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December 11th

Manchester’s Peaster too much for Raiders in district match

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Things did not start well for the Oak Hill Academy Raiders on Friday night, and by they time they got the offense going, district rival Manchester had already run up a huge lead in the 54-31 loss to the Mavericks at home.
The Raiders got credit for their first district win on Tuesday, after Winston Academy forfeited the scheduled match to Oak Hill. Friday night was the first time Oak Hill has been on the court against a district opponent this season.

Hebron girls stay unbeaten in home win

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Make it 13 in a row to start the season for the Hebron Christian Lady Eagles. On Friday night, the girls took the court against district rival Immanuel, and the Lady Eagles cruised to a 45-31 victory over the Lady Rams to make it a perfect 13-0 start to the season.
In the first two quarters, the Lady Rams were in the ball game, scoring 10 points in the first 16 minutes of play. Hebron, however, was that much better with 27 points in the first two periods, taking a 27-20 lead into the half.

Eagles fall to Rams at home

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian Eagles (7-2; 1-1) were looking to stay undefeated in district play on Friday night, but they could not score consistently against the Rams, as Immanuel took the league game 44-33.
Carlton Clay, who had scored over 100 points in his last three games, had only three on the night for Hebron.
The Eagles were led in scoring by Will Corbin Rogers, who put up 12 points on the night for the Eagles. David Kinard scored eight, and Kevin Simmons also had three. Taylor Coggins and Chad Smith both scored two points.

December 6th

Top to bottom, all four Green Wave opponents shell shocked in historic post-season run

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
After beating powerhouse football programs like Wayne County and West Jones, the Brookhaven Panthers likely thought they could handle the West Point Green Wave team as well.
If they asked Provine, Oxford and Ridgeland, however, they might have been a little nervous going into Saturday night’s 5A state championship game with the Green Wave.
West Point, a team that played close and from behind in many of its district games this year, began its peak right as November rolled around.

Recent raffle winners

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The “raffle a day” drawing that started last week by the West Point Touchdown Club continued through the weekend.
On Thursday, David Powell’s name was drawn as the day’s winner of the new rifle.
Jack Holliman took the gun on Friday, and Saturday’s drawing brought Larry Williams the new rifle.
Stay tuned to the Daily Times Leader for the daily winner this week.

Oak Hill boys avoid overtime in 58-54 win over Calhoun Academy

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Raider boys hoops teams had a good night on Thursday, completing a junior varsity and varsity sweep of Calhoun Academy. The varsity team got over the fourth quarter hump they have struggled to crest so far this year, defeating Calhoun 58-54.
On Saturday, however, the Raiders were unable to overcome the boys team of Marshall Academy, falling 67-34.
“They had a pretty good team,” said Oak Hill head coach Brian Middleton, of the Calhoun bunch. “We came out of there with a win.”

Clay scores 42 points in Hebron’s rout of Vikings

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Carlton Clay has been nothing short of spectacular on the court since returning from the Thanksgiving break.
On Thursday night, he and the Eagles returned to their home court to take on Central Academy, and Clay put up 42 points against the Vikings, his second 40-plus point game of the week. He had previously scored 40 against Calhoun.
“He’s something special,” said Eagle head coach Greg Watkins. “When I get him to slow down and be patient, he’s hard to stop.”

Lady Raiders beat Calhoun, Marshall

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Defense was the name of the game for the Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders (7-5) on Thursday night. The Lady Raiders finished a decisive 71-19 victory over the Calhoun Academy girls. On Saturday, the girls finished off their first two-game winning streak of the regular season with a 55-34 win over Marshall.
“We played the best game of the year so far,” said Oak Hill head coach Stan Hughey of Saturday night’s win. “We beat a really good Marshall team. We put our whole game together.”

Lady Eagles get win over Central Academy

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian Lady Eagles were not affected in the least by the short Thanksgiving break last week. They returned on Tuesday, taking down Calhoun Academy, and they hit the home court on Thursday, clobbering Central Academy 64-22.
Cathryn Moore led Lady Eagles on the night with 16 points, nailing three three-point shots. Those three were half of the total threes hit by Hebron on the night.
They also helped aid the Lady Eagles to a 22-2 first quarter lead.

December 4th

Green Wave wins seventh state title

December 5, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Daily Times Leader
Make it seven state championships for the West Point Green Wave.
West Point made its second consecutive and ninth overall trip to the state title game on Saturday night, and the Green Wave simply dominated the Panthers of Brookhaven High School to take home the golden football in repeat fashion.
West Point defeated the Panthers 21-3 in a smashmouth style that capped off a tremendous playoff run.

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