Youth League Basketball

Youth League Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 8:01 pm
By: Georgia Brown

By Georgia Brown

1. Thunder @ Celtics

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, the middle school division started its tournament. Celtics, the number 3 seed, played Thunder, the number 4 seed. For Thunder in the first quarter, Summer Long snagged a rebound, and Will Erwin scored 2 points. Jordan Hazlewood of the Celtics scored 4 points. In the second quarter, Thunder’s Brandon Butler and Dallas Laney scored a free-throw, Erwin scored 2 points, and Zach Jones scored 5 points. For Celtics, Hazlewood scored 2 points, and Ryan Mathney scored a free-throw. After halftime, Chase Spenser and Dallas Laney of Thunder scored 5 points total, Laney’s contribution was a 3 pointer. Hazlewood, Nathan Williamson, and Mathney each scored 2 points for Celtics. In the fourth quarter, Spencer of Thunder scored 5 points. For Celtics, Dylan McClanahan scored 3 points, and Hazlewood scored 6 points. The game went in to over time and Thunder scored no points. For Celtics, however, McClanahan and Nathan Maya scored 2 points. The game ended in a 26-22 win for the Celtics. 

2. Bulls @ Panthers

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, the middle school division started its tournament. The number 2 seed, Panthers, played against the number 5 seed, Bulls. In the first quarter, Kendall Harrelson scored 2 points, and Skylar McCroskey sank one free-throw for Panthers. Michael Woolridge snagged a rebound for the Bulls. In the second quarter, Dillon Moss and Tyler McClure of Panthers each scored 2 points. For the Bulls, Elizabeth Plunk and Jared Wortham both scored free-throws. For Panthers, the third quarter brought another 2 points for both Harrelson and McClure. For the Bulls, Andrew You had good ball handling skills, Reed Rooks scored 4 points, and Joe Ray Perry scored 2 points. In the fourth quarter, Hunter Todd scored 4 points, Keilan Rooks scored 2 points, Harrelson scored 2 points, and McCroskey scored 2 points for Panthers. For the Bulls, Joe Ray Perry scored 2 points, and Michael Park had good defense. Panthers won 24-10.

3. South Fulton @ Heat

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, the number 1 seed of the middle school division got a bye and played South Fulton. In the first quarter, Collin Stricklin and Harrison Capps of Heat scored 2 points each, Christopher Pinto got a steal and Dylan Sullivan scored 5 points, including a 3 pointer. For South Fulton, DeMarco Walker scored 2 points. In the second quarter, both Angelo Malacapy and Capps scored 1 point; also, Sullivan and Lucas Maxey scored 2 points each for Heat. For South Fulton, Mason Wells and Justin Johns scored 3 points total. In the third quarter, Sullivan and Maxey of Heat scored 2 points each, and no one scored for South Fulton. In the fourth quarter, Heat players Stricklin, Sullivan, Capps, and Maxey scored a total of 7 points, and Bruce Hicks snagged almost all the rebounds that came his way. For South Fulton, Justin Johns scored 1 point. The final scored of the game was 26-7, in favor of Heat.

4. Tennessee Crush @ Boise

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, TN Crush and Boise faced off in the second game of the day to go into overtime. In the first quarter, LaDarius Alley scored 2 points for TN Crush, and Lou Rechis scored 2 points for Boise. In the second quarter, Malik Roberson scored 3 points, Joshua Floyd scored 1 point, Dalton Moore got a steal, and Clay Cantrell scored 1 point for TN Crush. For Boise, Ethan Garcia snagged a rebound, Jordan Sullivan scored 1 point, Lou Rechis scored 7 points, Spencer Legins scored 1 point, and Tyler Davis scored 1 point. After halftime, TN Crush’s Cantrell, Jaxson Hazlewood, and Roberson scored 2 points, and Gaige Robey and Malek Jones had good effort. For Boise, Sullivan scored 2 points, and Rechis scored 4 points. In the fourth quarter, for TN Crush, Alley and Roberson scored 4 points each. For Boise, Sullivan and Rechis scored a total of 5 points. The game went into overtime and the only player who scored was Lou Rechis with 3 points, also Boise missed Alex Deal, who sat out due to two broken fingers. Boise won the game 26-23.

5. South Fulton @ Dream Team

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, South Fulton came to town to play the Dream Team. In the first quarter, Dream Team’s Matt McMillan scored 11 points, while South Fulton only scored 2 points. In the second quarter, Barrett Linhoss, Cole Sullivan, and Seth Mitchell of the Dream Team each scored a free-throw, Reed Chandler scored 2 points, and McMillan scored 8 points. South Fulton scored a total of 9 points. In the third quarter, Dream Team players Chandler scored 2 points, and McMillan scored 8 points, including two 3 pointers. South Fulton scored 6 points. In the final quarter of the game, Dream Team’s Cole Sullivan made a 3-pointer, Dylan Parks assisted to McMillan for 2 points, Nolan Bigham got a steal, and Ethan Gallien “played his best defense all season” said coach Brooke Forrest. South Fulton scored 11 points. Dream Team won the game 41-30.

6. South Fulton @ Hoop Squad

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, South Fulton brought their A-game to face off against Hoop Squad. In the first quarter, Jaylen Mitchell and Malik Pogue both scored 2 points. South Fulton scored 10 points. In the second quarter, for Hoop Squad, Abdulla Obadat had a shot attempt, and Mitchell and Pogue scored one free-throw each. Davon Trice and Diego Ferrer had good effort. South Fulton scored 15 points. In the third quarter, Hoop Squad’s Cameron Trice scored 4 points, and Mitchell scored a free-throw. Mikey Neilson and Tynell Lovins had good defense. South Fulton scored 4 points. In the final quarter of the game, Hoop Squad’s Mitchell scored their last point of the game. South Fulton scored 10 points. Hoop Squad lost 12-39.

 

7. Boise @ Red Raptors

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, Red Raptors threw up 34 points to beat Boise in a tough game. In the first quarter, Lou Rechis scored 7 points, including a 3 pointer for Boise. For Red Raptors, Michael Long scored 1 point. In the second quarter, for Boise, Ethan Garica scored 4 points, Jordan Sullivan scored 2 points, and Spencer Legins tried to go up for a shot. For Red Raptors, Bennet Fuqua scored 1 point, Chase Krider got a rebound, Donovan Spivey scored 3 points, Mason Pyrdom scored 2 points, Long scored 3 points, and Parker Bell scored 2 points. In the third quarter, Garcia scored 1 point, and Rechis scored 7 points. For Red Raptors, Long scored 10 points. In the final quarter, Rechis scored 8 points, and Tyler Davis got a block. For Red Raptors, Long scored another 10 points. The game ended in a 34-28 win for the Red Raptors.

8. Livewire vs. Orange Swoosh

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, Livewire and Orange Swoosh faced off. No one scored for Livewire in the first quarter, but Alexis Beam and Summer Villasica both scored 2 points for Orange Swoosh. In the second quarter, Anna Yott scored 2 points, and Leah Thedford and Naomi Griffin scored 1 point each for Livewire. For Orange Swoosh, Beam and Villasica scored 2 points each again, along with Autumn Long, Hallie Arnold, Tiarra Jackson, and Valessa Jackson each scoring 1 free-throw. In the third quarter, Yott scored 2 points for Livewire. Villasica and V. Jackson both scored 2 points for Orange Swoosh. In the fourth quarter, for Livewire, Yott scored 1 point, and Jada Briggs scored 3 points. Caroline Perry, Madison Summers, and Shelly Rowlett all had good defense throughout the game. For Orange Swoosh, Beam and V. Jackson both scored 2 points. Hannah McCroskey and Kallie Pruiett had good effort. Orange Swoosh won the game 20-10.

9. Thunder vs. Heat

In the Martin Parks and Recreation basketball games on Saturday, Heat and Thunder squared off. Heat’s Hope Gray scored 4 points, Lauren Beverly scored 1 point, and Marisa Rubio scored 2 points. Thunder did not score. In the second quarter, Heat players Alyssa Duncan, Hannah Grace Gardner, and Zanasha Gadlen each scored a free-throw. Gray scored 3 points, and Kyera Thompson scored 2 points. For Thunder, Brittney Fabian scored 2 points, Emma Kelly scored 1 point, and Morgan Bessent scored 1 point. In the third quarter, Thompson of Heat scored 2 points. For Thunder, Anna Hazlewood scored 2 points, and Kelly scored 3 points. In the fourth quarter, Duncan, Gray, and Thompson scored a total of 7 points for Heat. Hazlewood and Raegan Johnson both scored 2 points. Blanie McDonald, Caroline Schuster, and Lauren Hester had great effort throughout the game. The game ended in a 24-13 win for Heat.

wcp 2/22/11

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