Lexington Christian Academy vs. Lexington Catholic (Boys)
Lexington Catholic High School
February 12, 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. Lexington Catholic coach Brandon Salsman countered with 6-5 Sr. Tanner Johnson, 6-3 Sr. Reece Ryan, 6-5 Sr. Walker Boothe, 5-10 Sr. Michael Talbott, and 6-2 Sr. Jarod Griffin.
Lexington Catholic Academy controlled the boards (43-19) on their way to a 54-44 victory and District Championship over Lexington Christian Academy. LCA shot 38.6% from the field including four of 14 from the three point line. The Eagles connected on 16 of 20 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored two points off three Lexington Catholic turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 30% from the field including six of 21 from beyond the arc. The Knights connected on 14 of 21 free throws, pulled down 19 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 11 LCA turnovers.
Matt Rose led LCA with 11 points and 16 rebounds. Drew Trimble added 11 points, nine rebounds, and three assists. Benton Nighbert chipped in with nine points on three three point baskets. 6-6 So. Tre King recorded eight points and eight rebounds.
Tanner Johnson led Lexington Catholic with 17 points including three three point baskets and five rebounds. Jarod Griffin added nine points and four steals.
Lexington Christian (54) – Rose 11, Trimble 11, Nighbert 9, Stein 5, Rode 6, King 8, Schacht 4.
Lexington Catholic (44) – Johnson 17, Ryan 6, Boothe 2, Talbott 5, Griffin 9, Ogbogu 3, Morris 2.
A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic Stats Crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the comprehensive statistics for tonight’s game.