Beckley Prep vs. Covington Catholic (Boys)
Mike Murphy Classic
Mason County High School
December 14, 2019
Beckley Prep started the following lineup: 6-4 Lavric Mongala, 6-4 JJ Eubanks, 6-9 Kevin Siakam, Kalifa Muhamad, and 6-1 Angel Torres. Covington Catholic coach Scott Ruthsatz countered with 6-5 Fr. Chandler Starks, 6-4 So. Colin McHale, 6-5 Sr. Neil Green, 6-0 Sr. Grant Disken, and 6-3 Jr. Donovan Stocks.
Covington Catholic led 38-37 at the half and pulled away after the intermission to defeat Beckley Prep by a score of 71-60. Covington Catholic shot 53.5% from the field including six of 14 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 19 of 24 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and committed 14 turnovers. Beckley Prep shot 46.5% from the field including seven of 17 from beyond the arc. They connected on 13 of 17 free throws, pulled down 19 rebounds, and committed 16 turnovers.
Grant Disken led Covington Catholic with 17 points including four of four free throws and five assists. Neil Green added 16 points on eight of 10 from the field. Donovan Stocks recorded12 points including two three point baskets and four of four free throws. Chandler Starks chipped in with nine points, eight rebounds, three assists, and two steals. 7-1 Sr. Noah Hupmann pulled down seven rebounds and blocked four shots.
Lavric Mongala led Beckley Prep with 18 points including five of five from the free throw line and three steals. 6-1 Fahmir Ali added 13 points including two three point baskets, five assists, and two steals. JJ Eubanks recorded nine points on three three point baskets. Kevin Siakam added nine points and five rebounds.
Beckley Prep (60) – Mongala 18, Eubanks 9, Siakam 9, Muhamad 7, Torres 0. Simpson 1, Ali 13, Stitt 3.
Covington Catholic (71) – Starks 9, McHale 3, Green 16, Disken 17, Stocks 12, Murphy 7, Moser 6, Jackson 1.
A special thanks to the Covington Catholic Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for today’s game.