2019LITG

 

 

2019 Republic Bank/Coca Cola Girls Louisville Invitational Tournament

Bellarmine University, DuPont Manual High School, and Christian Academy of Louisville)

Louisville, KY

January 29 February 3, 2019

2019 by Ron Harrison

 

January 29th (Bellarmine University)

 

Assumption vs. Christian Academy of Louisville

 

Assumption coach Stacy Pendleton started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Jacqueline Raque, 5-9 Sr. Abby McQueary, 6-1 Jr. Madalynn Nalley, 5-6 Sr. Lily Harlow, and 5-7 Jr. Payton Cronen. Christian Academy of Louisville coach Perry White countered with 6-0 So. Sydney Raque, 5-9 Sr. Sarah McDonald, 6-2 Sr. Arina Khlopkova, 5-7 Fr. Jaya McClure, and 5-8 Jr. Mia Beam.

 

Assumption defeated Christian Academy of Louisville by a score of 45-39. There were eight lead changes and seven ties in this game. Assumption shot 33.3% from the field including four of 12 from the three point line. The Rockets connected on 11 of 14 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored seven points off 10 CAL turnovers. Christian Academy of Louisville shot 34% from the field including four of 14 from beyond the arc. The Lady Centurions connected on three of six free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 11 points off 15 Assumption turnovers.

 

Abby McQueary led Assumption with nine points, six rebounds, and four assists. Madalynn Nalley added eight points and six rebounds. Jacqueline Raque also scored eight points and pulled down five rebounds. 6-0 Jr. Megan Willinghurst added seven points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots. Payton Cronen recorded six points on two three point baskets and pulled down four rebounds.

 

Arina Khlopkova led Christian Academy of Louisville with 13 points, four rebounds, and three blocked shots. Jaya McClure added 10 points including two three point baskets and seven rebounds. Sydney Raque recorded nine points including two three point baskets.

 

Assumption

11

2

10

22

45

Christian Academy of Louisville

6

2

16

15

39

 

Assumption (45) J. Raque 8, McQueary 9, Nalley 8, Harlow 5, Cronen 6, Sexton 2, Willinghurst 7.

 

Christian Academy of Louisville (39) S. Raque 9, McDonald 3, Khlopkova 13, McClure 10, Beam 4.

 

 

Fern Creek vs. Bullitt East

 

Fern Creek coach Shanda Miller started the following lineup: 5-7 Sr. Miyanna Foree, 5-5 Jr. Kaylee Bowles, 5-8 Sr. Jadyn Harris, 5-5 8th Grade Triniti Ralston, and 5-6 8th Grade Jakayla Thompson. Bullitt East coach Chris Stalling countered with 5-10 Jr. Lexi Taylor, 5-7 Sr. Allie Rae Thompson, 5-8 Jr. Caroline Scott, 5-3 Jr. Emily Ezell, and 5-5 Sr. Emmy Ralph.

 

Bullitt East defeated Fern Creek by a score of 71-33. Bullitt East shot 43.3% from the field including seven of 21 from the three point line. The Lady Chargers connected on 12 of 14 free throws, pulled down 39 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 18 Fern Creek turnovers. Fern Creek shot 22.9% from the field including one of 14 from beyond the arc. The Lady Tigers connected on 10 of 19 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored seven points off seven Bullitt East turnovers.

 

Caroline Scott led Bullitt East with 15 points, 13 rebounds, and two steals. Emmy Ralph added 13 points including three three point baskets. 5-3 Jr. Sarah Ezell recorded 10 points including two three point baskets. 5-8 So. Selena Granado chipped in with nine points and six rebounds.

 

Trinity Ralston led Fern Creek with 14 points and five rebounds. Jakayla Thompson added 10 points and six rebounds. 5-8 Sr. Tyasia Brown pulled down seven rebounds.

 

Fern Creek

10

4

11

8

33

Bullitt East

18

11

25

17

71

 

Fern Creek (33) Foree 1, Bowles 0, Harris 2, Ralston 14, Thompson 10, Austin 1, Kasia Harris 3, Brown 2.

 

Bullitt East (71) Taylor 5, Thompson 2, Scott 15, E. Ezell 3, Ralph 13, Egan 7, S. Ezell 10, Granado 9, Thornton 7.

 

 

Pleasure Ridge Park vs. Butler

 

Pleasure Ridge Park coach Michael Prichard started the following lineup: 5-8 Jr. Diamond Taylor, 5-8 Sr. Reaunna Halsell, 5-10 Sr. Dejah Thompson, 5-6 Jr. Dayla Evans, and 5-6 So. Mariah Blakey. Butler coach Larry Just countered with 5-9 Sr. Ashley Wright, 5-7 Sr. Jasmine Elder, 5-10 So. Tiarra East, 5-2 Sr. Jabriel Kelly, and 5-6 Sr. Jaida Wiggins.

 

Butler defeated Pleasure Ridge Park 68-30. Butler shot 39.1% from the field including four of 14 from the three point line. The Bearettes connected on 14 of 21 free throws, pulled down 44 rebounds, and scored 29 points off 28 Pleasure Ridge Park turnovers. Pleasure Ridge Park shot 29.6% from the field including zero of five from beyond the arc. The Lady Panthers connected on 14 of 23 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 15 Butler turnovers.

 

Jasmine Elder led Butler with 12 points, four rebounds, and four assists. Tiarra East added 11 points, nine rebounds, four assists, and three steals. 5-9 So. Khiara Shelburne recorded 10 points and eight rebounds.

 

Diamond Taylor led Pleasure Ridge Park with 13 points including seven of 12 free throws, two rebounds, and two assists. Dayla Evans added seven points.

 

Pleasure Ridge Park

11

7

8

4

30

Butler

19

15

23

11

68

 

Pleasure Ridge Park (30) Taylor 13, Halsell 4, Thompson 0, Evans 7, Blakey 0, Jones 6.

 

Butler (68) Wright 4, Elder 12, East 11, Kelly 8, Wiggins 8, White 7, Thomas 2, Williams 4, Baxter 2, Shelburne 10.

 

 

Central vs. DuPont Manual

 

Central coach Deshawn Pendleton started the following lineup: 5-11 So. Taylor Price, 5-6 Fr. Dejah Armstrong, 6-0 Fr. Briontanay Marshall, 5-5 Sr. Shamaria Stikes, and 5-6 Fr. Amaya Asher. DuPont Manual coach Jeff Sparks countered with 6-1 Sr. Nila Blackford, 5-6 Jr. Jeanay Riley, 6-1 Fr. Kennedy Lee, 5-5 Jr. Anna Littlefield, and 5-5 Sr. Nyah Smith.

 

DuPont Manual defeated Central 40-29. DuPont Manual shot 48.4% from the field including one of five from the three point line. The Lady Crimsons connected on nine of 17 free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 13 Central turnovers. Central shot 30% from the field including three of 17 from beyond the arc. The Lady Jackets connected on two of six free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 11 Manual turnovers.

 

6-1 Jr. Deja Chatman led DuPont Manual with 11 points, four rebounds, and three steals. Nila Blackford added nine points, seven rebounds, and two blocked shots. Nyah Smith also scored nine points.

 

Amaya Asher led Central with 13 points. Taylor Price pulled down nine rebounds.

 

Central

6

7

7

9

29

DuPont Manual

14

9

9

8

40

 

Central (29) Price 3, Armstrong 0, Marshall 2, Stikes 5, Asher 13, Jefferson 6.

 

DuPont Manual (40) Blackford 9, Riley 6, Lee 0, Littlefield 4, Smith 9, Stroud 1, Chatman 11.

 

 

January 31st (DuPont Manual High School)

 

 

Assumption vs. Sacred Heart Academy

 

Assumption coach Stacy Pendleton started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Jacqueline Raque, 5-9 Sr. Abby McQueary, 6-1 Jr. Madalynn Nalley, 5-6 Sr. Lily Harlow, and 5-7 Jr. Payton Cronen. Sacred heart Academy coach Donna Moir started the following lineup: 5-11 Fr. Alex Wolff, 5-10 Fr. Josie Gilvin, 6-0 Jr. Kristen Clemons, 5-5 Jr. Destinee Marshall, and 5-6 Sr. Ashlee Harris.

 

Sacred Heart Academy defeated assumption by a score of 59-45. Sacred Heart shot 45.7% from the field including six of 15 from the three point line. The Valkyries connected on 11 of 18 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and scored 29 points off 21 Assumption turnovers. Assumption shot 59.4% from the field including four of six from beyond the arc. The Rockets connected on three of nine free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 11 Sacred Heart turnovers.

 

Destinee Marshall led Sacred Heart with 23 points including three three point baskets and three steals. Ashlee Harris added 14 points including three three point baskets, four rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Alex Wolff recorded 12 points and seven rebounds.

 

Madalynn Nalley led Assumption with 11 points. Jacqueline Raque added 10 points and eight rebounds.

 

Assumption

14

14

6

11

45

Sacred Heart Academy

13

21

16

9

59

 

Assumption (45) Raque 10, McQueary 4, Nalley 11, Harlow 2, Cronen 6, Sexton 6, Reed 3, Metzger 1, Willinghurst 2.

 

Sacred Heart Academy (59) Wolff 2, Gilvin 12, Clemons 7, Marshall 23, Harris 14, Kaufman 1.

 

 

Bullitt East vs. Mercy Academy

 

Bullitt East coach Chris Stalling started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Lexi Taylor, 5-7 Sr. Allie Rae Thompson, 5-8 Jr. Caroline Scott, 5-3 Jr. Emily Ezell, and 5-5 Sr. Emmy Ralph. Mercy Academy Keith Baisch countered with 6-0 Jr. Paige Taylor, 5-9 Sr. Regan Berger, 6-1 Jr. TaZiah Jenks, 5-5 Jr. Hope Sivori, and 5-7 Sr. Jaylyn Shorter.

 

Bullitt East outscored Mercy Academy 20-7 in the second quarter on their way to a 66-50 over the Jaguars. Bullitt East shot 40.4% from the field including five of 19 from the three point line. The Lady Chargers connected on 19 of 23 free throws, pulled down 42 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 13 Mercy Academy turnovers. Mercy Academy shot 30.8% from the field including four of 20 from beyond the arc. The Jaguars connected on 14 of 32 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 13 Bullitt East turnovers.

 

Lexi Taylor led Bullitt East with 26 points including 13 of 15 free throws, eight rebounds, and two steals. Caroline Scott added 10 points and 11 rebounds. Emmy Ralph added nine points and five assists. 5-8 So. Selena Granado added eight points and six rebounds.

 

Hope Sivori led Mercy Academy with 16 points including two three point baskets, seven rebounds, four assists, and four steals. TaZiah Jenks added 15 points and nine rebounds. Regan Berger added eight points and Paige Taylor pulled down nine rebounds.

 

Bullitt East

18

20

11

17

66

Mercy Academy

17

7

13

13

50

 

Bullitt East (66) Taylor 26, Thompson 0, Scott 10, E. Ezell 2, Ralph 9, Egan 5, S. Ezell 4, Granado 8, Thornton 2.

 

Mercy Academy (50) Taylor 4, Berger 8, Jenks 15, Sivori 16, Shorter 0, Shephard 5, Carraro 2.

 

 

Butler vs. Eastern

 

Butler coach Larry Just started the following lineup: 5-9 Sr. Ashley Wright, 5-7 Sr. Jasmine Elder, 5-10 So. Tiarra East, 5-2 Sr. Jabriel Kelly, and 5-6 Sr. Jaida Wiggins. Eastern coach Josh Leslie countered with 5-10 So. Marissa Gasaway, 5-9 Sr. Jaidyn Townsend, 6-0 Sr. Mikayla Kinnard, 5-8 Sr. Kiara Pearl, and 5-8 Sr. Tedi Nunn.

 

Eastern defeated Butler by a score of 59-54. Eastern shot 35.2% from the field including four of eight from the three point line. The Lady Eagles connected on 17 of 27 free throws, pulled down 50 rebounds, and scored eight points off 11 Butler turnovers. Butler shot 30.7% from the field including four of 16 from beyond the arc. The Bearettes connected on four of five free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and scored 18 points off 20 Eastern turnovers.

 

Kiara Pearl led Eastern with 21 points and four rebounds. Tedi Nunn added 11 points including two three point baskets and six rebounds. Marissa Gasaway recorded nine points, 14 rebounds, and three blocked shots. Mikayla Kinnard added nine points, 14 rebounds, and three assists. Jaidyn Townsend also scored nine points.

 

Jasmine Elder led Butler with 13 points and five rebounds. Jabriel Kelly added 13 points including three three point baskets and three steals. 5-9 So. Khiara Shelburne recorded eight points, nine rebounds, and three blocked shots. 5-11 Jr. Kira Girton chipped in with four points and nine rebounds.

 

Butler

5

22

14

13

54

Eastern

19

10

16

14

59

 

Butler (54) Wright 0, Elder 13, East 4, Kelly 13, Wiggins 6, White 3, Girton 4, Shelburne 8, Baxter 3.

 

Eastern (59) Gasaway 9, Townsend 9, Kinnard 9, Pearl 21, Nunn 11.

 

 

Male vs. DuPont Manual

 

Male coach Champ Ligon Jr. started the following lineup: 6-1 Sr. Cameron Browning, 5-9 So. Alana Striverson, 6-0 Sr. Joelle Johnson, 5-6 Fr. Kynidi Striverson, and 5-7 Sr. Destiny Combs. DuPont Manual coach Jeff Sparks countered with 6-1 Sr. Nila Blackford, 5-6 Jr. Jeanay Riley, 6-1 Fr. Kennedy Lee, 5-5 Jr. Anna Littlefield, and 5-5 Sr. Nyah Smith.

 

DuPont Manual defeated Male 50-49 in overtime. There were two lead changes and seven ties in this game. DuPont Manual shot 43.6% from the field including three of nine from the three point line. The Lady Crimsons connected on 13 of 17 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored five points off eight Male turnovers. Male shot 35.8% from the field including five of 16 from beyond the arc. The Lady Bulldogs connected on six of 13 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 10 points off 15 DuPont Manual turnovers.

 

Nila Blackford led DuPont Manual with 16 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, and four blocked shots. 6-1 Jr. Deja Chatman added 15 points and three blocked shots. Nyah Smith recorded eight points including two three point baskets, five rebounds, and two steals.

 

Kynidi Striverson led Male with 12 points including two three point baskets and four assists. Destiny Combs added 10 points and three steals. Joelle Johnson recorded eight points, nine rebounds, and four assists. Alana Striverson chipped in with eight points including two three point baskets and three steals. Cameron Browning recorded six points and 16 rebounds.

 

Male

8

16

13

11

1

49

DuPont Manual

13

15

12

8

2

50

 

Male (49) Browning 6, A. Striverson 8, Johnson 8, K. Striverson 12, Combs 10, Grinter 3, Crimes 2.

 

DuPont Manual (50) Blackford 16, Riley 6, Lee 0, Littlefield 5, Smith 8, Chatman 15.

 

 

February 1st (Bellarmine University)

 

George Rogers Clark vs. Sacred Heart Academy (Quarterfinal)

 

George Rogers Clark coach Steve Anderson (subbing for Robbie Graham who is out ill) started the following lineup: 5-10 Fr. Tya Flowers, 5-9 Sr. Jasmine Flowers, 5-10 Sr. Maleaha Bell, 5-7 Jr. Kennedy Igo, and 5-10 Sr. Hayley Harrison. Sacred Heart Academy coach Donna Moir countered with 5-11 Fr. Alex Wolff, 5-10 Fr. Josie Gilvin, 6-0 Jr. Kristen Clemons, 5-5 Jr. Destinee Marshall, and 5-6 Sr. Ashlee Harris.

 

Sacred Heart Academy led George Rogers Clark 28-21 at halftime but GRC rallied in the second half to earn a 59-53 victory. There were four lead changes and seven ties in the game. GRC shot 36.2% from the field including one of 13 from the three point line. The Lady Cardinals connected on 24 of 34 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 17 Sacred Heart turnovers. Sacred Heart shot 42.3% from the field including two of nine from beyond the arc. The Valkyries connected on seven of 10 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored six points off 10 GRC turnovers.

 

Hayley Harrison led GRC with 21 points including 10 of 11 free throws, six rebounds, and two assists. Maleaha Bell added 18 points, 12 rebounds, and two steals. Kennedy Igo recorded eight points.

 

Kristen Clemons led Sacred Heart with 16 points and 15 rebounds. Destinee Marshall added 13 points including two three point baskets. Alex Wolff recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds.

 

George Rogers Clark

17

4

18

20

59

Sacred Heart Academy

13

15

12

13

53

 

George Rogers Clark (59) T. Flowers 7, J. Flowers 0, Bell 18, Igo 8, Harrison 21, Byars 4, Wilson 1.

 

Sacred Heart Academy (53) - Wolff 12, Gilvin 4, Clemons 16, Marshall 13, Harris 6, Kaufman 2.

 

 

Bullitt East vs. Boyd County (Quarterfinal)

 

Boyd County was unable to travel today due to hazardous travel conditions in the Morehead area, therefore Bullitt East was awarded a forfeit win and will advance to the semifinals.

 

 

Ryle vs. Eastern (Quarterfinal)

 

Ryle coach Katie Haitz started the following lineup: 5-9 So. Brie Crittendon, 5-9 Fr. Austin Johnson, 5-11 Sr. Lauren Schwartz, 5-7 Jr. Jaiden Douthit, and 5-11 Jr. Maddie Scherr. Eastern coach Josh Leslie countered with 5-10 So. Marissa Gasaway, 5-9 Sr. Jaidyn Townsend, 6-0 Sr. Mikayla Kinnard, 5-8 Sr. Kiara Pearl, and 5-8 Sr. Tedi Nunn.

 

Ryle defeated Eastern by a score of 73-56. Ryle shot 51.9% from the field including six of 14 from the three point line. The Lady Raiders connected on 11 of 17 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 16 Eastern turnovers. Eastern shot 34.5% from the field including two of 12 from beyond the arc. The Lady Eagles connected on 16 of 24 free throws, pulled down 33 rebounds, and scored 13 points off 17 Ryle turnovers.

 

Maddie Scherr led Ryle with 24 points, four rebounds, four assists, two blocked shots, and two steals. Lauren Schwartz added 17 points including two three point baskets, 12 rebounds, six assists, and two steals. Brie Crittendon recorded 11 points, nine rebounds, and two steals. Jaidyn Douthit added 10 points including two three point baskets.

 

Mikayla Kinnard led Eastern with 19 points, six rebounds, four assists, three blocked shots, and four steals. Jaidyn Townsend added 10 points including two three point baskets. Kiara Pearl recorded nine points, three rebounds, and two steals.

 

Ryle

25

16

13

19

73

Eastern

13

13

16

14

56

 

Ryle (73) Crittendon 11, A. Johnson 9, Schwartz 17, Douthit 10, Scherr 24, Crist 2.

 

Eastern (56) Gasaway 7, Townsend 10, Kinnard 19, Pearl 9, Nunn 4, Beach 4, McDaniel 3.

 

 

Lincoln County vs. DuPont Manual (Quarterfinal)

 

Lincoln County coach Cassandra McWhorter started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Zaria Napier, 5-10 Jr. Trinity Shearer, 6-0 Sr. Kaitlynn Wilks, 5-6 Sr. Maddy Boyle, and 5-11 Sr. Emma King. DuPont Manual coach Jeff Sparks countered with 6-1 Sr. Nila Blackford, 5-6 Jr. Jeanay Riley, 6-1 Fr. Kennedy Lee, 5-5 Jr. Anna Littlefield, and 5-5 Sr. Nyah Smith.

 

Lincoln County trailed 37-35 after three quarters but Lincoln County rallied in the final quarter to earn a 51-43 victory over DuPont Manual. Manual led 43-37 with 5:29 left in the game but Lincoln County closed out the game on a 14-0 run. There were seven lead changes and four ties in this game. Lincoln County shot 33.3% from the field including two of eight from the three point line. The Lady Patriots connected on 19 of 21 free throws, pulled down 31 rebounds, and scored 15 points off 12 DuPont Manual turnovers. DuPont Manual shot 37% from the field including two of 10 from beyond the arc. The Lady Crimsons added seven of eight free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored seven points off five Lincoln County turnovers.

 

Emma King led Lincoln County with 19 points, six rebounds, two blocked shots, and five steals. Kaitlynn Wilks added 17 points including seven of seven free throws, and 11 rebounds. Maddy Boyle recorded 11 points including four of four free throws.

 

Nila Blackford led DuPont Manual with 21 points including seven of eight free throws, 10 rebounds, two blocked shots, and two steals. Anna Littlefield added nine points and five rebounds.

 

Lincoln County

11

18

6

16

51

DuPont Manual

10

6

21

6

43

 

Lincoln County (51) Napier 0, Shearer 4, Wilks 17, Boyle 11, King 19.

 

DuPont Manual (43) Blackford 21, Riley 6, Lee 0, Littlefield 9, Smith 3, Chatman 4.

 

 

 

December 2nd (Christian Academy of Louisville)

 

 

Lincoln County vs. Ryle (Semifinal)

 

Lincoln County coach Cassandra McWhorter started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Zaria Napier, 5-10 Jr. Trinity Shearer, 6-0 Sr. Kaitlynn Wilks, 5-6 Sr. Maddy Boyle, and 5-11 Sr. Emma King. Ryle coach Katie Haitz countered with 5-9 So. Brie Crittendon, 5-9 Fr. Austin Johnson, 5-11 Sr. Lauren Schwartz, 5-7 Jr. Jaiden Douthit, and 5-11 Jr. Maddie Scherr.

 

Lincoln County raced out to a 30-7 lead but Ryle rallied to overcome the deficit and earn a 71-67 victory. Ryle outscored Lincoln County 48-27 in the second half that featured Ryle connecting on six of seven from beyond the arc and 14 of 14 free throws. There were three lead changes in the game.

 

Ryle shot 35.8% from the field including eight of 23 from the three point line. The Lady Raiders connected on 15 of 16 free throws, pulled down 40 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 17 Lincoln County turnovers. Lincoln County shot 32.8% from the field including five of 17 from beyond the arc. The Lady Patriots connected on 18 of 22 freee throws, pulled down 51 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 13 Ryle turnovers.

 

Lauren Schwartz led Ryle with 32 points including four three point baskets, 10 of 10 free throws, seven rebounds, three assists, and four steals. Maddie Scherr added 20 points including three three point baskets, 15 rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Brie Crittendon recorded 14 points, five rebounds, five assists, and two steals.

 

Emma King led Lincoln County with 20 points including two three point baskets, eight rebounds, five assists, and two steals. Kaitlynn Wilks added 19 points, 21 rebounds, and two blocked shots. Zaria Napier recorded eight points and 10 rebounds. Maddy Boyle chipped in with eight points, five rebounds, three assists, and three steals.

 

Lincoln County

26

14

12

15

67

Ryle

7

16

21

27

71

 

Lincoln County (67) Napier 8, T. Shearer 3, Wilks 19, Boyle 8, King 20, Releford 3, Rice 4, Anna Lane 2.

 

Ryle (71) Crittendon 14, A. Johnson 2, Schwartz 32, Douthit 3, Scherr 20.

 

 

Bullitt East vs. George Rogers Clark (Semifinal)

 

Bullitt East coach Chris Stalling started the following lineup: 5-10 Jr. Lexi Taylor, 5-7 Sr. Allie Rae Thompson, 5-8 Jr. Caroline Scott, 5-3 Jr. Emily Ezell, and 5-5 Sr. Emmy Ralph. George Rogers Clark coach Steve Anderson (subbing for Robbie Graham who is out ill) countered with 5-10 Fr. Tya Flowers, 5-9 Sr. Jasmine Flowers, 5-10 Sr. Maleaha Bell, 5-7 Jr. Kennedy Igo, and 5-10 Sr. Hayley Harrison.

 

George Rogers Clark defeated Bullitt East by a score of 73-66. The score was tied three times and there were four lead changes in the game. George Rogers Clark shot 55.6% from the field including 10 of 18 from the three point line. The Lady Cardinals connected on 13 of 27 free throws, pulled down 34 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 17 Bullitt East turnovers. Bullitt East shot 42% from the field including nine of 22 from beyond the arc. The Lady Chargers connected on 15 of 18 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 20 GRC turnovers.

 

Kennedy Igo led GRC with 27 points including six three point baskets and six rebounds. Hayley Harrison added 22 points including four three point baskets, eight rebounds, and two steals. Maleaha Bell recorded 11 points and eight rebounds.

 

Lexi Taylor led Bullitt East with 28 points including 13 of 14 free throws and six rebounds. Emmy Ralph added 16 points including two three point baskets and four rebounds. Caroline Scott recorded 13 points including three three point baskets, five rebounds, and seven steals.

 

Bullitt East

15

19

16

16

66

George Rogers Clark

23

17

14

19

73

 

Bullitt East (66) Taylor 28, Thompson 0, Scott 13, E. Ezell 6, Ralph 16, Granado 3.

 

George Rogers Clark (73) T. Flowers 4, J. Flowers 8, Bell 11, Igo 27, Harrison 22, Byars 1.

 

This was the first time that a Jefferson County school did not advance to the semifinal round of the Louisville Invitational Tournament (Girls).

 

 

February 3rd (Bellarmine University)

 

 

Ryle vs. George Rogers Clark (Championship)

 

Ryle coach Katie Haitz started the following lineup: 5-9 So. Brie Crittendon, 5-9 Fr. Austin Johnson, 5-11 Sr. Lauren Schwartz, 5-7 Jr. Jaiden Douthit, and 5-11 Jr. Maddie Scherr. George Rogers Clark coach Steve Anderson (subbing for Robbie Graham who is out ill) countered with 5-10 Fr. Tya Flowers, 5-9 Sr. Jasmine Flowers, 5-10 Sr. Maleaha Bell, 5-7 Jr. Kennedy Igo, and 5-10 Sr. Hayley Harrison.

 

Ryle finished the game on a 12-0 run to defeat George Rogers Clark by a score of 56-45. Ryle led 28-15 in the second quarter but George Rogers Clark rallied to take a 45-44 lead before Ryle fueled by some clutch free throw shooting took control for the victory. There were two lead changes and one tie in this game. Ryle shot 44.2% from the field including four of 10 from the three point line. The Lady Raiders connected on 14 of 21 free throws, pulled down 36 rebounds, and scored 12 points off 13 GRC turnovers. GRC shot 29.4% from the field including five of 13 from beyond the arc. The Lady Cardinals connected on 10 of 17 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 16 Ryle turnovers.

 

Maddie Scherr led Ryle with 15 points including five of five free throws, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Brie Crittendon added 13 points, seven rebounds, and three assists. Lauren Schwartz recorded 12 points including two three point baskets, 10 rebounds, and three blocked shots. Austin Johnson chipped in with nine points and four rebounds.

 

Hayley Harrison led GRC with 15 points including two three point baskets, nine rebounds, and three steals. Maleaha Bell added 13 points, six rebounds, and two steals. Kennedy Igo and Jasmine Flowers each scored six points.

 

Ryle

13

20

6

17

56

George Rogers Clark

9

14

6

16

45

 

Ryle (56) Crittendon 13, Austin Johnson 9, Schwartz 12, Douthit 7, Scherr 15.

 

George Rogers Clark (45) T. Flowers 1, J. Flowers 6, Bell 13, Igo 6, Harrison 15, Wilson 2, Byars 2.

 

 

All Tournament Team Mikayla Kinnard (Eastern), Kaitlynn Wilks (Lincoln County), Lexi Taylor (Bullitt East), Nila Blackford (DuPont Manual), Maddie Scherr (Ryle), Maleaha Bell (GRC), Lauren Schwartz (Ryle), Hayley Harrison (GRC), Kennedy Igo (GRC), and Emma King (Lincoln County). Joyce Seymour Miss Offense Award Maddie Scherr (Ryle), Bunny Daugherty Miss Defense Award Lauren Schwartz (Ryle).

 

A special thanks to Bob Tonini of Sacred Heart Academy for providing the comprehensive statistics for this entire event.