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On the Court With Marlon Scott: Clarksville’s Weekly High School Basketball Recap- Postseason

 

Montgomery County High School BasketballClarksville, TN – The regular season concluded and the District tournaments commenced last week. From eight teams in the quarterfinals to four in the semis, and finally both the Boys and Girls District 10-AAA Tournament Champions were crowned on Monday and Tuesday.

Now, the tournament champions and three teams on both sides will begin competition in the Region 5AAA Tournament at Rossview High School beginning Friday, February 21st.

District 10-AAA Basketball Tournament from Rossview High School. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

District 10-AAA Basketball Tournament from Rossview High School. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Girls Basketball

The Rossview Lady Hawks took full advantage of playing at home and defeated the Kenwood Lady Knights 63-35 to capture the District 10-AAA Girls Basketball Tournament Championship Monday, February 17.

They came into the tournament undefeated in district play and have not lost a game since December, 28th against Smyrna.

Rossview’s Janie White was named the District 10-AAA MVP. White also announced her commitment to play at Brown University Tuesday, February 18th.

Rossview Lady Hawk’s head coach Justin Woods was named District 10-AAA Coach of the Year.

The West Creek Lady Coyotes won the District 10-AAA Girls Basketball Tournament Consolation game Monday, February 17th. They defeated the Clarksville High Lady Wildcats 54-52 (All District and All Tournament Team players listed below).

All four teams from the championship and consolation games will now advance to compete in the Regional 5AAA Basketball Tournament, which tips off Friday, February 21 at Rossview High School.

The Lady Hawks advance as the District 10-AAA #1 seed. The Lady Knights continue as the #2 seed, Lady Coyotes at #3 and the Lady Wildcats at #4.

They will play the top four seeds of the District 9-AAA Tournament.

The quarterfinal matchups are as follows:

#1 Mt. Juliet vs. #4 Clarksville
#2 Kenwood vs. #3 Hendersonville
#1 Rossview vs. #4 Lebanon
#2 Beech vs. #3 West Creek

District 10-AAA All Tournament Team
Clarksville High – Haley Bearden, Ta’Tayana Outlaw
West Creek – Shayla Smith, Tyisha Worthy, Madison Kurtz
Kenwood – Alonja Thomas, Analiese Osborne, Jimesia Rivers
Ross view – Kiara Fisher, Ashley Powers, Karle Pace, Haylee Croom

District 10-AAA All District Team
Springfield – Imani Collier
Northwest – Keya Ross
Northeast – Sepe Moore
Henry Co. – Celie Hudson
Clarksville – Haley Bearden, Ta’Tayana Outlaw
Kenwood – Alonja Thomas, Analiese Osborne
West Creek – Tyisha Worthy, Ariana Prather
Ross view – Jemiah Harrison, Mickey Head, Janie White, Ashley Powers

Rossview Girl's Basketball. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Rossview Girl’s Basketball. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Boys Basketball

It took a game winning shot by Daniel Norl in the final seconds for the Kenwood Knights to take the District 10-AAA Boys Basketball Tournament Championship from the Henry County Patriots Tuesday, February 18, at Rossview High School. The Knights defeated the Patriots 57-55.

It was just the second time in school history the Knights had captured the championship.

Mo Pressley led his West Creek Coyotes to a 54-42 win over the Springfield Yellowjackets in the District 10-AAA Boys Basketball Tournament Consolation game. He scored 13 points in the third period of the game and led the team with 19.

The Coyotes will advance to the Regional 5-AAA Tournament as the District 10-AAA #3 seed behind top seeded Kenwood and #2 Henry County. Springfield continues also as the #4 seed (All District and All Tournament Team players listed below).

The four teams will face the top four 9-AAA seeds in the following quarterfinal matchups;

#1 Station Camp vs. #4 Springfield
#2 Henry Co. vs. #3 Wilson Central
#1 Kenwood vs. #4 Gallatin
#2 Mt. Juliet vs. #3 West Creek

District 10-AAA All District Team
Kenwood- Daniel Norl, Matthew Norl, Jimario Rivers, Legree Hairston
Henry County- Brandon Donaldson, Blake Houston, Conner Boley
West Creek- Mo Pressley, Jachin Almon
Springfield- Jaylyn Hudson, Michael McCarroll
Rossview- Julian Thompson-Clay
Northeast- D’Andre Cross
Northwest- Tramon Moore
Clarksville High- Teal Young

District 10-AAA All-Tournament Team
Kenwood- Daniel Norl, Matthew Norl, Jimario Rivers, Legree Hairston
Henry County- Brandon Donaldson, Blake Houston, Conner Boley
West Creek- Mo Pressley, Jachin Almon, Davan Jones
Springfield- Jaylyn Hudson, Michael McCarroll


About Marlon Scott

    Marlon Scott

    Marlon Scott is a freelance journalist and writer. He graduated from Austin Peay State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Communications, majoring in Communication Arts with a concentration in print and web journalism.

    His writing career began as a sports writer for The All State, the APSU student newspaper, in 2006. He continued working for the paper until his graduation, serving in various positions including Sports Editor and Editor-in-Chief.

    In 2010, Scott contributed stories and photographs as well as designed and served as Editor-in-Chief for the monograph, Civic Art of Clarksville: The stories behind the pieces.

    Scott has also produced 60 stories for The Leaf Chronicle.

    You can find him on twitter @theMarlonScott and on Facebook

    Email: mrscottoftn@gmail.com

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