Wildcats Lose Close One To DeKalb
'Cats Move To 10-0
Wildcats Lose Close
One To DeKalb
By Russell Garrett
Matt Quarles, #22, goes in for 2 points against Whites Creek in
Saturday's Sonic Shootout game.
The Livingston Academy Wildcats hosted the DeKalb County Tigers
Tuesday, Dec. 12.
The Tigers took an early lead, outscoring LA 21-15 in the first
quarter. The 'Cats wouldn't quit and outscored DeKalb County 14-13
in the second quarter. DeKalb led 34-29 at the half.
The Tigers started to pull away in the third, outscoring LA 17-15
and leading 51-44 at the end of the third quarter. But the 'Cats
came out fighting in the fourth quarter and outscored the Tigers
22-15, which tied the game at 66-66 and forced overtime.
The overtime period was a dead heat, but DeKalb County had just
enough to edge the 'Cats, outscoring them 11-9 and taking home the
Matt Quarles led scoring for the Wildcats with 20 points, including
3 free throws and three 3-pointers. Also racking up double digits
in the scoring column for LA, Jamie Gurley scored 17 points, including
two 3-pointers and a free throw, and Jeff Aldridge and Andy Allred
each scored 12 points, Aldridge including 2 free throws. Jesse Wolfram
contributed 9 points, from two 3-pointers and 3 free throws, Andy
Beechboard scored 3, including a free throw, and Robert Richardson
Andy Beechboard led in assists for LA with 5. He was followed by
Allred, Quarles, and Wolfram with 4 each, and Gurley with 2. Andy
Allred led rebounding for LA and completed a double-double with
11 rebounds. Gurley had 8 rebounds, Quarles had 5, Aldridge 4, and
Wolfram had 2.
Matt Quarles led in steals for LA with 4, Andy Allred and Jesse
Wolfram had 2 each, and Andy Beechboard, Jeff Aldridge, Jamie Gurley,
and Robert Richardson each had 1. Jamie Gurley also blocked 2 shots.
The Livingston Acadamy Wildcats then traveled to Sparta to participate
in the Sonic Shootout on Friday, Dec. 15, where LA faced the Whites
Creek Cobras. The Cobras struck for an early lead in the first quarter
outscoring the ‘Cats 25-9. The second quarter was more of the same,
Whites Creek outscored LA 23-14 and led LA 48-23 at the half.
The Cobras continued to strike in the third quarter outscoring
LA 21-12. The 'Cats could not recover. The Cobras outscored the
‘Cats 29-16 in the fourth and took home the win by a score of 98-51.
Scoring for LA was led by Jeff Aldridge with 16 points, including
a free throw and a 3-pointer. Also scoring for LA, Matt Quarles
had 9 points, including a free throw, Andy Allred had 7 points,
including 3 free throws, Jesse Wolfram also had 7 points, including
a 3-pointer, Jamie Gurley hit 4 free throws, Robert Richardson had
3 points, including a free throw, Cody King also had 3 points, including
a free throw, and Dustin Ferrell hit 2 free throws.
Matt Quarles led the ‘Cats in assists with 4. Beechboard had 3
assists, Aldridge and Wolfram each had 2, and Allred and Richardson
each had 1.
Jeff Aldridge and Jesse Wolfram led in rebounding for LA with 6
each. Beechboard had 3 rebounds, Quarles and Ferrell each had 2,
and Allred, Gurley, and King each had 1.
Aldridge, Gurley, Beechboard, Quarles, and Ferrell each had a steal.
Also, Matt Quarles and Dustin Ferrell each had blocked a shot.
The LA Wildcats then faced Todd Central Kentucky in the Sonic Shootout
on Saturday, Dec. 16.
The first quarter was a close one, Todd Central outscored LA 21-19.
The second quarter was a draw, LA and Todd Central split the scoring
Todd Central led 37-35 at the half. Todd Central came out strong
in the third outscoring LA 16-12. The 'Cats just didn't have enough.
Todd Central outscored LA 14-6 in the fourth and took the win by
a score of 67-53.
Andy Allred led scoring for LA with 13 points, including a free
throw. Also scoring in double digits for LA, Jeff Aldridge and Jamie
Gurley each had 12 points.
Also scoring for LA, Andy Beechboard had 8 points, including 4
free throws, Matt Quarles had 4 points, and Jesse Wolfram and Robert
Richardson each had 2 points.
Matt Quarles led in assists for the 'Cats with 7. Allred followed
with 4, next, was Gurley with 3, and Beechboard and Aldridge with
Rebounding was led by Andy Beechboard and Jesse Wolfram with 5
each. Allred, Aldridge, and Gurley each had 4, Richardson had 3,
and Quarles had 1.
Jamie Gurley led in steals for the 'Cats with 4. Allred and Wolfram
each had 3, Quarles had 2, and Beechboard had 1. Jamie Gurley also
blocked 2 shots and Andy Allred had a block.
The Livingston Academy Wildcats will host and compete in the Livingston
Jaycees Tournament December 26-30. LA will face Cumberland County
on Tuesday, Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. LA will then play Jackson County on
Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m.
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Wildcats Push Season Record To 10-0
by Russell Garrett
Christen Cates, #4, goes up for a 2-point shot against Whites Creek
in Saturday's Sonic Shootout win.
The Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats continued their
winning streak with three wins last week, to run their overall record
The Lady 'Cats hosted the DeKalb County Lady Tigers
on Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Livingston Academy took an early lead, outscoring
DeKalb County 23-2 in the first quarter. The second quarter was
more of the same as LA outscored DeKalb County 26-2 for a 49-4 lead
at the half.
LA never looked back. The Lady 'Cats outscored DeKalb
County 21-4 in the third quarter, and continued to pounce in the
fourth quarter, outscoring DeKalb County 23-11, to whip the Lady
Scoring for LA was led by Jenna Baltimore with 19
points, including 2 free throws and five 3-pointers.
Also scoring in double digits for LA, Megan Thompson
had 16 points, including four 3-pointers, Katrina Beechboard had
13 points, including a free throw, Kelly Thurman had 10 points,
including 2 free throws, and Stephanie Sullivan also had 10 points.
Also scoring for the Lady 'Cats, Christen Cates had 7 points, including
3 free throws, Jessica Leach had 6 points, including two 3-pointers,
Heather Walker had 5 points, including a 3-pointer, Chelsie Stover
had 4 points, and Danielle Thrasher had 3 points, including a 3-pointer.
Jessica Leach led in the assist column for LA. She
racked up a total of 6 assists. Followed by Jenna Baltimore with
4, Kelly Thurman and Christen Cates with 3, Stephanie Sullivan,
Megan Thompson, and Heather Walker with 2, and Renee Melton, Katrina
Beechboard, and Kasey Baltimore with 1 each.
Katrina Beechboard and Kelly Thurman led in rebounding
for the Lady ‘Cats with 5 each. Jessica Leach and Renee Melton each
had 4, Christen Cates and Stephanie Sullivan each had 3, and Megan
Thompson, Heather Walker, and Chelsie Stover each had 2.
Heather Walker led in steals for LA with 6, followed
by Megan Thompson with 5, Katrina Beechboard with 4, Jessica Leach,
Stephanie Sullivan, Renee Melton, and Christen Cates with 2, and
Jenna Baltimore, Kelly Thurman, and Chelsie Stover with 1. Katrina
Beechboard blocked a shot.
The LA Lady Wildcats then traveled to Sparta to compete
in the Sonic Shootout, where they faced the Whites Creek Cobras
on Friday, Dec. 15.
LA took an early lead in the first quarter, 17-6.
The Lady 'Cats continued to dominate in the second quarter, outscoring
the Cobras 22-12, and led 39-18 at the half.
LA never lost the lead. They outscored Whites Creek
16-12 in the third quarter and 15-9 in the fourth. LA went home
with a 70-39 win.
Jenna Baltimore and Megan Thompson led scoring for
the Lady ‘Cats with 12 points each, Baltimore with two 3-pointers.
Also scoring for LA, Stephanie Sullivan had 10 points,
including 2 free throws, Jessica Leach had 9 points, including a
free throw, Heather Walker had 8 points, including two 3-pointers,
Katrina Beechboard had 7 points, including a free throw, Christen
Cates had 6 points, Kelly Thurman had 4 points, and Renee Melton
had 2 points.
Jenna Baltimore and Heather Walker led in assists
for LA with 4 each. Leach and Thompson each had 3, and Melton, Beechboard,
and Thurman each had 2.
Rebounding was led by Megan Thompson with 8, followed
by Beechboard with 6, Sullivan with 5, Leach and Kasey Baltimore
with 4, and Jenna Baltimore, Melton, Walker, Cates, and Thurman
each with 3.
Steals were led by Jenna Baltimore and Kelly Thurman
with 2 each. Leach, Walker, Cates, and Kasey Baltimore each had
a steal. Stephanie Sullivan also blocked 3 shots, and Katrina Beechboard
blocked a shot.
The Lady 'Cats then faced the Millington Lady Trojans
on Saturday, Dec. 16. The Lady ‘Cats took the early lead, outscoring
the Lady Trojans 22-14 in the first quarter. The second quarter
was a defensive struggle with LA outscoring Millington 6-5.
The Lady 'Cats led 28-19 at the half. The Lady 'Cats
continued to overpower the Lady Trojans in the third quarter, outscoring
them 15-6. The Lady Trojans could not recover. LA outscored Millington
17-12 in the fourth quarter and went home with the win by a score
Stephanie Sullivan led scoring for the Lady 'Cats
with 18 points. Also racking up double digits for LA, Renee Melton
had 14 points, including 2 free throws, and Jessica Leach had 10
points, including two 3-pointers.
Also scoring for LA, Jenna Baltimore had 5 points,
including a free throw, Katrina Beechboard had 4 points, Megan Thompson
had 4 points, including 2 free throws, Kelly Thurman also had 4
points, including 2 free throws, and Kristen Cates hit a free throw.
Jenna Baltimore led in assists for LA with 7. Leach,
Melton, and Thompson each had 3 assists, Sullivan had 2, and Thurman
and Walker had 1 each.
Stephanie Sullivan led rebounding for the Lady 'Cats
with 11, followed by Megan Thompson with 10, Beechboard 7, Melton
6, Leach 5, Jenna Baltimore 3, and Cates and Thurman 1 each.
Jenna Baltimore led in steals with 4. Leach had 3
steals, Sullivan had 2, and Melton, Beechboard, and Walker each
had 1. Stephanie Sullivan blocked 3 shots, Jenna Baltimore had 2
blocks, and Beechboard had a block.
Livingston Academy will host the Livingston Jaycees
Tournament on December 26-30. The Lady ‘Cats will face Pickett County
Lady Bobcats on Tuesday, Dec. 26 at 8:30 p.m. Next, the Lady 'Cats
will face Gordonsville Lady Tigers on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 5:30
p.m., and Sparta's Warriorettes on Thursday Dec. 28 at 5:30 p.m.
TUES., NOVEMBER 21 Cumberland Co. Away
FRI., NOVEMBER 24 Pickett Co. Classic Byrdstown
SAT., NOVEMBER 25 Pickett Co. Classic Byrdstown
T UES., NOVEMBER 28 Cookeville Home
FRI., DECEMBER 1 York Away
TUES., DECEMER 5 White Co. Away
FRI., DECEMBER 8 Cannon Co. Home
TUES., DECEMBER 12 DeKalb Co. Home
FRI., DECEMBER 15 Sonic Shootout Sparta
DECEMBER 26-30 LIV. Jaycee Tournament TBA
FRI., JANUARY 5 Jackson Co. Home
TUES., JANUARY 9 Smith Co. Away
FRI., JANUARY 12 Cannon Co. Away
SAT., JANUARY 13 Cumberland Co. Home
TUES., JANUARY 16 Upperman Away
FRI., JANUARY 19 York Home
TUES., JANUARY 23 Pickett Co. Away
FRI., JANUARY 26 Upperman Home
TUES., JANUARY 30 Smith Co. Home
FRI., FEBRUARY 2 DeKalb Co. Away
TUES., FEBRUARY 6 Jackson Co. Away
FRI., FEBRUARY 9 White Co. Home
TUES., FEBRUARY 13 Cookeville Away
FRI., FEBRUARY 16 Pickett Co. Home
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