2019 45th District Tournament Girls Championship
Danville vs. Lincoln County
Garrard County Middle School
February 22, 2019
Lincoln County captured their fifth consecutive district title with an 87-68 victory over Danville. This was a game of runs as Lincoln County exploded out of the gate and led 19-3 mid way through the first quarter. However Danville roared back to take a 25-24 early in quarter number two. Lincoln County rallied to lead 43-36 at halftime and never trailed again in the game.
Lincoln County shot 54.7% from the field including five of 10 from the three point line. The Lady Patriots connected on 12 of 15 free throws and pulled down 38 rebounds. Danville shot 34.9% from the field including 10 of 28 from beyond the arc. The Lady Admirals connected on 14 of 18 free throws and pulled down 20 rebounds.
6-0 Sr. Kaitlynn Wilks led Lincoln County with 27 points and 12 rebounds. 5-6 Sr. Maddy Boyle added 22 points. 5-11 Sr. Emma King recorded 21 points and 5-10 Sr. Zaria Napier pulled down 10 rebounds.
5-8 Sr. Ivy Turner led Danville with 24 points including nine of 10 free throws and six rebounds. 5-8 So. Lara Akers added 17 points including five three point baskets. 5-7 So. Ahyana Burnett recorded 12 points including three three point baskets.
Danville (68) – L. Akers 17, J. Akers 6, Tandy 8, Burnett 12, Turner 25.
Lincoln County (87) – King 21, Napier 4, Wilks 27, Boyle 22, Shearer 6, Anna Lane 5, Rice 2.
All Tournament Team – Jenna Pratt (Kentucky School for the Deaf), Alyssa Wray (Boyle County), Brittany Butner (Garrard County), Ivy Turner (Danville), Desiree Tandy (Danville), Maddy Boyle (Lincoln County), Emma King (Lincoln County), and Kaitlynn Wilks (Lincoln County).