McLemore Makes Music City his Own


The opening weekend for the Music Fall League got off to a
rousing start with some hard fought action and some surprises along the way.


Runnin Rebels 53

Tigers 52

 A battle to the finish the Runnin' Rebels behind 13 points
from Devonte" Brooks (McGavock) slipped
past the Tigers 53-52. Hollis Edwards
played an outstanding floor game and Luke Baum (Webb
was sighted
for his play on the day. For the Tigers, Benjamin
Wankel (Smyrna)
could be a major sleeper on the interior and Jeff Hamilton (McGavock) also played well. In the losing effort.


Wolverines 64

Commodores 50

 Robert Wade (Maplewood) paced a
balanced scoring attack to lead his Wolverines past the Commodores 64-50. Wade
finished with 16 points pacing the Wolves. Joining him in the scoring column
were Miles Davis (Webb
with 15, Jaleel Querry (Maplewood)
with 14 and Fred Lee (Maplewood) added 12.

Denzel Clark (White's
led the Dores with 13.


Wildcats 73

Razorbacks 63

Antwan Van Lier
(Hunter's Lane)
dropped 24 to help the Wildcats to a 73-63 victory over the
Razorbacks. Van Lier had a wonderful effort and was complimented by "King" Arthur McMillan (Hillsboro) who managed to score, board
and give some consistent effort as his senior year approaches. Good work King. Bre Hughes (Hillsboro) had a nice game as well.

Delando Head (Hunter's
led the Backs with 17.


Hoyas 79

Buffalos 74

 DeBrell McLemore (Franklin) took the
days high scoring honors with 29 large leading the Hoyas past the Buffs 79-74.
McLemore was a scoring machine dropping jumpers, lay-ups and some classy
assists. Roger Huntley (Kenwood),
Koreyon Watkins (McGavock) and Henry Brooks (McGavock)
all played well for
the Hoyas.

Kaneal Windom (JCM) led
the Buffs with 28 and E.J. Miller (USJ) had
an outstanding effort scoring 23 points and dishing out 7 dimes.




Player rankings will
be up tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Super 80 Basketball League Rosters


The 3rd annual Super 80 Basketball League tips-off
this Saturday at Lausanne
Collegiate School
with 5 games beginning at noon.

10 teams make up the league and are divided into two
divisions labeled East and West.

Games will conclude on October 17th and the top
three teams will receive trophies and a league MVP and play-off MVP will be

Here are the tentative rosters as sent to me by the



Anthony Green (Manassas)

Nick Mason

Robert Littlejohn

Andre Applewhite

John Ingram

Blake Johnson

Trey Draper

Calvin Rounds (Sheffield)



Andre Hollins (White

Corieon Pearson

Marvin Williams (White

Whit Thornton (MUS)

Irvin Morse

Antonio Seals

Darry Dowdy (Overton)

Jack Lambros



Adonis Thomas (Melrose)

Aparecio Peggins (Lausanne)

Jonathan Williams III

Quentin Sawyer

Carlos Denton (Hamilton)

Telvin Wilkerson (Melrose)

Steven Kasper (ECS)

Matthew Butler (East)



Ivan Denson (MUS)

Marquis Wilson

Jordan Husley (Houston)

Alex Anderson (East)

Jordan Miles (White

McCoy Polk (Overton)

Martavious Newby

Austin Hollins (Germantown)



Joe Jackson (White

Darryl Marshall

Tarik Black

Dierre McElroy

Jeff Graham (Hamilton)

Rod Tucker (White

Tim Allen

Marcus Terrance



Chris Crawford (Sheffield)

Rashard Harris

Rod Hickman

Korderio Fleming
(Briarcrest Christian)

Darius Sorrell

Rashard Looney (White

Octavious Ellis

Damein Wooten (Lausanne)



Terrence Durham

Cameron Golden

Nino Johnson (White

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James Williams

Frankie Bougher

Marquentin Brown (Lausanne)

Ander Galsky



Cameron Payne (Lausanne)

Marterrace Brock

Charles Smith

Ronald Brown (Raleigh-Egypt)

Montez Fifer

Denzel Hardy (Southwind)

Jeremy Whitmore

Johnny Dunavent (Bolton)



Kris Brewer (Ridgeway)

Bobby Parks (St. George's)

Rodarius Moore

Cartrell Peterson (Manassas)

Joe Northington (Manassas)

Sam Craft (Bolton)

Kerrell Davis (Melrose)

Brandon Wright



Harry Green (White

Adam Weary (Ridgeway)

Brian Cobb

Walter Davis

Todd Mayo (Houston)

Jariekus Bradley

Kennard Wilson

Robert Schaffer (Sheffield)








CBL Basketball League Rosters

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The 2009 CBL Basketball League begins play on the 29th
of August at the Mississippi Blvd. Church Gymnasium.

Each squad will play three pool play games and start
play-off action on September 26th.

The play-offs will conclude on October 10th with
the awards ceremony and all-league game on October 17th.

Here are the tentative rosters as sent to me by the leagues



Chris Crawford (Sheffield)

Rashard Harris

Ronald Brown

Andre Applewhite

Brandon Strickland

Cedric Woods

Vincent Lee

Darius Becton

Charles Mazique

Damien Wooten (Lausanne)



Jeremy Whitmore (Raleigh-  Egypt)

Brandon Roberts

Nino Johnson (White

Darius Sorrell

Marvin Jones

Rodney Smith

Antonio Fischer (Manassas)

Akeem Wiseman

Laterick Flowers

Edrick Bruce



Alan Morris

Martavious Newby

Myron Askew (Frayser)

Robert Houston

Markio Wright

William Woodfork

Jeremy Goods

Dejuan Anderson

Ashton Keaton

Montez Fifer

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Adonis Thomas (Melrose)

Nate Rucker (Melrose)

Telvin Wilkerson (Melrose)

Darious Paige

William Douglass (Manassas)

Drake House

Julian Stewart

Marcus Terrance

Brandon Bishop

Ivan Denson (MUS)



Chris Jones (Melrose)

Jermaine Holliman (Melrose)

Darius Moore (Melrose)

Brandon Wright

Donavan Humphrey

Anthony Rhyne

Anders Galfsky

Darius Paige

Courtland Garner

Walter Davis



Alex Anderson (East)

Anderson Cunningham (Cordova)

Jariekus Bradley

Ervin Morris

Jovante Hampton (Melrose)

Danny Galvin

Tyler Wallace

Trevor Gibson

Jalen Selmon

Jonterius Conrad



Bobby Jones

Antwan Cathey (Trezevant)

Todd Mayo (Houston)

Joe Northington (Manassas)

Willie Atwood

Josh Walker

Bobby Parks (St. George's)

Tavious Cole

Jalen Moore

Tony Seals

Jamaal Ransfer



Octavious Ellis

Cedric McAfee

Diere McElroy

McCoy Polk (Overton)

Marterrace Brock

Xavier Jackson

Greg Long

Terrance Durham

Kris Brewer

James Williams

Fred Cooper




Wilson Leads Squad to Rocky Top Opening Win


The Pilot Rocky Top Fall League got underway with a bang
this past Saturday at Anderson
County High


Lester Wilson
dropped 26 points and captured an opening day win for Team
Pierson. Wilson, who finished as the days high scorer, was effective inside and
with the short jumper keeping his team alive in this back and forth affair. Jaeland Lawson (Bearden) hit back to
back threes to squash a huge lead, as Team Naler jumped out to a 18-6
advantage. Lawson would finish with 25 of his own.


Zach Sievers (William
led a balanced Team Naler scoring effort with 14. Linwood Holloway (Central) and Dre Mattheiu
contributed 13 and 12 respectively. Their high school teammate
but Rocky Top nemesis Brett Wade
added 12 for Team Pierson. JuJuan
Williams (Knoxville
finished with 8 points but accounted for a sensation block that
helped turn the momentum for Team Pierson late in the game.


Team Hunley 72
Team Johnson 58


Will Winton (Bearden)
made his presence felt in a big way dropping 20 markers in a 72-58 drubbing
of Team Johnson. Winton was spectacular scoring from inside and out and was
joined in the scoring column by Taylor Broussard (Catholic) with 12 and Lucas Branch (Catholic) with 10.


Devin Jackson (Knoxville West) was
the game's high scorer with 21 in the losing effort. Rising sophomore Jaylen Allen (Science Hill) added 13
for Team Johnson.


Team Kimber 60
Team Watts 50


Team Kimber set the tempo for the entire day playing tough
defense and besting Team Watts 60-50. Robert
Boyd (Fulton)
simply outstanding on this day, scoring 16 points but wreaking havoc on the
opposing guards with his relentless defensive pressure and hustle. Boyd, who
along with Jalen Steele (Fulton), would finish
with 16 points. Rising freshman Shannon
Hale (Science Hill)
played an outstanding game finishing with 10 points.


Galen Campbell (Fulton) and Dwight Tarwater (Knoxville Webb) led all scorers with 19
for Team Watts.


Team Benjamin 62
Team Stewart 60


Zach Sherrill (Stone
tallied 21 points and lifted Team Benjamin to an opening day
62-60 victory over Team Stewart. Sherrill hit short jumpers and powered his way
to easy buckets inside while getting scoring help from Lucas Tarver (Oliver
with 11
points and 10 points from Mason Fox
(Stone Memorial).
Fox had a number of crowd pleasing dribble drives to
account for his points. Jezreel "Macho"
DeJesus (Gatlinburg-Pittman)
led all scorers with 15 and Cory Billingsly (Sweetwater) added 11.


Team McNeeley 57
Team Buckner 54


Alex Tipton (Maryville) busted 4
threes and finished with 16 points leading Team McNeeley to a 57-54 overtime
win over Team Buckner. Logan Sharp (Alcoa) added 15.

Tyler Smith (Anderson County) led Team Buckner with 13
points. Mason Goad (Cumberland
chipped in 12 and Dennis
Ramsey (Claiborne)
added 11 in the tough loss.


Team Brown 74
Team Laverdiere 54


Austin Gardner (Morristown East) sank
19 points and Team Brown showed their dominance with an easy 74-54 win over
Team Laverdiere. Gardner and McKinley
Maples (Gatlinburg-Pittman)
were the fortunate receivers of some timely
dishes from newcomer Rasham Suarez
The rising junior dropped 15 points as well. Jose Agosto (Gatlinburg-Pittman) finished
with 10 points for the winners.


Tyler Vittetoe (Union County)
knocked in 15 while Tanner Torres (Anderson County)
added 11 and Cody Malicote (Campbell County) finished with 10.



Pacers Dominate Super Saturday at the Super 80…..”The Real Thing” Brings Home MVP Honors

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Joe Jackson (White Station) dropped 22 large and managed to find time to snare 8 boards and dish 8 dimes capturing League MVP honors while leading the Pacers to a 70-50 victory in the title game of the Super 80 Fall League.

Jackson was not alone in his quest for the gold, Tarik Black (Ridgeway) managed a triple double with 20 markers, 15 boards and 11 blocks, good enough to gather Tournament MVP honors. Mardracus Wade (Mitchell) added 13 in the win.

Bryant Reams (Lausanne) scored 18 for the Heat in defeat. Frankie Bougher (CBHS) added 11 points.

Jackson leads the all-league team which includes:

Tarik Black,Mardracus Wade,Marvin Williams,Harry Green,Bryant Reams,Alex Anderson,Chris Crawford,Marterrace Brock,Evan Devould,Mario Bass,Cedric McAfee,Carlos Denton,Jeremy Holmes,Wil Martinez,Ian Clark,Gregg Wooten,Russell Hill,Todd Mayo,Ferrakohn Hall,Darryl Marshall,Andre Hollins, Ladarius Turner and Zach Jones.

In the consolation game Ferrakohn Hall (White Station) scored 21 points and grabbed 8 boards leading the Grizzlies to a third place finish over the Spurs 59-50. Joining Hall in the scoring column rising freshman Adam Weary (Ridgeway) knocked down 13 and Darryl Marshall (Wooddale) added 11 points and six assists.

Todd Mayo (Houston) led the Spurs with 18.

In the select game Gregg Wooten (Braircrest Christian) scored a game high 22 points and helped his Select 1 squad score a 79-67 victory over Select II.


The Greatest Show in Memphis…….CBL vs. Super 80

Here it is!!!!!!!!

Those in Memphis knew this was inevitable but now it's reality.

The CBL vs. Super 80

The games will be played at the Mississippi Blvd. Church and two games will take place as both leagues have established two teams.

First game starts at 6:00 with the second one following.

The rosters for the leagues are as follows:

CBL Fall League (1st Team)

Anthony Jones (Raleigh-Egypt)

Adonis Thomas (Melrose)

Jamal Conley (Melrose)

Chris Crawford (Sheffield)

Ronald Brown (Raleigh-Egypt)

Anderson Cunningham (Cordova)

Joseph Northington (Manassas)

Joe Brady (Raleigh-Egypt)

Nate Rucker (Melrose)

"Mighty" Chris Jones (Melrose)



CBL (2nd Team)

Chris Mason (Melrose)

Reggie Fondren (Raleigh-Egypt)

Quinten Lowe (Melrose)

Laterrick Flowers (Kirby)

Cedric Bee (Raleigh-Egypt)

Rashad Harris (Raleigh-Egypt)

Telvin Wilkerson (Melrose)

Alan Morris (?)

Kerry Love (BTW)

Calvin Rounds (Sheffield)

Walter Davis (Southwind)

Nino Johnson (Melrose)



Super 80 (1st Team)

Joe Jackson (White Station)

Farrakohn Hall (White Station)

Tarik Black (Ridgeway)

Marvin Williams (White Station)

Todd Mayo (Houston)

Cedric McAfee (Craigmont)

Mardracus Wade (Mitchell)

Mario Bass (Kirby)

Gregg Wooten (Braircrest Christian)

Zach Jones (Craigmont)



Super 80 (2nd Team)

Carlos Denton (Hamilton)

Ladarius Turner (Kirby)

Terrence Durham (Craigmont)

Derrian Gray (Southwind)

Will Martinez (Lausanne)

Bryant Reams (Lausanne)

Jeremy Holmes (Raleigh-Egypt)

Darryl Marshall (Wooddale)

Harry Green (White Station)

Russell Hill (Kirby)



Results next week..Good luck to all the hoopers who play.

Pacers vs. Heat in Super 80 Championship Game

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Bryant Reams (Lausanne) scored 17 points and the Heat finished off the Spurs 73-53 to advance to the title game of the Super 80 Fall League this weekend.

Reams finished as the games high scorer and also found time to grab 9 caroms for a rather productive days work. Harry Green (White Station) added 16 and incoming freshman Alex Anderson (Craigmont) added 15 as well.

Russell Hill (Kirby) and Todd Mayo (Houston) finished with 15 and 12 respectively for the Spurs.


For their efforts the Heat get a date with Joe Jackson (White Station) and the Pacers.

"The Real Thing" did his thing with 26 markers and Mardracus Wade (Mitchell) added 15 of his own as the Pacers dispatched of the Grizzlies 58-51. Tarik Black (Ridgeway) played Lucky 7 in the win scoring 7 points, grabbing 7 boards and swatting 7 shots.

Ferrakohn Hall (White Station), Andre Hollins (White Station) and Darryl Marshall (Wooddale) all finished with 13 for the Griz.


On Saturday the schedule is:

Grizzlies vs. Spurs 3:00 Consolation Game

Pacers vs. Heat 6:00 Championship Game



2008 CBL Scoring Leaders

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It's playoff time in the 2008 CBL Memphis Fall League and here are the leaders in the categories of scoring, rebounding and assists.



Adonis Thomas (Melrose) 20.0

Anthony Jones (Raleigh-Egypt) 19.6

Joseph Northington (Manassas) 19.6

Jamal Conley (Melrose) 19.3

Chris Crawford (Sheffield) 19.2

Ronald Brown (Raliegh-Egypt) 18.8

Chris Mason (Melrose) 18.4

"Mighty" Chris Jones (Melrose) 18.3

Quinton Lowe (Melrose) 15.5

Joe Brady (Raleigh-Egypt) 13.7

Larrick Flowers (Kirby) 13.2


Ronald Brown (Raleigh-Egypt) 8.8

Jamal Conley (Melrose) 8.7

"Mighty" Chris Jones (Melrose) 8.7

Joe Brady (Raleigh-Egypt) 8.5

Reggie Fondren (Raleigh-Egypt) 8.5

Adonis Thomas (Melrose) 8.0

Chris Crawford (Sheffield) 7.6

Nate Rucker (Melrose) 7.0

Dominique Shaw (?) 6.3

Rashad Harris (Raleigh-Egypt)


Chris Crawford (Sheffield) 5.4

"Mighty" Chris Jones (Melrose) 4.5

Adonis Thomas (Melrose) 3.8

Anthony Jones (Raleigh-Egypt) 2.6

Reggie Fondren (Raleigh-Egypt) 2.5

Stay tuned for more info from the CBL as it comes our way.

Super 80 Playoffs Prove Youth Rules in Memphis

Marvin Williams (White Station) poured in 21 points leading the Heat to a 67-52 victory over the Bulls in one of the four frist round playoff games in the Super 80.

Williams, a rising sophomore at The Station, continued his ascention up the Class of 2011 ladder with his sterling effort today. Frankie Bougher (CBHS) and Harry Green (White Station) added 18 and 12 respectively in the win.

Greg Wooten (Braircrest Christian) finished with 22 in the loss.


The win moves the Heat into a sem-final clash with the Spurs a 64-59 winner over the Cavs. Todd Mayo (Houston) led the charge with 17, while Darrien Gray (Southwind) added 14.

Zach Jones (Craigmont) and Ian Clark (Germantown) both finished with 14 in the defeat.


The Pacers moved on to the semi-finals with a 80-68 win over the Suns. "The Real Thing" Joe Jackson (White Station) finished with 38. Mardracus Wade (Mitchell) added 18 in the win.

Chris Crawford (Sheffield) continues his assalut on the Super 80 finishing with a game high 41. Marterrace Brock (Ridgeway) added 21.

Joining the Pacers in the other semi-final the Grizzlies behind 19 from Ferrakohn Hall (White Station) dumped the Lakers 73-60. Andre Hollins (White Station) added 14 in the victory.

Cedric Mcafee (Craigmont) finished with 23 in the loss.


October 4th semi-final games:

Heat vs. Spurs

Pacers vs. Grizzlies


In acton from the final regular season tilts:


Cedric McAfee (Craigmont) led a balanced attack with 14 points leading the Lakers to a 59-55 win over the Suns. Marterrace Brock (Ridgeway) led the Suns with 21.


Mario Bass (Kirby) scored 17 and Marvin Williams (White Station) added 16 leading the Heat to a 64-53 win over the Spurs. Todd Mayo (Houston) took scoring honors with 17 in defeat.


Joe Jackson (White Station) was as real as real could be dropping 29 in a 68-56 victory over the Grizzlies. Ferrakohn Hall (White Station) scored 19 in the loss.


Ladarrius Turner (Kirby) knocked down 34 markers leading the Cavs to an easy 63-44 victory over the Bulls. Gregg Wooten (Braircrest Christian) was the bright spot for the Bulls with 23.

Mason a Monster in CBL Regular Season Finale

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Chris Mason (Melrose) is on the way up.

The Class of 2009 rising senior is making his name this summer and wants everyone to know he's for real.

Mason, the CBL Player of the Week, dropped 40 points, including 7 threes, to lead the Bulls past the Pistons 89-66 in the regular season finale of the CBL Basketball League in Memphis.

Mason, who will be called upon to lead a young Melrose squad this season, was at his best also finding time to grab 8 boards and make sure his young teammate Adonis Thomas (Melrose) had enough dimes to finish the evening with 25 points of his own.

Chris Crawford (Sheffield) led the Pistons with 30.

In other action the unbeaten Timberwolves behind 20 points from Anthony Jones (Raleigh-Egypt) squoze by the Lakers 60-52. Joseph Brady (Raleigh-Egypt) added 13 and 7 for the winners and emerging junior point Laterick Flowers (Kirby) added 10 points in the win.

In the opener the Heat behind 16 points and 15 caroms from Ronald Brown (Raleigh-Egypt) got by the Knicks 65-58. Reggie Fondren (Raleigh-Egypt) added a double/double in the win.

"Mighty" Chris Jones (Melrose) led the Knicks with 17 and 9 while Anderson Cunningham (Cordova) finished with 16 points.

Playoff action begins next week stay tuned for the action.

Go Hard or Go Home!!! The CBL Mantra