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Tuesday, 3 January 2017
UVA-Wise vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men) December 28, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Men

2016UVAWEKUM

 

 

UVA-Wise vs. Eastern Kentucky University (Men)

Paul S. McBrayer Arena

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

December 28, 2016

 

UVA-Wise coach Blake Mellinger started the following lineup: 6-7 Jr. Taiwo Badmus, 6-4 Fr. Chance Sheffey, 6-6 So. Dimitri Sousa, 5-10 Fr. Michael Seals, and 5-10 Jr. Ricardo Hill Jr.  Eastern Kentucky University coach Dan McHale countered with 6-6 Fr. Deandre Dishman, 6-2 Fr. Parker Chitty, 6-9 So. Nick Mayo, 5-11 Fr. Asante Gist, and 6-2 Sr. Isaac McGlone.

 

Eastern Kentucky University defeated UVA-Wise by a score of 70-51.  Eastern Kentucky shot 42.1% from the field including seven of 25 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 15 of 22 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 13 UVA-Wise turnovers.  UVA-Wise shot 34% from the field including three of 21 from beyond the arc.  The Cavaliers connected on 16 of 24 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored five points off eight Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Nick Mayo led Eastern Kentucky University with 16 points, eight rebounds, six assists, and two blocked shots.  Mayo was seven of nine from the field and two of two from the free throw line.  Asante Gist also scored 16 points including four three point baskets, four assists, and two steals.  Deandre Dishman recorded 15 points and seven rebounds.  Dishman was four of five from the field and seven of nine free throws. 

 

Taiwo Badmus led UVA-Wise with 16 points and nine rebounds.  Michael Seals added 11 points, five rebounds, and four assists.  Ricardo Hill Jr. recorded nine points on three three point baskets.

 

UVA-Wise,21,30,51

Eastern Kentucky,34,36,70

 

UVA-Wise (51) – Badmus 16, Sheffey 7, Sousa 6, Seals 11, Hill Jr. 9, Amador 2,.

 

Eastern Kentucky (70) – Dishman 15, Chitty 1, Mayo 16, Gist 16, McGlone 3, Avare 8, Charles 7, Anderson 4.

 

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


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Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southeast Missouri State University (Women) December 31, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016EKUSEMOW

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. Southeast Missouri State University (Women)

Show Me Center

Cape Girardeau, MO

December 31, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Shavontae Naylor, 5-9 Sr. Katie Pippen, 6-1 Sr. Jalen O’Bannon, 5-3 Jr. Marcella Rocha, and 5-8 Sr. Alexus Cooper.  SEMO coach Rekha Patterson countered with 5-10 Sr. Olivia Hackmann, 5-9 Jr. Hannah Noe, 6-1 Jr. Mandy Madden, 5-3 So. Adrianna Murphy, and 5-6 Sr. Bri Mitchell.

 

Eastern Kentucky University outscored Southeast Missouri State University 13-2 in the second quarter on their way to a 74-63 victory.  Eastern Kentucky shot 41.4% from the field including five of 15 from the three point line.  The Colonels connected on 21 of 33 free throws, pulled down 49 rebounds, and scored nine points off 14 SEMO turnovers.  SEMO shot 32.1% from the field including five of 19 from beyond the arc.  They connected on six of 13 free throws, pulled down 49 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 18 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.

 

Shavontae Naylor led Eastern Kentucky with 24 points and eight rebounds.  Alexus Cooper added 13 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and three steals.  Jalen O’Bannon also reached double digits with 10 points.  5-5 Sr. Mariah Massengill chipped in with eight points including six of eight free throws.  6-3 Jr. Madison Wood recorded seven points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots.

 

Olivia Hackmann led SEMO with 26 points and nine rebounds.  Bri Mitchell added 16 points, three assists, and three steals.  Adrianna Murphy recorded 10 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.  5-11 Jr. Deja Jones pulled down nine rebounds.

 

Eastern Kentucky,18,13,18,25,74

Southeast Missouri,17,2,22,22,63

 

Eastern Kentucky (74) – Naylor 24, Pippen 5, O’Bannon 10, Rocha 7, Cooper 13, Massengill 8, Wood 7.

 

Southeast Missouri (63) – Hackmann 26, Noe 0, Madden 0, Murphy 10, Mitchell 16, Balogun 6, Luttrull 2, Jones 3.

 

A special thanks to the SEMO Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.

 

 

 


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Eastern Kentucky University vs. University North Carolina Greensboro (Women) December 28, 2016
Topic: Eastern Kentucky Basketball Wome

2016EKUUNCGW

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University vs. University North Carolina Greensboro (Women)

Fleming Gym

Greensboro, NC

December 28, 2016

 

Eastern Kentucky University coach Chrissy Roberts started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Zee Willix, 5-9 Sr. Katie Pippen, 5-11 So. Abby Wright, 5-3 Jr. Marcella Rocha, and 5-8 Sr. Alexus Cooper.  UNCG coach Trina Patterson countered with 5-8 Jr. Te’ja Twitty, 5-9 Fr. Nadine Soliman, 6-0 Sr. India Timpton, 5-6 Fr. Alexis Pritchford, and 5-7 Sr. Bailey Williams.

 

The score was tied 39-39 at halftime but UNCG outscored the Colonels 24-14 in the third quarter on their way to an 81-66 victory.  The score was tied four times and there were two lead changes in the game.  UNCG shot 45.8% from the field including two of eight from the three point line.  They connected on 25 of 33 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 20 Eastern Kentucky turnovers.  Eastern Kentucky shot 44.8% from the field including five of 17 from beyond the arc.  The Colonels connected on nine of 16 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 14 UNCG turnovers.

 

Te’ja Twitty led UNCG with 20 points including eight of nine free throws and eight rebounds.  Nadine Soliman also scored 20 points including seven of eight free throws and five rebounds.  Alexis Pritchford recorded 19 points including seven of 10 free throws and five assists.

 

6-1 Sr. Jalen O’Bannon led Eastern Kentucky University with 16 points, six rebounds, and five blocked shots.  Abby Wright added 11 points and six rebounds.  Alexus Cooper chipped in with nine points.  5-11 Sr. Shavontae Naylor recorded eight points and five rebounds.

 

Eastern Kentucky University,24,15,14,13,66

University North Carolina Greensboro,19,20,24,18,81

 

Eastern Kentucky University (66) – Willix 0, Pippen 6, Wright 11, Rocha 1, Cooper 9, O’Bannon 16, Massengill 6, Jernigan 2, Naylor 8, A. Brooks 7.

 

University North Carolina Greensboro (81) – Twitty 20, Soliman 20, Timpton 6, Pritchford 19, Williams 7, Willey 4, Harris 3, Wilson 2.

 

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


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Monday, 2 January 2017
Rick Bolus Blog
Topic: Basketball

AWARD WINNERS FOR 1ST HALF OF SEASON (BOYS)

Below are our award winners from Thanksgiving weekend until December 31st based on players that I observed.

  • BEST SENIOR: BILL PRESTON (MOUTH OF WILSON OAK HILL ACADEMY, VA)
  • BEST JUNIOR: MARVIN BAGLEY (CHATSWORTH SIERRA CANYON, CA)
  • BEST SOPH: KEION BROOKS (FT. WAYNE NORTH, IN)
  • BEST FROSH: JOEL WATTS (CHICAGO ST. RITA, IL)
  • BEST 8TH GRADER: ZION MORGAN (BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • BEST BANGER: CODY RILEY (CHATSWORTH SIERRA CANYON, CA)
  • BEST COACH: STEVE SMITH (MOUTH OF WILSON OAK HILL ACADEMY, VA)
  • BEST DEFENDER: CAMERON STEPHENS (SLLERSBURG SILVER CREEK, IN)
  • BEST DRIBBLER: TIGER CAMPBELL (LAPORTE LALUMIERE, IN)
  • BEST DUNKER: MALIK WILLIAMS (FT. WAYNE SNIDER, IN)
  • BEST EVENT: MARSHALL COUNTY HOOPFEST IN BENTON, KY
  • BEST IN/OUT PLAYER: JACK NUNGE (NEWBURGH CASTLE, IN)
  • BEST LITTLE MAN: CHASE ADAMS (CHICAGO HTS. MARIAN CATHOLIC, IL)
  • BEST PASSER: MATT COLEMAN (MOUTH OF WILSON OAK HILL ACADEMY, VA)
  • BEST PENETRATOR: TYLER SMITH (FOUNTAIN CITY NORTHEASTERN, IN)
  • BEST PERFORMANCE: TAVEION HOLLINGSWORTH (LEXINGTON DUNBAR, KY) WHO HAD 47 POINTS IN KOB
  • BEST POINT GUARD: GARY TRENT (NAPA PROLIFIC PREP, CA)
  • BEST REBOUNDER: JAMES WISEMAN (NASHVILLE ENSWORTH, TN)
  • BEST SCORER: KRIS WILKES (INDIANAPOLIS NORTH CENTRAL, IN)
  • BEST OVERALL SHOOTER: CLAY WASHBURN (NASHVILLE CPA, TN)
  • BEST 3 POINT SHOOTER: ISIAH MOORE (INDIANAPOLIS PARK TUDOR, IN)
  • BEST TEAM: LAPORTE LALUMIERE, IN
  • BIGGEST UPSET: DANVILLE (IN) OVER INDIANAPOLIS CATHEDRAL, IN)
  • CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK: SCOTT DRAUD (COVINGTON BEECHWOOD, KY)
  • COLLEGE THAT GOT A STEAL: ST. LOUIS WHEN THEY INKED JORDAN GOODWIN (BELLEVILLE ALTHOFF CATHOLIC, IL)
  • MOST RELIABLE: AL DUNHAM (LILBURN BERKMAR, GA)
  • MOST VERSATILE: ROMEO LANGFORD (NEW ALBANY, IN)
  • MULTI-SPORT STAR: SANTREL FARMER (BARDSTOWN) EXCELS IN 3
  • NAME TO REMEMBER: COREY LONG (CINCINNATI HUGHES CENTER, OH)
  • SMOOTHEST: JOHN PETTY (HUNTSVILLE JEMISON, AL)
  • STOCK RISING: JEROME REED (PADUCAH TILGHMAN, KY)
  • TEAM ON FIRE: FERN CREEK, KY
  • TOP SLEEPER: AUSTIN RICHIE (CHICAGO HTS. BLOOM TWP., IL)
  • UP & COMING COACH: SHANE HEIRMAN (LAPORTE LALUMIERE, IN)

AWARD WINNERS FOR 1ST HALF OF SEASON (GIRLS)

Below are our award winners for girls that I have observed since the start of the basketball season up until December 31, 2016.

  • TOP SENIOR: LINDSEY DUVALL (MT. WASHINGTON BULLITT EAST, KY)
  • TOP JUNIOR: KATLYN GILBERT (INDIANAPOLIS HERITAGE CHRISTIAN, IN)
  • TOP SOPH: ANGEL BAKER (INDIANAPOLIS PIKE, IN)
  • TOP FROSH: MADDIE SCHERR (FLORENCE RYLE, KY)
  • BEST ALL AROUND: GRACE BERGER (LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART, KY)
  • BEST BALL HANDLER: ALY WEBER (CLARKSVILLE, IN)
  • BEST BLUE COLLAR: SAVANNAH LEGATE (NASHVILLE CPA, TN)
  • BEST DEFENDER: DE'SHAWN HARPER (INDIANAPOLIS HERITAGE CHRISTIAN, IN)
  • BEST DRIVER: JORIE ALLEN (BEDFORD BNL, IN)
  • BEST LEFTY: KAYANA TRAYLOR (MARTINSVILLE, IN)
  • BEST LITTLE PLAYER: JAELA JOHNSON (LOUISVILLE MANUAL, KY)
  • BEST OVERALL SHOOTER: MADISON WISE (GREENFIELD CENTRAL, IN)
  • BEST PASSER: AMY DILK (CARMEL, IN)
  • BEST POINT GUARD: JADA STINSON (ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • BEST REBOUNDER: MAZKENZIE BLAZEK (WHITELAND, IN)
  • BEST SCORER: KAYLA CASTEEL (PLAINFIELD, IN)
  • BEST 3 POINT SHOOTER: SEYGAN ROBINS (MERCER CO., KY)
  • COLLEGE THAT GOT STEAL: NORTHERN ILLINOIS' SIGNEE RILEY BLACKWELL (PLAINFIELD, IN)
  • MOST UNDERRATED: CLAIRE RAUCK (CLARKSVILLE PROVIDENCE, IN)
  • MOST VERSATILE: JULIA RUZEVICH (CHICAGO MARIST, IL)
  • NAME TO WATCH OUT FOR: PERRI MITCHELL (LOUISVILLE PRP, KY)
  • SMOOTHEST: GRACE WHITE (GRAYSON CO., KY)
  • TEAM ON FIRE: GREENFIELD CENTRAL (IN)
  • TOP TEAM: LOUISVILLE MALE (KY)
  • BEST EVENT: QUEEN OF THE COMMONWEALTH (KY)
  • BEST COACH: DONNA MOIR (LOUISVILLE SACRED HEART, KY)
  • UP & COMING COACH: MIKE WARREN (JEFFERSONVILLE, IN)

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Saturday, 31 December 2016
Berkmar (GA) vs. Trinity (Boys) (Championship) Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Tournament December 20, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016BERKTRINB

 

 

Berkmar (GA) vs. Trinity (Boys) (Championship)

Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Tournament

Fairdale High School

Fairdale, KY

December 20, 2016

 

Berkmar (GA) coach Greg Phillips started the following lineup: 6-3 Jr. Ben Soumahoro, 6-3 So. Ian Hardy, 6-5 Sr. Jay Estime, 5-11 Sr. Zach Cooks, and 6-4 Sr. Al Durham.  Trinity coach Mike Szabo countered with 6-4 So. David Johnson, 6-6-2 Sr. David Burton, 6-3 Sr. LJ Harris, 6-2 Sr. Lukas Burkman, and 6-4 Fr. Justin Powell.

 

Trinity defeated Berkmar (GA) by a score of 73-69 in an epic battle for the championship.  The score was tied three times and there were three lead changes in the game.  Berkmar trailed 28-26 in the second quarter but Trinity finished the half on a 16-4 run to lead 44-30 at halftime.  Berkmar rallied in the second half but could never overcome the Shamrocks.  Trinity shot 61% from the field including 11 of 19 from the three point line.  The Shamrocks connected on 12 of 17 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 12 points off eight Berkmar turnovers.  Berkmar shot 43.9% from the field including eight of 23 from beyond the arc.  The Patriots connected on 11 of 16 free throws, pulled down 21 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 15 Trinity turnovers.

 

6-5 Jr. Jayden Scrubb led Trinity with 16 points, five rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Lukas Burkman also scored 16 points including four three point baskets.  David Johnson recorded 12 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists.  David Burton chipped in with 10 points and nine rebounds.  Justin Powell added 10 points and four assists.

 

Al Durham led Berkmar (GA) with 30 points including four three point baskets and five rebounds.  Zach Cooks added 19 points including three three point baskets and six steals.  Jay Estime recorded 11 points and four rebounds.

 

Berkmar (GA),19,11,17,22,69

Trinity,19,25,11,18,73

 

Berkmar (GA) (69) – Soumahoro 2, Hardy 7, Estime 11, Cooks 19, Durham 30.

 

Trinity (73) – Johnson 12, Burton 10, Harris 6, Burkman 16, Powell 10, Scrubb 16, Turnier 3.

 

2016 All Tournament Team – Bob White Most Valuable Player David Johnson (Trinity), Ralph Beard Spirit Award Deangelo Wiulson, Tavin Lovan (Franklin-Simpson), Taveion Hollingsworth (Paul Laurence Dunbar), Jaylon Hall (Doss), Jaylen Sebree (Christian County), Sean McNeil (Cooper), Anthony Wales (Fern Creek), Terry Taylor (Bowling Green), Zion Harmon (Bowling Green), Jamil Wilson (Ballard), Trey Doomes (Allatoona), CJ Fredrick (Covington Catholic), Cole VonHandorf (Covington Catholic), Al Durham (Berkmar), Zach Cooks (Berkmar), and Lukas Burkman (Trinity).

 

A special thanks to the King of the Bluegrass Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics and to the staff for providing the awards and all tournament team.


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Mason County vs. Lexington Christian Academy (Boys) (Championship) Traditional Bank Gateway Holiday Classic December 29, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016MCLCAB

 

 

Mason County vs. Lexington Christian Academy (Boys) (Championship)

Traditional Bank Gateway Holiday Classic

Montgomery County High School

Mt. Sterling, KY

December 29, 2016

 

Mason County coach Buddy Biggs started the following lineup: 6-0 Jr. Levi Dunaway, 5-11 Fr. Sam Kumler, 6-10 Jr. Dalton Perkins, 5-9 So. Jaylen Lofton, and 5-10 Jr. Isaiah Garrison.  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 defeated Mason County by a score of 83-58.  Lexington Christian Academy shot 45.7% from the field including nine of 26 from the three point line.  LCA attempted 16 more shots (70-54) from the field than Mason County and held a 49-28 advantage in rebounds.  The Eagles connected on 10 of 15 free throws and scored 16 points off 12 Mason County turnovers.  Mason County shot 38.9% from the field including four of 11 from beyond the arc.  The Royals connected on 12 of 20 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 10 LCA turnovers.

 

Austin Hall led LCA with 22 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, and two blocked shots.  Chandler Stewart added 15 points including two three point baskets and six assists.  Carter Hendricksen recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds.  Kyle Rode added 12 points, 11 rebounds, four assists, and three steals.

 

Sam Kumler led Mason County with 12 points including two three point baskets.  Isaiah Garrison added 11 points and seven rebounds.  Levi Dunaway also scored 11 points.

 

Mason County,8,17,10,23,58

Lexington Christian Academy,16,20,24,23,83

 

Mason County (58) – Dunaway 11, Kumler 12, Perkins 0, Lofton 6, Garrison 11, Boyd 3, Jackson 2, Stewart 4, Jones 6, Frey 1, Chambers 2.

 

Lexington Christian Academy (83) – Hendricksen 13, Rode 12, Hall 22, Stewart 15, Harper 8, Dalton 1, Miller 1, Grier 3, Hacker 3, Hardin 2, Johnson 3.

 

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


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Simon Kenton vs. Paul Laurence Dunbar (Girls) (Championship) Traditional Bank Gateway Holiday Classic December 29, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016SKPLDG

 

 

Simon Kenton vs. Paul Laurence Dunbar (Girls) (Championship)

Traditional Bank Gateway Holiday Classic

Montgomery County High School

Mt. Sterling, KY

December 29, 2016

 

Simon Kenton coach Jeff Stowers started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Shelby Harmeyer, 5-9 Jr. Bailee Harney, 6-2 Sr. Madi Meier, 5-6 Fr. Maggi Jones, and 5-8 Jr. Allyson Niece.  Paul Laurence Dunbar coach Nick Runyon countered with 5-11 Sr. Autumn Heriford, 5-9 Jr. Peyton Humphreys, 5-9 Jr. Anaiyah Cotton, 5-6 Jr. Mashayla Cecil, and 5-8 So. Cheyenne Fullwood.

 

Simon Kenton defeated a cold shooting Paul Laurence Dunbar team by a score of 57-34.  Simon Kenton shot 42.3% from the field including five of 17 from the three point line.  The Lady Pioneers connected on eight of 11 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 11 Dunbar turnovers.  Dunbar shot 23.1% from the field including zero of 12 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Bulldogs connected on 16 of 19 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored seven points off nine Simon Kenton turnovers.

 

Madi Meier led Simon Kenton with 14 points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots.  Allyson Niece added 12 points and eight rebounds.  5-4 Sr. Kendyl Gilliam recorded 11 points including three three point baskets and five assists.  Shelby Harmeyer chipped in with nine points and five rebounds.  Bailee Harney also pulled down eight rebounds.

 

Peyton Humphreys led Paul Laurence Dunbar with 11 points and eight rebounds.  Anaiyah Cotton added 10 points and six rebounds. 

 

Simon Kenton,22,9,16,10,57

Paul Laurence Dunbar,10,12,6,6,34

 

Simon Kenton (57) – Harmeyer 9, Harney 4, Meier 14, Jones 5, Niece 12, Gilliam 11, Stamper 2.

 

Paul Laurence Dunbar (34) – Heriford 4, Humphreys 11, Cotton 10, Cecil 7, Fullwood 2.

 

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


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Cooper vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys) (Championship) Traditional Bank Holiday Classic December 30, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016COLCATHB

 

 

Cooper vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys) (Championship)

Traditional Bank Holiday Classic

Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

December 30, 2016

 

Cooper coach Tim Sullivan started the following lineup: 6-3 Sr. Dante Hendrix, 6-3 Jr. Adam Kunkel, 6-4 So. Blaine Walters, 6-0 Jr. Brayden Runion, and 6-2 Jr. Tyler Ollier.  Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-5 Jr. Zan Payne, 6-3 Jr. TC Price, 6-7 Sr. Peter Whitman, 6-3 Sr. Blake Scott, and 6-3 Sr. Luke Johnson.

 

Cooper defeated a cold shooting Lexington Catholic team by a score of 49-45 to capture the tournament championship.  Cooper shot 55.6% from the field including six of 13 from the three point line.  The Jaguars connected on six of 13 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored four points off eight Lexington Catholic turnovers.  Lexington Catholic shot 31.7% from the field including four of 14 from beyond the arc.  The Knights connected on 15 of 20 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 13 Cooper turnovers.

 

Adam Kunkel led Cooper with 20 points including two three point baskets.  Blaine Walters added nine points and five rebounds.  6-5 Sr. Daniel Wasser chipped in with eight points and five rebounds.  Dante Hendrix recorded five points, three rebounds, six assists, and two steals.

 

Luke Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 24 points including three three point baskets.  Zan Payne added 13 points and nine rebounds.

 

Adam Kunkel was named Tournament MVP.

 

Cooper,12,13,10,14,49

Lexington Catholic,6,13,13,13,45

 

Cooper (49) – Hendrix 5, Kunkel 20, Walters 9, Runion 2, Ollier 5, Wasser 8.

 

Lexington Catholic (45) – Payne 13, Price 1, Whitman 2, Blake Scott 5, L. Johnson 24.

 

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

 

 


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DuPont Manual vs. Butler (Girls) (Championship) Traditional Bank Holiday Classic December 23, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016MANBG

 

 

DuPont Manual vs. Butler (Girls) (Championship)
Traditional Bank Holiday Classic

Lexington Catholic High School

Lexington, KY

December 23, 2016

 

DuPont Manual coach Jeff Sparks started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Tonysha Curry, 5-11 Fr. Nila Blackford, 5-11 Jr. Aniah Griffin, 5-2 Jr. Tyonne Howard, and 5-5 Jr. Jaela Johnson.  Butler coach Larry Just countered with 5-10 Sr. Jaelynn Penn, 5-8 Sr. Tasia Jeffries, 6-3 Jr. Molly Lockhart, 5-4 Sr. Breia Torrens, and 5-6 Sr. Terri Goodlett.

 

Butler defeated DuPont Manual by a score of 62-50 to earn the Traditional Bank Holiday Classic championship.  There were eight lead changes and four ties in this game.  Butler shot 54.3% from the field including nine of 18 from the three point line.  The Bearettes connected on three of eight free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 15 Manual turnovers.  Manual shot 41.5% from the field including five of 16 from beyond the arc.  The Lady Crimsons connected on 11 of 14 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 12 Butler turnovers.

 

Jaelynn Penn led Butler with 18 points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, and six assists.  Breia Torrens added 10 points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, and six assists.  Tasia Jeffries recorded 10 points including three three point baskets.  Terri Goodlett chipped in with nine points and six assists.  Molly Lockhart added nine points, five rebounds, and three blocked shots.

 

Jaela Johnson led DuPont Manual with 19 points.  Nila Blackford added 13 points and six rebounds.  Tyonne Howard chipped in with seven points and four assists.

 

Jaelynn Penn was named Tournament MVP.

 

DuPont Manual,14,15,11,10,50

Butler,18,19,7,18,62

 

DuPont Manual (50) – Curry 5, Blackford 13, Griffin 3, Howard 7, Johnson 19, Riley 3.

 

Butler (62) – Penn 18, Jeffries 10, Lockhart 9, Torrens 10, Goodlett 9, Cain 6.

 

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

 

 

 


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Lincoln County vs. Madison Central (Girls) (Championship) Elite Insurance Solutions Lady Lion Classic December 29, 2016
Topic: Basketball

2016LCMCG

 

 

Lincoln County vs. Madison Central (Girls) (Championship)

Elite Insurance Lady Lion Classic

Garrard County Middle School

Lancaster, KY

December 29, 2016

 

Lincoln County coach Cassandra McWhorter started the following lineup: 5-11 So. Emma King, 5-8 Sr. Jenna King, 5-11 So. Kaitlynn Wilks, 5-5 So. Maddy Boyle, and 5-7 Sr. Logan Godbey.  Madison Central coach Robert Cooksey countered with 5-10 Sr. Lindsey Johns, 5-10 Sr. Charity Mack, 6-0 Sr. Mallie Cornett, 5-4 Jr. Bailee Vanover, and 5-7 Sr. Kasi Schneid.

 

What a difference two weeks make!!!  On December 16th Madison Central traveled to Lincoln County and was throttled 81-47 to drop their record to 1-5.  Fast forward to December 29th and Madison Central pulled away in the final minutes to defeat Lincoln County 55-44 and improve their season record to 9-5, a 45 point turn around.  Lincoln County led 39-35 after three quarters but the Madison Central coaching staff did an excellent job keeping the team calm and focused and the Indians outscored the Patriots 20-5 in the final period.  There were eight lead changes and 11 ties in this game.

 

Madison Central shot 41% from the field including three of 15 from the three point line.  The Indians connected on 20 of 26 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored four points off 12 Lincoln County turnovers.  Lincoln County shot 27.9% from the field including seven of 27 from beyond the arc.  The Patriots connected on three of four free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 18 Madison Central turnovers.

 

Mallie Cornett led Madison Central with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and three blocked shots.  Cornett was four of five from the field and six of six free throws.  Lindsey Johns added 13 points, seven rebounds, and two steals.  Kasi Schneid recorded 10 points including two three point baskets and seven rebounds.  Charity Mack also scored 10 points and pulled down six rebounds.  Bailee Vanover chipped in with seven points, four rebounds, and five assists.

 

Emma King led Lincoln County with 19 points including four three point baskets.  Maddy Boyle added eight points and four assists.  Jenna King recorded seven points and six rebounds. 5-9 So. Zaria Napier pulled down seven rebounds.

 

Lincoln County,8,13,18,5,44

Madison Central,10,11,14,20,55

 

Lincoln County (44) – E. King 19, J. King 7, Wilks 4, Boyle 8, Godbey 0, Napier 4, Southerland 2.

 

Madison Central (55) – Johns 13, Mack 10, Cornett 14, Vanover 7, Schneid 10, Todd 1.

 

All Tournament Team – Sis Logan (Garrard County), Ameran Steele (South Laurel), Ashtyn Bell (Wayne County), Delaney Enlow (Woodford County), Jay Ballard (Lexington Catholic), Madison Kalb (Bracken County), Grace Combs (Lexington Christian Academy), Emmie Harris (Boyle County), Hope Kelley (Rockcastle County), Lauren Preston (Johnson Central), Jenna King (Lincoln County), Kaitlynn Wilks (Lincoln County), Bailee Vanover (Madison Central), Lindsey Johns (Madison Central), and Mallie Cornett (Madison Central).

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Posted by REH at 4:34 PM EST
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