DuPont Manual vs. Franklin County (Girls)
Lexus Shootout Classic Game #5
Henry Clay High School
December 5, 2015
DuPont Manual coach Jeff Sparks started the following lineup: 5-10 So. Aniah Griffin, 5-10 Jr. Tonysha Curry, 6-3 Sr. Krys McCune, 5-5 So. Jaela Johnson, and 5-6 Sr. Amara Ballard. Franklin County coach Joey Thacker countered with 5-10 Jr. Rebecca Cook, 5-9 Sr. Anna Arrastia, 5-9 Sr. Malaka Frank, 5-6 Jr. Savannah Courtney, and 5-8 Jr. Princess Stewart.
Franklin County trailed 35-26 after three quarters but rallied for a 50-47 victory over DuPont Manual. Franklin County shot 23.1% from the field including two of 22 from the three point line. The Flyers connected on 24 of 44 free throws, pulled down 41 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 22 Manual turnovers. Manual shot 28.85 from the field including two of nine from beyond the arc. The Crimsons connected on 15 of 22 free throws, pulled down 49 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 13 Franklin County turnovers.
Rebecca Cook led Franklin County with 16 points, 11 rebounds, and three blocked shots. Princess Stewart added 11 points and eight rebounds. Malaka Frank recorded eight points and six rebounds. Rebecca Cook was named Game MVP.
Krys McCune led Manual with 16 points. Jaela Johnson added 12 points. Tonysha Curry pulled down 14 rebounds. 5-11 Fr. Nila Blackford chipped in with five points and nine rebounds.
DuPont Manual (47) – Griffin 2, Curry 5, McCune 16, Johnson 12, A. Ballard 3, Blackford 5, Hunter 2, Smith 2.
Franklin County (50) – Cook 16, Arrastia 2, Frank 8, Courtney 6, Stewart 11, Kilbourne 7.
A special thanks to Hugh Davis for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.