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Marlon Scott’s High School Boys Basketball Recap: Week 11Clarksville, TN – The last week of the local high school basketball regular season is here. Only two district games remain before the district tournament, which means only two chances left to grab the regular season championship and the number one seed. After last weeks games, there is a new team sitting at the top. However, the hold of the top spot is tenuous at best with five teams still within two games of each other.
Hot ListThe Northwest Vikings finished last season 6-20 with only three district wins. Now, they are 15-9 on a three game win streak with the most wins in District 10-AAA. The Vikings historic season continued last week with impressive wins over the Clarksville High Wildcats and last season’s champion Kenwood Knights. The win over the Knights last week splits their two games this season and puts them ahead by one game. The Vikings will finish the season against a descending Henry County Patriots and a surging Springfield Yellow Jackets. Week 11 RecapThe Yellow Jackets (14-11) are peaking at the right time. They have won three of their last four games including two district wins last week against the Patriots and the Northeast Eagles. Last week’s wins put the Yellow Jackets in a three way tie with the Wildcats and Eagles, only two games behind the Vikings. They will have pivotal games against the Wildcats and Vikings this week. The Knights (15-8) three game win streak came to an end last Friday with a loss to the Vikings, 55-66. The loss opened the door for the Vikings to go into the last week at the top of the district. The Knights will need to win both their games this week against the Rossview Hawks and the Eagles for any hope of repeating as regular season champions. The Eagles (10-12) also had a three game winning streak come to an end last Friday. They were defeated by the Yellow Jackets, 57-64, in overtime. Now, they are tied with the Yellow Jackets and Wildcats in district play. After playing the struggling West Creek Coyotes Tuesday, February 3rd, the Eagles could be playing for the regular season championship against the Knights Friday, February 6th. The Wildcats (10-11) ended a three game losing streak by beating the Coyotes 73-48 last Friday. Tied with the Eagles and the Yellow Jackets in district play, they will need to win their games against the Yellow Jackets and Patriots this week for any shot at the regular season championship. They have already defeated both teams once this season. The Hawks (12-9) split games last week, following a loss to the Eagles last Tuesday with a win over the Patriots Friday. It was just their fourth district win this season. This Tuesday, they will play the Knights whom they defeated in a close game, 51-50, last month. Then, they will finish district play against the Coyotes Friday. The Coyotes (4-21) and the Clarksville Academy Cougars (5-16, 2-9) extended their losing streaks with two more district losses last week. The Coyotes still have only one district win this season. The Cougars have won two district games. The Cougars lost a rematch against the Montgomery Central Indians last Thursday, 49-64. The Indians (15-8, 9-5) own three of their four games last week including a district win over Fairview, 54-34. They are currently third in District 11-AA behind Waverly Central and Creek Wood. The Indians will play Waverly Central for the second time Tuesday, February 3rd. District 10-AAA StandingsNorthwest 9-3 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. On twitter @theMarlonScott and on FB Email: mrscottoftn@gmail.com SectionsBasketball (Men), Clarksville Academy, Clarksville High, Columnist, Featured Story, Kenwood, Montgomery Central, Northeast, Northwest, Rossview, West CreekTopicsClarksville Academy, Clarksville Academy Basketball, Clarksville Academy Cougars, Clarksville Academy Cougars Basketball, Clarksville Academy High, Clarksville Academy High Basketball, Clarksville Academy High Cougars, Clarksville Academy High Cougars Basketball, Clarksville Academy High School, Clarksville Academy High School Basketball, Clarksville Academy High School Cougars, Clarksville Academy High School Cougars Basketball, Clarksville High, Clarksville High Basketball, Clarksville High School, Clarksville High School Basketball, Clarksville High School Northwest Vikings, Clarksville High School Wildcats, Clarksville High School Wildcats Basketball, Clarksville High Wildcats, Clarksville High Wildcats Basketball, Clarksville Northeast, Clarksville Northeast Eagles, Clarksville Northeast High Eagles Basketball, Clarksville Northeast High School, Clarksville Northeast High School Eagles, Clarksville Northeast High School Eagles Basketball, Clarksville Northwest High, Clarksville Northwest High School, Clarksville Northwest High School Vikings Basketball, Clarksville Northwest High Vikings, Clarksville Northwest High Vikings Basketball, Clarksville Wildcats Basketball, District 10-AAA, District 10-AAA Basketball, District 10-AAA Basketball Standings, Henry County, Henry County Basketball, Henry County High, Henry County High Basketball, Henry County High Patriots, Henry County High Patriots Basketball, Henry County High School, Henry County High School Basketball, Henry County High School Patriots, Henry County High School Patriots Basketball, Henry County Patriots, Henry County Patriots Basketball, Kenwood, Kenwood Basketball, Kenwood High, Kenwood High Basketball, Kenwood High Knights, Kenwood High Knights Basketball, Kenwood High School, Kenwood High School Basketball, Kenwood High School Knights, Kenwood High School Knights Basketball, Kenwood Knights, Kenwood Knights Basketball, Montgomery Central, Montgomery Central Basketball, Montgomery Central High, Montgomery Central High Basketball, Montgomery Central High Indians, Montgomery Central High Indians Basketball, Montgomery Central High School, Montgomery Central High School Basketball, Montgomery Central High School Indians, Montgomery Central High School Indians Basketball, Montgomery Central Indians, Montgomery Central Indians Basketball, Northeast, Northeast Eagles, Northeast Eagles Basketball, Northeast High, Northeast High Eagles, Northeast High Eagles Basketball, northeast High School, Northeast High School Eagles, Northeast High School Eagles Basketball, Northwest, Northwest High, Northwest High School, Northwest High School Vikings Basketball, Northwest High Vikings, Northwest High Vikings Basketball, Northwest Vikings, Rossview, Rossview Basketball, Rossview Hawks, Rossview Hawks Basketball, Rossview High, Rossview High Basketball, Rossview High Hawks, Rossview High Hawks Basketball, Rossview High School, Rossview High School Basketball, Rossview High School Hawks, Rossview High School Hawks Basketball, Springfield, Springfield High, Springfield High School, Springfield High School Yellow Jackets, Springfield High School Yellow Jackets Basketball, Springfield High Yellow Jackets, Springfield High Yellow Jackets Basketball, Springfield Yellow Jackets, Springfield Yellow Jackets Basketball, West Creek, West Creek Basketball, West Creek Coyotes, West Creek Coyotes Basketball, West Creek High, West Creek High Coyotes, West Creek High Coyotes Basketball, West Creek High School, West Creek High School Coyotes, West Creek High School Coyotes Basketball |