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'Cats Lose Close Game To Crossville
Lady 'Cats Conquer Carthage, Woodbury, Crossville

 

 

 

'Cats Lose Close Game To Crossville
By Russell Garrett

 

Amanda Harris, Photographer

Matt Quarles, #22, brings the ball down the court for LA in Saturday's game. Quarles scored 15 points in the game.

 

The drought continued for the Livingston Academy Wildcats last week as their losing streak reached 12, though the 'Cats made a good showing against Crossville on Saturday.

The LA Wildcats traveled to Carthage on Tuesday, Jan. 9 to face the Smith County Owls. The 'Cats fell behind early. Smith County led 12-8 at the end of the first quarter. Smith County continued to attack, outscoring LA 11-4 in the second quarter and leading 23-12 at the half.

The Owls would not let up. Smith County outscored LA 19-13 in the third quarter. LA could not recover. Smith County outscored LA 16-14 and took home the win 58-39.

Scoring for the 'Cats was led by Jeff Aldridge with 10 points. Andy Allred scored 8 points, Andy Beechboard had 6, Cody King had 6, including 2 free throws, Dustin Ferrell had 5, including 3 free throws, and Matt Quarles and Joseph McGill each had 2 points.

Jesse Wolfram led in assists for LA with 3. Andy Beech-board, Matt Quarles, Jeff Aldridge, Joseph McGill, and Cody King each had an assist.

Andy Allred and Jesse Wolfram controlled the boards for Livingston. They each pulled down 8 rebounds. Jeff Aldridge had 7 rebounds, Matt Quarles had 3, Dustin Ferrell and Joseph McGill each had 2, and Andy Beechboard had 1. Andy Allred led LA in steals with 5, followed by Cody King with 3 steals, Dustin Ferrell and Matt Quarles each with 2 steals, and Jesse Wolfram with 1. Jeff Aldridge also blocked 2 shots, and Andy Allred and Jesse Wolfram blocked a shot each.

The Wildcats then traveled to Woodbury to face the Cannon County Lions on Friday, Jan. 12.

The Lions attacked early, outscoring LA 21-5 in the first quarter. Cannon County continued to dominate in the second quarter, outscoring LA 20-7 in the second quarter, and led 41-12 at the half.

The Lions controlled the third quarter, outscoring LA 22-19. The 'Cats tried to make a run in the fourth quarter, but fell short. LA outscored Cannon County 26-15 in the fourth quarter but took the loss by a score of 78-55.

Scoring was led by Matt Quarles with 16 points, including 4 free throws and two 3-pointers. He was followed by, Jeff Aldridge with 15, including 2 free throws and a 3-pointer, Cody King with 8 points, including 2 free throws, Andy Allred with 4 points, Robert Richard-son with 4 points, including 2 free throws, Dustin Ferrell with 4 points, including 2 free throws, Jesse Wolfram with 3 points, including a 3-pointer, Kyle Copeland with 2 points, and Josh Walker with a free throw.

Andy Beechboard led in assists with 4, followed by Jeff Aldridge, Jesse Wolfram, and Cody King with 2 assists each.

Andy Allred led LA in rebounds with 8, followed by, Matt Quarles with 5, Jeff Aldridge and Dustin Ferrell each with 4, Andy Beechboard, Jesse Wolfram, Robert Richardson, and Joseph McGill each with 3, and Cody King with 2 each.

Jesse Wolfram led in steals with 2, followed by, Andy Beech-board, Jeff Aldridge, Robert Richardson, and Cody King each with a steal. Also, Andy Beechboard, Andy Allred, and Dustin Ferrell each blocked a shot.

The 'Cats then returned home to face the Cumberland County Jets on Saturday, Jan. 13.

The first quarter was close. The Jets outscored LA 22-20. The 'Cats went cold in the second quarter. Crossville out-scored Livingston 37-17 in the second quarter and led 59-37 at the half.

The 'Cats fought back in the third quarter, outscoring the Jets 18-12. LA did not quit but didn't have enough. They outscored the Jets 20-16 in the fourth quarter, but took the loss by a score of 87-75. This runs the ‘Cats record to 2-14 on the season.

Scoring for LA was led by Jeff Aldridge with 17 points, including 3 free throws and two 3-pointers. Also scoring in double figures for LA, Matt Quarles had 15 points, including a free throw and two 3-pointers, Andy Allred had 14 points, and Jesse Wolfram had 10 points, including 2 free throws and two 3-pointers.

Also scoring for LA, Andy Beechboard had 7 points, including a 3-pointer, Cody King had 7 points, including 3 free throws, Joseph McGill and Robert Richardson each had 2 points, and Dustin Ferrell hit a free throw.

Matt Quarles led in assists for LA with 7, followed by, Cody King with 4, Andy Allred and Jesse Wolfram each with 3, Andy Beechboard with 2, and Joseph McGill with 1.

Andy Allred led LA in rebounds, completing a double-double, by pulling down 11 rebounds. He was followed by, Matt Quarles, Cody King, and Jeff Aldridge with 5 rebounds, Jesse Wolfram with 3, and Andy Beechboard, Joseph McGill, and Robert Richardson each with 2.

Andy Beechboard led the 'Cats in steals with 5. Andy Allred had 4 steals, Matt Quarles had 3 steals, Jesse Wolfram and Cody King each had 2 steals, and Jeff Aldridge and Dustin Ferrell each had 1 steal. Also, Andy Allred, Matt Quarles, and Cody King each blocked a shot.

After traveling to Baxter to face the Upperman Bees on Tuesday, Jan. 16, LA will return home to host the York Dragons on Friday, Jan. 19. The Wildcats will travel to Byrdstown on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to take on the Pickett County Bobcats.

Lady 'Cats Conquer Carthage, Woodbury, Crossville
By Russell Garrett

Amanda Harris, Photographer

LA's Renee Melton, #5, struggles with a Lady Jet for position on a rebound in Saturday's win.

 

The Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats moved to 16-1 on the season with three wins last week.

The Lady 'Cats traveled to Carthage to take on the Smith County Lady Owls on Tuesday, Jan. 9.

The Lady 'Cats pounced early outscoring the Lady Owls 21-4 in the first quarter. Livingston outscored Carthage 15-14 in the second quarter and led 36-18 at the half.

Smith County tried to make a run in the third quarter, outscoring LA 17-10. But the Lady 'Cats quickly answered in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Lady Owls 21-8 and taking home the win 67-43.

Scoring for the Lady 'Cats was led by Jenna Baltimore with 23 points, including 2 free throws and three 3-pointers.

Also in double figures, Stephanie Sullivan had 12 points, including 2 free throws, and Renee Melton had 10 points. Also scoring for LA, Katrina Beechboard had 7 points, including a free throw, Megan Thompson had 6 points, Heather Walker had 3 points, including a 3-pointer, and Jessica Leach, Kelly Thurman, and Danielle Thrasher each had 2 points.

Jessica Leach led in assists for the Lady 'Cats with 5, followed by Jenna Baltimore with 4, Katrina Beechboard and Megan Thompson each with 3, Kelly Thurman with 2, and Renee Melton and Danielle Thrasher each with 1.

Rebounding was led by Stephanie Sullivan who completed a double-double by pulling down 11 rebounds. She was followed by Renee Melton with 6 rebounds, Jessica Leach with 5, Jenna Baltimore and Katrina Beechboard each with 2, and Christen Cates and Heather Walker each with 1.

The Lady 'Cats stole the ball 19 times against Smith County, which helped account for LA's 25 points off of turnovers. Leading in steals for the Lady ‘Cats, Jessica Leach had 5. She was followed by Jenna Baltimore, Katrina Beechboard, and Megan Thompson each with 3 steals, Stephanie Sullivan with 2 steals, and Renee Melton, Christen Cates, and Kelly Thurman each with 1 steal. Stephanie Sullivan also blocked 6 shots.

Next, the Lady 'Cats traveled to Woodbury to take on the Cannon County Lady Lions on Friday Jan. 12.

The Lady 'Cats took an early lead, outscoring the Lady Lions 22-11 in the first quarter. LA outscored Cannon County 15-13 in the second quarter and led 37-24 at the half.

The Lady 'Cats continued to control in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Lions 15-3. The Lady Lions just did not have enough. LA outscored Cannon County 20-7 in the fourth quarter and took home the win by a score of 72-34.

Scoring for the Lady 'Cats was led by Stephanie Sullivan with 17 points, including a free throw. Also racking up double digits for LA, Jessica Leach had 14 points, including 4 free throws and two 3-pointers, Jenna Baltimore had 11 points, including 2 free throws and a 3-pointer, and Katrina Beechboard had 10 points, including 2 free throws.

Also scoring for LA, Christen Cates had 5 points, including a free throw, Kelly Thurman had 4 points, including a free throw and a 3-pointer, Heather Walker had 4 points, including 2 free throws, Megan Thompson hit a 3-pointer, and Renee Melton and Kasey Baltimore each had 2 points.

Jessica Leach led the Lady 'Cats in assists with 6 assists. She was followed by Jenna Baltimore with 5 assists, Renee Melton with 4 assists, and Stephanie Sullivan, Katrina Beechboard, and Kasey Baltimore each with 1 assist.

Katrina Beechboard controlled the boards for LA, pulling down 8 rebounds, followed by Jenna Baltimore with 5, Megan Thompson and Christen Cates with 3 each, Stephanie Sullivan, Renee Melton, and Danielle Thrasher with 2 each, and Jessica Leach and Kelly Thurman each with 1.

Jessica Leach and Christen Cates led in steals for the Lady 'Cats with 2 steals each, followed by Jenna Baltimore, Stephanie Sullivan, Megan Thompson, Kelly Thurman, Kasey Baltimore, and Danielle Thrasher with 1 steal each. Stephanie Sullivan also had 3 blocked shots, and Jenna Baltimore had blocked a shot.

The Lady 'Cats then returned home to host the Cumberland County Lady Jets on Saturday Jan. 13.

The Lady 'Cats came out shooting. LA was 17 of 24 from the field, .708 percent shooting, in the first half. LA took an early lead outscoring the Lady Jets 21-13 in the first quarter. Livingston outscored the Crossville team 17-15 in the second quarter and led 38-28 at the half.

The Lady Jets would not go away. They tied scoring with LA 11-11 in the third quarter. But Cumberland County just did not have enough. The Lady ‘Cats outscored the Lady Jets 24-21 in the fourth quarter and grabbed the win by a score of 73-60 to runs the Lady Wildcats record to 16-1 on the season.

Scoring for the Lady ‘Cats was led by Stephanie Sullivan with 20 points. She was followed by Jenna Baltimore with 18 points, including a free throw and three 3-pointers, Katrina Beechboard with 16 points, including 2 free throws, Jessica Leach with 14 points, including 8 free throws, and

Renee Melton with 5 points, including a free throw. Renee Melton led in assists for LA with 5, followed by Jenna Baltimore with 4, Jessica Leach with 3, and Stephanie Sullivan, Katrina Beechboard, and Megan Thompson each with 2.

Rebounding was led by Renee Melton with 10. Stephanie Sullivan had 8 rebounds, Katrina Beechboard had 7, Jenna Baltimore had 3, and Jessica Leach had 2.

Jenna Baltimore, Jessica Leach, Stephanie Sullivan, and Katrina Beechboard each had 2 steals. Renee Melton and Megan Thompson each had 1 steal. Stephanie Sullivan also had 2 blocked shots.

After traveling to Baxter to face the Upperman Lady Bees on Tuesday, Jan. 16, Livingston Academy will host the York Institute Lady Dragons on Friday Jan. 19. The Lady 'Cats will travel to Byrdstown on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to play the Pickett County Lady Bobcats.

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