Topic: Northwest High Vikings
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.
Wright’s Free Throw Advances Northwest Vikings past West Creek Coyotes, 53-52, in District Tournament
Clarksville, TN – The first round District 10-AAA tournament game between the #1 Northwest Vikings (17-10) and the #8 West Creek Coyotes (4-24) at Northwest High School Friday night came very close to being an upset. However, some last second defense and a clutch free throw made by Northwest senior center Marice Wright kept that from happening.
With five seconds left in the game, Wright made a free throw to give the Vikings the 53-52 win over the Coyotes and advance to the semifinals of the District 10-AAA tournament.
Clarksville, TN – The tight race in District 10-AAA high school boys basketball came to an end last Friday. A new regular season champion was crowned and the runner up was part of a three-way tie. Although one race is done, the District 10-AAA Tournament will be another one decided by a photo finish.
Since 2015 began, the Northwest Vikings (16-10) have won 7-of-10 games. It was enough for them to become this season’s District 10-AAA regular season champion. After defeating the Henry County Patriots for the second time this season last Tuesday, the Vikings finished the season with a 65-71 loss to the Springfield Yellow Jackets.
Clarksville, TN – The last week of the local high school basketball regular season is here. Only two district games remain before the district tournament, which means only two chances left to grab the regular season championship and the number one seed.
After last weeks games, there is a new team sitting at the top. However, the hold of the top spot is tenuous at best with five teams still within two games of each other.
Clarksville, TN – Half of the District 10-AAA high school boys basketball teams have a legitimate shot at this season’s regular season title with only four district games remaining. Several teams got crucial wins last week to keep them in title contention.
Only two games separate six of the eight teams and four of the teams are tied for the top two spots in the district, separated by only one game. All the teams are sprinting toward the finish line. It will come down to a photo finish to determine the regular season champion.
Clarksville, TN – Local high school basketball teams passed the midway point of their season at the beginning of the new year with a chance to improve in the second half. Some of the boys basketball teams have taken advantage of the opportunity and some have lost the momentum they gained in the first half of the season.
With three weeks left in the regular season, the competition in District 10-AAA is both heated and fluid. Only two games separate the top six teams, all of whom are at least .500 in district play. Currently, two teams are tied at the top of the rankings. In short, with six games left for most of the teams, the regular season championship is up for grabs.
Clarksville, TN – The local high school wrestling season comes to a close this week, adding significance to the last district duals. Thursday, the Northwest Vikings hosted what was scheduled to be a quad meet, but ended up being a short triangular meet with the Beech Buccaneers and the Clarksville High Wildcats.
At the end of the night, it was the Buccaneers and the Wildcats who picked up important wins. The Wildcats split the night, losing to the Buccaneers, then finishing with a win over the Vikings.
Clarksville, TN – The new year brings resolutions, colder weather and the second half of the local high school basketball season. Competition on the court intensifies as the teams primarily play district opponents.
The healthiest team who makes the fewest mistakes will be the regular season champion and have momentum for the post season tournaments.
Here is how the boys teams have performed so far.
The Vikings came very close to orchestrating a comeback victory. They cut down an 18-point deficit at the beginning of the third quarter to three points in the fourth quarter.
But the Knights executed down the stretch, eating up time with the lead and making five of six free throws in the fourth quarter to get the win.
Clarksville, TN – A buzzer beating shot, clutch free throws, a defensive stop or a run in overtime, the boys basketball teams are doing whatever they can to get wins early this season. A lot of them have already found their formula for success. However, a few are still looking for what it takes to get just a single win.
The battle in District 10-AAA is hot and heavy, but not as hot as the team sitting at the top of District 11AA.
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