MCHS celebrates homecoming

Plays Westmoreland on Jan. 3 and Central Magnet on Jan. 10

Suzanna Brabant Contributing Writer

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On January 10th, Macon County High School celebrated their Basketball Homecoming and played Central Magnet. Jade Ellis and Dillon McCormick were Miss and Mr. Basketball. Paige Clark and Michael Ashburn were Freshmen Representatives. Lindsey Belton and Evan Perrigo were Sophomore Representatives. Briley Driver and Travis Eller were the Junior Representatives. Macy Kemp and Mayson Shrum were the Senior Representatives.

Tigerettes vs. Central Magnet: 26-37

The Tigerettes took the court as soon as the Homecoming ceremony was over. They played hard and they played well but they missed too many opportunities to score. They put 12 points on the board in the first quarter, 5 in the second, 3 in the third and 6 in the fourth. #20 Macy Kemp made 2 points. #21 Jade Ellis made 3. #22 Reese Shrum also made 3. #23 Briley Driver made 10, including two 3’s. #40 Leah Anderson made 7 points. And, #14 Paige Clark made 1. They lost the game 26-37.

Tigers vs. Central Magnet: 60-44

The Tigers won their game 60-44. They came out strong and stayed strong throughout the game. Central Magnet looked like they couldn’t make a basket in the pre-game practice, but made 44 points in the game and put up a good fight. Macon County put 18 points on the board in the first quarter, 13 in the second, 15 in the third and 14 in the fourth. #20 Evan Perrigo made 12 points. #25 Trace McPherson made 11. #23 Peyton Clark made 6 points. #30 Mayson Shrum also made 6. #44 Dillon McCormick made 6. #10 Michael Ashburn made 8, with two 3’s. #32 Clay Carnahan made 3. #11 Tyler Carlisle made 8.

January 3 vs. Westmoreland

Macon County High School played Westmoreland on January 3rd. The boys lost 45-50. The girls lost 34-39. It was the second time Macon County has played Westmoreland this season. The first game was played on November 22nd and resulted in a loss for the boys (38-41) and a win for the girls (50-48). These teams have a history of close games.

The Tigers put 10 points on the board in the first quarter, 13 in the second, 10 in the third and 12 in the fourth. They made 12 of 29 two-point shots, 1 of 14 three-point shots and 18 of 23 free-throws. #30 Evan Perrigo stepped into the spotlight with 15 points for the night. He was followed by #44 Dillon McCormick with 9, #23 Peyton Clark with 8, #25 Trace McPherson with 6, #12 Alex Hill with 3 and #30 Mayson Shrum and #11 Tyler Carlisle with 2 each.

The Tigerettes took the lead in the first half of the game and most of the third quarter. They put 10 points on the board in the first quarter, 8 in the second, 7 in the third and 9 in the fourth. They made 8 of 23 two-point baskets, 4 of 11 three-point baskets and 6 of 12 free-throws. #21 Jade Ellis was the top scorer for the team. She made 10 points. #23 Briley Driver made 7. #20 Macy Kemp made 6. #14 Paige Clark made 4. #40 Leah Anderson made 3. #10 Marisa Owens and #24 Sarah Carter each made 2.



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