The Franklin High School basketball teams earned a split at Hillsboro on Tuesday in Nashville.
The Rebel boys claimed a 49-43 victory, while the Lady Rebels fell 45-37. The full Williamson County roundup and more on each Franklin's games is included below:
Franklin boys 49, Hillsboro 43
Reed Kemp and Matt Thurman both scored 18 points and Franklin used a third-quarter run to extend a slim four-point halftime lead to hang on the rest of the way.
The Rebels shot 52 percent from the floor, led by Thurman’s 8-of-10 performance. The junior also grabbed six rebounds. Kemp went 5-of-9 from the field with a couple 3-pointers.
Aidan Smylie added six points and snagged four offensive rebounds in the win.
Hillsboro girls 45, Franklin 37
The Lady Rebels shutdown Hillsboro early in Nashville Tuesday, but the Lady Burros responded with a big second half to stop Franklin 45-37 and overcome Sydney Ryan’s game-high 26 points.
The Lady Rebels led 20-10 by halftime. Hillsboro opened the third quarter with a 23-7 run to catapult in front 33-27 entering the final frame.
Cori Allen and Latisha Parris both scored 11 to lead the Lady Burros, who also benefitted from a season-high 25 Franklin turnovers.
Ryan hit 4-of-6 from 3-point range and 9-of-18 from the field to lead the Lady Rebels. Bergen Allee added nine points and Kate O’Neil grabbed nine rebounds with three points as the trio accounted for all of Franklin’s scoring.
Independence boys 56, Nolensville 53
Hrishi Salitri hit three 3-pointers and scored 22 points as the host Eagles held off Nolensville for a tight win Tuesday.
Salitri netted eight points in the fourth quarter as Indy out-gunned the Knights 21- 17 in the final frame to flip a 36-35 deficit. The Eagles had managed a slim 25-21 edge at halftime in the back-and-forth contest.
Noah Crook added 10 points and both River Katina and Cameron Bell contributed nine for the hosts.
Nathan Foutch tallied 17, Bryson Harris scored 11 and Keidron Batey added 10 for Nolensville.
Nolensville girls 41, Independence 29
The Lady Knights scored a non-conference Williamson County win in Thompson’s Station on Tuesday with a big defensive showing.
Grace Baird led Nolensville with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Zoe Piller added eight points, five rebounds and three assists. Parker Leftwich added seven points and six rebounds and Sydney Mickulin collected six points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals on a busy night.
Kayla Miller produced a double-double for the Lady Eagles with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
Page boys 48, Columbia Central 43
Mason Allen and Thomas Seaman both scored 12 points and the Patriots won a battle at Columbia Central Tuesday.
Jaime Hernandez added 10 points in the win.
Page girls 63, Columbia Central 27
McKenzie Chochran hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead the Lady Patriots to a win in Columbia.
Page scored 19 of the game’s first 24 points and built a 38-16 advantage by halftime.
Delaney Noe and Olivia Wilson each added 10 points in the win.
Ensworth boys 90, Centennial 73
The Tigers handed Centennial its first loss in a shootout in Nashville Tuesday. Ensworth’s Chaz Lanier led the home team with a game-best 33 points.
Centennial was doubled-up 28-14 in an explosive first quarter, but narrowed the gap to 44-34 by halftime. Ensworth used a 26-19 run to extend the lead in the third.
Dusty Williams scored 11 of his 21 in the second quarter to lead the Cougars. Isaiah Poore added 13 points, Patrick Garrett scored 11 and Canter Speedy netted 10. Centennial moved to 4-1 overall.
Fairview girls 51, Santa Fe 45
Kelsey Gossage collected a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds and the Lady Yellow Jackets overcame a slow start to earn a road win at Santa Fe.
Kendall Spicer added 12 points off four 3-pointers, while Kaycie Mullens tallied four points, five assists, five steals and four rebounds in the win. Chloe Lee added seven points and six rebounds.
Emmy Bates led the home team with 14 points.
Fairview boys 64, Santa Fe 58
Three Yellow Jackets reached double figures and Fairview used a big third quarter to pull in front and clinch the sweep at Santa Fe.
Bill Eads scored 19 points, hitting 5-of-11 from distance, including four 3-pointers in the second half to lead the Yellow Jackets. Locke Hord added 18 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals on a busy night, while Garrett Wooten closed with a dozen points and seven boards.
Fairview trailed 31-26 at the half, but outscored the home team 20-10 in the third quarter to take the lead. Eads hit a couple 3s and Hord hit four free throws and scored eight points in the fourth to stay in front.
Summit girls 45, Rockvale 27
Taylor Penning scored 18 points and the Lady Spartans improved to 5-0 overall with a 45-27 victory.
Penning scored 13 in the second half, including seven points in a 13-2 run in the third to take control. She hit three 3-pointers on the night. This weekend, the Lady Spartans set the state record for made triples with 23 in a 95-12 win over West Creek in the Independence Thanksgiving Classic.
Emma Kate Bratton added seven points and Megan Easterday had six in the win.
Ravenwood boys 66, Antioch 36
Rex Gainer scored 15 points and led a balanced Raptor attack in Ravenwood’s home victory Tuesday against Antioch.
Eight Raptors scored five points or more in the win as Ravenwood pulled away in the second and third quarters.
Connor English added 12 points, while Ethan Jackson, Daniel Niter, Atif Williams and Jake Mulder each added six points for the Raptors.
Camin Patterson led the Bears with 14 points.
The Ravenwood girls scored a 46-27 victory. Statistics weren’t provided.
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