Marshall County vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Championship)
2021 Mingua Beef Jerky/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen ®
April 10, 2021
Marshall County coach Aaron Beth started the following lineup: 5-11 Jr. Jada Driver, 5-7 Sr. Cayson Conner, 6-2 Jr. Halle Langhi, 5-3 Sr. Layne Pea, and 5-6 Sr. Presley Jezik. Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-10 Jr. Josie Gilvin,5-8 Fr. Reagan Bender, 6-1 Jr. Alexandra Wolff, 5-5 So. Triniti Ralston, and 5-6 Sr. Maggie Montano.
Sacred Heart captured the championship with a 49-47 thriller over Marshall County. The score was tied 10 times and there were nine lead changes in the game. Sacred Heart shot 38% from the field including five of 15 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on six of eight free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 16 Marshall County turnovers. Marshall County shot 47.4% from the field including one of eight from beyond the arc. The Lady Marshals connected on 10 of 17 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored eight points off 11 Sacred Heart turnovers.
Triniti Ralston led Sacred Heart Academy with 18 points including four three point baskets, four of five free throws, four rebounds, and four assists. Alexandra Wolff added 10 points, four rebounds, and two blocked shots. Reagan Bender recorded eight points, four rebounds, and three assists. Josie Gilvin chipped in with for points, eight rebounds, five assists, five blocked shots, and five steals.
Halle Langhi led Marshall County with 19 points including four of six free throws, and seven rebounds. Cayson Conner added 16 points including four of six free throws, four rebounds, and six assists. 6-0 Sr. Sophie Galloway recorded six points and 10 rebounds.
Sacred Heart Academy,12,14,9,14,49
Marshall County (47) – Driver 4, Conner 16, Langhi 19, Pea 0, Jezik 2, Galloway 6.
Sactred Heart Academy (49) - Gilvin 4, Bender 8, Wolff 10, Ralston 18, Montano 0, Kaufman 5, Pelayo 4.
All Tournament Team – Lynkaylah James (Bowling Green), Brooklynn Miles (Franklin County), Ella Thompspn (Bethlehem0, Aubrey Hill (Russell), Sophie Smith (Anderson County), Amiya Jenkins (Anderson County), Jarie Thomas (Henderson County), Sadie Wurth (Henderson County), Layne Pea (Marshall County), Cayson Conner (Marshall County), Halle Langhi (Marshall County), Triniti Ralston (Sacred Heart Academy), Alexandra Wolff (Sacred Heart Academy),and MVP Josie Gilvin (Sacred Heart Academy0.
A speciall thanks to WL Stats and the KHSAA for providing the comprehensive statistics for this game.