The 10th annual BCAT All-Star game tipped off last Saturday before a boisterous crowd at Blackman High School in Murfreesboro. The new format allow for teams representing the East, Middle, West and Memphis areas with two semi-final games and a championship. Lets see how the action flowed.
BCAT MEMPHIS TENNESSEE 85
BCAT MIDDLE TENNESSEE 71
Kyree Cunningham (Munford) led four double digit scorers with 15 as the Memphis All-Stars advanced to the title game of the BCAT All-Star game with an 85-71 win over their compatriots from the Middle portion of the state.
Antavion Collum (Bartlett) and Ashton Smith (Southwind) added 14 each in the victory while Jeff Walker (Bartlett) pitched in 13.
K.J. Johnson (Marshall County) led Middle Tennessee with 15. The two-time reigning Class AA Mr. Basketball was joined in the scoring column by Deron Perry (Riverdale) with 14 and Julius Dixon (Fayetteville) with 12 markers.
The remainder of the Middle Tennessee roster included:
Alec Kegler (Northeast)
Nate Bloedorn (Nolensville)
Elijah Cobb (Riverdale)
Caleb Grimes (East Nashville)
Dontavious Brown (Columbia Central)
Sky Polk (Columbia Academy)
Trey Trotter (Summertown)
BCAT WEST TENNESSEE 73
BCAT EAST TENNESSEE 55
Anthony Jones (Humboldt) put on a show for the folks with several crowd pleasing dunks en route to 15 points as the West All-Stars distanced themselves from the East All-Stars 73-55.
Dontae Williamson (Sacred Heart) added 11 for the West as every player on the roster scored in the game.
Justin Headrick (Stone Memorial) and Jaden Jamison (Oakland) were the one double digit scorers for the East with 10 points each.
The remainder of the East Tennessee roster included:
Connor Jordan (Morristown East)
Marcus Smith (Oak Ridge)
Makai Olden (Morristown West(
Blake Atwood (Johnson County)
Dominique Oggs (Sweetwater)
Cameron Welch (Macon County)
Anthony Watkins (McCallie)
BCAT WEST TENNESSEE ALL-STARS 74
BCAT MEMPHIS TENNESSEE ALL-STARS 68
R.J. Abernathy (Humboldt) dropped a game high 18 and took home MVP honors as West Tennessee bested Memphis 74-68 in the championship game of the 10th annual BCAT All-Star game.
A hard fought contest throughout, the intensity level was high as each team certainly wanting to be called the champion.
Jones again had a outstanding day with 10 markers for the West.
Christian Campbell (Ridgeway) led Memphis with 14 points while Smith and Sylvester Thompson (Bartlett) added 11 and 10 respectively in the tough loss.
Final scoring numbers for both squads:
R.J. Abernathy (Humboldt) 18pts
Anthony Jones (Humboldt) 10pts
Cortez Thomas (Chester County) 9pts
Jamari Bostic (Ripley) 9pts
Phenix Street (Bradford) 8pts
Dontae Williamson (Sacred Heart) 7pts
Jermaine Bonds (Ripley) 5pts
Hunter Klutts (Millington Central) 3pts
Jusino Prather (Chester County) 2pts
Tarreq Williams (Sacred Heart) 2pts
Christian Campbell (Ridgeway) 14pts
Ashton Smith (Southwind) 11pts
Sylvester Thompson (Bartlett)
Antavion Collum (Bartlett) 9pts
Jeff Walker (Bartlett) 8pts
Kylan Cunningham (Munford) 7pts
Wynne Brown (Bartlett) 6pts
Kyree Cunningham (Munford) 2pts