Topic: Nick Green
Clarksville, TN – The top four seeds in the District 10-AAA boys basketball tournament played each other in the semifinals at Kenwood High School Saturday.
Last season’s tournament champion advanced while this season’s top seeded regular season champion came up short.
The Clarksville High Wildcats and the Kenwood Knights advanced to play in the district tournament championship.
Clarksville, TN – Northeast High School was able to hang around with the high-scoring Creek Wood High School for a half, Tuesday, December 23rd in the final day of the Rossview High School Christmas Classic, but the Red Hawks pulled away in the second half for a 76-45 victory.
The Eagles (6-7) only trailed the Red Hawks 28-22 after the first 16 minutes of play, but a three-point field goal by Ross Plunkett started a 8-0 run by Creek Wood (10-0) to open the second half – building the lead out to 14 points, 36-22, just 1:07 into the second half.
Clarksville, TN – Northeast High School opened their District 10-AAA game versus Henry County High School, Tuesday, December 9th, by hitting three straight 3s to jump out to an 11-3 lead on their way to a 60-44 victory over the Patriots.
Nick Green would get things going for Northeast (5-3, 2-1 District 10-AAA) with a three to tie the game for the only time on the night at the 6:34 mark, followed by back-to-back 3s from Jontae’ Brown to give the Eagles a 9-3 advantage.
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.
Anterian Cheatham scores final five points to lift Northeast Eagles past Clarksville High Wildcats in District 10-AAA opener
Clarksville, TN – Anterian Cheatham scored the final five points of the game for Northeast High School, Tuesday, December 2nd at the William Workman Gymnasium, as the Eagles held off Clarksville High, 44-41, in the District 10-AAA opener for both teams.
Clarksville High (3-4, 0-1 District 10-AAA), who had trailed Northeast by as many as 13 points early in the second half, had rallied to take a 41-39 lead on a basket by Camron Stiff with 2:49 left in the game.
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 – After dropping two District 10-AAA road games last week, Northeast High School went old-school January 20th at home in the Eagles Nest, as they hounded the Springfield High School Yellowjackets for 32 minutes and came away with a 64-40 victory.
Northeast (9-11, 4-4 District 10-AAA) trailed only once, 4-2, that coming in the first 46 seconds of the game, but from then on it was pretty much all Eagles, as their defensive pressure and trapping took Springfield out of any type of offense set that it was planning to run.
Clarksville High’s J.J. Jones scores 35
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s J.J. Jones scored a career-high 35 points, January 17th at the William Workman Gymnasium – including 10 of those points coming in the two overtime periods – to lead the Wildcats to an 86-80 District 10-AAA victory over the Northeast High School Eagles.
Jones twice scored four straight points in the overtime periods for the Wildcats (7-12, 3-5 District 10-AAA), but none bigger than his last four points of the night coming in the final 1:18 to put Clarksville high up three possessions with only 34 seconds left in the game.
Clarksville, TN – Points came at a premium on the Hawks court Friday night when the Rossview Hawks took on the Northeast Eagles. However, the Hawks scored enough in overtime to get the win. Sophomore guard Javon Vaughn made 5 of 6 clutch free throws in the last minutes of the overtime period to give the Hawks the 47-45 win.
“He’s been huge for us this year. He has led us in scoring. Just being a sophomore, there is good things to come from him,” Hawks head coach Johnny Jackson said. “Tonight when Cannon fouled out, that moved him to the point. He has been adamant about not playing the point. Tonight I thought he was huge. He stepped up and handled the ball and got it to the free throw line and sealed it for us.”
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