Lexington Christian Academy vs. West Jessamine (Boys)
West Jessamine High School
January 13, 2015
Lexington Christian Academy coach Nate Valentine started the following lineup: 6-7 Sr. Matt Rose, 6-4 Sr. Benton Nighbert, 6-8 Sr. Drew Trimble, 6-0 Sr. John Stein, and 6-5 8th Grade Kyle Rode. West Jessamine coach Damon Kelley countered with 6-4 Sr. Brooks Ely, 6-3 Jr. Siah Holifield, 6-4 Sr. Dalton Crouse, 6-0 Jr. Camron Seater, and 6-0 Sr. David McCorvey.
Lexington Christian Academy trailed by seven points with less than four minutes left in the game but rallied to earn a 65-62 victory over West Jessamine. There were eight lead changes and five ties in this game. This was a game of “runs” as LCA led 22-12 early in the second quarter but West Jessamine rallied to lead 30-27 at halftime. West Jessamine was hampered down the stretch as Brooks Ely fouled out late in the game. LCA shot 51.4% from the field including seven of 14 from the three point line. The Eagles connected on 20 of 23 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 13 points off nine West Jessamine turnovers. West Jessamine shot 40.4% from the field including four of 14 from beyond the arc. The Colts connected on 16 of 24 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 16 LCA turnovers.
Matt Rose led LCA with 25 points including 10 of 11 free throws and five rebounds. Drew Trimble added 12 points and nine rebounds. Benton Nighbert also scored 12 points on four three point baskets. Kyle Rode recorded nine points and four rebounds.
Brooks Ely led West Jessamine with 21 points. David McCorvey added 13 points and nine rebounds. Siah Holifield recorded 11 points.
Lexington Christian Academy (65) – Rose 25, Nighbert 12, Trimble 12, Stein 2, Rode 9, Schacht 2, King 3.
West Jessamine (62) – Ely 21, Holifield 11, Crouse 3, Seater 6, McCorvey 13, Okesson 3, Cook 2, Tullar 3.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.