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Rossview Middle, Dickson Middle cruse to wins in semifinals of Boys Middle School Tournament

 

Rossview Middle SchoolServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Rossview Middle School and Dickson Middle School had easy nights, Monday, January 26th at Kenwood High School, in the quarterfinal round of the Area 1 AAA Boys Basketball Tournament, with the Hawks defeating Sycamore Middle School 47-29 and the Dragons topped Richview Middle School, 46-24.

For Rossview Middle, the game turned its way midway through the opening quarter after falling behind the Knights 5-0 early-on.

Rossview Middle School Boy's Basketball beats Sycamore Middle 47-29 Monday night.

Rossview Middle School Boy’s Basketball beats Sycamore Middle 47-29 Monday night.

A bucket by A.J. Reese, with 4:34 left in the first quarter, would start a 15-0 run that ended with a bucket by Sycamore Middle’s Dawson Yoes with seven seconds left to see the Hawks lead 15-7 after one quarter of play.

Reese, who finished with a game-high 15 points, would have six points during the run.

Sycamore Middle would follow that final bucket of the opening quarter with the first seven points of the second period to cut the Rossview Middle lead down to just one point, 15-14 with 4:36 left in the opening half.

But the Hawks would only allow the Knights to score two more points in the opening half, while putting up 13 points over the final 4:27 to take a 28-16 advantage into intermission.

The second half would see the Hawks continue to roll, as they build their biggest lead of the game up to that point, at 17 points midway through the period, 33-16, and held that same 17-point lead at the end of the third quarter, 40-23.

The final quarter would see Sycamore Middle get as close as 12 points, 40-28, in the first three minutes of the period, but Rossview would close out the game by outscoring the Knights 7-1 over the final 3:53 to come away with the 47-29 final.

Richview Middle School Boy's Basketball loses 46-24 to Dickson Middle.

Richview Middle School Boy’s Basketball loses 46-24 to Dickson Middle.

In the Dickson Middle, Richview Middle game, the outcome was settled early-on with the Dragons scoring the first 13 points of the opening quarter on its way to leading 18-4 after the first six minutes of play.

The Cowboys would play much better in the second and third quarters, as they would cut the Dickson Middle lead down to seven points, 27-20, with 37.5 seconds left in the third period.

But the Dragons closed out the quarter by scoring the final four points – including a three at the buzzer by D.J. Stacey – to take an 11-point advantage into the final six minutes of play, 31-20.

That final little burst by Dickson Middle to end the third quarter took the wind out of the Cowboys, as Richview saw the Dragons score the first 10 points of the final quarter to blow the game open 41-20 with 2:45 left in the game.

The Cowboys wouldn’t get any closer than 19 points the rest of the way, with Dickson Middle coming away with a 22-point victory over Richview Middle, 46-24.

With the wins, Rossview Middle and Dickson Middle will be matched up in the semifinals of the tournament at Kenwood High School on Tuesday, January 27th at 7:15pm, while Richview Middle and Sycamore Middle sees their seasons come to an end.

Box Scores

Rossview Middle 47, Sycamore Middle 29

1 2 3 4 Final
Sycamore Middle 7 9 7 6 29
Rossview Middle 15 13 12 7 47

 

Sycamore Middle
Dawson Yoes 8, Trevor Gaghon 9, Noah Jolles 2, Daniel Buck 7, Korey Douglas 3. Team totals 11 4-9 29.

Rossview Middle
A.J. Reese 15, Kevonte Talley 3, Thomas Galliday 10, Ryan Martin 9, Jackson Taylor 2, Kariem Montague 4, Matthew Bowman 2, Aaron Northington 2. Team totals 17 10-23 47.

3-point field goals: Sycamore Middle 3 (Yoes 2, Gaghon 1), Rossview Middle 3 (Martin 3).


Dickson Middle 46, Richview Middle 24

1 2 3 4 Final
Richview Middle 4 7 9 4 24
Dickson Middle 18 5 8 15 46

 

Richview Middle
Josh Watch 12, Devyn Bender 7, Tyler Neely 1, Donte Hurt 2, Kurden Blessing 2. Team totals 9 6-13 24.

Dickson Middle
Chase Edmission 3, Darion Burns 14, Kody Pardue 13, D.J. Stacey 10, Ethan England 2, Tristen Corlew 4. Team totals 20 4-10 46.

3-point field goals: Richview Middle 0, Dickson Middle 2 (Edmission 1, Stacey 1).


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