Boyd-Buchanan Stays Unbeaten With Home Victory Over Seahawks; 11-0 Silverdale Girls Win

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Justus McMillan connected on six 3-pointers to lead undefeated Boyd-Buchanan to a home win over Silverdale Baptist Academy in front of a packed house at the Brainerd campus on Thursday night.

McMillan scored 28 as the Bucs improved to 9-0. The Seahawks fall to 1-9.

McMillan, the left-handed quarterback for the football Bucs, hit over 50 percent of his tries behind the arc. 

Boyd led by 12 at the end of the quarter, but held the visitors scoreless in the second period to go into intermission up 25-7.

A 23-9 third quarter put the game well out of reach, and McMillan and other starters got a rest.

Austin Walker had 10 points, Demaris Macon 8 and Riley Walker 6. Other Boyd scoring included Hall Allen 5, Cade Evans 5, Q.D. Cox 4, Zach Jenkins 4, Colby Arendale 2 and Chandler Covington 2. Cox pulled down 8 rebounds.

Nathan Keylon scored 8 for Silverdale. Jordan Delashmitt had 6, Michael Hawkins 5, Avery Boggess 3 and Grant Marshall 2.

Boyd-Buchanan got off 57 shots to 34 for Silverdale. Boyd shot 54 percent from the field and hit on half of their 20 3-point attempts. Boyd was 8-11 from the free throw line.

The girls game was much closer, though the undefeated Lady Seahawks pulled away at the end to win 55-39.

Sloane Woodard got into foul trouble, but still was able to pour in 23 points to lead Silverdale. Emily Harkleroad had 17 and Megan Lewis 13. Emily Skelton and Lindsay Sims scored 1 each.

Post player Maddie Wright had 18 points for Boyd-Buchanan and Marisa McCalla scored 10. Logan Highfield contributed 4, Chandler Hiland 3 and Maddie Balthrop and Maddie Abed 2 each.

The Lady Bucs led 13-12 at the end of the first quarter, but Silverdale went into the locker room up 28-23.

Woodard picked up her third foul in the second quarter and her fourth with three minutes left in the third quarter. She hit a 3-pointer early in the second half, then added a free throw and another three to move Silverdale ahead 35-27. The third quarter ended 38-30. Silverdale outscored the Lady Bucs 17-9 in the final quarter.

Boyd-Buchanan falls to 4-7. Silverdale is now 11-0.  


Strong Sauce: The Personal Paroxysm Of Pro Wrestling- A Column For Dad

“If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?”- William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice  Scoff…if you must. Tip your nose to the sky, if you are inclined. Close your eyes to the humanity lay bare…but evil and good do exist, and there was no greater stage for the personal ... (click for more)

Fury 2015 Baseball Tryouts Set For Aug. 16

Fury 2015 Baseball teams (ages 13-17) will be having tryouts Saturday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m. at the McCallie School.  For more information, contact Tim Dean at  706 639-3077  or deanangus@juno.com . (click for more)

House Approves Expansion Of Chattanooga Veterans Affairs Clinic

The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday to authorize funding for a new lease and expanded Veterans Affairs clinic in Chattanooga. This veterans’ package has been approved by the House and Senate Conference Committee.  Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said, “I am proud to announce the legislation passed this afternoon will fund a new lease for a multi-specialty ... (click for more)

KFC Manager Arrested After Staging Fake Robbery

Police were called Sunday night after a manager of the KFC on 3rd Street staged a fake robbery in order to take money. Fellen Hayes, 24, was arrested after police say she conspired with a man named "Ira" to make her theft look like a robbery. These events occurred shortly after noon.  She initially called police saying that a tall black male had approached her and taken ... (click for more)

Curtis Adams: Beck, Mackey Should Be Considered For County Commission Leadership

Just think about this;  a person highly qualified applying for a job.  As he is just about finished filling out his papers for his interview, he sees at the bottom there is a place for him to check Democrat or Republican.  He would think, “if I mark the wrong one I may not get the job.” Being a real leader requires honesty, integrity, and, most importantly, fairness. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Mark’s 50th Anniversary Toast

In the new book that celebrates the first 50 years of baseball’s Southern League, its splendid author Mark McCarter recalls that very early in his career as a sports writer, he was riding with his boss somewhere and mentioned that if the legendary Allan Morris ever needed help covering the Chattanooga Lookouts that he’d love to help. Today, as he looks back, he ruefully adds, “I ... (click for more)