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Hoops: Indy splits at home; Centennial girls improve to 3-1; Fairview splits on the road

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Hoops – Cane Ridge at Independence

Kayla Northup 

The Independence High School basketball teams earned a split in non-district action Tuesday in Thompson’s Station against visiting Cane Ridge.

The Lady Eagles held on for a 37-31 win, while the Indy boys dropped a narrow 66-60 contest.

Sarah Tang scored 14 points to lead the Indy girls, who limited the Lady Ravens to just 11 points in the second half.

Kyla Mustapha scored 10 for Cane Ridge.

Da’Ron Hall scored 19 points to lead a trio of Cane Ridge boys in double figures in the late game as the visitors pulled in front after trailing 33-30 at the half.

Joshua McDaniel added 16 points, and Brandon Miller tallied 14 in the win.

The Eagles were paced by Jett Montgomery’s game-best 27 points, while Owen Ries added nine and Cameron Bell contributed eight. Montgomery, a sophomore, netted 10 of his team’s 15 points in the fourth quarter.

Indy travels to Rockvale Friday for a double-header.

Independence girls 37, Cane Ridge 31

CRHS 5 15 6 5 – 31

IHS 9 8 11 9 – 37

CRHS (31) – Rakiya Clay 6, Jasmine Greer 8, Jazmine Hardimann 5, Kimora Whittaker 2, Kyla Mustapha 10.

IHS (37) – Aaliyah Fleming 3, Kayla Northrup 6, Savannah Seay 2, Maddie Marcus 2, Annie Gibbs 6, Ryan Brown 4, Sarah Tang 14.

3-pointers – CRHS 3 (Greer, Mustapha 2), IHS 2 (Gibbs 2).

Cane Ridge boys 66, Independence 60

CRHS 8 22 16 20 – 66

IHS 17 16 12 15 – 60

CRHS (66) – Clarence Cobbins 6, Da’Ron Hall 19, Ja’Lynn Lawrence 9, Joshua McDaniel 16, Brandon Miller 14, Kelvin Lusk 2.

IHS (60) – Jett Montgomery 27, Owen Ries 9, Tyus Anderson 4, Tylan Lewis 4, Matthew Witt 3, Cameron Bell 8, Houston Hicks 5.

3-pointers – CRHS 5 (Hall, Lawrence, McDaniel, Miller 2), IHS 8 (Montgomery 4, Ries 3, Hicks).

Centennial girls 61, Seigel 49

Sheraton Foster poured in 26 points, and the Lady Cougars surged out of the half to post a road win in Murfreesboro Tuesday.

Centennial, which improved to 3-1 overall after going 2-14 last season, held a 27-25 lead at the break despite a quick start. The Lady Cougars then outscored their hosts 23-11 in the third to take control.

Foster added seven steals and four assists in the win, while Maiya Boyer contributed 13 points and five rebounds.

Hickman County girls 65, Fairview 52

Host Hickman County exploded for 27 fourth-quarter points to topple the visiting Lady Yellow Jackets Tuesday.

Kinsley Spears led the balanced attack for the home team with 14 points as five Hickman County girls reached double-figures. Spears did most of her damage at the foul line, sinking 10 of 11 from the stripe.

Mary Jane Kinton scored 13 points to lead Fairview, which was coming off a 66-49 setback at Dickson County Monday.

The Lady Yellow Jackets were saddled with 36 fouls, and four players fouled out as Hickman County enjoyed 50 trips to the foul line. Maddie Brewer added nine points, while Gigi Harris scored six and handed out eight assists.

Fairview boys 51, Hickman County 38

The Yellow Jackets made sure Fairview earned a split on the road Tuesday with a win to improve to 3-2 overall.

Kennedy Pendergrass and Mays McCoy each scored 15 points to lead the way, with Pendergrass adding three steals and three assists in the victory. Carter Durham chipped in seven points, and Shammah Takop collected four points and five rebounds.

Beech girls 49, Summit 30

Bri Ellis led the three Lady Buccaneers in double figure with 15 points as Beech posted a non-district road win Tuesday in Spring Hill.

Carson Sick added 14 points, and Riley Long tallied 10 in the win.

Summit’s Bergen Allee netted a dozen to lead the home team, while Quinn Johnston added nine — both hit a pair of triples.

Ravenwood boys 50, Hillsboro 46

Andrew Lamuno scored 15 points, and the Raptors picked up a home win Tuesday in Brentwood.

DJ Starr added 11 points, Jake Mulder had nine, Matt Williams tacked on eight and Lee Molette closed with seven in the victory.

Battle Ground Academy boys 65, Donelson Christian Academy 51

The BGA boys rallied from a two-point halftime deficit to post a home win Tuesday in Franklin.

Sean Williams dropped in 20 points to lead the way for the Wildcats. Christian Brown tossed in 17, and Cole Matthews added 13 for the home team.

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