© 2009 by Ron Harrison
Elizabethtown Coach Tim Mudd started the following lineup: 5-9 Sr. Terra Lucas, 5-9 So. Adelaide Luckett, 6-0 Sr. Alex Jones, 5-8 Sr. Dorian Downs, and 5-5 So. Natalie Greenwell. Mercy Academy Coach Mark Evans countered with 5-8 Jr. Malisa Cruz, 5-8 So. Juliann Miller, 5-9 Sr. Catherine Montano, 5-8 Jr. Ellen Sholtes, and 5-9 Jr. Therese Montano.
Elizabethtown pulled away in the final quarter to defeat Mercy Academy by a score of 81-70. Elizabethtown opened the final quarter with a 24-10 run to gain control of the game.
Elizabethtown shot 59.5% from the field including eight of 16 from the three point line. The Lady Panthers connected on 23 of 29 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 26 points off 12 Mercy turnovers. Mercy Academy shot 38.1% from the field including eight of 26 from beyond the arc. The Jaguars connected on 14 of 20 free throws, grabbed 28 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 19 Elizabethtown turnovers. Mercy attempted 21 more shots from the field (63-42) than Elizabethtown.
Dorian Downs led Elizabethtown with 28 points including six three point baskets. Alex Jones added 21 points, 13 rebounds, five assists, and four blocked shots. 5-11 Sr. Jasmine Deaderick pulled down nine rebounds. Therese Montano led Mercy with 20 points. Juliann Miller added 16 points. Malisa Cruz recorded 11 points including three three point baskets and nine rebounds.
|Elizabethtown||(81) -||Lucas 9, Luckett 5, Jones 21, Downs 28, Greenwell 6, Deaderick 4, Gilpin 6, Berrow 2.|
|Mercy Academy||(70) -||Cruz 11, Miller 16, C. Montano 9, Sholtes 4, T. Montano 20, Faris 2, Eberle 2, Ch. Roush 6.|
Hart County Coach Tommy Adams started the following lineup: 5-11 Jr. Shelbie Proctor, 5-6 Fr. Lexee Wilson, 5-11 Fr. Lindsey Burd, 5-2 Fr. Leah Burd, and 5-9 Sr. Lindsay Highbaugh. Assumption Coach Ron Ferch countered with 6-0 Jr. Molly Ernst, 5-9 Jr. Sara Minogue, 5-10 Sr. Amy Brutscher, 5-7 Jr. Kayla McMahon, and 5-5 Jr. Clare Delahanty.
Assumption pulled away late to defeat Hart County 64-46. Hart County was cold from the field today as they shot 22.9% from the field including 16.7% in the second half.
Assumption shot 34.5% from the field including three of 14 from the three point line. The Rockets connected on 21 of 26 free throws, pulled down 46 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 23 Hart County turnovers. Hart County shot 22.9% from the field including one of 13 from beyond the arc. The Lady Raiders connected on 23 of 32 free throws, grabbed 37 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 21 Assumption turnovers.
Molly Ernst led Assumption with 15 points including three three point baskets. Ernst pulled down nine rebounds and blocked seven shots. Amy Brutscher added 11 points and seven rebounds. 5-9 So. Maggie Hartlage also recorded 11 points. Lindsay Highbaugh led Hart County with 17 points including 13 of 16 free throws and pulled down six rebounds. Shelbie Proctor added 15 points.
|Hart County||(46) -||Proctor 15, Wilson 1, Lindsey Burd 0, Leah Burd 2, Highbaugh 17, Trent 7, Butler 1, Strother 3.|
|Assumption||(64) -||Ernst 15, Minogue 4, Brutscher 11, McMahon 5, Delahanty 4, Ochsner 6, Oliver 2, Hartlage 11, Mullen 6.|
Notre Dame Coach Cheryl Darpel started the following lineup: 5-8 Sr. Judy Albanese, 5-9 Sr. Kirsten Delph, 5-11 Sr. Maddie Walker, 5-5 Sr. Emily Ludwig, and 5-7 Sr. Casey Jackson. Manual Coach Stacy Pendleton countered with 6-2 Jr. Zakiyah Martin, 5-10 Fr. Kara Wright, 6-1 Sr. Avery Jones, 5-4 Sr. Denisha Harbison, and 5-7 Fr. April Wilson.
Manual scored 30 points off 31 Notre Dame turnovers in a 70-51 victory over the Pandas . Manual also held a 25-8 advantage in bench scoring.
Manual shot 52% from the field including one of five from the three point line. The Lady Crimsons connected on 17 of 26 free throws and pulled down 32 rebounds. Notre Dame shot 34.6% from the field including one of 10 from beyond the arc. The Pandas connected on 14 of 18 free throws, grabbed 33 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 21 Manual turnovers.
Avery Jones led Manual with 20 points and eight rebounds. Kara Wright and 5-6 Fr. Leasia Wright recorded 11 points each. Emily Ludwig led Notre Dame with 15 points. Kirsten Delph added 13 points and seven rebounds. Casey Jackson chipped in with 10 points.
|duPont Manual||70||Notre Dame||51|
|Notre Dame||(51) -||Albanese 0, Delph 13, Walker 5, Ludwig 15, Jackson 10, Ammerman 2, Drees 2, Noll 2, Worland 2.|
|duPont Manual||(70) -||Martin 7, K. Wright 11, Jones 20, Harbison 0, Wilson 7, L. Wright 11, Guess 9, Bodine 3, Lauterbach 2.|
Marion County Coach Trent Milby started the following lineup: 5-10 Fr. Breanna Elder, 5-7 So. Shakila Goodin, 6-0 8th grader Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, 5-3 Sr. Dee Johnson, and 5-7 8th grader Makayla Epps. Sacred Heart Coach Donna Moir countered with 5-9 Jr. Mary Gordon Stough, 5-11 Jr. Jackie Hafele, 5-11 So. Morgan Clemons, 5-10 So. Monica McGreal, and 5-6 Jr. Autumn Miller.
Sacred Heart outscored Marion County 19-10 in the second quarter on their way to a 58-38 victory. Sacred Heart shot 44.2% from the field including two of eight from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 18 of 24 free throws, pulled down 41 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 16 Marion County turnovers. Marion County shot 29.1% from the field including zero of 10 from beyond the arc. The Lady Knights connected on six of 12 free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 21 Sacred Heart turnovers.
Morgan Clemons led the victors with 15 points and eight rebounds. Mary Gordon Stough added 10 points and seven rebounds. Jackie Hafele chipped in with eight points and seven rebounds. 5-7 Jr. Leah Storch recorded eight points. Makayla Epps led Marion County with 12 points. Kyvin Goodin-Rogers added 11 points, five rebounds, and five steals. Breanna Elder chipped in with seven points.
|Sacred Heart Academy||58||Marion County||38|
|Sacred Heart Academy||11||19||10||18||58|
|Marion County||(38) -||Elder 7, Goodin 0, Goodin-Rogers 11, Johnson 4, Epps 12, Roberts 2, Torn 2.|
|Sacred Heart Academy||(58) -||Stough 10, Haefele 8, Clemons 15, McGreal 0, Miller 5, A. Campbell 6, Storch 8, H. Washle 2, Peabody 2, Katzman 2.|
Warren East Coach Angie Anderson started the following lineup: 6-0 Jr. Katie Holmes, 5-8 Jr. Jordan Crain, 6-2 Sr. Ashley Rainey, 5-5 Sr. Keisha Ray, and 5-5 So. Amy Barnett. Mercy Academy Coach Mark Evans countered with 5-8 Jr. Malisa Cruz, 5-8 So. Juliann Miller, 5-9 Sr. Catherine Montano, 5-8 Jr. Ellen Sholtes, and 5-9 Jr. Therese Montano.
Mercy Academy scored 26 points off 25 Warren East turnovers in a 73-57 victory. Mercy shot 36.9% from the field including four of 14 from the three point line. The Jaguars connected on 21 of 26 free throws and pulled down 34 rebounds. Warren East shot 40% from the field including three of 11 from beyond the arc. The Lady Raiders connected on 14 of 20 free throws, grabbed 44 rebounds, and scored seven points off nine Mercy turnovers.
Therese Montano led Mercy with 20 points including three three point baskets. Montano also recorded four rebounds six assists, and four steals. Juliann Miller, Catherine Montano, and Malisa Cruz added 14, 11, and 11 points respectively. Cruz also recorded eight rebounds and three steals. Ashley Rainey led Warren East with 20 points, 14 rebounds, and three blocked shots. Rainey was six of six from the field and eight of 10 from the free throw line. Jordan Crain added 12 points.
|Mercy Academy||73||Warren East||57|
|Warren East||(57) -||Holmes 8, Crain 12, Rainey 20, Ray 6, Barnett 3, White 2, Young 2, Britt 4.|
|Mercy Academy||(73) -||Cruz 11, Miller 14, C. Montano 11, Sholtes 0, T. Montano 20, Faris 4, Co. Roush 2, Ch. Roush 2, Goetz 7, Hemming 2.|
Iroquois Coach Al Northington started the following lineup: 5-9 Sr. Adia Mathies, 5-8 Sr. Meka Birdsong, 5-8 Sr. Danisha Scott, 5-5 Sr. Kayla Hickman, and 5-6 Sr. Asia Mathies. Lexington Christian Academy Coach Jason Seamands countered with 5-10 Sr. Anna Martin, 6-2 Jr. Sarah Beth Barnette, 5-10 Sr. Caitlin Dorton, 5-4 Fr. Kelli Mitchuson, and 5-11 Sr. Courtney Clifton.
Iroquois led 56-38 early in the final quarter but had to withstand a furious LCA rally to earn a 63-59 victory. Iroquois held a 23-3 advantage in bench scoring. Iroquois shot 48.1% from the field including seven of 16 from the three point line. The Lady Raiders connected on six of 16 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 22 LCA turnovers. LCA shot 41.3% from the field including eight of 23 from beyond the arc. The Lady Eagles connected on 13 of 16 free throws, grabbed 29 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 19 Iroquois turnovers.
Adia Mathies led Iroquois with 23 points including three three point baskets. Mathies also recorded 13 rebounds four assists, and five steals. 5-6 Sr. Stafonia Taylor added 13 points including three three point baskets. Kayla Hickman and 5-8 Jr. Victoria Brown chipped in with nine points each. Courtney Clifton led LCA with 21 points including five three point baskets. Sarah Beth Barnette added 19 points and eight rebounds. Anna Martin chipped in with 16 points and five rebounds.
|Iroquois||63||Lexington Christian Academy||59|
|Lexington Christian Academy||14||9||13||23||59|
|Iroquois||(63) -||Adia Mathies 23, Birdsong 1, Scott 0, Hickman 9, Asia Mathies 7, Brown 9, S. Taylor 13, Talbott 1.|
|Lexington Christian Academy||(59) -||Martin 16, Barnette 19, Dorton 0, Mitchuson 0, Clifton 21, Jacob 3.|
Bullitt East Coach Chris Stallings started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Shelby Romine, 5-7 Sr. Kelly Cunningham, 5-8 Sr. Chelsea Smith, 5-7 Sr. Jaime Simpson, and 5-9 Jr. Kayla Thacker. Lexington Catholic Coach Tony Talbott countered with 5-9 Sr. Shaneque McGhee, 5-11 Fr. Alex Botkin, 5-11 Jr. Madison Smith, 5-8 Sr. Danielle Corbett, and 5-9 Sr. Maggie Wilson.
Lexington Catholic trailed 37-31 entering the final quarter but rallied to defeat Bullitt East 56-45. Lexington Catholic scored 26 points off 26 Bullitt East turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 33.3% from the field including four of 14 from the three point line. The Lady Knights connected on 20 of 36 free throws and pulled down 30 rebounds. Bullitt East shot 32.7% from the field including four of 12 from beyond the arc. The Lady Chargers connected on nine of 20 free throws, grabbed 49 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 13 Lexington Catholic turnovers.
Maggie Wilson led Lexington Catholic with 17 points including three three point baskets. Shaneque McGhee added 14 points, 10 rebounds, and eight steals. Danielle Corbett chipped in with 10 points. 5-8 8th grader Octavia Wilson recorded nine points. Kayla Thacker led Bullitt East with 15 points including three three point baskets and eight rebounds. Shelby Romine added 10 points and six rebounds.
|Lexington Catholic||56||Bullitt East||45|
|Bullitt East||(45) -||Romine 10, Cunningham 0, Smith 3, Simpson 6, Thacker 15, Johnson 4, Philpott 4, Isabel 2, Stevens 1.|
|Lexington Catholic||(56) -||McGhee 14, Botkin 0, Smith 0, Corbett 10, M. Wilson 17, O. Wilson 9, Harrison 2, Mullikan 4.|
Congratulations to Mercy Academy for hosting this first class event with excellent teams and many talented players.
A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the computer statistics for all the games.
Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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