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Local High School Basketball Games

RBS Teams Drop Clay County

By Misty Green

The Red Boiling Springs High School Basketball game at Clay County High School scheduled for this past Friday, January 14, 2011, was the only local basketball game unaffected by the icy weather.

Travelling to face the CCHS Lady Bulldogs in  regular season play, the Red Boiling Springs girls fell behind in the opening quarter 22-8, however inched closer to trail 33-24 by the halftime break.

Clay County extended their lead with 17 points in the third period, allowing RBS to pick up 15 points, CCHS 50, RBS 39.
The Red & Grey Lady Bulldogs achieved a low-six points in the final round, as Clay Co. walked away with a 67-45 win.
Layce Colter led RBS (18-3) with 13 pts., followed by Morgan Burgener with 12 pts., Heather Jenkins with nine pts., Marina Evans with five pts., and Mackenzie Painter and Katie Hix with three pts. each.

In the boys game…  Clay County (12-5) opened the battle with a 13-6 lead, and by the halftime break, Red Boiling Springs had worked their way to trail  28-19. RBS dominated the third quarter 13-9, which produced a 37-32 shadow behind the hosting Bulldogs. In a dramatic fourth quarter, Clay Co. added 23 pts. to their lead, holding RBS down to a low-three, to claim a 60-35 win.

Wes Grace led RBS (14-6) with ten pts., followed by Allen Kirk and Isaiah Washington with six pts., each, Jordan Grace and Andrew Mullinix with four pts. each, Shelton Watson with one 3-pt. shot, and Matt French with one pt.

Women’s District 8A Standings
Friendship Christian     5-0    14-4
Red Boiling Springs      3-0    18-3
Trousdale County         1-2    10-9
Watertown                   1-3    11-6
Gordonsville                 0-5    6-12

Men’s District 8A Standings
Friendship Christian     5-0         14-2
Red Boiling Springs      2-1         14-6
Gordonsville                 2-3          4-15
Watertown                   1-3         8-5
Trousdale County        0-3          3-15



MCHS Teams Achieve 2nd District Victory Over Greenbrier, January 15th

By Misty Green

The Macon County High School Basketball teams District 9AA game against Greenbrier, scheduled for this past Tuesday was cancelled due to inclement weather, and was rescheduled for this past Saturday, January 15, 2011.

Travelling to Greenbrier High School, the Tigerettes improved to 14-1 after defeating the Lady Bobcats 74-39.

Macon County dominated the first quarter 23-13 and by the halftime break, Greenbrier was left trailing 46-21. The Tigerettes’ heat continued in the third quarter, adding 19 points and allowing eight, for a 65-29 advantage. Macon County went on throughout the fourth period to claim a 74-39 secon District 9AA victory.

Katelyn Bean led the Tigerettes with 18 points, followed by Katie Reid and Kailyn Brooks with 14 points each, Terra Pryor with eight points, Katie Beth Meador with seven points, Kelsey Gregory with six points, Haley Harris with five points, and Michaela Thompson with two points.

In the boys game… The Tigers improved to 11-6 after defeating Greenbrier 59-53.

The Bobcats led the first round 12-11, however Macon County returned in the second to hold a one-point  advantage, 28-27 during the halftime break. The score remained close through the last half of this district challenge, however Macon County walked away with their second district win.

Dallas Grace led the Tigers with 22 points, followed by Zack Billenstein with 20 points, Trey McPherson with six points, Brantley Russell with three points, and Aaron Carter, Shawn Kemp, Tyler Manning and Mic Wise with two points each. 

Women’s District 9AA Standings
Macon County      2-0   14-1
Westmoreland     2-0   16-2
Sycamore             1-0   7-9
White House         1-1   3-8
Goodpasture         0-2   6-8
Greenbrier            0-3   7-10

Men’s District 9AA Standings
Macon County        2-0        11-6
White House          2-0      10-6
Sycamore               1-0     12-5
Goodpasture          0-1     5-8
Westmoreland       0-1     2-9
Greenbrier             0-2     7-6