Topic: District 10-AAA Girls Basketball
Clarksville, TN – The Kenwood Lady Knights (5-14) did not have an answer to the Henry County Lady Patriots (13-8) post game Friday night at Kenwood High School. The Lady Patriots used their superior size inside to dominate the Lady Knights, 66-32.
It was a long night for the Lady Knights. In addition to being fed a steady, unstoppable diet in the post, they watched open shots uncharacteristically roll off the rim throughout the game.
Clarksville, TN – The reigning regular season and district tournament champion Rossview Lady Hawks (11-5, 6-1) had been soaring in district play, remaining undefeated so far this season until Tuesday night. On the road at West Creek High School, the Lady Coyotes dealt the Lady Hawks their first District 10-AAA loss, 38-34.
After leading the entire first half, the Lady Hawks offense stalled in the third quarter. They committed six turnovers and scored only one point. The Lady Coyotes pounced on the opportunity and took over the game. The Lady Hawks tried to mount a comeback in the last minute of the game, but the Lady Coyotes held them off by making their free throws down the stretch.
Clarksville, TN – The Northwest Lady Vikings lost their second District 10-AAA game at home Friday night. They lost a close game to cross town rivals, the Northeast Lady Eagles, 44-38. The Lady Eagles used excellent ball control and clutch free throws to take the game away late from the Lady Vikings.
Down 36-31, the Lady Eagles put together a 7-0 run to take a 38-36 lead with 3:49 left in the game. Then Lady Eagles’ guard Sepe Moore put on a dribbling clinic, killing more than two minutes off the clock before finally being fouled.
Clarksville, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks announced to the rest of District 10-AAA they are ready to repeat as champions Tuesday with a dominating performance against the Northwest Lady Vikings. The Lady Hawks smothering defense held the Lady Vikings to single digit scoring in each quarter on the way to a 50-19 victory.
The Lady Hawks defense was simply too much for the Lady Vikings to overcome. The Lady Hawks generated over 20 Lady Vikings turnovers.
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 – The Kenwood Lady Knights fended off a late rally to win their District 10-AAA tournament quarterfinal match up against the Northeast Lady Eagles, 52-45.
The Lady Knights charged to a solid lead and held it comfortably for three periods. However, nine turnovers in the last period gave the Lady Eagles a chance to rally late in the fourth. The Lady Eagles made three, 3-pointers in the last 89 seconds of the game to get within six points of the Lady Knights. But the lead the Lady Knights had established held for the win.
Clarksville, TN – Down 53-38, the Northeast Lady Eagles made four, 3-pointers on their way to 19 points in the final period. But it was not enough to catch the West Creek Lady Coyotes who earned the District 10-AAA win, 63-57.
The Lady Coyotes hit the court running.
Taking advantage of the Lady Eagles 14 turnovers, the Lady Coyotes outscored the Lady Eagles 34-21 in the first half.
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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