The Morrison boys improved to 4-0 with an impressive 48-15 win over Centertown in a day game Thursday at Morrison.
Kristopher Robledo was the offensive star for the Eagles with 19 points, including 13 points in the second quarter alone. The Eagles exploded for 25 points in the second quarter to put the game out of reach.
“Centertown has a good team of younger players,” said Morrison coach Chris Roberson. “We are a more experienced team.”
MORRISON – Kristopher Robledo 19, Isaiah Robledo 8, Luke Saldana 6, Braxton Gibbs 5, Bradan Haggins 4, Eli Davis 2, Rylon Morrison 2, Lake Sadlon 2
CENTERTOWN – Ryan Romzek 6, Kiptyn Medley 5, Lealon Arnold 3, Kayden Solomon 1
The WCMS boys pulled away down the stretch for a 36-22 win Thursday night during eighth grade night for the Pioneers.
Carter Simpson led WCMS with a game-high 11.
It was still anyone’s game entering the fourth quarter with WCMS holding a 23-20 lead. But that’s when the Pioneers got hot and Harris got cold.
Simpson outscored Harris on his own with 7 points in the fourth. When he wasn’t making shots from the field he was drawing fouls and making free throws.
Harris only managed one basket in the fourth and missed all 3 of its free throws.
WCMS – Carter Simpson 11, Hector Marquez 8, Keyton Reno 6, DeShawn Adams 6, Ayden Odineal 3, Luke Simpson 2
HARRIS – Jevon Lee 6, Aalyah Marsh 5, Billy Brown 4, Tashawn Shelton 4, Thomas McFarland 3
The Morrison Lady Eagles showed a win over Centertown in the preseason tournament was no fluke. Morrison backed it up with a regular-season win Thursday during a day game in Morrison.
The Lady Eagles won 37-29 in what was a close contest from start to finish. The win keeps the Morrison girls unbeaten at 4-0.
Jayla Garibaldi has established herself as one of the best players in the league. In a tight game, Garibaldi was a constant force, delivering key baskets every step of the way. She finished with a game-high 19.
Centertown post Kealey Simpson showed she could score against some pretty tough inside defenders for Morrison. Simpson had a team-high 10 points for the Lady Warriors.
MORRISON -- Jayla Garibaldi 19, Harmoni Kennerly 11, Chloe Wanamaker 7
CENTERTOWN – Kealey Simpson 10, Trinity Reynolds 7, Kendra Fann 6, Allie Melton 4, Shelby Miller 2
The WCMS girls gained a convincing win Thursday on eighth grade night, beating Shelbyville Harris, 22-11.
On a night dedicated especially to them, WCMS coach Mendy Stotts said all of her eighth-graders played a key role in the win. Eighth-graders are Haven Hasty, Abby Graves, Laura Sifuentes, Ava King, Zoe Curtis, Taylor Gann, Riley Sanders, and Hope Gilley.
The WCMS girls participated in a Christmas tournament this weekend at Stewarts Creek in Smyrna and will be off until the first week of January. The Lady Pioneers will close out the regular season with road games against Coffee County and Rockvale before the CTC Tournament.
WCMS – Haven Hasty 4, Taylor Gann 4, Katie Betchel 3, Alexia Ross 3, Zoe Curtis 2, Abby Graves 2, Laura Sifuentes 2, Addison Steakley 2
HARRIS – Yazmine McFarland 8, Olivia Blackburn 2, Janiya Leslie 1