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MCHS’ Blue vs. White Basketball Challenge PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Story & Photos By: Misty Green

The Macon County High School Basketball teams held their annual Blue vs. White pre-season basketball game last Saturday night, November 6, 2010.


Opening the event with the girls challenge, the game stayed close throughout the entire contest, however the Blue team was able to hang on to their slim lead for a 42-40 win.

 

Blue’s #52 Katelyn Bean goes in for two-points in the November 6th victory over White 42-40. Defending the goal is White’s #50 Michaela Thompson.

In the Boys game... The game mimicked the prior battle with the score staying close throughout the entire four quarters. The White & Blue teams were tied 26-26 at halftime, and then the Blue team dominated the remaining quarters for a 57-52 victory over White.

 

Blue’s #35 Brantley Russell tries to grab the rebound against White’s #10 Zack Billenstien. The Blue team defeated the White team by a score of 57-52.

 
Red Boiling Springs 33rd Annual Tip-off Classic Jr. High Tournament PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

The Red Boiling Springs Junior High Basketball teams held the 33rd Annual Tip-off Classic Basketball Tournament on October 26-30, 2010.

In the Girl’s Division... Allons placed first, followed by Rickman, Celina, and RBS. The Coach’s Award went to Paige Smith from Allons.

All-Tournament Girl’s Team: RBS’ Kaitlyn McCarter, (Celina) Hope Roach, Kennedy Smith (Rickman) Susana Story, Skyla Looper, Taylor Witt (Allons) Kellsey Ray, Kenzie Melton, Halie Beason, Addy Stover, and MVP Jameson Dailey.

In the Boy’s Division... Rickman placed first, followed by RBS, Celina, and Allons. Coach’s Award went to Billy Rickman.

All-Tournament Boy’s Team: (Allons) John Micheal Ferrell, (Celina) Taylor brown, Addison Rich, (RBS) Alex Mullinix, Nick Deckard, Skyler Holden, (Rickman) Mason Mahaney, Logan Clark, Drew Gore, Kaleb Qualls, and MVP Wade Eldridge.

 
Hermitage Springs vs Red Boiling Springs in Jr. High Basketball PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

By: Misty Green


The Hermitage Springs School Basketball teams welcomed Red Boiling Springs Junior High on November 1, 2010 for a rival roundball game.

RBS’ #12 Emily Gregory aims for two in the Jr. High Basketball game against Hermitage Springs last Monday night, November 1, 2010. The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Wildcats by a final score of 41-24. Also shown above are Wildcats’ #55 Tamekia Smith, #15 Kaitlin McClain, #41 Sydney West, and RBS’ #25 McKinzie Hix. Photos By: Misty Green


In the girl’s game... Red Boiling Springs opened the battle with a 3-pt shot by Olivia Atkins, which was answered with three pts. from Wildcats Alyssa Kendall and Chelsea Copass. Lady Bulldogs Kaitlyn McCarter and McKinzie Hix broke the tie with a lay-up and a free throw. With 20 seconds left in the first, Wildcat Hannah Smith nailed a 3-pt shot to knot the game once more at six.


In the second quarter, the fight stayed close for the first three minutes, however the Lady Bulldogs found a scoring streak and left the Lady Wildcats trailing 24-13 at halftime.


Trying to get or stay ahead in the game, the girls notched ten team fouls on both sides of the court, before the first half concluded. The second half of the game mimicked the first with many starting players fouling out.


The Red Boiling Springs girls did not let off of their game, defeating Hermitage Springs by a final score of 41-24.


Scoring for Hermitage Springs... The Lady Wildcats were led by Hannah Smith with six, followed by Chelsea Copass and Ashlynn Browning with five each, Alyssa Kendall, Sydney West, and Kaitlin McClain with two each, and Tamekia Smith and Samantha Smith with one point each.


Scoring for Red Boiling Springs... The Lady Bulldogs were led by Kaitlyn McCarter with 16 points, followed by McKinzie Hix with 14, Kristen Stacey with four, Olivia Atkins and Emily Gregory with three each, and Priscilla Reagan with one point.

 

Wildcat #30 Clay Copass prepares to maneuver the ball around RBS’ #15 Alex Mullinix. The RBS Bulldogs defeated the Wildcats by a final score of 53-14. Also shown above: Bulldog #25 Nick Deckard and Wildcat #31 Casey Perdue.


In the boy’s game... The RBS Bulldogs notched the first points in the game with a pair of lay-ups by Alex Mullinix and Skyler Holden. Wildcat Jared Browning answered with two-points of his own, to shadow 4-2.


This was the closest score this game would see, as the Red Boiling Springs boys picked up the pace to leave Hermitage Springs trailing 12-6 in the first quarter, and 26-8 by halftime.


RBS Head Coach Dustin McKinney did not hold his team back from accumulating points on their opponent, and by the time the final buzzer sounded, the Bulldogs had claimed the victory by a final score of 53-14.


Scoring for Hermitage Springs... The Wildcats were led by Jared Browning with six points, followed by Andrew Meadows with four points, and Clay Copass #10 each scored two points.


Scoring for Red Boiling Springs... The Bulldogs were led by Alex Mullinix with 15 points, followed by Skyler Holden with nine, Wesley Davis, Brince Crouch, Dallas Greanead, Zane Roberts, Nick Deckard, and Tim Jones with four points each, and Tyler Carlisle, Jimmy Langford, and Chance Asberry with two points each.

 
MCJHS vs. Mt. Juliet ~ Basketball PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Story By: Misty Green
The Macon County Jr. High School Basketball teams hosted Mt. Juliet last Thursday, November 4, 2010, and the Tigerettes were able to claim a 35-25 win over their opponent. The MCJHS Tigers were unable to get ahead of the visiting Golden Bears, and was defeated by a final score of 31-11.


The Tigerettes were led by Briley Driver 12 pts., Reese Shrum 11 pts., Emilee Harris 6 pts., and Leah Anderson, Abi Welch, and Marissa Owens with 2 pts. each. The Tigers were led by Brett Davis 6 pts., Matt Austin and Larken Whittemore with 2 pts. each, and Evan Perrigo with 1 pt. Macon will host RBS on Nov. 1, 2010. First game begins at 6 p.m.

 
Swindle, Painter, and Emberton Advance to TSSAA State Cross Country Meet PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

The Macon County Cross Country team participated in the Region 5 A-AA meet on the Steeplechase Course at Percy Warner Park on October 28, 2010.


The girls team placed fourth for Macon County, in the girls 5k run. Katie Swindle led the team by placing 3rd with a time of 21:14.60, followed by Mackenzie Painter placing 10th with a time of 22:31.10, Jasmine Chaparro placing 20th with a time of 23:42.70, Terra Pryor placing 34th with a time of 25:18.90, Meerim Talipova placing 37th with a time of 25:47.40, Katie Hix placing 47th with a time of 26:35.50, and Casandra Wilson placing 60th with a time of 29:18.00.


The boys team placed 6th for Macon County in the boys 5K run. Andrew Emberton led the team by placing 7th with a time of 17:42.20, followed by Taylor Boxold placing 29th with a time of 19:03.70, Mason Doss placed 30th with a time of 19:04.80, Seth Smith placed 38th with a time of 19:19.70, Jordan Kemp placed 62nd with a time of 20:32.90, Corey Eden placed 80th with a time of 22:05.90, Dylan Sexton placed 95th with a time of 24:13.30. 

         
The following Macon County Cross County team members qualified for the State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, November 6, 2010. Freshman Katie Swindle, Senior Mackenzie Painter, and Junior Andrew Emberton.

 
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