UPIKE basketball roundup

By: 
Teddy Paynter

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville dominated from start to finish against Lindsey Wilson College, steamrolling to a 107-77 win in a battle of nationally-ranked teams at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 8.

Jayvian Delacruz poured in a game-high 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the sixth-ranked Bears (23-2) in double figures. Darrion Leslie added 16 points while Michael Chambers followed with 14. Rze Culbreath and Jordan Perry finished with 13 apiece.

Bryan Wallace paced the fifth-ranked Blue Raiders (20-4) with 22 points while Jordan Hamlette finished with 21.

At Pikeville

SCORE BY HALVES:

LWC (20-4)…..24  53 –   77

UP (23-2)……..51  56 – 107

Scoring:

Lindsey Wilson (77) – Hannes Erhardt 2 2-2 6; Charles Sutton 6 3-6 15; Jordan Hamlette 5(2) 5-7 21; Kel Stotts 0(1) 2-4 5; Bryan Wallace 4(2) 8-10 22; Ethan Hennis 0 1-2 1; and Pepper Ofokile 2 3-4 7. Totals: 19(5) 24-35 77.

UPIKE (107) – Chase Parsley 2(1) 2-2 9; Rze Culbreath 5(1) 0-0 13; Jordan Perry 5(1) 0-0 13; Rodney Hawkins 3 3-4 9; Darrion Leslie 6 4-4 16; George Johnson 1 2-2 4; Jayvian Delacruz 8(2) 2-2 24; Mason Blair 1 0-0 2; Michael Chambers 3(2) 2-3 14; and Dylan James 1 0-0 2. Totals: 34(8) 15-17 107.

UPIIKE………..84

Simmons College…50

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville built a 24-point, first-half lead and cruised to an 84-50 win over Simmons College in a non-conference game played at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 3.

Jordan Perry fired in a game-high 21 points and Chase Parsley added 13 as the Bears moved to 22-2. Darrion Leslie followed with 12 and Jayvian Delacruz chipped in 10.

Kittrell Withers led Simmons (4-12) with 12 points.

At Pikeville

SCORE BY HALVES:

SC (4-12)…..27  23 – 50

UP (22-2)….51  33 – 84

Scoring:

Simmons College (50) – James Mosley 0(1) 1-2 4; Kittrell Withers 3(1) 3-4 12; Jonathan Henry 2 0-0 4; Isaiah Davis 2 0-1 4; Korey Mosley 2(1) 2-2 9; Nickolas Anderson 0(2) 0-0 6; Trey Waterbury 0(1) 0-0 3; James White 1(1) 1-3 6; and Anton Cowherd 1 0-0 2. Totals: 11(7) 7-12 50.

UPIKE (84) – Chase Parsley 2(2) 3-4 13; Rze Culbreath 2 0-0 4; Da’Rell Domineck 2 1-2 5; Jordan Perry 2(2) 11-12 21; Darrion Leslie 6 0-0 12; George Johnson 1 4-5 6; Javian Delacruz 3 4-5 10; Rodney Hawkins 3(1) 0-0 9; and Michael Chambers 1 2-2 4. Totals: 22(5) 25-30 84.

UPIKE…………..91

Shawnee State……78

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – University of Pikeville took charge early on against Shawnee State University and rolled to a 91-78 win in a Mid-South Conference game played at Waller Gymnasium on Feb. 1.

Jordan Perry poured in a game-high 30 points and Jayvian Delacruz added 17 as the Bears improved to 21-1.

Frederick Moore paced SSU, now 12-12, with 25 points.

At Portsmouth, Ohio

SCORE BY HALVES:

UP (21-2)…….42  49 – 91

SSU (12-12)…30  48 – 78

Scoring:

UPIKE (91) – Chase Parsley 1(1) 2-2 7; Rze Culbreath 0(2) 2-4 8; Da’Rell Domineck 4 1-2 9; Jordan Perry 9(3) 3-6 30; Darrion Leslie 2 1-4 5; Jayvian Delacruz 4(2) 3-5 17; Rodney Hawkins 3 1-2 7; and Michael Chambers 3 2-2 8. Totals: 26(8) 15-27 91.

Shawnee State (78) – Jay Murrell 2 2-4 6; Justin Johnson 7 1-1 15; E.J. Onu 2 2-5 6; Bryan Rolfe 1 0-0 2; Matt Rhodes 0(1) 0-0 3; Tamal Watkins 0(4) 0-0 12; Gavin Brown 0(1) 2-4 5; Selby Hind-Wills 1 2-2 4; and Frederick Moore 8(2) 3-5 25. Totals: 21(8) 12-21 78.

WOMEN

Lindsey Wilson……..69

UPIKE……………..55

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville struggled offensively in the opening half and Lindsey Wilson College took advantage to race past the Bears, 69-55, in a Mid-South Conference game played at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 8.

Aundrea Matchen was the only Bear (12-13) in double figures with 16 points. Adison Corder and Kayla Mullins chipped in nine apiece.

Kayla Styles poured in a game-high 26 points for the Blue Raiders, now 20-4.

At Pikeville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

LWC (20-4)…..16  21  13  19 – 69

UP (12-13)……..8    9  13  25 – 55

Scoring:

Lindsey Wilson (69) – Kayla Styles 11(1) 1-2 26; Gerda Paulauskaite 1 0-0 2; Reagan Turner 6 2-3 14; Heidi Huffman 1(2) 0-0 8; Teanna Curry 3(1) 3-5 12; Jynea Harris 1(1) 0-0 5; and Molly Stone 1 0-4 2. Totals: 24(5) 6-14 69.

UPIKE (55) – Adison Corder 0(3) 0-0 9; Jamie Castle 2 0-0 4; Aundrea Matchen 5(1) 3-4 16; Emily Baker 3 2-2 8; Elisabeth Latham 1 0-0 2; Kayla Mullins 0(2) 3-4 9; Rachel Lee 0 2-2 2; and Mia Greatrex 1 3-4 5. Totals: 12(6) 13-16 55.

UPIKE…………..66

Kentucky Christian…48

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville used a big second quarter to pull away and beat Kentucky Christian University, 66-48, in a game played at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center on Feb. 6.

The Bears, now 12-12, held KCU (9-15) to just five points in the second to build a 40-20 halftime lead.

Aundrea Matchen paced UPIKE with 14 points while Adison Corder added 13 and Jamie Castle tallied 12.

Jordan Holt led the Knights with a game-high 15 points.

At Pikeville

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

KCU (9-15)….15   5  12  16 – 48

UP (12-12)…..15  25  13  13 – 66

Scoring:

Kentucky Christian (48) – Katie Redding 4 0-0 8; Jordan Holt 4(2) 1-2 15; Faith Conn 3 0-0 6; Lexie Gilliland 2(1) 2-2 9; Shelby Hall 2(1) 0-0 7; and Brittany Worthington 1 1-2 3. Totals: 16(4) 4-8 48.

UPIKE (66) – Jamie Castle 3(2) 0-0 12; Kayla Mullins 2 0-0 4; Aundrea Matchen 7 0-0 14; Taylor Berger 0 3-4 3; Emily Baker 2 0-0 4; Adison Corder 2(3) 0-0 13; Hailey Anderson 0 1-2 1; Rachel Lee 3(1) 0-0 9; and Mia Greatrex 2 2-4 6. Totals: 21(6) 6-12 66.

Shawnee State….80

UPIKE………….53

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Nationally-ranked Shawnee State dominated the University of Pikeville from the opening tip and cruised to an 8-55 win in a Mid-South Conference game played at Waller Gymnasium on Feb. 1.

Jamie Castle and Aundrea Matchen tossed in 11 each to lead the Bears, 11-12.

Hannah Miller, Madison Ridout and Bailey Cummins finished with 15 points each for SSU.

At Portsmouth, Ohio

SCORE BY QUARTERS:

UP (11-12)….11  14  18  10 – 53

SSU (21-3)….21  20  23  16 – 80

Scoring:

UPIKE (53) – Jamie Castle 2(1) 4-4 11; Kayla Mullins 1(1) 2-2 7; Aundrea Matchen 4(1) 0-0 11; Hailey Anderson 1 2-2 4; Emily Baker 2 0-0 4; Rachel Lee 1 4-6 6; Mia Greatrex 3 2-2 8; and Zaria Hollier 1 0-0 2. Totals: 15(3) 14-16 53.

Shawnee State (80) – Sienna King 0 2-2 2; Ashton Lovely 3(1) 1-1 10; Hannah Miller 4(1) 4-4 15; Madison Ridout 7 1-1 15; Bailey Cummins 3(2) 3-3 15; Shania Massie 0 1-2 1; Laken Smith 5 0-2 10; Hagen Schaefer 0(1) 0-0 3; Lydia Poe 4 0-0 8; and Leah Wingeier 0 12- 1. Totals: 26(5) 13-17 80.