2017GHCB

 

 

Bojangles 11th Annual Gateway Holiday Classic (Boys)

Montgomery County High School

Mt. Sterling, KY

December 28-30, 2017

2018 Ron Harrison

 

 

 

December 28th

 

Boyle County vs. Worthington Kilbourne (OH)

 

Boyle County coach Steve Adams started the following lineup: 5-11 So. Reese Smith, 5-11 So. Grant Hotchkiss, 6-0 Sr. Jason Alexander, 5-8 Jr. Jacob Lassiter, and 5-10 Sr. Bryce Slone. Worthington Kilbourne coach Tom Souder countered with 6-1 Sr. Chase Brown, 6-1 Sr. Jake Hirschy, 6-2 Jr. Gavin Baker, 5-7 Fr. Cayden Dougherty, and 6-0 Jr. Zach Wilson.

 

Boyle County pulled away in the second half to defeat Worthington Kilbourne by a score of 78-53. Boyle County shot 60% from the field including six of 13 from the three point line. The Rebels connected on 12 of 18 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 14 Worthington Kilbourne turnovers. Worthington Kilbourne shot 44% from the field including six of 20 from beyond the arc. The Wolves connected on three of six free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored seven points on eight Boyle County turnovers.

 

Bryce Slone led Boyle County with 31 points including six three point baskets, five rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Reese Smith added 20 points and four rebounds. Jason Alexander recorded 14 points, five rebounds, five assists, and four steals. Grant Hotchkiss dished out eight assists.

 

Jake Hirschy led Worthington Kilbourne with 14 points including four three point baskets. Chase Brown added 13 points and seven rebounds. Gavin Baker chipped in with 11 points.

 

Boyle County

25

14

20

19

78

Worthington Kilbourne (OH)

18

17

9

9

53

 

Boyle County (78) Smith 20, Hotchkiss 4, Alexander 14, Lassiter 0, Slone 31, Bramel 7, Bodner 2.

 

Worthington Kilbourne (OH) (53) Brown 13, Hirschy 14, Baker 11, Dougherty 3, Wilson 2, Hackathorne 1, Schupp 3, Archual 4, Wilson 2.

 

 

Campbell County vs. Anderson County

 

Campbell County coach Aric Russell started the following lineup: 6-2 Jr. Drew Wilson, 6-2 Sr. Jesse Russell, 6-4 Jr. Reid Jolly, 5-11 Sr. Joel Day, and 6-1 Sr. Tanner Clos. Anderson County coach Glen Drury countered with 6-1 So. Zach Labhart, 6-0 Sr. Dylan Pittman, 6-2 Sr. Christian Gritton, 5-8 So. Tyler Rice, and 5-11 Sr. Cobe Penny.

 

Campbell County outscored Anderson County 31-15 in the third quarter on their way to a 65-44 victory. Campbell County shot 48.1% from the field including four of 16 from the three point line. The Camels connected on nine of 15 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 30 points off 21 Anderson County turnovers. Anderson County shot 41.5% from the field including five of 20 beyond the arc. The Bearcats connected on five of 10 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored six points off eight Campbell County turnovers.

 

Tanner Clos led Campbell County with 20 points. Reid Jolly added 17 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, and two steals. Drew Wilson chipped in with 11 points. Joel Day recorded 10 points and four assists.

 

Cobe Penny led Anderson County with 13 points, four rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Dylan Pittman added 11 points and four rebounds. Christian Gritton recorded eight points and 10 rebounds.

 

Campbell County

6

13

31

15

65

Anderson County

10

6

15

13

44

 

Campbell County (65) Wilson 11, Russell 5, Jolly 17, Day 10, Clos 20, Schaefer 2.

 

Anderson County (44) Labhart 1, Pittman 11, Gritton 8, Rice 3, Penny 13, Maxberry 2, Rutherford 6.

 

 

Highlands vs. Montgomery County

 

Highlands coach Kevin Listerman started the following lineup: 6-3 Sr. Tyler Gulley, 6-2 Jr. Nate Roberts, 6-4 Sr. Griffin Huber, 5-11 Sr. Jacob Noe, and 6-0 Sr. Robby Gabbard. Montgomery County coach Matt Daniel countered with 6-4 Jr. Pharoah Davis, 6-2 Sr. Hayden Chism, 6-6 Jr. Will Cockrell, 5-11 Jr. Myron Ralls, and 6-1 Jr. Dylan Young.

Montgomery County led 29-27 at halftime and pulled away in the second half to defeat Highlands by a score of 60-47. There were seven lead changes and five ties in the game. Montgomery County shot 46.3% from the field including five of 16 from the three point line. The Indians connected on 17 of 26 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored two points off three Highlands turnovers. Highlands shot 34.5% from the field including four of 17 from beyond the arc. The Bluebirds connected on 17 of 26 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored nine points off nine Montgomery turnovers.

 

Myron Ralls led Montgomery County with 23 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and two assists. Pharoah Davis added 14 points and seven rebounds. Will Cockrell recorded seven points, 10 rebounds, and four blocked shots.

 

Robby Gabbard led Highland with 11 points and three rebounds. Griffin Huber added 10 points.

 

Highlands

10

17

9

11

47

Montgomery County

14

15

13

18

60

 

Highlands (47) Gulley 3, Roberts 5, Huber 10, Noe 2, Gabbard 11, Hegge 3, King 2, Starkey 2, Leigh 3, Schoellman 3, Vinson 3.

 

Montgomery County (60) Davis 14, Chism 8, Cockrell 7, Ralls 23, Young 0, King 5, Kosier 3.

 

 

Powell County vs. Woodford County

 

Powell County coach Dave Fraley started the following lineup: 6-4 Sr. Drew Ginter, 6-2 Sr. Carlos Hernandez, 6-4 Sr. Payton Barnett, 6-1 So. Colby Cook, and 5-9 Jr. Nathan Skidmore. Woodford County coach Ryan Wilson countered with 6-1 Sr. Nicholas Smith, 6-1 Jr. Brandon Cromwell, 6-1 Jr. Corey George, 5-8 So. Anthony Tabor, and 5-10 Jr. Ryan Duke.

 

Woodford County defeated Powell County by a score of 82-75. Woodford County shot 51.7% from the field including 12 of 25 from the three point line. The Yellowjackets connected on 10 of 13 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 13 Powell County turnovers. Powell County shot 54.2% from the field including seven of 16 from beyond the arc. The Pirates connected on 16 of 20 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored eight points off nine Woodford County turnovers.

 

Nicholas Smith led Woodford County with 28 points including two three point baskets and four assists. Brandon Cromwell added 22 points including four three point baskets. Ryan Duke chipped in with 10 points including two three point baskets.

 

Carlos Hernandez led Powell County with 20 points and five assists. Colby Cook added 14 points including four three point baskets. 5-10 Jr. DeShaun Williams recorded 11 points, four rebounds, and three assists. 6-0 So. Chimaobi Ajuonuma-Creed chipped in with 11 points and four rebounds.

 

Powell County

16

12

21

26

75

Woodford County

27

14

14

27

82

 

Powell County (75) Ginter 8, Hernandez 20, Barnett 9, Cook 14, Skidmore 2, Williams 11, Ajuonuma-Creed 11.

 

Woodford County (82) Smith 28, Cromwell 22, George 5, Tabor 8, Duke 10, Alexander 3, Nash 6.

 

 

December 29th

 

Consolation Bracket

 

Anderson County vs. Worthington Kilbourne (OH)

 

Anderson County coach Glen Drury started the following lineup: 6-1 So. Zach Labhart, 6-0 Sr. Dylan Pittman, 6-1 Fr. Jagger Gillis, 5-8 So. Tyler Rice, and 5-11 Sr. Cobe Penny. Worthington Kilbourne coach Tom Souder countered with 6-1 Sr. Chase Brown, 6-1 Sr. Jake Hirschy, 6-2 Jr. Gavin Baker, 5-7 Fr. Cayden Dougherty, and 6-0 Jr. Zach Wilson.

 

Anderson County defeated Worthington Kilbourne 74-69 in overtime. There were 10 lead changes and seven ties in this game. Anderson County shot 41.1% from the field including six of 20 from the three point line. The Bearcats connected on 22 of 33 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 18 Worthington Kilbourne turnovers. Worthington Kilbourne shot 46.8% from the field including six of 26 from beyond the arc. The Wolves connected on five of 13 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 17 points off 18 Anderson County turnovers.

 

Cobe Penny led Anderson County with 32 points including 11 of 14 free throws, 15 rebounds, five assists, and four steals. Dylan Pittman added 21 points including four three point baskets, four rebounds, and four assists.

 

Jake Hirschy led Worthington Kilbourne with 21 points including five three point baskets and five rebounds. Gavin Baker added 14 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists. Cayden Dougherty recorded 11 points and six assists. Zach Wilson chipped in with 11 points and four rebounds. Chase Brown added eight points and 10 rebounds.

 

Anderson County

11

8

22

18

15

74

Worthington Kilbourne (OH)

7

17

19

16

10

69

 

Anderson County (74) Labhart 0, Pittman 21, Gillis 0, Rice 7, Penny 32, Maxberry 1, Rutherford 8, Dearinger 5.

 

Worthington Kilbourne (OH) (69) Brown 8, Hirschy 21, Baker 14, Dougherty 11, Wilson 11, Schupp 4.

 

 

Powell County vs. Highlands

 

Powell County coach Dave Fraley started the following lineup: 6-4 Sr. Drew Ginter, 6-2 Sr. Carlos Hernandez, 6-4 Sr. Payton Barnett, 6-1 Jr. Bryce Merion, and 5-10 Jr. DeShaun Williams. Highlands coach Kevin Listerman countered with 6-3 Sr. Tyler Gulley, 6-2 Jr. Nate Roberts, 6-4 Sr. Griffin Huber, 5-11 Sr. Jacob Noe, and 6-0 Sr. Robby Gabbard.

 

Highland withstood a late Powell County rally to eke out a 49-48 victory in a game that had nine lead changes and seven ties. Highlands shot 37% from the field including four of 16 from the three point line. The Bluebirds connected on 11 of 19 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 14 Powell County turnovers. Powell County shot 32.1% from the field including two of 13 from beyond the arc. The Pirates connected on 10 of 20 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 16 Highlands turnovers.

 

Robby Gabbard led Highlands with nine points, five rebounds, and two blocked shots. Griffin Huber added eight points. Nate Roberts recorded seven points, nine rebounds, eight assists, and three steals.

 

Carlos Hernandez led Powell County with 15 points including two three point baskets and five rebounds. Bryce Merion added eight points and five rebounds. 6-1 So. Colby Cook recorded seven points and three rebounds.

 

Powell County

9

10

13

16

48

Highlands

9

16

15

9

49

 

Powell County (48) Ginter 3, Hernandez 15, Barnett 5, Merion 8, Williams 3, Skidmore 1, Ajuonuma-Creed 6, Cook 7.

 

Highlands (49) Gulley 3, Roberts 7, Huber 8, Noe 4, Gabbard 9, Starkey 5, Vinson 3, Leigh 4, Uhlenbrock 3, Schoellman 3.

 

 

Tournament Bracket

 

Campbell County vs. Boyle County (Semifinal)

 

Campbell County coach Aric Russell started the following lineup: 6-2 Jr. Drew Wilson, 6-2 Sr. Jesse Russell, 6-4 Jr. Reid Jolly, 5-11 Sr. Joel Day, and 6-1 Sr. Tanner Clos. Boyle County coach Steve Adams countered with 5-11 So. Reese Smith, 5-11 So. Grant Hotchkiss, 6-0 Sr. Jason Alexander, 5-8 Jr. Jacob Lassiter, and 5-10 Sr. Bryce Slone.

 

Boyle County defeated Campbell County by a score of 80-69. Boyle County shot 51.9% from the field including four of eight from the three point line. The Rebels connected on 22 of 31 free throws, pulled down 35 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 14 Campbell County turnovers. Campbell County shot 46.3% from the field including six of 19 from beyond the arc. The Camels connected on 13 of 18 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 15 Boyle County turnovers.

 

Reese Smith led Boyle County with 21 points including two three point baskets and five rebounds. 6-6 Sr. Will Bramel added 16 points and four rebounds. Bryce Slone recorded 14 points, six rebounds, and three assists. Jason Alexander added 13 points and five assists. Grant Hotchkiss chipped in with 10 points, nine rebounds, and two steals.

 

Tanner Clos led Campbell County with 22 points including two three point baskets, seven rebounds, and five steals. Joel Day added 15 points including two three point baskets, five assists, and three steals. Drew Wilson chipped in with 11 points and three steals.

 

Campbell County

12

15

24

18

69

Boyle County

14

21

24

21

80

 

Campbell County (69) Wilson 11, Russell 2, Jolly 6, Day 15, Clos 22, Schaefer 3, Helton 7, Lawrence 3.

 

Boyle County (80) Smith 21, Hotchkiss 10, Alexander 13, Lassiter 2, Slone 14, Bramel 16, Jackson 4.

 

 

Woodford County vs. Montgomery County (Semifinal)

 

Woodford County coach Ryan Wilson started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Nicholas Smith, 6-1 Jr. Brandon Cromwell, 6-1 Jr. Corey George, 5-8 So. Anthony Tabor, and 5-10 Jr. Ryan Duke. Montgomery County coach Matt Daniel countered with 6-4 Jr. Pharoah Davis, 6-2 Sr. Hayden Chism, 6-6 Jr. Will Cockrell, 5-11 Jr. Myron Ralls, and 6-1 Jr. Dylan Young.

 

Woodford County defeated Montgomery County by a score of 53-43. Woodford County shot 48.9% from the field including one of 10 from the three point line. The Yellowjackets connected on eight of 11 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 13 Montgomery County turnovers. Montgomery County shot 37.8% from the field including four of 19 from beyond the arc. The Indians connected on five of six free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored one point off seven Woodford County turnovers.

 

Nicholas Smith led Woodford County with 28 points, four rebounds, and three steals. Brandon Cromwell added 12 points and four rebounds. Corey George recorded eight points, 10 rebounds, four assists, and four steals.

 

Will Cockrell led Montgomery County with 17 points including two three point baskets and eight rebounds. Myron Ralls added 10 points including two three point baskets. Pharoah Davis recorded eight points, six rebounds, and three assists.

 

Woodford County

16

11

14

12

53

Montgomery County

6

14

17

6

43

 

Woodford County (53) Smith 28, Cromwell 12, George 8, Tabor 3, Duke 0, Penn 2.

 

Montgomery County (43) Davis 8, Chism 4, Cockrell 17, Ralls 10, Young 2, King 2.

 

 

December 30th

 

Consolation Bracket

 

Powell County vs. Worthington Kilbourne (OH) (7th Place)

 

Powell County coach Dave Fraley started the following lineup: 6-0 So. Chimaobi Ajuonuma-Creed, 6-2 Sr. Carlos Hernandez, 6-4 Sr. Payton Barnett, 6-1 Jr. Bryce Merion, and 5-10 Jr. DeShaun Williams. Worthington Kilbourne coach Tom Souder countered with 6-1 Sr. Chase Brown, 6-1 Sr. Jake Hirschy, 6-2 Jr. Gavin Baker, 5-7 Fr. Cayden Dougherty, and 6-0 Jr. Zach Wilson.

 

Powell County defeated Worthington Kilbourne (OH) by a score of 71-70. The score was tied four times and there were 12 lead changes in the game. Powell County shot 56.5% from the field including seven of 13 from the three point line. The Pirates connected on 12 of 17 free throws, pulled down 28 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 16 Worthington Kilbourne turnovers. Worthington Kilbourne shot 49.2% from the field including 10 of 25 from beyond the arc. The Wolves missed their only free throw, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 30 points off 16 Powell County turnovers.

 

Payton Barnett led Powell County with 25 points including four three point baskets, seven rebounds, and three assists. 6-0 So. Chimaobi Ajuonuma-Creed added 14 points and four rebounds. DeShaun Williams recorded nine points and eight assists.

 

Jake Hirschy led Worthington Kilbourne (OH) with 29 points including nine three point baskets. Chase Brown added 10 points and 11 rebounds. Gavin Baker recorded 10 points, five rebounds, three assists, and three steals. Zach Wilson chipped in with eight points and seven assists. Cayden Dougherty dished out nine assists.

 

Powell County

21

11

21

18

71

Worthington Kilbourne (OH)

23

4

18

25

70

 

Powell County (71) - Ajuonuma-Creed 14, Hernandez 7, Barnett 25, Merion 6, Williams 9, Cook 3, Ginter 3, Skidmore 4.

 

Worthington Kilbourne (OH) (70) Brown 10, Hirschy 29, Baker 10, Dougherty 3, Wilson 8, Carter 2, Archual 8.

 

 

Highlands vs. Anderson County (5th Place)

 

Highlands coach Kevin Listerman started the following lineup: 6-3 Sr. Tyler Gulley, 6-2 Jr. Nate Roberts, 6-4 Sr. Griffin Huber, 5-11 Sr. Jacob Noe, and 6-0 Sr. Robby Gabbard. Anderson County coach Glen Drury countered with 6-1 So. Zach Labhart, 6-0 Sr. Dylan Pittman, 6-1 Fr. Jagger Gillis, 5-8 So. Tyler Rice, and 5-11 Sr. Cobe Penny.

 

Highlands defeated Anderson County by a score of 62-59. Highland led 57-42 early in the final period and withstood a furious rally by Anderson County to earn the victory. Highlands shot 50% from the field including six of nine from the three point line. The Bluebirds connected on 10 of 17 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 10 Anderson County turnovers. Anderson County shot 40.8% from the field including eight of 23 from beyond the arc. The Bearcats connected on 11 of 19 free throws, pulled down 19 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 19 Highlands turnovers.

 

6-1 Jr. Alex Starkey led Highlands with 14 points, four rebounds, and three assists. Robby Gabbard added 12 points and six rebounds. Jacob Noe recorded nine points on three three point baskets. Griffin Huber chipped in with eight points and three rebounds. Tyler Gulley added seven points and 10 rebounds. Nate Roberts added six points, seven rebounds, and six assists.

 

Cobe Penny led Anderson County with 23 points, seven rebounds, four assists, four blocked shots, and five steals. 6-1 So. Zarian McKee added 17 points including five three point baskets. Dylan Pittman recorded 14 points and four assists.

 

Highlands

11

15

29

7

62

Anderson County

7

14

21

17

59

 

Highlands (62) Gulley 7, Roberts 6, Huber 8, Noe 9, Gabbard 12, Starkey 14, Schoellman 6.

 

Anderson County (59) Labhart 0, Pittman 14, Gillis 4, Rice 0, Penny 23, McKee 17, Dearinger 1.

 

 

Montgomery County vs. Campbell County (3rd Place)

 

Montgomery County coach Matt Daniel started the following lineup: 6-4 Jr. Pharoah Davis, 6-2 Sr. Hayden Chism, 6-6 Jr. Will Cockrell, 5-11 Jr. Myron Ralls, and 6-1 Jr. Dylan Young. Campbell County coach Aric Russell countered with 6-2 Jr. Drew Wilson, 6-2 Sr. Jesse Russell, 6-3 Jr. Tanner Lawrence, 5-11 Sr. Joel Day, and 6-1 Sr. Tanner Clos.

 

Campbell County defeated Montgomery County by a score of 66-42. Campbell County shot 49% from the field including four of eight from the three point line. The Camels connected on 12 of 15 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 17 Montgomery County turnovers. Montgomery County shot 35.6% from the field including four of 13 from beyond the arc. The Indians connected on six of eight free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored nine points off eight Campbell County turnovers.

 

Tanner Clos led Campbell County with 20 points, 11 rebounds, and three steals. Tanner Lawrence added 17 points. Joel Day recorded nine points, three rebounds, and six assists.

 

Will Cockrell led Montgomery County with 13 points, four rebounds, and three blocked shots. Pharoah Davis added 10 points and nine rebounds.

 

Montgomery County

10

14

11

7

42

Campbell County

18

18

16

14

66

 

Montgomery County (42) Davis 10, Chism 4, Cockrell 13, Ralls 3, Young 5, King 4, Ishmael 3.

 

Campbell County (66) Wilson 7, Russell 7, Lawrence 17, Day 9, Clos 20, Wirth 5, Hart 1.

 

 

Tournament Bracket

 

Woodford County vs. Boyle County (Championship)

 

Woodford County coach Ryan Wilson started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Nicholas Smith, 6-1 Jr. Brandon Cromwell, 6-1 Jr. Corey George, 5-8 So. Anthony Tabor, and 5-10 Jr. Ryan Duke. Boyle County coach Steve Adams countered with 5-11 So. Reese Smith, 5-11 So. Grant Hotchkiss, 6-0 Sr. Jason Alexander, 5-8 Jr. Jacob Lassiter, and 5-10 Sr. Bryce Slone.

 

Boyle County led 52-48 after three quarters but Woodford County rallied in the final quarter for a 69-63 victory and the Gateway Holiday Classic championship. The score was tied six times and there were 11 lead changes in the game. Woodford County shot 55% from the field including seven of 14 from the three point line. The Yellowjackets connected on 18 of 24 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and scored eight points off eight Boyle County turnovers. Boyle County shot 48.9% from the field including six of 18 from beyond the arc. The Rebels connected on 11 of 13 free throws, pulled down 19 rebounds, and scored eight points off nine Woodford County turnovers.

 

Nicholas Smith led Woodford County with 23 points and five rebounds. Brandon Cromwell added 15 points and six rebounds. Corey George recorded nine points and nine rebounds.

 

Bryce Slone led Boyle County with 20 points including four three point baskets. Reese Smith added 16 points and five rebounds. Jason Alexander recorded 12 points and five assists. Grant Hotchkiss chipped in with 11 points and five rebounds.

 

Woodford County

20

17

11

21

69

Boyle County

16

13

23

11

63

 

Woodford County (69) Smith 23, Cromwell 15, George 9, Tabor 6, Duke 0, Nash 8, Penn 5, Hamilton 3.

 

Boyle County (63) Smith 16, Hotchkiss 11, Alexander 12, Lassiter 0, Slone 20, Bramel 4.

 

Nicholas Smith, Brandon Cromwell, and Corey George (Woodford County) and Bryce Slone and Reese Smith (Woodford County) were named to the All Tournament Team.

 

A special thanks to WL Stats for providing the comprehensive statistics for this tournament.