points on four three point baskets.

 

Ballard,14,26,15,27,82

Johnson Central,18,16,18,17,69

 

Ballard (82) – Eaves 14, Perry 23, Douglas 14, Wilson 13, Schiavone 7, O. Douglas 2, Tisby 2, Ramsey 5, Wimberly 2.

 

Johnson Central (69) – Rice 6, B. Blair 17, Gullett 23, Adkins 7, M. Blair 12, Grace 1, Hitchcock 3.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.


Posted by REH at 12:10 AM EDT
Updated: Friday, 20 March 2015 12:15 AM EDT
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Thursday, 19 March 2015
Doss vs. Williamsburg (Boys) 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen(R) Game 4 March 18, 2015
Topic: Basketball

2015S164

 

 

Doss (26-6) (Region 6) vs. Williamsburg (25-4) (Region 13)

2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

March 18, 2015

 

Doss coach Tony Williams started the following lineup: 6-4 Sr. Tyler Jefferson, 6-3 So. Jaylon Hall, 6-5 So. Delvonte McCloud, 5-6 Sr. Dujuanta Weaver, and 6-0 Sr. Terrell Gray.  Williamsburg coach Patrick Robinson countered with 6-2 Sr. Skyler Griffith, 6-2 Sr. Fred Massey, 6-5 Jr. Andrew Griffith, 5-10 Sr. Chase Lowrie, and 6-1 Sr. Corey Shelton.

Doss came from behind to defeat Williamsburg by a score of 56-50.  Doss outscored Williamsburg 12-5 in the final quarter.  Doss shot 46.9% from the field including four of 20 from the three point line.  The Dragons connected on six of nine free throws, pulled down 20 rebounds, and scored 22 points off 20 Williamsburg turnovers.  Williamsburg shot 45.5% from the field including four of eight from beyond the arc.  The Yellow Jackets connected on 16 of 23 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored nine points off 10 Doss turnovers.

Terrell Gray led Doss with 24 points including four three point baskets and five rebounds.  Dujuanta Weaver added 13 points, three assists, and five steals.  Tyler Jefferson recorded six points, four rebounds, and four blocked shots.  Jaylon Hall chipped in with seven points.

Skyler Griffith led Williamsburg with 19 points and seven rebounds.  Corey Shelton also scored 19 points including two three point baskets.  Andrew Griffith recorded six points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Fred Massey chipped in with six points and six rebounds.

 

Doss,14,17,13,12,56

Williamsburg,18,15,12,5,50

 

Doss (56) – Jefferson 6, Hall 7, McCloud 0, Weaver 13, Gray 24, McCarley 2, Collins 4.

 

Williamsburg (50) – S. Griffith 19, Massey 6, A. Griffith 6, Lowrie 0, Shelton 19.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.


Posted by REH at 10:56 PM EDT
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Campbell County vs. Covington Catholic (Boys) 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen(R) Game 3 March 18, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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Campbell County (25-9) (Region 10) vs. Covington Catholic (29-5) (Region 9)

2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

March 18, 2015

 

Campbell County coach Aric Russell started the following lineup: 6-3 Sr. Deondre Jackson, 6-1 Sr. Jake Franzen, 6-8 Jr. Matt Wilson, 5-11 Jr. Trent McGovney, and 6-0 Sr. Blake Losey.  Covington Catholic coach Scott Ruthsatz countered with 6-4 Jr. Andy Flood, 6-2 Sr. Grant Romes, 6-6 Sr. Bo Schuh, and 6-1 So. Cole VonHandorf, and 6-1 Sr. Cooper Theobald.

Covington Catholic opened their defense of last year’s championship with a 64-43 victory over Campbell County.  Campbell County led 18-14 after the first quarter but Covington Catholic outscored the Camels 50-25 the rest of the game. Covington Catholic shot 51.2% from the field including three of seven from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 19 of 29 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 14 Campbell County turnovers.  Campbell County shot 38.1% from the field including two of 14 from beyond the arc.  The Camels connected on nine of 12 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored four points off six Covington Catholic turnovers.

Cole VonHandorf led Covington Catholic with 29 points.  VonHandorf was 10 of 16 from the field including two of three from beyond the arc, and seven of nine free throws.  Cooper Theobald added 12 points, five rebounds, four assists, and three steals.  Andy Flood chipped in with 10 points.

Matt Wilson led Campbell County with 14 points, 12 rebounds, and four blocked shots.  Wilson was six of six from the field and two of two free throws.  Deondre Jackson added 11 points.

 

Campbell County,18,8,6,11,43

Covington Catholic,14,18,19,13,64

 

Campbell County (43) – Jackson 11, Franzen 0, Wilson 14, McGovney 4, Losey 6, Hegyi 2, Day 2, Neltner 4.

 

Covington Catholic (64) – Flood 10, Romes 4, Schuh 3, VonHandorf 29, Theobald 12, Massie 2, Ruthsatz 1, Shumate 2, Heppler 1.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.

 

 

 


Posted by REH at 10:14 PM EDT
Updated: Thursday, 19 March 2015 11:51 PM EDT
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Hopkinsville vs. Taylor County (Boys) 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen(R) Game 2 March 18, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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Hopkinsville (26-5) (Region 2) vs. Taylor County (28-4) (Region 5)

2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

March 18, 2015

 

Hopkinsville coach Tim Haworth started the following lineup: 6-3 So. CJ Henangan, 6-1 Sr. LeDonald Gray, 6-5 Sr. Jaqualis Matlock, 5-11 Fr. Jalen Johnson, and 6-0 Sr. Jordan Gary.  Taylor County coach Richard Gatewood countered with 6-4 Jr. Quentin Goodin, 6-4 Sr. Brandon Berry, 6-4 Sr. Austin Webster, 5-11 So. David Sloan, and 6-0 So. Ezra Oliver.

Hopkinsville scored 34 points off 19 Taylor County in a 76-64 victory.  Hopkinsville shot 50.9% from the field including five of 11 from the three point line.  The Tigers connected on 15 of 22 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and held a 23-10 advantage in bench points.  Taylor County shot 40.4% from the field including five of 12 from beyond the arc.  The Cardinals connected on 17 of 32 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored five points off 11 Hopkinsville turnovers.

Jaqualis Matlock led a balanced Hopkinsville scoring attack with 16 points and seven rebounds.  LeDonald Gray added 11 points and six rebounds.  Jordan Gary and CJ Henangan also scored 11 points.  6-2 Sr. AJ Tyler recorded 11 points including three three point baskets.

Quentin Goodin led Taylor County with 23 points including seven of 15 free throws, six rebounds, and four assists.  David Sloan added 19 points and eight rebounds.  Brandon Berry recorded eight points and six rebounds.  5-11 Sr. Cameron Morgeson also scored eight points.

 

Hopkinsville,18,17,19,22,76

Taylor County,10,15,21,18,64

 

Hopkinsville (76) – Henangan 11, Gray 11, Matlock 16, Johnson 4, Gary 11, Tyler 11, Ware 3, Hatcher 2, McGee 5, Cager 2.

 

Taylor County (64) – Goodin 23, Berry 8, Webster 2, Sloan 19, Oliver 2, Morgeson 8, Rafferty 2.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 


Posted by REH at 8:26 PM EDT
Updated: Wednesday, 8 April 2015 3:23 PM EDT
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Owensboro vs. Collins (Boys) 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen(R) Game 1 March 18, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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Owensboro (27-4) (Region 3) vs. Collins (26-8) (Region 8)

2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®

Rupp Arena

Lexington, KY

March 18, 2015

 

Owensboro coach Rod Drake started the following lineup: 6-9 Sr. Aric Holman, 6-1 Sr. Dylan Sanford, 6-7 Sr. Justin Miller, 5-9 Sr. Darion Morrow, and 5-10 So. Jacoby Harris.  Collins coach Chris Gaither countered with 6-1 Sr. Deion Cochran, 6-0 Jr. Jakson Test, 6-4 Sr. Mark Sorrells, 5-10 Jr. Grant Clarkson, and 6-0 Sr. Grant Kidwell.

Owensboro utilized their size and inside play to defeat Collins by a score of 55-38.  Owensboro shot 48.7% from the field including two of 13 from the three point line.  The Red Devils 15 of 21 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 15 Collins turnovers.  Collins shot 35.6% from the field including five of 23 from beyond the arc.  The Titans connected on one of three free throws, pulled down 20 rebounds, and scored two points off 12 Owensboro turnovers.

Justin Miller led Owensboro with 18 points, four rebounds, and three steals.  Miller was six of six from the field and six of eight from the free throw line.  Aric Holman added 15 points, nine rebounds, and four blocked shots.  Darion Morrow recorded 15 points and four assists.

Brent Kidwell led Collins with 11 points and three assists.  Mark Sorrells added nine points.

 

Owensboro,15,13,12,15,55

Collins,11,7,8,12,38

 

Owensboro (55) – Holman 15, Sanford 5, Miller 18, Morrow 15, Harris 2.

 

Collins (38) – Cochran 4, Test 6, Sorrells 9, Clarkson 2, Kidwell 11, Feltner 3, Becherer 3.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for today's game.


Posted by REH at 7:45 PM EDT
Updated: Thursday, 19 March 2015 8:36 PM EDT
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Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Tennessee Tech University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) February 28, 2015
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

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Tennessee Tech University vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

February 28, 2015

 

Tennessee Tech University coach Steve Payne started the following lineup: 6-5 Sr. Javon McKay, 6-3 So. DeOndre Haynes, 6-10 Jr. Charles Jackson, 6-1 Jr. Torrance Rowe, and 6-3 Fr. Aleksa Jugovic.  Eastern Kentucky University coach Jeff Neubauer countered with 6-8 Sr. Eric Stutz, 6-7 Sr. Timmy Knipp, 6-8 Sr. Deverin Muff, 6-2 So. Isaac McGlone, and 6-2 Sr. Corey Walden.

Eastern Kentucky propelled by the clutch play of Corey Walden defeated Tennessee Tech by a score of 70-67.  Eastern Kentucky trailed 30-26 at halftime and there were eight ties and 11 lead changes in this game.  Tennessee Tech displayed superiority on the glass as they out rebounded the Colonels 40-24 and held a 19-4 advantage in second chance points.  Eastern Kentucky’s defense turned over Tennessee Tech 12 times and converted their miscues to 17 points.

Eastern Kentucky shot 51% from the field including five of 18 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 15 of 19 free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 12 Tennessee Tech turnovers.  Tennessee Tech shot 39% from the field including 10 of 24 from beyond the arc.  The Golden Eagles connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored two points off eight Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

Corey Walden led Eastern Kentucky with 35 points and five steals.  Walden was 11 of 14 from the field including zero for one from beyond the arc and 13 of 15 free throws.  Eric Stutz added 17 points including two three point baskets and five assists.  6-5 Jr. Denzel Richardson chipped in with eight points and four rebounds.

Torrance Rowe led Tennessee Tech with 16 points including two three point baskets and five assists.  Charles Jackson added 15 points, 17 rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Javon McKay recorded 13 points and five rebounds.  Aleksa Jugovic chipped in with 10 points including three three point baskets, four assists, and two steals.  6-8 Sr. Dwan Caldwell added seven points, five rebounds, and two blocked shots.

 

Tennessee Tech University,30,37,67

Eastern Kentucky University,26,44,70

 

Tennessee Tech University (67) – McKay 13, Haynes 0, Jackson 15, Rowe 16, Jugovic 10, Johnson 3, Ramsey 3, Caldwell 7.

 

Eastern Kentucky University (70) – Stutz 17, Knipp 5, Muff 2, McGlone 0, Walden 35, Richardson 8, Powell 3.

 

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


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West All-Stars vs. East All-Stars (Girls) March 14, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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West All Stars vs. East All Stars (Girls)

Warren Central High School

Bowling Green, KY

March 14, 2015

 

West All-Stars coach Roderick Thomas (Paducah Tilghman) started the following lineup: Alex Hibbs (Presentation), J’Nayah Hall (Apollo), Leslie Fries (PRP), Aaliyah Rogers (Caldwell County), and Karlee Humphrey (Paducah Tilghman).  East All-Stars coach Judie Mason (Danville) countered with Logan Fraley (Boyd County), Asia Sims (Bourbon County), Sandra Skinner (George Rogers Clark), Cameron McPherson (Danville), and Adison Corder (Southwestern).

J’Nayah Hall scored in the closing seconds to give the West All-Stars a 104-102 victory over the East All-Stars.  There were six lead changes and seven ties in this game.  West shot 55.4% from the field including eight of 14 from the three point line.  They connected on14 of 28 free throws, pulled down 55 rebounds, and scored 15 points off eight East turnovers.  East shot 40.2% from the field including 13 of 37 from beyond the arc.  They connected on 15 of 22 free throws, pulled down 45 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 16 West turnovers.  East attempted 92 shots from the field compared to74 attempts for the West.

Alexandria Peden (Waggener) was named MVP for the West squad and led her team with 20 points and 10 rebounds.  Aaliyah Rogers added 17 points, eight rebounds, and five assists.  Ansley Stalcup (Clinton County) recorded 17 points, four rebounds, and four assists.  Leslie Fries added 16 points including four three point baskets, six rebounds, and seven assists.  J’Nayah Hall recorded 13 points, five rebounds, and three steals.

Cameron McPherson was named MVP for the East squad and led her team with 31 points including five three point baskets, five rebounds, and four assists.  Sandra Skinner added 20 points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Adison Corder recorded 19 points including three three point baskets.  Logan Fraley chipped in with 15 points on five three point baskets.  Ajaycia Cotton (Clay County) dished out six assists.  Kelsey Garcia (Sheldon Clark) and Asia Sims pulled down eight and seven rebounds respectively.

 

West All-Stars,45,59,104

East All-Stars,35,67,102

 

West All-Stars (104) – Hibbs 8, Hall 13, Fries 16, Rogers 17, Humphrey 6, Stalcup 17, Graves 7, Peden 20.

 

East All-Stars (102) – Fraley 15, Sims 4, Skinner 20, McPherson 31, Corder 19, Stidham 5, Cotton 4, Garcia 4.

 

A special thanks to Glenn Gentry for providing the All-Star rosters and the comprehensive statistics for today's game.


Posted by REH at 9:45 PM EDT
Updated: Wednesday, 18 March 2015 9:48 PM EDT
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Sunday, 15 March 2015
Allen County-Scottsville vs. Covington Holy Cross (Girls) Championship March 15, 2015
Topic: Basketball

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Allen County-Scottsville (30-4) vs. Covington Holy Cross (32-3) (Girls)

2015 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® Championship

EA Diddle Arena

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

March 15, 2015

 

Allen County-Scottsville coach Brad Bonds started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Morgan Rich, 5-10 8th Grade Sarah Sutton, 6-1 Sr. Holly Robinson, 5-6 Jr. Jordan Brooks, and 5-8 Jr. Savannah Gregory.  Covington Holy Cross coach Kes Murphy countered with 5-10 Sr. Abby Hassert, 5-7 So. Aleah Tucker, 6-2 Sr. Ally Mayhaus, 5-7 Jr. Dajah McClendon, and 5-8 Sr. Deja Turner.

Abby Hassert scored a basket and free throw with 5.5 seconds remaining on the clock to give Covington Holy Cross a 35-32 victory over Allen County-Scottsville.  The score was tied 32-32 when Covington Holy Cross’ Dajah McClendon stole the ball and after a timeout Hassert found an opening down the lane for the winning score.  These were Hassert’s only points of the game.  Allen County-Scottsville had one more chance but a last second three point attempt missed the mark.  There were seven ties and six lead changes in the game.  Holy Cross also captured the All “A” Classic Championship earlier this year. 

The Lady Indians did not have an easy path as they defeated Bell County featuring Kentucky signee Maci Morris.  Next was a victory over tournament favorite Elizabethtown featuring two time Kentucky Gatorade Player of the year Erin Boley.  Their semifinal victory was over a very good Male team and captured the championship with a victory over Allen County-Scottsville led by Kentucky signee Morgan Rich.

Covington Holy Cross shot 48.4% from the field including two of four from the three point line.  The Lady Indians connected on three of five free throws, pulled down 14 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 12 Allen County-Scottsville turnovers.  Allen County-Scottsville shot 36.7% from the field including four of six from beyond the arc.  The Lady Patriots connected on six of 11 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored three points off seven Covington Holy Cross turnovers.

Deja Turner led Covington Holy Cross with 13 points and five rebounds.  Ally Mayhaus added 10 points and two blocked shots.  Dajah McClendon recorded five points, four assists, and two steals.

Morgan Rich led Allen County-Scottsville with 20 points including three three point baskets.  Savannah Gregory added five points and seven rebounds.  Holly Robinson pulled down seven rebounds and blocked two shots.

 

Allen County-Scottsville,9,9,6,8,32

Covington Holy Cross,9,9,9,8,35

 

Allen County-Scottsville (32) – Rich 20, Sutton 2, Robinson 2, Brooks 3, Gregory 5.

 

Covington Holy Cross (35) – Hassert 3, Tucker 4, A. Mayhaus 10, McClendon 5, Turner 13.

 

2015 Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen® . All-Tournament Team – Maci Brown (Henderson County), Erin Boley (Elizabethtown), Bailey Daniel (Johnson Central), Alyssa Barnard (Graves County), I’Liyah Green (Male), Taylor Jackson (Male), Whitney O’Mara (Mason County), Jordan Frodge (Mason County), Morgan Rich (Allen County-Scottsville), Savannah Gregory (Allen County-Scottsville), Holly Beth Robinson (Allen County-Scottsville), Dajah McClendon (Covington Holy Cross), Ally Mayhaus (Covington Holy Cross), and Deja Turner (Covington Holy Cross) MVP.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 


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