Topic: District 10-AAA Boys Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Since the holiday break, the Rossview Hawks (10-6, 2-5) have been soaring. Tuesday night their flight continued over the West Creek Coyotes at West Creek High School. The Hawks earned their second district win over the Coyotes, 49-40.
A strong Hawks defense added to miscues and poor offensive execution in the second and third quarters for the Coyotes. They scored just 10 points in the two quarters after scoring 10 points in the first quarter. This was only the third time this season they were held to 40 or less points.
Clarksville, TN – For the second game in a row, the basketball game at Northwest High School came down to a shot in the final seconds. This time the Vikings were not taking the last second shot for the win, but the outcome was the same. The Vikings defeated the Northeast Eagles 43-41, for their second straight District 10-AAA win.
Instead of launching a shot from half court for the win, Elijah McCoin had his hands up playing defense in the last seconds of the game Friday night against the Eagles. After a full game of active, smothering defense, the Vikings had to defend their hard fought 43-41 lead the last 18 seconds of the game.
Clarksville, TN – District 10-AAA boys basketball competition began with a bang Tuesday night at Northwest High School. As the last second ran off the clock, Vikings point guard Elijah McCoin launched a shot with one foot past the half court line that banked off the glass and through the net for the win. The Vikings defeated the Hawks 47-46.
“Before the last shot, I told them we have got to believe,” Vikings head coach Vincent Turner said during his last time out after Rossview’s Javon Vaughn made a short jumper to give the Hawks a 46-44 lead, leaving only 3.2 seconds on the clock.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – For the West Creek Coyotes, the District 10-AAA Boys Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal match up against the Northeast Eagles Friday Night at home was a tale of two halves.
After scoring only 15 points in the first half, the West Creek Coyotes exploded for a 20-point third period, and went on to outscore the Eagles 45 to 29 in the second half to get the win, 60-50.
Clarksville, TN – Jachin Almon scored 20 of his total 25 points in the second half to lead his Coyotes over the Northeast Eagles in a District 10-AAA showdown at Northeast High School Tuesday night, February 4th.
Both teams started slow. At halftime the Coyotes led by only two points, 17-15.
The score remained close until less than four minutes in the third period. Eagle Jaylyn Thorpe made a 3-pointer at 3:58 to give his team a 24-22 lead. However, Almon responded with back-to-back baskets including one from downtown as part of a Coyote 8-0 run to finish the period.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – Wins became even more crucial in week five as Clarksville area teams dove headfirst into conference play.
It was business as usual for most of the teams at the top of the rankings, but some teams who started slow stepped up for the conference games.
Only a few games remain before the holiday break and a chance for everyone to recharge.
Clarksville, TN – Before inclement weather closed schools at the end of the week, a lot of teams played against conference opponents for the first time.
Some teams are already setting themselves apart with strong play. Others are just now getting all their players with football coming to a close. Regardless, the season is still young and fans can warm themselves on the heated competition blazing on the courts.
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