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Tigers Defeat Smith Co. in Nera White Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

By Misty Green
Sports Reporter

Macon County High School Tiger #22 Dallas Grace goes up for the rebound after the basketball overshot the landing point. Photo By Judy Gammons

 The Macon County High School Tigers Basketball team opened the first round of the Nera White Basketball Tournament with a 49-37 victory over Smith County.


In the first quarter, Macon County led 16-10, but the Owls tried to make a comeback before the halftime break to shadow MCHS, 23-21.


Macon County outscored Smith Co. 34-28 in the third quarter, and 15-9 in the final period, before sending their opponent to the other side of the brackets.


Dallas Grace led the team with 13 points, followed by Zack Billenstein with 11 points, Tyler Manning with seven points, Shawn Kemp, Andrew Kempf, Trey McPherson, and Brantley Russell with four points each, and Mic Wise with two points.


The win advanced the Tigers (7-5) to face the boys of Middle Tennessee Heat on December 29, 2010 for the second round of the tournament.


Macon County found themselves trailing 33-29 during the halftime break, however returned in the third quarter to take a 45-40 advantage over Middle TN Heat. In the final round, the Tigers dominated the court 11-9 for a 56-49 victory, advancing them to the championship round of the tournament.


Zack Billenstein led Macon County (8-6) with 24 points, followed by Dallas Grace with ten points, Shawn Kemp, Brantley Russell, and Tyler Manning with five points each, Mic Wise with four points, and Trey McPherson with three points.

 

In the final game, the Tigers faced Germantown, and after a continuous fight, Macon County suffered a 72-39 loss.
From this game, the MCHS Tigers claimed the second place trophy of the Nera White tournament.

Macon County High School Tiger #20 Trey McPherson is shown taking a free throw shot in last week’s Nera White Tournament game against Smith County. Photo By Judy Gammons

 

Macon County High School Tiger #33 Shawn Kemp tries for two in the game against Middle TN Heat. Photo By Misty Green

 
RBS Boys Edge Westmoreland in Nera White Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

By Misty Green
Sports Reporter

 The Red Boiling Springs High School Basketball team participated in the 17th Annual 2010 Nera White Invitational Basketball Tournament held in Lafayette, December 28-30, 2010.

Red Boiling Springs Bulldog #22 Wes Grace is shown making a free throw in the Nera White Invitational Tournament game against Germantown last week. Photo By Judy Gammons


The Bulldogs were seated against Germantown for the first round of the event, and kept the fight close, before  their opponent pulled away in the final minutes of the game, to lose the challenge by mere points, 62-59.


The Bulldogs (10-5) opened the first round with an 18-13 advantage over Germantown, but by the halftime break, the Bulldogs were trailing 37-36.


Red Boiling Springs got back on top in the third quarter, 57-55, however all the time out sessions were exhausted in the final round of play, leaving the Bulldogs to finish the game without any re-grouping strategies, and eventually losing the fight by three points as the buzzer sounded.


Wes Grace led the team with 27 points, followed by Andrew Mullinix with 11 points, Isaiah Washington with ten points, Allen Kirk with nine points, and Jordan Grace with two points.

Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs #15 Andrew Mullinix, #21 Shelton Watson, and #50 Jordan Grace pressure a Westmoreland Eagle, which helped lead RBS to a 48-25 Nera White Tournament victory. Also shown in the photo is Bulldog Wes Grace. Photo By Misty Green

RBS was then routed to play Westmoreland on December 29 and dominated the entire game for a 48-25 second-season victory over Westmoreland.

Wes Grace led the team with 18 points, followedby Jordan Grace with nine points, Allen Kirk and Andrew Mullinix with six points each, Isaiah Washington with four points, Jacob Wheat with three points, and Shelton Watson with two points.


RBS then played Smith Co. for the fifth place standing of the Nera White tourney.


After a one-point trail in the first quarter, RBS stepped up their game to lead 27-23 at the halftime break,  never looking back for a 59-45 victory over the Owls.


The Bulldogs (12-5) were led by Wes Grace with 21 points, followed by Shelton Watson with ten points, Andrew Mullinix with eight points, Allen Kirk and Jordan Meador with six points each, Isaiah Washington with four points, and Jordan Grace and David Williams with two points each.

RBS Bulldog #15 Andrew Mullinix attempts to get the ball past a Germantown defender in last week’s Nera White Tournament. Photo By Judy Gammons

RBS Bulldog #50 Jordan Grace goes in for two points against Westmoreland. Red Boiling Springs defeated WHS 48-25, advancing the Bulldogs to the fifth place tournament game. Photo By Misty Green

 
RBS Boys Edge Westmoreland in NWT PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

By Misty Green
Sports Reporter

Red Boiling Springs Bulldog #22 Wes Grace is shown making a free throw in the Nera White Invitational Tournament game against Germantown last week. Photo By Judy Gammons

The Red Boiling Springs High School Basketball team participated in the 17th Annual 2010 Nera White Invitational Basketball Tournament held in Lafayette, December 28-30, 2010.
The Bulldogs were seated against Germantown for the first round of the event, and kept the fight close, before  their opponent pulled away in the final minutes of the game, to lose the challenge by mere points, 62-59.
The Bulldogs (10-5) opened the first round with an 18-13 advantage over Germantown, but by the halftime break, the Bulldogs were trailing 37-36.
Red Boiling Springs got back on top in the third quarter, 57-55, however all the time out sessions were exhausted in the final round of play, leaving the Bulldogs to finish the game without any re-grouping strategies, and eventually losing the fight by three points as the buzzer sounded.
Wes Grace led the team with 27 points, followed by Andrew Mullinix with 11 points, Isaiah Washington with ten points, Allen Kirk with nine points, and Jordan Grace with two points.


RBS Bulldog #15 Andrew Mullinix attempts to get the ball past a Germantown defender in last week’s Nera White Tournament. Photo By Judy Gammons
 

RBS was then routed to play Westmoreland on December 29 and dominated the entire game for a 48-25 second-season victory over Westmoreland.

 

Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs #15 Andrew Mullinix, #21 Shelton Watson, and #50 Jordan Grace pressure a Westmoreland Eagle, which helped lead RBS to a 48-25 Nera White Tournament victory. Also shown in the photo is Bulldog Wes Grace. Photo By Misty Green

 

Wes Grace led the team with 18 points, followed  by Jordan Grace with nine points, Allen Kirk and Andrew Mullinix with six points each, Isaiah Washington with four points, Jacob Wheat with three points, and Shelton Watson with two points.
RBS then played Smith Co. for the fifth place standing of the Nera White tourney.
After a one-point trail in the first quarter, RBS stepped up their game to lead 27-23 at the halftime break,  never looking back for a 59-45 victory over the Owls.
The Bulldogs (12-5) were led by Wes Grace with 21 points, followed by Shelton Watson with ten points, Andrew Mullinix with eight points, Allen Kirk and Jordan Meador with six points each, Isaiah Washington with four points, and Jordan Grace and David Williams with two points each.

 

RBS Bulldog #50 Jordan Grace goes in for two points against Westmoreland. Red Boiling Springs defeated WHS 48-25, advancing the Bulldogs to the fifth place tournament game. Photo By Misty Green

 
It’s High School Basketball Tournament Time!!! PDF Print E-mail
Monday, December 27, 2010

The Red Boiling Springs Lady Bulldogs will be participating in the 2010 South Central Bank/Halton Classic at Allen County High School beginning December 27th, with the tournament finals being played on December 30, 2010.

The Macon County High School Tigers & Tigerettes and the Red Boiling Springs High School Bulldogs will be participating in the 2010 Nera White Tournament beginning December 28th, with the tournament finals being played on December 30, 2010, at Macon County High School.

 
Unblemished (14-0) RBS Lady Bulldogs Claim Championship of Edmonson Co. Christmas Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Monday, December 27, 2010

By: Misty Green


The Red Boiling Springs High School Lady Bulldog Basketball team traveled to Logan County High School to participate in the Edmonson County Christmas Tournament, December 20-21, 2010.


The Lady Bulldogs were scheduled to face the host of the tournament, and opened the game with a 16-11 advantage over Logan County. Dominating the second quarter 11-8, Red Boiling Springs acquired a 27-19 lead through the halftime break. Returning to the second half of the game, the Lady Bulldog’s momentum did not waiver, out-scoring Logan County in each period for a final score of 69-46.


Layce Colter led Red Boiling Springs (12-0) with 27 points and five 3-pointers, followed by Heather Jenkins with 15 points and three 3-pointers, Morgan Burgener with 11 points, Mackenzie Painter with nine points, including one 3-point shot, Marina Evans with five points, and Katie Hix with two points.


In the second round of the tournament, RBS was paired with Breckinridge County. The Lady Bulldogs opened the first half of the game with a 46-20 advantage over their opponent, and by the third quarter, they had acquired a 63-43 lead. In the final round, Breckinridge tried to make a comeback, leading the period 29-25, but was unable to defeat RBS as the final buzzer sounded, RBS 88, Breckinridge 72.


Layce Colter scored 30 points and hit four 3-pointers for Red Boiling Springs (13-0). Heather Jenkins recorded 19 points, followed by Morgan Burgener with 18 points, Mackenzie Painter with 14 points, Marina Evans with three points, Kalisha Lynch with two points, Mayson Burgener and Katie Hix with one point each.


In the Championship Round, Red Boiling Springs was seated against Metcalfe County, which indeed proved to be a game for the best of the best.


Metcalfe County led the opener 17-11, but by the halftime break, Coach White’s Lady Bulldogs had recovered to lead 38-32. Metcalfe led the third quarter in points 14-13, but the Lady Bulldogs second quarter push helped hang on to the lead 51-46. In the final round, Metcalfe put in 11 points to RBS’ eight, however the Lady Bulldogs was able to claim their 14th consecutive victory, 59-57.


Layce Colter led the Lady Bulldogs with 20 points, followed by Morgan Burgener with 11 points, Mackenzie Painter with 10 points, Marina Evans with nine points, Heather Jenkins with eight points, and Katie Hix with one point.

 
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