DuPont Manual vs. Mercy Academy (Girls)
January 12, 2016
DuPont Manual coach Jeff Sparks started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Tonysha Curry, 5-6 Sr. Amara Ballard, 6-3 Sr. Krystalline McCune, 5-2 So. Tyonne Howard, and 5-5 So. Jaela Johnson. Mercy Academy coach Keith Baisch countered with 5-9 Jr. Josie Woods, 5-9 Fr. Raquael Reese, 6-2 So. Danielle Feldkamp, 5-3 Sr. Jessica Laemmle, and 5-7 Sr. Madi Woods.
The score was tied 31-31 at halftime and DuPont Manual pulled away in the second half to defeat Mercy Academy by a score of 59-47. Manual shot 36.9% from the field including seven of 18 from the three point line. The Crimsons connected on 18 of 25 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored eight points off 14 Mercy turnovers. Mercy shot 25.8% from the field including four of 16 from beyond the arc. The Jaguars connected on 13 of 15 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored nine points off 21 Manual turnovers.
Jaela Johnson led Manual with 27 points including 10 of 11 free throws. Krystalline McCune added 14 points and 13 rebounds. Tyonne Howard recorded seven points, 10 rebounds, and four steals.
Madi Woods led Mercy with 11 points, four rebounds, and three steals. Jessica Laemmle added eight points, five rebounds, and three steals. Josie Woods and Danielle Feldkamp also scored eight points each.
DuPont Manual (59) – Curry 6, A. Ballard 0, McCune 14, Howard 7, Johnson 27, Blackford 2, Smith 3.
Mercy Academy (47) – J. Woods 8, Reese 2, Feldkamp 8, Laemmle 8, M. Woods 11, Muss 3, Berger 1, Schmitz 6.
A special thanks to Coach Keith Baisch of Mercy Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.