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Centertown protects home court
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Centertowns littlest fan goes to Arie Shehane as she cheers on her favorite team, the Lady Warriors, Friday night with her grandmother Rita Shehane.
Playing host to Hickory Creek’s Lady Hawks, Centertown’s Lady Warriors defended their home court with a 21-6 win Tuesday night as the 5-6 grade basketball tournament looms on the horizon Dec. 8 at Irving College.Jumping off to a 12-2 halftime lead they would never relinquish, the Lady Warrior offense kept up a steady stream of buckets led by game-high scorer Madison Johnson who tallied a total of 14 points.Trying to press in the backcourt, the Hickory Creek defense fed the Lady Warriors free throws as the team shot 7-of-14 while giving none away.Also scoring for the Lady Warriors were Krista Chisam with 3 points, Liberty Simmons 2 and Alyssa Mosley and Emma Miller both hit for 1 point.The Lady Hawks split their offense between Paige Sweeton, Isabella Pennington and Aleah Davis all with 2 points apiece. Centertown’s Warriors defeated the Hickory Creek Hawks, 22-15, on their own turf Tuesday on the playoff hunt for a top-three seed in the postseason tournament beginning Dec. 8 at Irving College.Coming back from a 12-9 halftime deficit, the Warriors went wild on offense led by Aiden Miller with 8 points, followed by Ashton Griffith and Baler Melton with 6 and 5 points, respectively.Centertown’s D stepped up and held the Hawks to 3 points in the second half while the Warriors tallied 13 to recover and win the contest.Also scoring for Centertown was Tyler Adams with 3 points.Hitting hoops for the Hawks were Alex Van Vuuren with 4 points, Cameron Perry 3, and Brett Cantrell, Easton Denning, Brody Womack and Andrew Key all with 2 points apiece. UPCOMING SCHEDULEBasketball Monday, Dec. 5• WCHS vs Siegel @ WCHS, 6 p.m.• WCMS 7-8 vs Franklin County North @ WCMS, 6 p.m.• Boyd High School @ Currey Ingram Academy, 6:30 p.m.• Boyd Christian School @ Centertown 7-8 grade, 6 p.m.• West Elementary @ Bobby Ray 5-6 grade, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6• WCHS @ Coffee County, 3:30/4:30 JV 6:00/7:30 varsity• Boyd High School @ Franklin Christian School, 6:30 p.m.• Boyd 5-6 @ West Elementary, 6 p.m.• Bobby Ray @ Hickory Creek 5-6 grade, 6 p.m.• Centertown @ WCMS 5-6 grade, 6 p.m.• Dibrell @ Morrison 5-6 grade, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8• 6th grade and under postseason tournament@ Irving College, 4:30 p.m.• 7-8 grade Irving College @ Centertown, 6 p.m.•7-8 grade Morrison @ Dibrell, 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9• 6th grade postseason tournament@ Irving College, 4:30 p.m.• Boyd High School @ Franklin Classical, 6 p.m. Wrestling Wednesday, Dec. 7• WCHS @ Franklin County High School, 6 p.m.

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