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Suzanna Brabant Contributing Writer

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The junior varsity teams from Red Boiling Springs had a successful week in basketball. They played Hermitage Springs on Monday, December 2nd and Trousdale County on Thursday, December 5th. At 53-52, the boys eeked out a win against Hermitage Springs. The girls lost 23-40. The situation reversed in the game against Trousdale County. The boys lost 26-44. The Girls won 38-17.
12/02 RBS Jr. High v Hermitage Springs Boys 53-52
In their game against Hermitage Springs, the junior Dawgs made 21 of 42 two-point and 3 of 4 three-point shots, 2 of 9 free-throws, 5 of 16 rebound attempts, 5 assists, 8 steals, 2 blocks, 17 turnovers and 18 fouls. They won the game in overtime 53-52. With 21 points, #34 Jordan Powell was the highest scorer. #12 Kaleb Stacey scored 12 points. #15 Hunter Kirk made 8. #14 Lee Pruitte contributed 5. #33 Joey Medrano added 4. #10 Matt Murphy added 2. #21 Jerad Hatched added 1.
12/02 RBS Jr. High v Hermitage Springs Girls 23-40
The junior varsity Lady Dawgs lost to Hermitage Springs 23-40. The score was 4-7 in the first quarter, 7-7 in the second, 5-15 in the third and 23-40 in the fourth. They made 6 of 33 two-point and 2 of 8 three-point baskets, 5 of 9 free-throws, 5 of 18 attempted rebounds, 1 assist, 6 steals, 12 turnovers and 19 fouls. #45 Sydney Henson made 8 points. #33 Macy Raines made 7. #10 Tamra Murphy made 6. And, #25 Hailey Berry made 2.

12/05 RBS Jr. High v Trousdale Boys 44-26

In Thursday’s game, the boys were out-matched by Trousdale’s offensive and defensive play. They just couldn’t get the ball where it needed to go and they missed too many opportunities to score. Maybe the long holiday took it’s toll on the boys.

12/05 RBS Jr. High v Trousdale Girls 38-17

In their last encounter with Trousdale County, on November 18th, 2013, the girls won 48-10. Fans from across the county line in Trousdale County said of teams’ second encounter, on December 5th, “well, at least they’re not beating the snot out of them like they did the last time.” Girl’s coach Kerri Huffines was pleased with the outcome. She praised the girls for playing well and playing together. “Tonight,” she said, “we had good teamwork.” Assistant Coach Debbie Windsor agreed that the girls worked hard and played in sync. “I am pleased with the win,” she said.
Overall, the girls made 14 of 50 two-point and 1 of 6 three-point shots, 7 of 12 free-throws, 2 assists, 6 steals, 4 turnovers and 13 fouls. #33 Macy Raines scored 14 points. #10 Tamra Murphy and #20 Keelan Arnett scored 7 points each. #45 Sydney Henson scored 4. #35 Grayce Crouch, #14 Amber McCarter and #34 Bailey Tucker each scored 2.

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