Sacred Heart Academy vs. Rock Bridge (MO) (Girls) (Championship)
Naples Holiday Shootout
American Division Championship
Barron Collier High School
December 30, 2021
Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup: 6-0 Fr. ZaKiyah Johnson, 5-11 Sr. Josie Gilvin, 6-0 Sr. Alex Wolff, 5-8 Jr. Triniti Ralston, and 5-10 So. Reagan Bender. Rock Bridge coach Jill Nagel countered with 5-11 Sr. Averi Kroenke, 5-10 Fr. Mari Miller, 6-4 Sr. Kyrah Brodie, 5-9 Jr. Maggie Primus, and 5-9 Sr. Christina Maltsberger.
Rock Bridge (MO) defeated Sacred Heart Academy by the score of 40-36 dealing the Valkyries their first defeat of the year. There were five lead changes and six ties in this game. Rock Bridge shot 30.8% from the field including four of 11 from the three point line. The Bruins connected on 12 of 17 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored six points off 10 Sacred Heart turnovers. Sacred Heart shot 26.3% from the field including three of 17 from beyond the arc. The Valkyries connected on three of 12 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored seven points off 18 Rock Bridge turnovers.
Averi Kroenke led Rock Bridge with 19 points including eight of eight free throws, 15 rebounds, and three steals. Mari Miller added 13 points including two three point baskets, four rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots, and one steal. Kyrah Brodie recorded three points, 10 rebounds, and three blocked shots.
ZaKiyah Johnson led Sacred Heart Academy with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Triniti Ralston added nine points including two three point baskets, six rebounds, and four assists. Josie Gilvin recorded eight points, three rebounds, three blocked shots, and four steals.
Sacred Heart Academy,16,5,10,5,36
Rock Bridge (MO),12,4,13,11,40
Sacred Heart Academy (36) – Johnson 11, Gilvin 8, Wolff 2, Ralston 9, Bender 5, Kaufman 1.
Rock Bridge (MO) (40) – Kroenke 19, Miller 13, Brodie 3, Primus 3, Maltsberger 0, Smith 2.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for this game.