High School Basketball

Hoops Roundup: Page sweeps Centennial; Ravenwood, Indy split; GCA girls win; Fairview, BA sweep

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Hoops – Zion Christian at Grace Christian Academy

The Page boys basketball team had a huge break through Tuesday at Centennial, finally winning a tight District 11-AAA contest by edging the Cougars 52-50.

The Patriots improved to 2-6 in district play with four of those losses coming by three points or less, including a 50-47 setback at home against Centennial on Dec. 6.

Mason Allen scored 20 points to lead Page in the see-saw contest, while Blanne Burrow added 17, including five free throws in the fourth. Jaime Hernandez chipped in eight points for the Patriots, who host Independence Friday.

Andrew Ellison scored 11 and Isaiah Poore added 10 for the Cougars, who have lost six of their last eight games. Centennial plays Lebanon Saturday at Trevecca University.

Page girls 63, Centennial 26

Delaney Noe dropped in 26 points and the Lady Patriots cruised to a District 11-AAA win at Centennial.

Page scored 20 of the first 24 points and led 30-12 at the half. Noe poured in 14 points and the Lady Patriots ran away with a 27-4 run in the third.

Lili Wilken added nine points and Olivia Wilson tacked on eight for Page, which moved to 7-1 in district play.

Taisha Hodge netted nine for the Lady Cougars.

Grace Christian Academy girls 56, Zion Christian 20

Anna Smith scored 14 and led a balanced Lady Lions attack Tuesday.

GCA limited visiting Zion Christian early and built a 35-11 lead by halftime. Audrey Sanders added 11 points and both Charlie Black and Raychel Calvert tallied eight apiece.

Caroline Fox scored eight points to lead Zion Christian.

Zion Christian boys 65, Grace Christian Academy 48

Sam Boyd and Mark Lowery each scored 19 points to lead Zion Christian past GCA near Leiper’s Fork Tuesday.

The home-standing Lions, playing without leading scorer Mason McKnatt, were outscored 19-3 in the opening frame before finding some offense in the second quarter to pull within 29-21 at the half. Zion Christian pulled away in the third with a 21-6 run.

Jordan Carter scored 13 points and five other Lions managed at least six. GCA fell to 4-16, 3-8.

Fairview girls 59, Lewis County 35

Kaycie Mullens and Kelsey Gossage both produced big nights and the Lady Yellow Jackets improved to 6-2 in District 11-AA with a win at Lewis County.

Mullens scored 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting and dished out six assists, while Gossage also tallied 18 points to go with six rebounds.

Fairview jumped in front 21-8 at the end of the first led by Gossage’s six points and three steals in the frame.

The Lady Yellow Jackets travel to Camden Friday.

Fairview boys 52, Lewis County 46

The Yellow Jackets pulled away down the stretch to pick up a District 11-AA road win Tuesday in Lewis County as the Fairview cagers swept the home team.

Bill Eads poured in 32 points, hitting 6-of-9 3-pointers, to lead the visitors. He added five rebounds and three assists in the win and shot 11-of-16 from the field. Garrett Wooten added 12 points and five dimes.

Huntlee Pace scored a dozen to lead Lewis County.

Independence girls 45, Ravenwood 41

The Lady Eagles held on for a District 11-AAA win at home against Ravenwood on Tuesday.

Kayla Miller collected a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Lindsey Freeman added 10 points as Indy improved to 12-5 overall and 6-2 in league play.

Reghan Grimes scored 15 points to lead Ravenwood, which mounted a late rally, but fell short on the road. Lexi Erickson (12 points) and Ella Craig (10) also reached double figures for the Lady Raptors (9-9, 4-5), who host Franklin Friday.

Independence boys 61, Ravenwood 50

The Eagles made it a home sweep of Ravenwood behind a big third quarter surge.

Indy doubled-up the Raptors 14-7 after the half to build a double-digit lead to start the fourth. Hrishi Salitri poured in 26 points to lead the Eagles, including nine points in the final frame. Both Noah Crook and Trey St. Charles hit 3-pointers in the third for the home team.

Matt St. Charles added 14 points, while brother Trey had 10 as the Eagles prep for a trip to Page Friday.

Rex Gainer scored 13 points to lead the Raptors and Nick Dang added 10. Ravenwood shot just 2-for-10 in the third and 6-for-23 after the break.

Brentwood Academy girls 46, Father Ryan 27

The Lady Eagles impoved to 5-0 in league play with a home win against Father Ryan Tuesday.

Maggie Brown scored 13 and Caroline Clemmer tacked on 10 to lead Brentwood Academy.

The Lady Eagles head to Ensworth for a showdown Friday night.

Mark Mackie had eight points to lead the Lady Irish, who will travel to Pope John Paul II Friday.

Brentwood Academy boys 46, Father Ryan 44, OT 

DJ Senter scored 16 and Caleb Brooks added 11 as the Eagles held off Father Ryan for a district win. Senter was fouled with under a second remaining in overtime. He hit 1-of-2 as the Irish failed to get a shot off on the rebound.

Brentwood Academy (11-4, 3-0) actually trailed 37-34 to open the fourth quarter before forcing overtime at 40-40.

Luke Gdowski had 13 to lead Father Ryan (13-6, 0-3).

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