Lafayette vs. Lexington Christian Academy (Boys)
Lexington Christian Academy
January 16, 2015
Lafayette coach Mike Mendenhall III started the following lineup: 6-2 Sr. Lucky Jackson, 5-10 Jr. Jaelin Jenkins, 6-6 Jr. Ross Jenkins, 5-10 So. Jajuante Carpenter, and 6-0 Jr. Harrison Lane. Lexington Christian Academy coach Nate Valentine countered with 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.
Lexington Christian Academy outscored Lafayette 19-9 in the final quarter to earn a 49-40 victory. There were 10 lead changes and six ties in this game. LCA shot 35.9% from the field including three of 11 from the three point line. The Eagles connected on 18 of 22 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 13 Lafayette turnovers. Lafayette shot 33.3% from the field including five of 22 from beyond the arc. The Generals connected on three of five free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored five points off 14 LCA turnovers.
Matt Rose led LCA with 21 points and seven rebounds. Benton Nighbert added nine points including two three point baskets. 6-6 So. Tre King recorded six points and six rebounds.
Jajuante Carpenter and 5-9 Jr. TJ Downey led Lafayette with 10 points each. Ross Jenkins recorded seven points, six rebounds, and four blocked shots.
Lafayette (40) – Jackson 6, J. Jenkins 4, R. Jenkins 7, Carpenter 10, Lane 3, Downey 10.
Lexington Christian (49) – Rose 21, Nighbert 9, Trimble 4, Stein 1, Rode 3, King 6, Joe Davis 5.
A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.