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Hoops: Franklin boys, Brentwood girls take early district battles; Ravenwood, Page sweep

Fairview boys win on the road, BGA falls at home

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Hoops – Franklin boys vs. Brentwood, District 11-AAA semifinal

Reed Kemp 

Reed Kemp poured in 30 points and Aidan Smylie chipped in 10 more as the Franklin High School boys basketball team dropped pre-season favorite Brentwood 60-51 in the Admirals’ gym Tuesday night.

The Bruins John Windley, who finished with 15 points before fouling out late, keyed an opening 8-0 run before Franklin put together a withering 15 straight points of its own to open the contest.

The battle remained tight until the final four minutes, when the Admirals scored seven of their 17 points in the fourth from the free-throw line to pull away.

Macen Redner tossed in 14 for Brentwood.

BHS (51) – John Windley 15, Macen Redner 14, Daniel Cochran 9, Griffin Burke 6, Dustin Bluhm 4, Jack Medalie 3.

FHS (60) – Reed Kemp 30, Aidan Smylie 10, Connor Beavon 8, Matt Thurman 6, Taylor Spierto 6.

3-pointers – FHS 7 (Kemp 4, Beavon 2, Smylie), BHS 7 (Redner 3, Windley 2, Cochran, Medalie). Total Fouls – BHS 11, FHS 8. Fouled Out – Windley.

Brentwood girls 58, Franklin 36

Ameila Osgood led four Brentwood players in double figures with 15 as the Lady Bruins sank a younger and cold-shooting Franklin team in District 11-AAA play Tuesday. 

Osgood, Kate Workman (12), Chloe Wampler (10) and Sydney Ryan (10) combined for 47 of Brentwood’s 58 points. Kate O’Neil led all scorers with 18.

Ryan, who starred as a freshman at Franklin, was making her first return to her former school. The junior spent last season in Chattanooga at Hamilton Heights before returning to the area with the Lady Bruins. 

BHS (58) – Amelia Osgood 15, Kate Workman 12, Chloe Wampler 10, Sydney Ryan 10,  Kai Jones 5, Eden Oates 3, Ellie Meadows 3.

FHS (36) – Kate O’Neil 18, Dylann Garner 7, Brenna Swiger 5, Jean Costello 4, Lyla Gardner 2.

3-pointers – BHS 8 (Osgood 2, Workman 2, Jones, Oates, Meadows, Ryan). Total Fouls – BHS 18, FHS 12. Fouled out – None. 

Ravenwood boys 84, Independence 78

Jake Mulder led four Raptors in double figures and Ravenwood held off Independence on the road Tuesday in Thompson’s Station.

Mulder scored 23 points to lead the Raptors, which closed the third quarter with a 9-0 run to build a late cushion that stuck through the fourth in a high-scoring affair.

Andrew Lamund (16), Noah Clifford (15) and Connor English (14) also reached double figures in scoring for Ravenwood. The Raptors closed out the game by going 12-of-16 at the line in the fourth quarter. 


Indy held a slim 39-37 lead at the break thanks to a big first half from River Katina, who scored 13 of his 15 in the first 16 minutes. Tyus Anderson shouldered much of the Indy offense in the second half with all 17 of his points after the break, including going 12-of-14 at the foul line. Cameron Bell added 14 points for the Eagles.

RHS – 20 17 25 22 – 84

IHS – 21 18 17 22 – 78

RHS (84) – Myles Pollard 4, Andrew Lamund 16, Owen Grismore 3, Ben Bunga 9, Connor English 14, Jake Mulder 23, Noah Clifford 15

IHS (78) – Colin Wright 7, Jett Montgomery 6, Owen Ries 5, Tyus Anderson 17, Sam Womack 4, Josh Owens 2, Jaxson Campbell 8, River Katina 15, Cameron Bell 12, Ty Lockwood 2

3-pointers – RHS 6 (Grismore, Bunga, English 3, Clifford), IHS 6 (Montgomery 2, Katina 2, Ries, Anderson).

Ravenwood girls 54, Independence 19

Lexi Erickson and Reghan Grimes led the attack and the Lady Raptors ran away early in a District 11-AAA contest Tuesday at Indy.

Erickson closed with 18 points, netting nine in an early 19-3 run through the first, while Grimes scored 16. Ravenwood built a 34-5 lead at the half.

RHS – 19 15 16 4 – 54

IHS – 3 2 10 7 – 19

RHS (54) – Lexi Erickson 18, Rachel Hillman 3, Elizabeth Flynn 7, Mary Prestegaard 5, Ava Lavigne 3, Katelyn Johnson 2, Reghan Grimes 16.

IHS (19) – Leah Oubre 6, Guy Nichols 3, Alydia Lyte 6, Trinity Love 2, Ryan Brown 2

3-pointers – RHS 7 (Erickson 3, Hillman, Prestegaard, Lavigne, Grimes), IHS 4 (Oubre 2, Nichols, Brown).

Page boys 63, Centennial 56

Pierce Bruehl tallied 20 points, Ethan Overstreet added 16 and the Patriots held off a fourth-quarter surge from Centennial to post a District 11-AAA win Tuesday on the road.

Thomas Seaman added a dozen points for Page, including six in the fourth where the home team went on a 30-19 run.

Patrick Garrett led the late Cougar charge by scoring 14 of his 26 in the final frame. He finished with five 3-pointers, while Trayvon Barbary added eight in the contest.

Page girls 64, Centennial 34

The Lady Patriots scored 19 of the first 23 points and booted to a District 11-AAA win Tuesday at Centennial.

Sadie Porter closed with 16 points to lead Page, while Lili Wilken (13) and Mckenzie Cochran (12) also reached double figures.

Sheraton Foster netted 15 for the Lady Cougars.

Fairview boys 61, Sycamore 53

Four Yellow Jackets reached double figures in scoring and the Yellow Jackets picked up a road win Tuesday.

Mays McCoy led the Fairview attack with 17 points, while Kennedy Pendergrass added 14 points and seven assists. Jackson Arnold added 12 points and Carter Durham scored 11 and dished out four dimes.

The Lady Yellow Jackets dropped a 37-33 contest in overtime.

Lipscomb Academy boys 81, Battle Ground Academy 59

The Mustangs opened fast and tipped BGA in Franklin Tuesday.

Ray Adams led Lipscomb Academy with 27 points, while Willie Walton tossed in 18 more. BGA trailed 25-11 at the end of the first and the Mustangs stayed in front the rest of the way.

Braden Iverson knocked down three triples and finished with 18 to lead the Wildcats. Sean Williams added 13 and Alex Krause chipped in a dozen.

The BGA girls suffered a 52-33 setback in the early game despite 16 points from Kearstyn Seay and 11 from Graci Semptimphelter. 

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