Middle School Hoops Roundup

Middle School Hoops Roundup
Posted on 01/29/2018
Image of Middle School HoopsIt was a busy week for APS middle school basketball! All teams are nearing the final games of the season with the championship game dangling before their eyes. The Hyre CLC Lady Hawks continue their impressive unbeaten streak in league play with a hard-fought victory over the scrappy Lady Griffs on Monday and a victory over a youthful East CLC team on Thursday. McKenzi Corple leads Hyre in scoring. She got scoring help from Julianna Shaw vs. East CLC as she chipped in eight points in the victory. The boys' league saw an upset victory on Thursday by the Hyre Hawks over the top team, the East Dragons. Hyre led from start to finish. East forged a second-half comeback closing within three late in the fourth behind Laneer Surles. Chuck Yerkey called a few key timeouts to get the Hawks back on track holding off East 37-30. Ben Sneed had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Hyre. Tanner Contos chipped in with 10 points and 13 rebounds as Hyre moved to 6-3. The final league regular season date is Monday with the league Championship for Girls and Boys set for February 6 at Hyre at 4 p.m.

Girls' Standings:

Hyre CLC - 9-0
Litchfield CLC - 7-2
Innes CLC - 6-3
Buchtel CLC - 3-6
Jennings CLC - 1-8
East CLC - 1-8

Boys' Standings:

East CLC - 8-1
Litchfield CLC - 7-2
Hyre CLC - 6-3
Jennings CLC - 3-6
Innes CLC - 3-6
Buchtel CLC - 0-9

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