In Recent High School Basketball action…
The Richland Raiders and Lady Raiders swept Culleoka, The Raiders won… 53 to 35, The Lady Raiders topped Culleoka…59 to 40.
The Giles County Bobcats and Lady ‘Cats split a pair with Community High School, The Lady ‘Cats lost…76 to 55, the Bobcats won over Community…68 to 64.
The USA Shooting Board of Directors elected Martin Methodist Clay Target head coach Chad Whittenburg as Chairman at the organization’s first meeting of 2019 in Colorado Springs earlier this month.
“I am very excited about the direction of the USA Shooting Board,” Whittenburg said. “(Vice Chair Rick Marsh) and I are very like-minded, passionate, that have both been involved with this organization for many years.”
“We are lucky to have two businessmen with such a strong background in the many levels of this organization who are eager to share their knowledge, experience and their voices on this board,” said USA Shooting CEO Keith Enlow. “They’ve been involved in USA Shooting from the grassroots-level on up so I am excited about the leadership they can bring to these positions.”
Whittenburg and the RedHawks begin their spring competition season next week when they travel to Savannah, Georgia for the ACUI Regional Championships.
In The Latest Tennessee High School Basketball Class A Rankings the Richland Lady Raiders hold down the Number Nine Ranking with an 18 wins, 3 loss record.
The Loretto Lady Mustangs claim the Number Three Ranking with 21 wins and 1 loss.
Summertown claims the Number Six spot in the Top Ten with 20 wins, and 4 losses.
The Martin Methodist Men’s Basketball team snapped a three-game losing skid Thursday night in a 67-62 victory versus University of Mobile in the Curry Christian Life Center.
Jordan Olison led the way with 17 points, while he added two assists and two steals in 34 minutes of action. Big man Dwayne Ward also added 17 points to go along with 11 rebounds and four blocks.
The double-double was the fourth of the year for the senior. The win was a much-needed momentum boost for the RedHawks, who had lost three straight.
The Martin Methodist Women’s Basketball team erased a double-digit deficit on two different occasions, but could not pull off the come-from-behind victory in a 70-67 loss to University of Mobile Thursday night in the Curry Christian Life Center.
The loss spoiled a valiant performance from Brooklyn Blanchard, whose 27 points were a game high. Faith Sherrow finished with nine points to flank Blanchard in the scoring column. With a healthy dose of minutes, newcomer Yasmine Daniel finished with seven points and a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor.
The loss marked the first home defeat of the season for the RedHawks and snapped a 24-game home win streak.
In Recent High School Hoops Action…
The Richland Lady Raiders topped Mt Pleasant…57 to 24
The Raiders also beat Mt Pleasant…68 to 65
The Giles County ‘Lady Cats downed Murfreesboro Central… 49 to 41,
Hanna Hill led the way with 22 points.
The Giles County Bobcats lost a close one to Murfreesboro Central…56 to 50, J. C. Brown and Z. Yarbrough each had 10 points in the loss.