Week #4 at the Tennessee Prep Hoops Nashville Fall League made some major strides towards clearing up the projected playoff picture for the upcoming Championship games on November 19th. Remember their are no games this Saturday due to the Tennessee Prep Hoops Rankings and Exposure Showcase at Carson Newman.
Braxton Blackwell (CPA) scored 30 large as LSU raised their season mark to 2-2 with a narrow 89-87 victory over winless Tennessee.
Blackwell was a stat sheet stuffer with double digit boards and countless assists to his resume. Coulter Dotson (Creek Wood) added 22 while Chris Kennedy (Goodpasture) and Landon Fuller (Brentwood Academy) finished with 14 each in the win.
Jacob McCullough (Hendersonville) led Tennessee with 21 points followed closely by Blake Taylor (Brentwood Academy) and Jake West (Hendersonville) with 17.
Wake Forest 72
Kin Webster (Hillsboro) led all scorers with 24 as Clemson moved to 4-0 on the season with a hard fought 84-72 win over Wake Forest.
Jacob Saunders (Cheatham County) and Jalen Duke (MLK) scored 19 and 15 respectively in the victory.
Case Bouldin (Ravenwood) led Wake Forest with 18 followed closely by Jack Bautista (Brentwood) with 13 and Marco Steele (Hillwood) and Chase Hawkins (Ravenwood) with a dozen apiece.
Daniel Norl (Kenwood) applied the steady hand scoring 18 points as Florida moved to 4-0 with an 86-78 victory over previously unbeaten Vanderbilt.
In what was billed as the game of the day, Norl led a group of five double digit scorers including Taylor Vanderbilt (Smyrna) and Austin Kirby (Station Camp) with 13 each and Wesley Harlan (Cheatham County) and Jimario Rivers (Kenwood) with 12.
Caleb Hollander (Home School) took game scoring honors with 27 markers for Vanderbilt, who falls to 3-1 on the season.
Clay Hertel (DCA) had a fine showing notching 20 markers in the tough loss.
Micah Davis (CPA) added 14 for Vanderbilt.
North Carolina 96
Matthew Hailey (Ravenwood) scored a season high 35 points as North Carolina raised their record to 2-2 with a 96-81 victory over Duke.
Ross Cummings (Creek Wood) added 19 while Nick Young (Greenbrier) and Brad Allen (Greenbrier) notched 16 and 10 respectively.
Hailey's big day offset another fine shooting performance from rising senior guard Derrick Spears (MTCS) who corralled 28 points for Duke, who fell to 1-3.
Ross Plunkett (Creek Wood) finished with 15 and Jalen Hunter (Goodpasture) added 13 in the tough loss.
Georgia Tech 92
Brandon Cody (Hillsboro) picked up the scoring slack with 25 markers as Georgia Tech rose to 3-1 with a 92-71 win over Kentucky.
Joining Cody in the score book were Grant Teichmann (Brentwood) and Patrick Murphy (Independence) with 18 each and James Kirk (East Nashville) with a 10 spot.
Rising freshman Jeremiah Oatsvall (Brentwood Academy) led Kentucky with 16 followed closely by Dayvonnta Buckley (Beech) and Tim Smith (Ezell-Harding) with 14 each and Phillip Johnson (Hendersonville) with 11.
Top Scorers (Week #4)
Matthew Hailey (Ravenwood) 35pts
Braxton Blackwell (CPA) 30pts
Derrick Spears (MTCS) 28pts
Caleb Hollander (Home School) 27pts
Brandon Cody (Hillsboro) 25pts
Kin Webster (Hillsboro) 24pts
Coulter Dotson (Creek Wood) 22pts
Jacob McCullough (Hendersonville) 21pts
Clay Hertel (DCA) 20pts
Jacob Saunders (Cheatham County) 19pts
Ross Cummings (Creek Wood) 19pts
NO GAMES THIS SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!
Week #5 Schedule (October 12th) @ CPA
9:00 Kentucky (1-3) vs. LSU (2-2)
10:00 Georgia Tech (3-1) vs. Wake Forest (0-4)
11:00 Tennessee (0-4) vs. Florida (4-0)
12:00 Clemson (4-0) vs. North Carolina (2-2)
1:00 Vanderbilt (3-1) vs. Duke (1-3)