It was a good weekend for the Holy Innocents’ boys hoops squad, as Terry Kelly’s bunch rebounded from a Tuesday conference loss to W.D. Mohammed and turned in an 86-20 road win over Atlanta International School Friday night on the road.
For the girls, Tony Watkins’ troops cruised Friday night over AIS in a 59-30 victory before falling to Buford 66-43 Saturday in a non-region matchup.
Friday’s boys’ game vs. AIS saw the entire roster see action and reserve Jon Ledbetter score a career high 25 points on an incredible 9-for-9 shooting performance from the field.
Two more scored in double figures – Ashton Meertins tallied 15 and Sam Asbury 14. Meertins – also playing in a reserve role – led in rebounds with 11. Looking at the rest of the scoring, Darryl Stewart totaled nine, Ed Voyles eight, Jason Schick seven, Jim Voyles six and Jack Palmore two. Will Small handed out six assists.
On the girls’ side, Coach Watkins was happy with what in saw in Friday’s AIS victory. “I was pleased with our effort,” he said. “Our starters set the tone and then our reserves came in and turned it up.”
Chelsea Zoller led the scoring with 15 points coming off the bench, Erika Cassell followed with 13 and Aaliyah Milord tallied 11. McKenzie Bolden followed with five, Reshaundra Owens and Sydney Long both had four, Mary Hollis Schmidt three and Ciel Rodriguez and Lexii Cassell had a basket each.
In the rebounding department, Erika and Lexii Cassell both grabbed nine.
In Saturday’s loss at Buford, Bolden scored nine, Zoller seven, Erika Cassell, Schmidt, Long and Owens all scored six and Milord added three.