High School Hoops League: Sept. 16 / Week #1 (Game Capsules)

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:59:00 PM

High School Hoops League:  Sept. 16  / Week #1 (Game Capsules)

The High School Hoops League, hosted by Upward Stars Nashville, tipped off on Sunday, 9/16, with 14 teams in action (131 players).  The twelve boy’s teams and two girl’s teams are comprised of high school basketball players throughout Middle Tennessee (including Lawrence County, McEwen, Hendersonville, and Clarksville).  The league is hosted at the beautiful Cherry Sportsplex (Battle Ground Academy – Main Campus) and will run for five weeks, ending on October 14th.

Game Capsules from Week #1:

GIRLS:   Team Allee 62   Team Poston 42

Team Allee – Leading Scorers:   Trinity Fields - 20 (8th Grade – Lipscomb Academy); McKenzie Cochran - 18  (FR. – Page); Bergen Allee - 11 (FR. – Franklin)

Team Poston – Leading Scorers:  Chloe Wampler – 13 (SO. – Brentwood); Graci Semptimphelter – 10 (FR.  – BGA); Anna Smith – 7 (SO – GCA)

BOYS:  Vanderbilt  85     UCLA 72

Vanderbilt (Coach Jake Allsmiller) – Leading Scorers:  John Phillips – 24 (SR. – MTCS); Connor Beavon – 20 (SO. – Franklin); Jack Jubenville - 12 (SO. – MTCS); Chase Duncan – 10 (SO. – Columbia Academy)

UCLA (Coach Aaron Morrison) – Leading Scorers:  Peyton Crowell – 21 (SR. – Lewis County); Connor English – 14 (SO. – Ravenwood); Carson Womack – 13 (FR. – Centennial); Will Turns – 10 (SO. – Franklin)

BOYS:  Belmont 62          Murray State 61

Belmont (Coach Todd Gerlach/Bryce Gerlach) – Leading Scorers:  Cameron Gerlach – 25 (JR. – Station Camp); Drew Cox – 17 (SO. – CPA); Kenton Major – 13 (FR. – Station Camp)

Murray State (Coach Andrew Johnson) – Leading Scorers:  David Schulte – 18 (SO. – Brentwood); Solomon McGee – 18 (FR. – Hillsboro); Askyree Polk – 16 (SR. – Columbia Academy)

BOYS:  Kentucky 86         Duke 82

Kentucky (Coach Wayne Smith) – Leading Scorers:  Robbie Rusciano – 33 (JR. – McEwen); Jaime Hernandez - 14 (SO. – Page); Andrew Roberson – 9 (FR. – FCA)

Duke (Coach Ryan Sharpe) – Leading Scorers:  William Carey – 21  (SR. – Franklin); Michael Wittmer – 21 (SR. – Franklin); Hayden Potts – 17 (FR. – Mt. Juliet); Chris Haas – 13 (SR. – Franklin)

BOYS:  Virginia 79            North Carolina 61

Virginia (Coach Terrance Vanlier) – Leading Scorers:  Clay Holmes - 28 (JR. – Brentwood Academy); Tom Fortner – 14 (FR. – Franklin); Grant Cates – 12 (SR. – Ravenwood); Rex Gainer – 12 (JR. – Ravenwood)

North Carolina (Coach Robert Sorenson) – Leading Scorers:  Samuel Bailey – 16 (FR. – Station Camp); Hayden Ross – 12 (SR. – Stewarts Creek); Hunter Bedwell – 8 (JR. – Franklin)

BOYS:  Purdue 81             Lipscomb 64

Purdue (Coach Kyle Peterson) – Leading Scorers:  Chase Siebert – 21 (SR. – Ravenwood); Jacob Cucullu – 12 (JR. – Page); Sterling Craig – 11 (SR. – Ravenwood); Davis White – 10 (FR. – Brentwood)

Lipscomb (Coach Sam Moran) – Leading Scorers:  Blane Burrow – 16  (JR. – Page); Mason Allen – 15 (JR. – Page); Riley Byron – 13 (SO. – Nolensville)

BOYS:  Kansas 70              Tennessee 53

Kansas (Coach Wayne Smith)  - Leading Scorers:  Locke Hord – 17 (JR. – Fairview); Zachary Jackson - 16 (SR. – MBA); Sam Womack – 10 (SO. – Independence)

Tennessee (Coach Robert Sorenson) – Leading Scorers:  Isaac Craker – 11 (SR. – Centennial); Gabe Coleman – 11 (SO. – Lawrence County); Pierce Bruehl – 10 (FR. – Page)