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Hoops: Brentwood boys edge Centennial; Franklin girls fall in shootout; Indy, Spring Hill split

Nolensville boys pick up district win, Fairview falls at home

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Hoops – Centennial boys at Brentwood

Griffin Burke 

Griffin Burke scored 13 and the Brentwood High School boys basketball team collected a District 11-AAA victory in a defensive battle Tuesday in Brentwood.

The Bruins won a fifth straight game 35-29 and improved to 4-1 in district play.

Burke hit a trio of 3-pointers and scored five of Brentwood’s 10 points in the fourth to lead the way. John Windley added eight points and Davis White also connected on two triples for the Bruins, who were coming off a 50-47 win at Ravenwood last week.

Patrick Garrett netted 13 points to lead Centennial, which fell in an early 8-2 hole out of the gate. Lincoln Aholt tossed in eight points.

Brentwood will play at Independence Friday in another district battle, while Centennial hosts Ravenwood.

Brentwood boys 35, Centennial 29

CHS 2 12 6 9 – 29

BHS 8 8 9 10 – 35

CHS (29) – Trayvon Barbary 2, Patrick Garrett 13, Luke Westmoreland 2, Lincoln Aholt 8, Mathew Joiner 4.

BHS (35) – John Windley 8, Griffin Burke 13, Davis White 6, Daniel Cochran 4, Dustin Bluhm 4.

3-pointers – CHS 2 (Garrett 2), BHS 5 (Burke 3, White 2). Total Fouls – CHS 15, BHS 12. Fouled Out – None.

Dickson County girls 88, Franklin 82

Despite pouring in a season-high 82 points, the Lady Admirals fell short at home in an explosive District 11-AAA contest Tuesday.

Anna Claire Milam poured in 43 points, including 20 in the fourth quarter to lead Dickson County past Franklin in a shootout. Rylee Moore added 14 points, including four 3-pointers.

Franklin leaned on Kate O’Neil in the paint and she netted 42 points on a blistering 17-of-25 shooting from the floor. O’Neil added eight rebounds, while Jean Costello tallied 16 points, seven assists and four boards.

The Lady Admirals staked a 42-28 lead at the half behind 23 points from O’Neil, but Dickson County and Milam ignited for 30 points in each the third and fourth quarters. The Lady Cougars pulled within 64-58 to start the fourth and outscored their hosts 30-18 in the final eight minutes.

Franklin next travels to Spring Hill Friday.

Dickson County girls 88, Franklin 82

DCHS 19 11 30 30 – 88

FHS 22 20 22 19 – 82

DCHS (88) – Anna Leatherwood 2, Jenna Russell 6, Madison Bonura 11, Ashley Jackson 4, Rylee Moore 14, Anna Claire Milam 43, Hanna Ingram 8.

FHS (82) – Emme Glover 2, Jean Costello 16, Amy Elliott 2, Cate Bennett 3, Lyla Gardner 3, Kate O’Neil 42, Regi Hammond 6, Dylann Garner 8.

3-pointers – DCHS 9 (Milam 4, Moore 4, Bonura), FHS 7 (Costello 4, Bennett, Gardner, O’Neil). Total Fouls – DCHS 8, FHS 14. Fouled Out – None.

Independence boys 76, Spring Hill 47

Jett Montgomery scored 19, Cameron Bell added 14 and the Indy boys used a fast start to cruise to a District 11-AAA win in Thompson’s Station Tuesday.

The Eagles opened with a 25-12 lead after the first frame and only extended it the rest of the way.

Jaylen Rucker led the Raiders with 16.

The Eagles host Brentwood Friday, while Spring Hill hosts Franklin.

Independence boys 76, Spring Hill 47

SHHS 12 11 9 15 – 47

IHS 25 18 16 17 – 76

SHHS (47) – Jayden Davis 2, Jaylen Rucker 16, Quintaveous Simmons 6, Bryce St. Croix 6, Kai’Seanne Brashear 12, Blaise Martin 2, Ashton Alderson 3.

IHS (76) – Colin Upright 6, Jett Montgomery 19, Owen Ries 5, Tyus Anderson 6, Henry Spaanstra 2, Sam Womack 6, Jaxson Campbell 7, Andrew Murphy 2, River Katina 4, Cameron Bell 15, Matthew Whitt 2, Justin Miles 2.

3-pointers – SHHS 1 (Alderson), IHS 6 (Upright 2, Montgomery 2, Ries, Campbell).

Spring Hill girls 50, Independence 18

Sierra and Prairie Stedman combined for 36 points to double-up the Indy girls themselves in a District 11-AAA victory Tuesday.

Sierra Stedman closed with a game-best 21, while Prairie hit for 15 and Cole Alderson chipped in 10 points. Spring Hill bolted out to a 18-6 lead after one and held a 33-8 cushion by the half.

Ryan Brown scored six to lead the Lady Eagles.

Spring Hill girls 50, Independence 18

SHHS 18 15 7 10 – 50

IHS 6 2 4 6 – 18

SHHS (50) – Kat Carter 2, Cole Alderson 10, Prairie Stedman 15, Belle Brashear 2, Sierra Stedman 21.

IHS (18) – Leah Oubre 2, Evy Nichols 2, Claudia Chilton 4, Ryan Brown 6, Cristy Martinez 4.

3-pointers – None.

Creek Wood boys 62, Fairview 58

Despite Kennedy Pendergrass collecting 16 points, nine rebounds and five assists, the Yellow Jackets came up short in District 11-AA home game Tuesday.

Creek Wood improved to 6-0 in district play with the victory and has won 11 of 12 games. Fairview was coming off wins against Hickman County and Stewart County in district play and moved to 4-1 in the league.

Jackson Arnold added 10 points for the Yellow Jackets and Mays McCoy had eight points with three assists and three rebounds.

Nolensville boys 71, Giles County 64

The Knights halted a three-game slide with a District 12-AA win at Giles County Tuesday.

Ashton Smith scored 16 points to lead a balanced attack for Nolensville, which also got 12 points from Riley Byron and 11 from Davin Watkins. Grady Powers tossed in nine points in the win.

Nolensville travels to Murfreesboro Central Friday.

Other Results 

Webb boys 65, Grace Christian Academy 58

Christ Presbyterian Academy boys 97, Middle Tennessee Christian 51

Middle Tennessee Christian girls 48, Christ Presbyterian Academy 31

Columbia Academy girls 53, Battle Ground Academy 47

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