Sharks bite Eagles in youth basketball action

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Complete results from week nine of the Shelby County Youth Basketball League.

DIVISION 1

·         The Sharks bit the Eagles for a 20 to 14 victory. The Sharks were led by Austin Wilson and Christopher Brasher with 7 points each, Hunter Carden and Tommy Grigsby each had 5 rebounds, Jace Bolen anchored the defense, with Dakota McClurg and Ethan Pierce showing great effort. The Eagles were led by Cason Jefferies with 8 points, Jaxson Stinson had 8 rebounds, and Paci Clark played well defensively.

·         The Falcons sped past the Road Runners, 18 to 7. The Falcons were led by Andrew Whitner with 10 points, Jackson Morris added 5 points, Chase Benson had 7 rebounds, Grant Gurganus was a defensive stopper, and Carson Roland played well and hustled. The Road Runners were led by  Colin Davis and Alex Gillum with 2 points each, Caleb Mooney was the top rebounder, Cooper Bentley played well on defense, with Savannah Franklin and Jaxon Padlo adding valuable minutes.

DIVISION 5

·         The Honey Badgers blew up the Dynamite, 28 to 15. The Honey Badgers were led by  Maggie West with 10 points, Peri Clark had 10 rebounds, Josie Turner anchored the defense, Natalay Whitner added 8 points, and McChesney Turner showed great effort. The Dynamite was led by Madison Purcell with 11 points, Annika Walker had 7 rebounds, Jalyn Jones hustled, and Hannah Moore showed good effort.

·         Chaos held of Whatchamacallitz for a 26 to 23 victory. Chaos was led by Anna Goodwin with 16 points and 9 rebounds, Janie Pennington played well defensively, Zoey Jones and Cameron Gould added valuable minutes, with Eliza Berens and Bethany Dawkins showing good effort. Whatchamacallitz was led by Dayli Wood with 13 points, Gracie Driskell had 7 rebounds, Emilee Roberson played well on defense, Kiley Pearson hustled, and Jenna Argo showed good effort.

DIVISION 2

·         The Heat blistered the Gunners, 37 to 22. The Heat was led by Eli Jones with 23 points, Lars Belfanz grabbed 6 boards, Coleman Byars had 3 steals, and Chris Sims showed good effort. The Gunners were led by Conner Aderholt with 7 points, J.T. Pennington had 11 rebounds, Jesse Job-White played well defensively, Collin Jennings added 5 points, and Haley Ruiz-Hope showed good effort.

·         The Firedogs sparked to defeat the Blazers, 39 to 35. The Firedogs were led by Riley Lewter with 18 points, Andrew Gothard and Matthew Crittendon had 12 rebounds each, Jon Michael Gay added 5 points, and Ben Marling hustled and played hard. The Blazers were led by Peyton Lawrence with 15 points, Jordan Morris had 9 rebounds, Dustin Joiner anchored the defense, Steven Garcia had 4 rebounds, with Kaleb Morris and Andrew Noe showing good effort.

·         The Bulldogs cooled Sweet Heat, 51 to 32. The Bulldogs were led by Kaden Cardwell with 27 points and 16 rebounds. Chase Jones scored 12 and Joel Pennington added 10 points. The Sweet Heat’s top scorers were Aaliyah Cotton with 19 points and Troy Falkner added 6 points.

DIVISION 4

·         Flight defeated the Mighty Midgets, 28 to 22. Flight was led by Joseph Joiner with 8 points and Adam Landefeld added 6 points. The Mighty Midgets leading scorers were Robbie Higgins with 9 and Grant Joiner added 8 points.

·         Block Party beat the A-Team, 27 to 18. Block Party was led by Tanner Brooks with 12 points and Colin Baker added 7. The A-Team’s leading scorers were Jim Vick with 10 and Trent Freeman added 3 points.

DIVISION 3

·         The Swish defeated the Terminators, 25 to 19. The Swish was led by Austin Lucas with 17 points and 11 rebounds, Mitchell Kines added 9 points, Ty Beasley and Deonta Cotton anchored the defense, with the rest of the team playing hard and hustling. The Terminators were led in scoring by Conner Davis with 13 and Isaiah Stamps added 4 points.

·         The Heat was too much for the Fighting Gerbils, for a 28 to 23 victory. The Heat was led by Chadwyn Russ with 12 points, Colby Blythe was the top rebounder, Devon Montgomery was a defensive stopper, Chase Franklin added 4 points, and Jeremiah Crenshaw showed great hustle and effort. The Fighting Gerbils top scorers were Jason Lucas (10), Trent Sullivan (6), and E.J. Johnson (5).

·         The Rough Riders dodged the Lightning for a 37 to 23 win. The Rough Riders were led by Tasharious Whetstone with 13 points, Mitch Nash added 11, Chip Nash was the top rebounder, and Brock Phillips anchored the defense. The Lightning was led by Nathan Bates with 10 points, Drake Carden had 4 rebounds, Dawson Humphries had 3 steals, and Blake Elliott added 2 points.

·         The Blazers sparked and defeated the Runnin’ Rebels 23 to 22. The Blazers game winning shot came from Jacob Walton with 7 seconds left in the game. Jacob Walton had 8 points, H.D. Edwards added 6 points, Jacob Howard and Jesse Jones had 4 points each, and the rest of the team hustled and showed tremendous effort. The Runnin’ Rebels top scorers were Matthew Prosser (9), Camden “Wrigley” Roulier (6), and Andrew West (4).

DIVISION 6

·         The Hobo Thunder held on for a 23 to 22 victory over the Fireballs. The Hobo Thunder’s leading scorers were Patti McGee (13) and Keelie Yowe (9). The Fireballs were led by Sarah Goodwin with 12 points, Alex Reed had 5 rebounds, and Sarah Head added 7 points.

·         Frostie’s Shakes came back to defeat the Swish, 10 to 8. The Shakes were led by Summer Knight with 6 points, Katelyn Bevard and Jordan Price had 11 rebounds each, and Beth Upton had 7 steals. The Swish was led by Katelyn Cummings, Katrice Burns, Selena Williams, and Sara Ruth Lipscomb with 2 points each.