Middlesboro vs. Lincoln County (Girls)
1st Annual Adams Buick GMC Holiday Hoopfest
Madison Central High School
December 20, 2021
Middlesboro coach Scott Overbay started the following lineup: 5-8 Sr. Grace Gent, 5-3 So. Anna Myers, 5-11 Sr. Kailey Owens, 5-0 Sr. Mallory James, and 5-0 Fr. Keevi Betts. Lincoln County coach James Jackson countered with 5-9 Jr. Mercedes Hensley, 5-6 Fr. Taylen Ralston, 6-0 Jr. Emily Estes, 5-5 So. Makayla Greer, and 5-5 Sr. Ally Lynn.
Lincoln County defeated Middlesboro by the score of 43-38. Lincoln County shot 36.2% from the field including eight of 22 from the three point line. The Lady Patriots connected on one of five free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 25 Middlesboro turnovers. Middlesboro shot 41.4% from the field including five of 15 from beyond the arc. The Lady Jackets connected on nine of 18 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 19 Lincoln County turnovers.
5-6 Fr. Alexia Baldock led Lincoln County with nine points on three three point baskets. Emily Estes added eight points, five rebounds, and two steals. Ally Lynn recorded seven points, three rebounds, three assists, and two steals. 5-4 So. Macey Rice chipped in with six points on two three point baskets, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals.
Kailey Owens led Middlesboro with 12 points including two three point baskets, nine rebounds, and two assists. Keevi Betts added nine points including six of six free throws and three rebounds. Grace Gent recorded seven points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, and one assists. Mallory Jones chipped in with seven points, two rebounds, two assists, and four steals.
Middlesboro (38) – Gent 7, Myers 0, Owens 12, James 7, Betts 9, Derossett 1, Brown 2.
Lincoln County (43) – Hensley 2, T. Ralston 2, Estes 8, Greer 0, Lynn 7, Sims 5, Baldock 9, Reed 4, Rice 6.
Ally Lynn (Lincoln County) was named Chad Tate Shelter Insurance Player of the Game.
A special thanks to the Madison Central Stats Crew for providing the comprehensive statistics for this game.