Youth League Basketball
Posted: Friday, January 21, 2011 12:02 am
By Georgia Brown
1. Hoop Squad @ Dream Team
In the Martin Parks and Recreation Youth League basketball games on Saturday, the Dream Team against the Hoop Squad by a landslide. The Hoop Squad started off slow with 4 points from Jaylen Mitchell, while the Dream Team’s Dylan Parks, Matt McMillan, and reed Chandler all scored. In the second quarter, both stepped up their offense a bit. The Hoop Squad had 3 points from Mitchell, 5 points from Malik Pogue, and 1 point from Mikey Neilson. The Dream Team’s Nolan Bigham scored 6 points, McMillan scored 7, and Cole Sullivan scored 1. The 3rd quarter slowed down for the Hoop Squad. Only Jaylen Mitchell scored 4 points. The Dream Team took off with McMillan scoring 15 points, Bigham and Sullivan scoring 2. In the 4th quarter, the Hoop Squad’s leading scorer, Mitchell, scored 3 points, and Cameron Trice scored 1. Davon Trice, Diego Ferrer, and Tynell Lovins showed their best defense throughout the game. The Dream Team ended the game like they started it, with 8 points, scored by McMillian and Bigham. Seth Mitchell, Ethan Gallien, and Barrett Linhoss all had shot attempts, but the ball wouldn’t cooperate. The game ended 49-21.
2. Red Raptors @ Boise
In the Martin Parks and Recreation Youth League basketball games on Saturday, the Red Raptors narrowly beat Boise in the day’s closets match. The first quarter looked good for both teams with Lou Rechis scoring 5 and Ethan Garcia scoring 1 for Boise; Aubrey Bynum scoring 2 points and Michael Long scoring 5 for Red Raptors. In the second quarter, Rechis scored an amazing 9 points, including a 3 pointer. Also, Jordan Sullivan scored 2 points for Boise. For the Red Raptors, Bynum scored 3, and Long scored 6. Chase Krider and Mason Pyrdom had good defense. In the 3rd quarter, Rechis scored another 9 points, and Sullivan scored 2 points again for Boise. The Red Raptors shut down in this quarter with Long scoring only 2 points. In the 4th quarter, Jimmy Woodson made a great steal. Alex Deal, Angus Ho, Spencer Legins, and Tyler Davis gave great effort. Rechis fouled out and scored only 2 points for Boise. The Red Raptors caught up and took the lead with Bynum, Parker Bell, and Bennet Fuqua scoring 2; also, Long scored 7. Red Raptors won the close game 31-30.
3. Tennessee Crush @ Hoop Squad
In the Martin Parks and Recreation Youth League basketball games on Saturday, TN Crush beat the Hoop Squad. In the first quarter, the teams started out equal with LaDarius Alley scoring 2 points for TN Crush, and Jaylen Mitchell scoring 2 for Hoop Squad. In the second quarter, Dalton Moore scored 2, and Gaige Robey, Jaxson Hazlewood, Malek Jones, and Alley scored free throws for TN Crush. Cameron Trice scored a lone point for Hoop Squad. The 3rd quarter brought a 3 pointer for Robey and a point from Alley for TN Crush. For Hoop Squad Mitchell scored 1 point and Trice scored 2. In the 4th quarter, TN Crush sealed the win with Alley scoring 4 points, and Malik Roberson scoring 3 points. Clay Cantrell and Joshua Floyd had great effort the whole game. Hoop Squad’s Trice scored another lone point, and Abdulla Obadat, Davon Trice, Diego Ferrer, Maklik Pogue, Mikey Neilson, and Tynell Lovins had great defense.
4. Celtics @ Panthers
In the Martin Parks and Recreation Youth League basketball games on Saturday, the Panthers beat the Celtics. Dillon Moss of the Panthers scored 2 points, and the Celtics players Dylan McClanahan, James Pritchett, and Nathan Williamson scored 2 points in the 1st quarter. In the second quarter, for the Panthers, Kendall Harrelson and Skylar McCroskey scored 2 points, while their teammate Tyler McClure scored 8 points. For the Celtics, McClanahan, Pritchett, and Williamson scored one point each. The 3rd quarter was good for the Panthers with Moss and Hunter Todd scoring 2 each and McClure scoring 5 points. The Celtics only score of the quarter was by McClanahan with 2 points. Also, Celtics players Nathan Maya and Ryan Matheny had good defense. The Panthers’ McClure scored their only 2 points of the final quarter, and Keilan Rooks made several smart moves throughout the game. For the Celtics, McClanahan scored 5 points, including a 3 pointer. The game ended 25-19.
5. Heat @ Thunder
In the Martin Parks and Recreation Youth League basketball games on Saturday, Heat and Thunder ended the first quarter equally. Heat’s Collin Stricklin scored 6 points and Dylan Sullivan scored 2. Thunder’s Brandon Butler, Chase Spencer, Dallas Laney, and Will Erwin each scored 2 points. In the second quarter, Lucas Maxey scored 4 points, Harrison Capps scored1, and Bruce Hicks had good defense for Heat. Spencer scored 5 points, and Zach Jones scored1 point for Thunder. The third quarter brought Heat into the lead. Stricklin and Capps scored 4 points each, Sullivan scored 2 points, and Angelo Malacapy scored 1 point. For Thunder, Summer Long got several rebounds, Blake Robb had good defensive skills and Erwin scored 6 points. In the fourth quarter, Chirstopher Pinto and Capps scored 4 points, and Maxey scored 2. Thunder tried to come back with Spencer hitting two 3 pointers, Laney scoring 2 points, and Erwin scoring a 3 pointer. Heat beat Thunder 40-30.
6. Panther @ Bulls
7. Thunder vs. Orange Swoosh
8. Heat vs. Livewire