2014REG6G

 

 

2014 Class Act 6th Region Girls Basketball Tournament

Butler, Louisville Holy Cross, Mercy Academy, North Bullitt, and Valley High Schools

Louisville, KY

March 4-8, 2014

 

2014 by Ron Harrison

 

 

March 4th

 

Butler

68

Bullitt East

56

Butler High School

Louisville Holy Cross

63

Bullitt Central

49

Louisville Holy Cross

Mercy Academy

61

Iroquois

42

Mercy Academy

North Bullitt

63

Pleasure Ridge Park

57

North Bullitt High School

 

March 6th

 

Louisville Holy Cross vs. Butler (Semifinal)

 

Louisville Holy Cross coach Fred Copass started the following lineup: 5-7 Sr. Hayley Lockwood, 5-5 So. Brooke Blackwell, 5-10 Sr. Josie Hockman, 5-4 So. Olivia Morabito, and 5-4 Sr. Rebecca Miller. Butler coach Larry Just countered with 5-10 Sr. Danielle Lawrence, 5-8 So. Allison Just, 5-11 Jr. Miyah Casey, 5-2 Fr. Breia Torrens, and 5-6 Fr. Jaelynn Penn.

 

Butler defeated Holy Cross by a score of 67-22. Butler shot 53.3% from the field including four of 11 from the three point line. The Bearettes connected on 15 of 19 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 25 points off 18 Holy Cross turnovers. Holy Cross shot 21.6% from the field including zero of six from beyond the arc. The Lady Cougars connected on six of 10 free throws, pulled down 21 rebounds, and scored two points off seven Butler turnovers.

 

Allison Just led Butler with 12 points. 5-10 So. Micaiah Bowden, 5-7 Jr. Madison Winebrenner, and Danielle Lawrence each recorded nine points.

 

Rebecca Miller led Holy Cross with nine points. Josie Hockman added seven points and seven rebounds.

 

Holy Cross

6

2

7

7

22

Butler

17

20

18

12

67

 

Holy Cross (22) Lockwood 1, Blackwell 2, Hockman 7, Morabito 0, Miller 9, Roarx 2, Newton 1.

 

Butler (67) Lawrence 9, Just 12, Casey 6, Torrens 0, Penn 6, Rice 4, Jeffries 3, Bowden 9, Lane 2, Goodlett 1, Winebrenner 9, Lewis 6.

 

North Bullitt vs. Mercy Academy (Semifinal)

 

North Bullitt coach Amber Courtney started the following lineup: 5-7 Sr. Maria George, 5-6 Sr. Savannah Morrison, 5-8 Jr. Rachel Badgett, 5-6 So. Erin Dolan, and 5-6 So. Katie Downey. Mercy Academy coach Keith Baisch countered with 5-9 Jr. Kathryn Gross, 5-8 So. Erin Muthler, 6-0 Jr. Malerie Martin, 5-3 So. Jessica Laemmle, and 5-7 Jr. Hannah Bewley.

 

Mercy Academy trailed 29-19 in the second quarter but buoyed by a 17-6 advantage in the third quarter rallied to defeat North Bullitt by a score of 64-56. Mercy Academy shot 445 from the field including five of 12 from the three point line. The Jaguars connected on 15 of 18 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 25 North Bullitt turnovers. North Bullitt shot 39.5% from the field including three of nine from beyond the arc. The Lady Eagles connected on 19 of 28 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 20 Mercy Academy turnovers.

 

Hannah Bewley led Mercy Academy with 24 points including three three point baskets and five rebounds. Malerie Martin added 14 points, eight rebounds, two blocked shots, and two steals.

 

Katie Downey led North Bullitt with 16 points including two three point baskets and three steals. 5-10 Fr. Lauren Deel added 12 points and six rebounds. Savannah Morrison recorded nine points, nine rebounds, and three steals.

 

North Bullitt

20

11

6

19

56

Mercy Academy

13

13

17

21

64

 

North Bullitt (56) George 2, Morrison 9, Badgett 6, Dolan 7, Downey 16, Free 4, Deel 12.

 

Mercy Academy (64) Gross 3, Muthler 2, Martin 14, Laemmle 0, Bewley 24, White 3, M. Schmitz 7, Woods 5, Anderson 6.

 

 

March 8th

 

 

Mercy Academy vs. Butler (Championship)

 

Mercy Academy coach Keith Baisch started the following lineup: 5-9 Jr. Kathryn Gross, 5-8 So. Erin Muthler, 6-0 Jr. Malerie Martin, 5-3 So. Jessica Laemmle, and 5-7 Jr. Hannah Bewley. Butler coach Larry Just countered with 5-10 Sr. Danielle Lawrence, 5-8 So. Allison Just, 5-11 Jr. Miyah Casey, 5-2 Fr. Breia Torrens, and 5-6 Fr. Jaelynn Penn.

 

Butler pulled away in the final quarter to defeat Mercy Academy 55-47 in a game that had 12 lead changes and eight ties. Mercy Academy lost the rebounding battle 42-23 and was hampered by the fact that Malerie Martin was limited to 3:13 minutes of playing time due to a knee injury. Butler shot 40.5% from the field including two of 11 from the three point line. The Bearettes connected on 19 of 28 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 20 Mercy Academy turnovers. Mercy Academy shot 34.8% from the field including five of 15 from beyond the arc. The Jaguars connected on 10 of 18 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 23 points off 26 Butler turnovers.

 

Danielle Lawrence led Butler with 14 points and four steals. Jaelynn Penn added 11 points and eight rebounds. 5-8 Fr. Janna Lewis chipped in with nine points and five rebounds. Miyah Casey recorded eight points, five rebounds, and three blocked shots.

 

Hannah Bewley led Mercy Academy with 18 points including four three point baskets. Jessica Laemmle added 13 points.

 

Mercy Academy

14

10

13

10

47

Butler

14

11

14

16

55

 

Mercy Academy (47) Gross 0, Muthler 1, Martin 0, Laemmle 13, Bewley 18, M. Schmitz 1, Woods 5, Parr 4, Anderson 5.

 

Butler (55) Lawrence 14, Just 5, Casey 8, Torrens 4, Penn 11, Winebrenner 4, Lewis 9.

 

Acknowledgements:

 

A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for the semifinals and championship games.