Dixie Heights vs. Lafayette (Girls)
2nd Annual Adams Buick GMC Holiday Hoopfest (Game #8)
Madison Central High School
December 22, 2022
© 2022 by Ron Harrison
Dixie Heights coach Joel Steczynski started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Samantha Berman, 5-9 Fr. Coralee Pelfrey, 5-11 Jr. Abby Thelen, 5-7 Jr. Jalynn Brooks, and 5-9 Sr. Ella Steczynski. Lafayette coach Allison Denton countered with 5-10 So. Tess Nelson, 5-8 So. Isabelle Combs, 5-11 So. Savannah Simpson, 5-4 8th Grade Layla Flynn, and 5-5 Fr. Anna Clay Denton.
Dixie Heights defeated Lafayette by the score off 64-57. The score was tied four times and there were four lead changes in the game. Dixie Heights shot 38.3% from the field including five of 19 from the three point line. The Colonels connected on 23 of 30 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 25 points off 24 Lafayette turnovers. Lafayette shot 46.7% from the field including two of seven from beyond the arc. The Lady Generals connected on 13 of 21 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 21 points off 24 Dixie Heights turnovers,
Samantha Berman led Dixie Heights with 24 points including 10 of 11 free throws, nine rebounds, four assists, and six steals. Ella Steczynski added 11 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and four steals. 5-8 So. Bella Crawford recorded eight points including two three point baskets and three steals. Coralee Pelfry chipped in with seven points, five rebounds, and three assists. Jalynn Brooks added six points, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals.
Isabelle Combs led Lafayette with 14 points and three rebounds. Layla Flynn added 10 points, two rebounds, and three assists. Savannah Simpson recorded eight points, three rebounds, and five steals. 5-5 So. Abbey Popham added eight points and two rebounds. Tess Nelson recorded six points, seven rebounds, and two blocked shots. 5-10 Jr. Jackie Tishibangi added five points, two rebounds, and four steals.
Dixie Heights (64) – Berman 24, Pelfrey 7, Thelen 6, Brooks 6, Steczynski 11, Crawford 8, Elkins 1, Moore 1.
Lafayette (57) – Nelson 6, Combs 14, Simpson 8, Flynn 10, Denton 4, Tishibangi 5, Webster 2, Popham 8.
A special thanks to the Madison Central Stats Crew for the comprehensive stats provided for tonight's games.
Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at email@example.com.
Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other football events appear on kyprephoops.com.
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