Tuesday Nights Round Ball Round Up
Brentwood 63 at Centennial 48
Dennis King was worried and sick before his Brentwood Bruins (21-1, 7-0) took on Centennial (7-10, 2-5) last night. The veteran coach, whose team was undefeated in District 11-AAA going into the game, was concerned with a Cougar team he had called, “…dangerous,” all season long; in addition, Andy Schumpert, the team’s senior leader, was sitting out due to illness. And King wasn’t feeling so good himself.
It could only have been worse in the halftime locker room, when the gritty Cougars carried a 26-25 lead into the mid-game break.
Enter James McPherson, who fired in 25 points on the night and helped lead Brentwood back from the brink for a 63-48 win. Jacob Adcock added 12 for the Bruins who had to hold off a 3-point barrage from the Cougars.
Centennial spread seven 3-pointers among four player, led by Josh Keller’s triple treys for 11 points total. Tyrel Dodson had a three of his own on the way to leading the Cougars with 16 points, and Daniel Draper added 10.
At Ensworth 63 Brentwood Academy 60
A tough third quarter erased Brentwood Academy’s halftime lead as Ensworth staged a comeback to win 63-60. The Eagles (7-12, 1-3) got 17 points from both Jeremiah Oatsvall and Jordan James. The Tigers (10-9, 3-1) used balanced scoring by Andrew Fleming (16), Jordan Bone (12) and D’Andre Ferby (11) to grab the victory.
At Fairview 49 Hickman County 46
A strong second half from Fairview (4-13, 2-9 District 11-AA) allowed the Yellow Jackets to stop rival and district foe Hickman County (7-13, 4-7) 49-46. Graham Estes led Fairview in scoring with 14 points, while Daniel Jones had 13 and Trevin Beique scored 12.
At Giles County 58 Page 40
A pair of single digit totals in the first two quarters doomed the Patriots opportunity on the road as Giles County(8-6, 2-3) defeated Page (8-11, 0-5) 58-40 in District 12-AA action. Christian Denton had 13 points to lead Page.
BGA 90 at Zion Christian 40
Nathan Moran had the perfect night, going 5-for-5 from the field with three 3-pointers and a single free throw, scoring 14 points to help lead BGA (20-1, 7-0) over Zion Christian (6-13, 0-7) 90-40. Sam Martin added 14 points and 6 rebounds in the victory by the state’s top ranked Division II A-division team. The Wildcats also got scoring help from Noah Mayberry (11) and Daniel Brown (10).
Summit 55 at Coffee County 51
Few details were available at deadline, but the Spartans hit key free throws down the stretch to protect their lead and defeat Coffee County on the road, 55-51.
Franklin 49 at Dickson County 37
Franklin defeated Dickson County last night 49-37. The Rebels were led by Garrison Mathews with 20 points & 10 rebounds.
Brentwood 44 at Centennial 39
Hannah-Catherine Lackey pitched in 16 points and Marissa Anthony 10 as District 11-AAA leader Brentwood (21-1, 7-0) dropped Centennial (8-12, 1-6) 44-39. Jordan Johnson and Delani Distephano both scored 8 for the Cougars.
At Ensworth 59 Brentwood Academy 57
Ensworth took over the Division II-AA lead with a 59-57 hard fought win over Brentwood Academy last night. Carson Pittman led the Tigers (14-1, 4-0) with 16 points as Brielle Smith added 15 and Ashley Slay 10. For Brentwood Academy (15-3, 3-1), Sydni Harvey was the leading scorer with 24.
Hickman County 60 at Fairview 45
Hickman County (13-7, 7-4) got 32 points from Ginger Conder and 18 more from Josie Blystad to keep Fairview winless in District 11-AA with a 60-45 victory. Fairview was led by Sara Mangrum’s 15 points.
At Giles County 54 Page 18
Giles County (10-8, 5-0) offered no quarter to fellow District 12-AA member Page, handing the Lady Patriots a 54-18 loss on the road. Page (3-12, 1-4) were led by Meghan Jelonek’s seven points.
BGA 53 at Zion Christian 49
Allison Cowie exploded for 28 points and senior Caroline Abbott chipped in 12 as BGA (10-11, 4-4) downed Zion Christian (12-7, 2-6) 53-49 in Division II-A play.
At Coffee County 45 Summit 33
Summit (7-12, 2-5) ventured outside District 11-AAA last night, falling to Coffee County on the road 45-33 despite Teondra Crawford (16) and Zacharyia Esmon (11) combining for 27 points.
Franklin 67 at Dickson County 59
Franklin (11-8, 6-2) was pushed to overtime by District 11-AA foe Dickson County (13-7, 4-4) before the Lady Rebels claimed a key 67-59 victory. Franklin outscored the Cougars 9-1 in the extra period for the win. Rachael Hawn (23) and Anna Patton (17) combined for 40 of Franklin’s 67 points.
Posted on: 1/22/2014