Franklin County vs. Lexington Christian Academy (Boys)
Central Bank Jim Rose Classic
Lexington Christian Academy
December 22, 2016
Franklin County coach Tony Wise started the following lineup: 6-1 So. Kyle Stivers, 6-1 Jr. Walker Lee, 6-5 Sr. Anthony Valentine, 5-8 So. Diablo Stewart, and 5-10 Sr. Ryan Staples. Lexington Christian Academy coach Nate Valentine countered with 6-6 Jr. Carter Hendricksen, 6-6 So. Kyle Rode, 6-6 Jr. Austin Hall, 6-0 Jr. Chandler Stewart, and 6-2 Sr. Nathan Harper.
Lexington Christian Academy raced out to a 21-8 first quarter lead on their way to a 68-54 victory over Franklin County. LCA shot 48.3% from the field including six of 27 from the three point line. The Eagles connected on six of eight free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 13 points off nine Franklin County turnovers. Franklin County shot 38.9% from the field including two of 15 from beyond the arc. The Flyers connected on 10 of 17 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 11 LCA turnovers.
Austin Hall led LCA with 17 points, five rebounds, and three steals. Chandler Stewart added 13 points including three three point baskets. Kyle Rode recorded 12 points, three rebounds, and six assists. Nathan Harper chipped in with 11 points and seven rebounds. Carter Hendricksen added nine points, eight rebounds, and three assists.
Diablo Stewart led Franklin County with 19 points including two three point baskets. 6-1 So. Ike Boling added eight points and five rebounds. Anthony Valentine recorded seven points and five rebounds.
Lexington Christian Academy,21,11,18,18,68
Franklin County (54) – Stivers 6, Lee 0, Valentine 7, Stewart 19, Staples 2, Boling 8, Levarity 2, Roberts 4, Courtney 6.
Lexington Christian Academy (68) – Hendricksen 9, Rode 12, Hall 17, Stewart 13, Harper 11, Dalton 2, Miller 2, Hacker 2.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.