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RBS Bulldogs Take Third Place in Monticello’s All A’s Shootout PDF Print E-mail
Monday, December 27, 2010

By: Misty Green


The Red Boiling Springs Bulldog Basketball team traveled to Monticello, Kentucky, December 20-21, to participate in the All A’s Shootout Tournament.


From the Bulldogs championship performance during last year’s Monticello tournament, the RBS boys were surely remembered as they opened this year’s battle with a 27-14 advantage before halftime over Leslie County. Their opponent could not compete with the Bulldog team, and was routed to the losers bracket with a final score of 66-49.


Wes Grace led the Bulldogs (9-3) to victory with 37 points, including three 3-pointers, followed by Allen Kirk with eight points, Andrew Mullinix with seven points, including two 3-pointers, Jordan Meador with six points, including one 3-pointer, and Shelton Watson with three points.


In the semi-final round, the Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs were seated against Bath County High School, December 21, 2010.


In the first quarter of play, Bath County had slipped past the Bulldogs 20-17, but before the halftime break, RBS had returned to now lead 39-37.


Coming back in the third quarter, Bath County put in 18 points, and allowed the Bulldogs to record ten to lead 55-49 at the buzzer. During the final quarter, the boys of Bath came alive and dominated the court 19-9, claiming the win with a final score of 74-58.


Red Boiling Springs was led by Wes Grace with 23 points, including two 3-pointers, followed by Allen Kirk with 15 points, Andrew Mullinix with nine points, including two 3-pointers, Isaiah Washington with five points, Shelton Watson with four points, and Jordan Grace with two points.


Playing for third and fourth place of the Monticello All A’s Shootout, Red Boiling Springs was paired against Allen County High School, December 21, 2010.


Allen County opened the first quarter 19-13, but before the halftime break, the RBS Bulldogs returned to knot the game 30-30.


The Bulldogs dominated the third quarter 15-9, and after the final period, RBS had routed Allen County to claim a 57-52 victory for Red Boiling Springs (10-4) and a third place standing in the tournament.


RBS Bulldog Allen Kirk led the Red & Grey to victory with a total of 16 points, followed by Wes Grace with 15 points, Andrew Mullinix with 12 points, Shelton Watson with nine points, Jordan Meador with three points, and David Williams with two points.

 
Tigers Participate in Caveland Classic KY Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Monday, December 27, 2010

By: Misty Green


The Macon County High School Tigers Basketball team traveled to Allen County High School in Scottsville, Kentucky to compete in the Caveland Classic Christmas Holiday tournament, December 20-21, 2010.


The Tigers challenged the hosting Allen County team for their first game of the event.


Each team recorded 16 points to open the first quarter of the game, but by halftime, Allen County had slipped past Macon County 25-15, for a halftime advantage, 41-31.


The Tigers dominated the third quarter 15-12, however Allen County flipped the tables in the final period, 15-8, to claim a 68-54 victory over Macon County.


Dallas Grace and Tyler Manning scored 12 points each for Macon County (5-4), followed by Zack Billenstien with eight points, Aaron Carter and Trey McPherson with six points each, Brantley Russell with four points, and Shawn Kemp, Andrew Kempf, and Mic Wise with two points each.


Moving into the consolation round, the MCHS Tigers were paired against South Warren High School on December 21, 2010.


The Tigers opened the challenge with a one point lead over their opponent (10-9), but by halftime, South Warren had jumped ahead of Macon County by a score of 28-20.


The Tigers dominated the third quarter 16-14, but the score left MCHS still trailing 42-36.


South Warren was able to continue their lead throughout the fourth quarter for a 57-49 victory over the Tigers.
Trey McPherson led the Tigers with 13 points, including two 3-pointers, followed by Dallas Grace with 12 points, including two 3-pointers, Zack Billenstien with 10 points, Aaron Carter and Tyler Manning with five points each, and Shawn Kemp with four points.


Playing for the seventh and eight positions in the Caveland Classic Tournament, Macon County was seated next to the Pickett County Bobcats.


Macon County opened the first quarter with an 11-8 lead, which continued throughout halftime, 21-14.


In the final two rounds, the Tigers (6-5) proceeded forward to the victory, and was able to dominate the Bobcats for a final score  of 55-45, and 7th place in the holiday tournament.


Dallas Grace scored 22 points to lead Macon County to victory, followed by Trey McPherson with 11 points, Zack Billenstien and Tyler Manning with nine points each, and Shawn Kemp and Brantley Russell with two points each.

 
MCHS Tigerettes Slip Past Clay Co., 41-40 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, December 27, 2010

By: Misty Green


The Macon County High School Basketball teams traveled to Celina on December 17, 2010, to face the boys and girls of Clay County.


In the girls game... The heat was on in the last quarter of the challenge, with the Lady Bulldogs narrowing their trail as the final moments ticked away on the game clock. The Tigerettes opened the challenge with a 14-9 lead, and by halftime, Macon County held a 22-14 advantage. Clay County returned in the third quarter to shadow the Tigerettes 33-29.

As time began to expire in the fourth quarter, the Lady Bulldogs were able to claim a 40-39 lead over Macon County. With enough time for one Tigerette possession left in this match. Calamity Jane Coley, waiting under the goal was able to sink her shot with the winning points as the buzzer sounded. Macon County 41, Clay County 40.

Coley led the Tigerettes with ten points, followed by Kailyn Brooks with nine points, Katie Reid and Kelsey Gregory with eight points each, Katelyn Bean with four points, and Terra Pryor with two points.

In the boys game... The Macon County Tigers  (5-3) opened the first quarter with a 14-12 lead, which continued until halftime, 22-21. Returning to the third quarter, Clay County’s Bulldogs (6-1) slipped past the Tigers 30-28, then added 18 points and allowed the  Tigers 13, to claim a 48-41 victory over Macon County.


Dallas Grace recorded 13 points, followed by Zack Billenstien with ten points, Trey McPherson with six points, Tyler Manning with five points, Brantley Russell with four points, Andrew Kempf with two points, and Shawn Kemp with one point.

 
Ice Put Freeze on RBS Basketball PDF Print E-mail
Monday, December 27, 2010

By: Misty Green


Last week’s deep winter freeze helped to put the Red Boiling Springs High School Friday night basketball action on ice, at least the December 17th games that were scheduled against Pleasant View Christian. This game is expected to be made up sometime in January 2011.


Everyone usually wishes to see a white Christmas, and if those dreams do come true, the Macon County Chronicle hopes that the players, coaches, and every fan travelling to support their favorite basketball teams in the upcoming holiday tournaments, have a very safe journey. Good luck RBS and MCHS!

 
Lady Bulldogs Route Westmoreland, 62-34 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, December 27, 2010

Remain Unblemished at 11-0

By: Misty Green


The Red Boiling Springs High School Basketball teams hosted Westmoreland on December 10, 2010, and outplayed the Eagles in both challenges for two victories.


The girls’ game was one that fans expected to be a close one, as both teams were unblemished going into this contest.


After four quarters of play, the Lady Bulldogs claimed a 62-34 victory over the undefeated  Lady Eagles (9-1), and achieved an outstanding 11-0 record thus far this season.


RBS’ Layce Colter scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers in the game, followed by Mackenzie Painter with nine points, Marina Evans with six points, Morgan Burgener and Hannah Hollis with five points each, Katie Hix and Kalisha Lynch with four points each, and Mayson Burgener with three points.


In the boys game... The challenge was much closer, as a 25-point tie was shown at the halftime break.
 RBS (8-3) outscored Westmoreland (4-5) 11-7 in the third quarter and 13-5 in the final period to claim a 49-37 win over the Eagles.


Wes Grace scored 19 points to lead the Bulldogs to victory, followed by Allen Kirk with 13 points, Andrew Mullinix with six points, Isaiah Washington and Shelton Watson with five points each, and Jordan Grace with one point.

 
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