PREP BASKETBALL ROUND-UP: Signal Mountain BoysWin Over Hixson

Baylor Sweeps; South Pitt, Sale Creek Split; Ooltewah, Howard Split; Notre Dame Girls Win; Bradley, McMinn Co. Split

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - by Staff Reports

It has been a big week so far for Signal Mountain boys’ head coach Steve Redman. First it was announced that his daughter, Elaine, is transferring back to UTC to play volleyball for the Mocs, then his Eagles team powered past Hixson, 69-456, Tuesday evening.

Signal Mountain came out of the blocks and took charge early against the Wildcats, leading 38-20 at the half. The Eagles didn’t let up in the second half as they outscored Hixson, 31-26, for the win.

Ben Tumblin led the Signal Mountain offense with 17 points, but he had plenty of support from Christopher Kennedy with 14 and  Andrew Matukewicz and Zach Ottley with 11 apiece, while Blake Wolford added 10.

Hixson’s Kaden Herman led all scorers with 20 points.

Baylor boys 76, Chattanooga Christian 33: It was never close as the Red Raiders pounced early and built a 26-7 lead after one quarter.

With a 67-28 lead after three quarters, every player listed on the Baylor side of the ledger scored in the contest.

Eli Sparkman led the raider assault with 21 points, including five buckets from beyond the arc, as teammates Nyziah Whaley and Zane Restelli had 13 and 15 respectively. Reid Conly led CCS with 13, connecting on five of seven free throws.

Baylor girls 54, Chattanooga Christian 37: CCS’ Lily Brady led all scorers with 15, with four three-pointers included, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Lady Red Raiders from opening the evening with a 54-37 win. Baylor, powered by 13 points from Sydney Sharpe, led at every juncture, led at the half, 32-19. 

Riley Olkesik added 11 for Baylor and Aayannah Baird had 10 for the Lady Chargers.

Howard boys 58, Ooltewah 55: Jaden Jenkins popped for 20 points to lead the     Hustlin’ Tigers past a home-standing Ooltewah squad, 58-55. Howard entered the final quarter down by five, but used a 21-13 edge in the final period to pull out the win as Jaylen Taylor hit from long-range to seal the deal with two seconds left in the contest.

Taylor finished with 10, while the Owls’ Raymos McGee led all scorers with 21. Deleon Petty chipped in 14 for Ooltewah.

Ooltewah girls 61, Howard 23: The Ooltewah girls won in a big way over Howard Tuesday evening, winning by a 61-23 count. Jordan McCollough led the lady Owls with 24 points, 17 coming in the first half. Faith O’Donnell had 12 for Ooltewah, who led, 42-8, at the half.

South Pittsburg boys 68, Sale Creek 49: Zach Howard threw down 18 points for the Panthers but it wasn’t enough to push his team past South Pittsburg, as the Pirates defeated Sale Creek 68-49.

Jackson Moore added 11 for the Panthers and a trio of Pirates hit double figures, Walker Thomas had 20, Cash Tipton nailed down 14 and Reggie Hunter added 13.

Sale Creek girls 54, South Pittsburg 51: The Lady Panthers got a pair of double-doubles to push them past South Pittsburg, 54-51. Keilyn Morgan had 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Kayla Phillips finished with 14 points and11 boards for Coach Cliff Morgan’s Sale Creek squad.

Shelby Defore added 12 rebounds as the lady panthers crashed the boards on both ends of the court. Cassidy Andry kept the Lady Pirates close with 24 points, including five three-pointers. 

Notre Dame girls 50, Boyd Buchanan 41: The Lady Irish parlayed a one point lead at the half into a 40-41 district win over visiting Boyd Buchanan.

Mary Fillauer led Notre Dame with 14 points, while Kenzie Campbell continued her hot shooting with 12 points. Jalisa Sanders and Sarah Durham each had 10 for the Lady Bucs.

McMinn Co. boys 70, Bradley Central 58: Hayden Smith, Davion Evans, Ty Runyan and Tucker Moore combined for 62 points and led the Cherokees to a 70-58 win over the visiting Bears.

Bradley carried a three point lead into the locker room at the half only to see McMinn get hot offensively in the second half to outscore Bradley by a 39-24 margin.

Smith had 20 to lead the Cherokees, while Runyan added 18 and Evans and Moore scored 12 apiece. Brandon Shumbera had 20 for the Bears and Jackson Ary chipped in with 12.

Bradley won the battle of the boards, pulling down 31 rebounds to McMinn’s 29.

Bradley Central girls 62, McMinn Co. 32: It was never close as the Bearettes cruised to a 62-32 win over McMinn Co. Bradley led 32-18 at halftime and then outscored the Lady Cherokees 30-14 in the second half.

The Bearettes bench was strong again as they outpointed McMinn’s subs by a 22-2 margin. Defensively Bradley had the superior numbers with a 34-26 margin in rebounds and a 25-11 margin in turnover points.

Karsee Weber was high scorer for the bBearettes with 15 points, Hannah Jones scored 11 and Erica Swick had 10. Peytyn Oliver had 19 for the Lady Cherokees to lead all scorers.


BOYS SUMMARIES

HIXSON                               09     11     17     09 -- 46
SIGNAL MOUNTAIN           17     21     16     15 – 69

HIXSON (46) –
Brown 3, Kaden Herman 20, Earls 5, Morris 9, Fredrick 7, Burke 2.
SIGNAL MOUNTAIN (69) – Andrew Matukewicz 11, Christopher Kennedy 14, Johnson 2, L Matukewicz 2, Novak 2, Blake Wolford 10, Zach Ottley 11, Thompson, Ben Tumblin 17.
3-POINT GOALS: Hixson 5 (Brown, Herman 4); Signal Mountain 3 (A Matukewicz, Kennedy 2).

CHATT CHRISTIAN            07     10     11     05 -- 33
BAYLOR                             26     15     26      09 – 76

CHATT CHRISTIAN (33) –
ReidConley 13, Bauldwin 7, Irvin 4, Graham 2, Timmerman 2, Lubbers 5, Huston, Horne, Patrick.
BAYLOR (76) – Nyziah Whaley 13, Eli Sparkman 21, Zane Restelli 15, C Sparks 4, Rego 9, Frazier 2, Fields 3, Barton 2, Ucieszynski 3, Shutters 4.
3-POINT GOALS: CCS 3 (Conley 2, Lubbers); Baylor 12  (E Sarkman 5, Restelli 2, Rego 3, Fields, Ucieszynski)

HOWARD                        15     12     10     21 -- 58
OOLTEWAH                    22     05     15     13 – 55

HOWARD (58) –
Greer 2, Sexton 5, Jaden Jenkins 20, Freeman 7, Thomas 6, Jaylen Taylor 10, Laboo, McClendon 8, Milsap, Dupree.
OOLTEWAH (55) –
Corbin 4, Deleon Petty 14, Laster 8, Raymos McGee 21, Kitchen 2, Prichard, Styles 6.
3-POINT GOALS: Howard 1 (Taylor); Ooltewah 3 (Styles 2, Petty).

SALE CREEK                 08     07     19     15 – 49
SOUTH PITTSBURG      13     21     19     15 – 68

SALE CREEK (49) –
Mathis 7, Jackson Moore 11, Wilson 5, Adkins 2, Billingsley 4, McGlocklin 2, Zach Howard 18, DeLorenzo.
SOUTH PITTSBURG (68) – Cash Tipton 14, Hill 4, Mario 5, Pellam, Nas 6, Hunter 13, Sam 6, Walker Thomas 20.
3-POINT GOALS: Sale Creek 4 (Howard 4); South Pitt 3 (Nas, Sam 2).

BRADLEY CENTRAL      19     15     09     15 -- 58
MCMINN COUNTY           14     17     16     23 – 70

BRADLEY CENTRAL (58) –
Reid 2, Brandon Shumbera 20, McLary 9, Carpenter 5, Jackson Ary 12, Howard 2, Taylor 1, Rodgers 5, Wykoff 2, Daniel.
MCMINN COUNTY (70) –
Hayden Smith 20, Davion Evans 12, Ty Runyan 18, Hester 4, Tucker Moore 12, Black 4, Peak, Shirk, Benton.
3-POINT GOALS: Bradley 6 (Shumbera 2, McLary, Carpenter, Ary 2); McMinn 6 (Smith, Runyan 3, Moore 2).


GIRLS SUMMARIES

CHATT CHRISTIAN         12     07     12     06 – 37
BAYLOR                           18     14     13     09 – 54

CHATT CHRISTIAN (37) –
Alexander 2, Aayannah Baird 10, Lily Brady 15, A Matthews, Zidan 2, Hatten, Rainey 4, E Matthews, Bray 4.
BAYLOR (54) – carico 4, Riley Oleksik 11, Stack, White 9, Sydney sharpe 13, Snyder 3, Brooksbank, Moore, Sandersm Holly Merritt 14, Wyke.
3-POINT GOALS: CCS 4 (Brady 4); Baylor 9 (Carico, Oleksik 3, White, Sharpe 3, Snyder).

HOWARD                          05     03     10     05 – 23
OOLTEWAH                      20     22     12     07 -- 61

HOWARD (23) –
Green, Owens 5, Montgomery, Bridges, Shoemake 2, Knox 6, Taylor 4, Williams 6, Johnson.
OOLTEWAH (61) –
Brown, Tharp 5, Torrence 8, Faith O’Donnell 12, Jordan McCollough 24, Mooney 2, Mathis, Morkert, Harris, Bernier 6, Dunbar 4.
3-POINT GOALS: Ooltewah 3 (Tharp, O’Donnell, McCollough); Howard 4 (Owens, Knox, Williams 2). 

SALE CREEK                  13     15     10     16 -- 54
SOUTH PITTSBURG       13     06     13     19 – 51

SALE CREEK (54) –
Ellis 4, Kayla Phillipos 14, Osborne 4, Holland 4, Welch 9, H Defore, Escobar 1, Keilyn Morgan 13, S Defore 5.
SOUTH PITTSBURG (51) – Boggs 2, Cassie Andry 24, Cam Mabry 6, Anderson 4, Burnette 3, Cay Mabry 9, Baker 3, Robinson.
3-POINT GOALS: Sale Creek 1 (Welch); South Pitt 5 (Andry 5).

BOYD BUCHANAN          11     16     04     10 -- 41
NOTRE DAME                  12     16     10     12 – 50

BOYD BUCHANAN (4!) –
Roberson 9, Winston 5, Jalisa Sanders 10, Sarah Durham 10, Jad Sanders 3, Deloach 2, Burton 2.
NOTRE DAME (50) – Perryman 4, Soutuyo, Kenzie Campbell 12, Mag Fillauer, Maples 9, Mary Fillauer 14, Skaggs 6, Gaines 5, Mullins.
3-POINT GOALS: Boyd Buchanan 4 (Roberson, Winston, Durham 2).; Notre Dame 5 (Maples, Mar Fillauer 2, Skaggs, Gaines).

BRADLEY CENTRAL        11     21     12     18 -- 62
MCMINN COUNTY.            06     12     02     12 – 32

BRADLEY CENTRAL (62) –
Crittenden 4, Carpenter, Karsee Weber 15, Hannah Jones 11, Erica Swick 10, Ledofrd 9, Brewer 6, Ware 5, Francis 2, White, Phillips, Lowe, Wilcox.
MCMINN COUNTY (32) – Smith 4, Hansford 3, Moses 4, Peytyn Oliver 19, Poppaloannou, Stinnett, Gonzalez.
3-POINT GOALS: Bradley 9 (Weber 3, Swick 2, Ledford 2, Brewer 2); McMinn 2 (Oliver 2).

(Compiled by Assistant Sports Editor Dennis Norwood, he canbe reached at dennisnorwood56@gmail.com; follow him on Twitter at @noogasportsdude)



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