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On the Court With Marlon Scott: Clarksville’s Weekly High School Basketball Recap, February 3rd

Montgomery County High School BasketballClarksville, TN – Only two weeks remain until the conference tournaments and with bad weather looming, ready to postpone or cancel any game, chances of earning another win are precious. At this point the cream has risen to the top. Now they have to stay healthy and find that extra gear because the finish line is in sight.

Girls Basketball
With their 11th straight District 10-AAA win against the Northeast Lady Eagles Tuesday, January 28th, 60-24, the Rossview Lady Hawks have proven they are the top seed and the road to any Regionals will have to go through them.

West Creek vs Rossview (Clarksville Sports Network)
West Creek vs Rossview (Clarksville Sports Network)

The West Creek Lady Coyote’s win over the Kenwood Lady Knights Tuesday helped them hold the second spot in the conference, only two games behind the undefeated Lady Hawks.

Although the Lady Knights lost to West Creek, they earned a win Monday, January 27th at home against Springfield. The split this week puts them at 7-4, tied with the Clarksville High Lady Wildcats who put down the Northwest Lady Vikings Tuesday, 38-23.

Both the Montgomery Central Lady Indians and the Springfield Lady Yellow Jackets suffered losses this week.

High Scorers:
Alonja Thomas 26 against West Creek Tuesday, Jan. 28th
Shayla Smith 20 against Kenwood Tuesday, Jan. 28th
Janie White 18 against Northeast Tuesday, Jan 28th

Conference Records:
Rossview 11-0
West Creek 9-2
Clarksville 7-4
Kenwood 7-4
Henry Co. 5-5
Northeast 2-9
Northwest 2-9
Springfield 0-10

Clarksville Academy 1-9

Montgomery Central 2-11

Boys Basketball
The Kenwood Knights revealed a flaw in their armor and got stung by the Springfield Yellow Jackets, 52-50, at home Monday. However, they bounced back with a win against the West Creek Coyotes Tuesday to hold the top spot in the conference.

The Knights will have to stay sharp in the last few games to stay at the top. Only four games separate them from four other teams, including Henry County who are two games back and the Rossview Hawks who are three games back despite a loss this week.

The Hawks were grounded by the Northeast Eagles Tuesday, January 28th. The win gave them the same conference record as the Coyotes at 5-6.

Tramon Moore led the Northwest Vikings past the Clarksville High Wildcats Tuesday, 68-50. However, the Vikings are currently one game behind the Wildcats with a 2-8 conference record.

The Montgomery Central Indians fell to Creek Wood Tuesday, 80-50. Creek Wood is third in the conference with double-digit conference wins. Right now the Indians are in the middle of the pack at 6-6.

High Scorers:
Tramon Moore 35 against Clarksville High Tuesday, Jan. 28th
Jachin Almon 20 against Kenwood Tuesday, Jan 28th
Jimario Rivers 19 against West Creek Tuesday, Jan 28th

Conference Records:
Kenwood 9-2
Henry Co. 7-3
Rossview 6-4
Northeast 5-6
West Creek 5-6
Springfield 4-5
Clarksville 3-7
Northwest 2-8

Clarksville Academy 4-6

Montgomery Central 6-6

To insure your team’s information is posted in the weekly recap please send records and scores via e-mail to Marlon Scott at MrScottofTN@gmail.com

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

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