Clarksville, TN – The Ensworth Lady Tigers outscored the Kenwood Lady Knights 14-0 in the first period and went on to win the game 75-47.
Seven different Lady Tigers scored in the game, including four who scored in double figures.
Kennesha Nichols led all scorers with 22 points. She made two 3-pointers in the game. Brittany Smith scored 17, Brielle Smith scored 15 and Jordyn Cambridge added 11.
Alonja Thomas scored 18 points for the Lady Knights. Jasmine Johnson scored 10 and Samone James added 9.
Kenwood falls to Ensworth 75-47(Davie Roach Clarksville Sports Network)
The Lady Knights committed 9 turnovers and grabbed just 3 rebounds in the first period. The got few shot attempts and none of them found the net.
The Lady Knights first points were a couple of free throws made by Johnson at the 7:07 mark in the second period. By then they were down 18-2. They finished the first half with 15 points.
The Lady Knights offense improved in the second half, but could not make up the ground loss in the first period. They scored 14 in the third period and scored their most, 18, in the fourth.
James scored all of her points in the second half of the game. The Lady Knights also made 12-of-14 free throws in the second half.
The Lady Tigers out-rebounded the Lady Knights 34-19. Nichols pulled down 8 boards to go with her 22 points.
The Lady Tigers scored at least 20 points in three of the four periods. They averaged over 18 points per period.
Lady Knights 0 15 14 17 – 47
Lady Tigers 14 20 20 21 – 75
Alonja Thomas 18, Malia Umrani 5, Jasmine Johnson 10, Jimesia Rivers 2, Samone James 9, Katie Robards 3.
Kennesha Nichols 22, Brittany Smith 17, Brielle Smith 15, Jordyn Cambridge 11, Carson Pittman 4, Akiya Harris 3, Hannah Doochin 2, Maggie Jackson 1
About Marlon Scott
Marlon Scott is a freelance journalist and writer. He graduated from Austin Peay State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Communications, majoring in Communication Arts with a concentration in print and web journalism. His writing career began as a sports writer for The All State, the APSU student newspaper, in 2006. He continued working for the paper until his graduation, serving in various positions including Sports Editor and Editor-in-Chief.
In 2010, Scott contributed stories and photographs as well as designed and served as Editor-in-Chief for the monograph, Civic Art of Clarksville: The stories behind the pieces.
Scott has also produced 60 stories for The Leaf Chronicle, the local newspaper of Clarksville, TN.
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TopicsAlonja Thomas, Brielle Smith, Brittany Smith, Ensworth High, Ensworth High Lady Tigers, Ensworth High School, Ensworth Lady Tigers, Jasmine Johnson, Jordyn Cambridge, Kennesha Nichols, Kenwood High, Kenwood High Lady Knights, Kenwood High School, Kenwood Lady Knights Basketball, Malia Umrani