Topic: Jachin Almon
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 – Kenwood High School’s Daniel Norl knocked down a 10-foot jumper with 2.6 seconds left, February 18th at Rossview high School, to lift the Knights to a District 10-AAA tournament title for the second time in the school’s history, 57-55, over Henry County High School.
Even with the go-ahead basket by Norl, Henry County still had a final chance at a tie or winning bucket after calling their final timeout with two seconds left and needed to travel the length of the court.
Mo Pressley leads West Creek High School past Springfield in Consolation Game of the District 10-AAA Tournament
Clarksville, TN – West Creek High School’s Mo Pressley scored 13 of his game-high 19 points in the third quarter, February 18th at Rossview High School, to lead the Coyotes past the Springfield Yellowjackets 54-42 to take the consolation game of the District 10-AAA tournament.
Both teams will advance to the Region 5-AAA tournament, February 22nd, with Springfield traveling to Mt. Juliet High School and West Creek heading to Hendersonville play Beech High School.
Clarksville, TN– The hardwood at Rossview High School was lit up with District 10-AAA Boys Basketball Semifinal action Saturday, February 15th. The Kenwood Knights continued their charge to the Championship game, defeating the Springfield Yellow Jackets 56-32.
In addition, the Henry County Patriots won a nail biter, 43-40, against the West Creek Coyotes to advance to the Championship.
The two teams will face each other Tuesday, February 18th, 7:30pm at Rossview High School for the tournament championship.
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 – Two late free throws by Tyriek Cheatham gave Clarksville High School a one-point lead, January 7th, but it wasn’t until a miss at the buzzer by West Creek High School that the Wildcats were able to seal away a 73-72 District 10-AAA overtime victory over the Coyotes.
Cheatham’s free throws with 19.2 seconds left gave Clarksville High (6-10, 2-3 District 10-AAA) the lead in the overtime period after West Creek had led by as many as three points in the extra stanza following a bucket by Jachin Almon, with 1:41 left.
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 – In a matchup between the final two boys teams that were undefeated in District 10-AAA play, Kenwood High School came out on top, December 13th, as the Knights pulled away over the final three quarters for a 70-48 victory over West Creek High.
Ranked eighth in the Midstate Top 10 Boys Basketball Poll, Kenwood (7-1, 3-0 District 10-AAA) was tied with West Creek, 13-13, after the first quarter.
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