Topic: Kyrus Newman
Clarksville, TN – Kenwood High School found itself down 15 points to Clarksville High School after one quarter, Friday, January 23rd at William Workman Gymnasium, but rallied over the final three periods to come away with a 57-51 District 10-AAA victory.
With the win, Kenwood (14-7, 7-3 District 10-AAA) remains tied for the top spot in the district standings with Northwest High School – who defeated West Creek High School 71-61 – while CHS (9-10, 6-4 District 10-AAA) drops to third-place.
Clarksville, TN – The Kenwood Knights (12-5, 5-1) rallied from eight points down in the fourth quarter to tie the game and send it into overtime Friday night at Kenwood High School. However, in overtime the rally came up short. The Rossview Hawks (9-6, 1-5) held off the Knights in overtime, 51-50, for their first district win.
The Knights came into Friday night’s game on a five game winning streak and undefeated in district play. The Hawks smothering defense held the Knights offense to a season low 40 points in regulation time. For the first three quarters the Knights scored single digit points and trailed the Hawks 31-23 going into the fourth.
Clarksville, TN – A last-second shot in regulation wouldn’t fall for Kenwood High School, in the final day of the Rossview High School Christmas Classic on Tuesday, December 23rd, allowing Waverly Central High School a second chance that would turn into a 60-57 victory.
Kenwood (7-4) was leading the Tigers, 49-47, with 1:32 left in regulation and in possession of the ball trying to work for a layup, of foul by Waverly.
Both teams came out running and gunning in the first period, setting a fast pace where both teams scored double digit points. But when the pace slowed in the second period, the Knights offense executed in the half court while the Coyotes offense stalled. The Knights outscored the Coyotes 15-5 in the second period, taking over the game and never relinquishing control.
Clarksville, TN – Kenwood High School rallied from three-points down in the final 5:29, Friday, November 21st, versus Cheatham County High School to hand the Cubs their first loss of the season, 54-47.
Down 42-39 following one-of-two free throws from Cheatham County’s Dallas Mantlo — with 5:29 left in the game — Kenwood (3-2) would hold the Cubs scoreless over the next 4:57, while scoring 10 straight points to take a 49-42 lead with 41.2 seconds left.
Clarksville, TN – It was just too much speed and athleticism on the part of the Kenwood High School Knights basketball team, November 11th in their TSSAA Hall of Fame Game, as they dominated the Community High School Vikings in a 70-37 win to open the regular season.
The Knights utilized their speed and athleticism on both ends of the court against the Vikings, as they harassed the Community ball handlers into turnovers, dominated the glass rebounding and beat their opponents up and down the floor all night long.
It would take almost two minutes before either team would make a shot from the floor, with Community’s Tyler Broles knocking down a three-point field goal to get things going – and giving the Vikings their only lead of the night, 3-2.
Clarksville, TN – Northeast High School had to hold off a late charge by the Kenwood High School Knights, Thursday, November 6th at the Dunn Center in the Montgomery County High School Basketball Jamboree, to come away with a 30-26 victory.
The Eagles led by double figures late in the opening quarter and still by as many as seven points, 24-17, with 2:23 left in their matchup, but would see the Knights close to as close as two points – with just under one minutes left in the scrimmage.
Clarksville, TN – Free throws in the last minute of the game gave the Springfield Yellow Jackets the 52-50 win over the Kenwood Knights Monday, January 27th at Kenwood High School.
With 14 seconds remaining, Brelain Cantrell made two free throws to give his Yellow Jackets the 50-46 lead. They were the only two points he scored in the game.
The Knights immediately responded with a well executed full court play that ended with Treshawn Foster making a layup to bring the Knights back within two, 50-48, burning the clock down to the 6 second mark.
Clarksville, TN – Kenwood High School recorded scoring runs of nine and 11 points in the first quarter against Clarksville High School, January 24th in their District 10-AAA matchup, and were never threaten by the Wildcats in a 72-41 victory.
The game was only tied once, 3-3, after the Knights (17-4, 8-1 District 10-AAA) Daniel Norl and Clarksville High’s Teal Young traded three’s to open the game.
Norl would score 12 of his game-high 20 points in the opening quarter.
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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