Saturday, December 20, 2014

FIRST ROUND -- Christ Presbyterian 73, Hopkinsville 65

In the final game of the first round, Two-time tournament champion, Christ Presbyterian (8-1) took on 5th ranked Hopkinsville (6-1). The game was a battle back and forth for the entire game with the teams exchanging the lead twelve times. CPA's win was their ninth straight in the tournament.

The opening four minutes of the game were the Christ Presbyterian show as the Lions held Hopkinsville scoreless while building a 9-0 lead. In the last three minutes of the opening quarter Hopkinsville went on an 11-1 run taking their first lead of the game in the opening minute of the second quarter. The remainder of the first half saw the teams exchange the lead seven more times. The Tigers capitalized converting seven CPA turnovers into 9 points including Jalen Johnson's 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the half to push ahead 32-28.

A Kourtney Ware 3-pointer early in the second half helped the Tigers maintain their four point advantage before CPA went on a 9-2 run in the middle of the third quarter. Braxton Blackwell scored three straight points for Christ Presbyterian to build their lead to six points. A steal and basket by Ledonald Gray tied the game for the tenth time at 46-46 with less than a minute remaining in the third quarter. The two teams exchanged the lead four more times over the next four minutes with Tyger Campbell's field goal at the four minute mark giving CPA the lead for good. CPA held Hopkinsville to just four points over the final four minutes of play pulling away for the 75-63 victory.

8th grade sensation Tyger Campbell of Christ Presbyterian led all scorers with 29 points and junior Braxton Blackwell added 22 points and 9 rebounds for the Lions. Hopkinsville was led by Jalen Johnson's 19 points and Jaqualis Matlock's 18 points.

Up Next
Christ Presbyterian vs. South Shore - Sunday 4:30pm (West Gym)
Hopkinsville vs. De La Salle - Sunday 4:30pm (East Gym)

2014 Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic - Game Box Score
Christ Presbyterian Lions vs. Hopkinsville Tigers
Date: 12/20/2014   Time: 9:00pm   Site: Fairdale High School

Visitors: Hopkinsville Tigers
2* Ledonald Gray2/80/02/264043020427:53
3* Kourtney WareG1/71/60/030222110018:36
4AJ TylerG0/00/00/000003030010:06
5* Jordan GaryG3/50/05/6110445020323:59
10Jalen JohnsonG8/143/40/2190441350220:52
12Nik HatcherG1/50/10/021013000110:09
20Cameron EllisC0/00/00/0000000000DNP
21Dontarius ParkerF0/00/00/0000000000DNP
22Bryce SmithF0/00/00/0000000000DNP
23Jordan McGeeF0/00/00/0000000000DNP
24Elijah RawlinsF0/00/00/0000000000DNP
31Josiah PattonG0/00/00/0000000000DNP
32* Jaqualis MatlockF8/120/02/2185493211230:20
34Josh PattonG0/00/00/0000000000DNP
35Garrett HopperF0/00/00/0000000000DNP
41Shaveon RichardsonF0/00/00/0000000000DNP
44RJ WilsonF0/00/00/0000000000DNP
45* Steven CagerG2/90/20/141124250318:05
Total FG1st Half11/3234.4%2nd Half14/2850.0%Game25/6041.7%
3 PT FG1st Half1/520.0%2nd Half3/837.5%Game4/1330.8%
Free Throws1st Half9/1181.8%2nd Half0/20.00%Game9/1369.2%

Home: Christ Presbyterian Lions
1Zack WeatherlyG0/00/00/00033000003:15
2James DeatonG0/00/00/00000000000:58
3Michael MayernickG0/10/10/00000101001:45
5Keynolds Spencer0/00/00/0000000000DNP
11* Braxton BlackwellF9/130/24/8223693562230:37
14Ryan HarrisG0/00/00/001121010114:22
21Drew ScottF0/20/00/00101100003:30
23* Tyger CampbellG9/152/49/12292464390029:17
32* Clay WashburnG0/40/40/000552110016:58
33* Micah DavisG6/114/93/3191233110231:24
34* Sam JohnsonF1/30/03/652354221127:54
Total FG1st Half9/2142.9%2nd Half16/2857.1%Game25/4951.0%
3 PT FG1st Half2/922.2%2nd Half4/1136.4%Game6/2030.0%
Free Throws1st Half8/1080.0%2nd Half11/1957.9%Game19/2965.5%

Free Throw Pts9193Pt Points1218Pts/Possession0.881.06
Pts off Turnovers24212nd Chance Points1014Pts off Bench210
Total Rebounds3137Team Rebounds53Dead Ball Reb05
Off Rebound %33.337.9Def Rebound %62.166.7Total Rebound %45.654.4
3Pt Efficiency+1.0-13.7Def. Stops3945Pts/Shot0.951.19
Technical FoulsHOPNone

Qtr 1Qtr 2Qtr 3Qtr 4 OT 1OT 2OT 3OT 4Total
Hopkinsville Tigers11211615000063
Christ Presbyterian Lions12162126000075
Largest Lead  CPA 75 HOP 63   (12 pts)  Lead Changes  12  Number of Ties  13  
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