Topic: Coach Justin Woods
Clarksville, TN – After a slow start, the Rossview Lady Hawks (11-4, 6-0) defense clamped down on the Kenwood Lady Knights (5-12, 2-4) at Kenwood High School and ended their week with a 57-31 victory.
This was the Lady Hawks third win in the last four games. They are undefeated in district play. The Lady Knights were held to a season low in points. Although, it took more than a quarter for the Lady Hawks defense to settle in.
“We usually are a fast starting team. I don’t know what was wrong with us tonight. We just weren’t locked in defensively like we normally are to start the game,” Rossview Lady Hawks head coach Justin Woods said.
Murfreesboro, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks are soaring.
With a 52-47 overtime win over the Morristown West Lady Trojans Wednesday morning at MTSU’s Murphy Center in their first State Tournament appearance, the Lady Hawks have soared to the State Semifinals.
The lead changed five times in regulation. The teams were tied 34-34 going into the last quarter, and with 26 seconds left in the game, the Lady Trojans led 45-43.
Nashville, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks overcame an eight point deficit in the final period to defeat the Overton Lady Bobcats, 56-54, at Overton High School Saturday, March 1st, and advance to the State Tournament.
On her birthday, Lady Hawk Karle Pace scored eight points in the final period, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 31 seconds left on the clock.
Clarksville, TN – On paper, the Rossview Lady Hawks and the Mt. Juliet Lady Bears look a lot alike. They both have smothering defenses, smart guards and a dominating post game.
As a result, the Region 5-AAA Tournament Championship game at Rossview Wednesday, February 26th, a showdown between two district number one seeds, came down to which team executed their game better.
Clarksville, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks continue to make history
They were the first Lady Hawks basketball team to earn the regular season district title. Then, they went on to be the first Lady Hawks’ team to win the District Tournament Championship.
After beating the Beech Lady Buccaneers, 57-49, Monday, February 24th at home, they became the first Lady Hawks’ team in school history to advance to the Region 5-AAA Tournament Championship game.
Clarksville, TN – It is no secret the Rossview Lady Hawks potent offense goes through the post and the Lebanon Lady Blue Devils executed a solid plan to slow down the Lady Hawks post game. However, the Lady Hawks proved their defense is equally as potent and took advantage of Devilette turnovers to win their Region 5-AAA quarterfinal matchup against Lebanon Friday night at Rossview High School, 56-39.
“It was a physical game. I thought we got knocked around a little bit. This time of year, it’s kind of what you expect,“ Lady Hawks head coach Justin Woods said. “We have hung our hat on our defense all year. I didn’t think tonight was our best defensive effort, but we got enough stops, turned those stops into transition baskets, to pull it out tonight.”
Clarksville, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks continued to prove they are the team to beat in District 10-AAA with their third conference win in a row, this time at home Friday night against the Northeast Lady Eagles, 73-44.
“I thought our intensity and our energy was good. I though our length bothered them some. I thought our size was a big factor,“ Lady Hawks head coach Justin Wood said. “We had several second chance points in the first quarter especially. We did a good job of disrupting what they were trying to do offensively.”
Clarksville, TN – Senior Lady Hawk Janie White scored 27 points in the Lady Hawk’s home opening 56-37 victory over the Gallatin Lady Wave.
White was one of eight Lady Hawks to score in the game. The Hawks used their superior size to score primarily in the post and dominate the boards, creating second chance scoring opportunities.
“I thought we came out and set the tone early. We jumped on them with our pressure a little bit,“ Lady Hawks head coach Justin Woods said. “We were able to create the tempo that we wanted. We like to get up and down the floor. We were pitching the ball ahead and banging it inside, and the girls were finishing.”
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