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Lady Bulldogs Claim 2nd in Kentucky Classic PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

RBS Teams Going Strong - Ready for Watertown Jan. 4th

By Misty Green
Sports Reporter

 

Red Boiling Springs Lady Bulldog #34 Heather Jenkins jumps the ball to begin the opening round of pool play against Warren East High School in the South Central Bank Halton Classic Basketball Tournament held in Scottsville, Kentucky last week. Photo By Judy Gammons

The Red Boiling Springs High School Lady Bulldogs went on the road this past week to participate in the 2010 South Central Bank Halton Classic at Allen County-Scottsville High School, December 27-30, 2010.


The Lady Bulldogs held off Warren East 61-38 and Smith County 55-41 in the first two games, however were over-powered by Bullitt East 47-38 and Westmoreland 50-39 in the final two rounds, to claim the second place trophy for Pool A of the tournament.

In the opening round of pool play against Warren East, the Lady Bulldogs led the opening quarter 17-10, which continued

throughout the halftime break by a score of 30-17. The Lady Raiders were no match for the Lady Bulldogs, and were downed by a final score of 61-38.


Layce Colter led the team to victory with 15 points, followed by Mackenzie Painter with nine points, Katie Hix, Hannah Hollis, and Kelsey Jenkins with six points each, Marina Evans, Heather Jenkins, and Kalisha Lynch with five points each, and Morgan Burgener with four points.


In the second round of the Kentucky tournament, the Lady Bulldogs clenched their 16th consecutive victory with a 55-41 win over Smith County High School on December 28, 2010.


The Lady Bulldogs led the first quarter 19-10, however the Lady Owls tried hard to recover, trailing RBS 33-29 by the halftime break.  RBS out-scored the Owlettes 6-1 in the third quarter, and  16-11 in the fourth, to claim a 55-41 victory over Smith County.

Layce Colter led the team to victory with 23 points, followed by Heather Jenkins with 13 points, Mackenzie Painter with ten points, Morgan Burgener with four points, Katie Hix with three points, and Marina Evans with two points.


The Lady Bulldogs then challenged Bullitt East for the December 29th third round challenge, and suffered their first loss of the season. The game was knotted at 17 for the opening round, and the Lady Bulldogs entered the halftime break in the lead, 25-24. Each team recorded six points in the third quarter, however Bullitt East pulled ahead in the final period 17-7 to claim the win.


Layce Colter led the team with 19 points, followed by eight points from Mackenzie Painter, five points from Heather Jenkins, three points from Katie Hix, and two points from Morgan Burgener.


RBS was paired with Westmoreland for the final round of the tournament.


The Lady Bulldogs led the first half 22-10, however Westmoreland returned in the third quarter to claim a a 31-27 lead over the Lady Bulldogs. The Lady Eagles out-scored RBS in the final quarter, 19-12 to claim a 50-39 victory over RBS.


The Lady Bulldogs were led by Layce Colter with 15 points, followed by Heather Jenkins with eight points, Marina Evans and Mackenzie Painter with seven points each, and Morgan Burgener with two points.

 

Red Boiling Springs Lady Bulldog Morgan Burgener shoots for two in the South Central Bank Halton Classic last week. Photo By Judy Gammons

 

Congratulations to the four Red Boiling Springs Lady Bulldogs named to the All-tournament team in the December 20-21st Edmonson County tournament. They were: Layce Colter, Morgan Burgener, Mackenzie Painter, and Heather Jenkins. 

 
Tigerettes Claim 2nd in Nera White Invitational Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

MCHS Teams Prepared for Trousdale County Jan. 4th

By Misty Green
Sports Reporter

The Macon County High School Tigerettes received a bye for the first round of the 2010 Nera White Invitational Basketball Tournament, held in Lafayette, December 28-30 of last week.

MCHS’ #53 Katelyn Bean goes in for two-points in last week’s Nera White Christmas Tournament game against York. Photo By Misty Green


After the girls of Middle TN Heat and York Institute battled out game one of the girls bracket, Macon County opened the flood gates for York’s second battle of the tournament.

Macon County led 18-7 over York in the first quarter, and never looked back for a 65-46 victory.

Katie Reid led the Tigerettes with 20 points, followed by Kailyn Brooks with 16 points, Kelsey Gregory with 12 points, Katelyn Bean with eight points, Terra Pryor with five points, Katie Beth Meador and Whitney Wilburn with two points each.

Tigerette #50 Michaela Thompson

The MCHS Tigerettes then advanced to the championship game against McMinn Central (13-1).

Macon County opened the challenge with a 13-7 advantage, however during the second quarter, McMinn picked up the pace to only trail 24-23 as moments continued to tick away on the game clock. Tigerette Kailyn Brooks nailed a two-point basket as the halftime buzzer sounded to inch Macon County’s lead, 26-23  during the halftime break.

In the third quarter, the score remained tied throughout the period, however McMinn was able to pull ahead in the final quarter to claim a 49-42 win over Macon County. The Tigerettes, now 11-1, claimed the second place trophy.

Kelsey Gregory led Macon County with 14 points, followed by Kailyn Brooks with ten points, Katie Reid with seven points, Katelyn Bean with six points, Haley Harris with three points, and Terra Pryor with two points.


Tigerette Katie Reid battles for the rebound against York in the December 29th Nera White tourney game. MCHS Tigerette Photos By Misty Green

 
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Tuesday, January 4, 2011
 
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

 
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