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South Side Tops Lady Rebels by Two Dozen

By Erin Douglas
erin@mckenziebanner.com
Posted 1/24/23

McKENZIE — The Jackson South Side Lady Hawks beat the McKenzie Lady Rebels 72-48 on Tuesday night. The Lady Hawks dominated on the court scoring double digits each quarter.

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South Side Tops Lady Rebels by Two Dozen

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McKENZIE — The Jackson South Side Lady Hawks beat the McKenzie Lady Rebels 72-48 on Tuesday night. The Lady Hawks dominated on the court scoring double digits each quarter.

Jaidynn Askins and Kimora Currie led the Lady Hawks to victory with over 15 points each.

Kylie Reynolds and Mikaela Reynolds had double digits for the Lady Rebels. Kylie Reynolds chalked up 13 points. Mikaela had 11 points going 4-for-4 from the free-throw line.

The Lady Rebels added six points to the board during the first quarter. Sophie Pate drove to the basket for two points. Pate then drained a 3-point shot. Briley Auvenshine made one shot at the free-throw line.

The Lady Hawks took a lead in the first quarter. Jakarrah Anderson drove to the basket three times for South Side. Ti’Mia Lawson had four points in the paint. Albany Collins drained a shot from behind the arc. Askins added two points. The Lady Hawks led 15-6 going into the second quarter.

The Lady Rebels added 18 points to the board during the second quarter but still trailed the Lady Hawks at halftime. Mikaela chalked up five points with a shot from the arc and a drive to the basket. Auvenshine drained a 3-pointer and made two shots at the free-throw line. Pate added on a shot from behind the arc. Kylie drove to the basket for two points and then added one shot from the line. Kate Chesser tacked on two points in the paint.

The Lady Hawks kept their lead in the second quarter. Collins had six points in the paint. Askins and Currie made two shots from the foul line each. Reanna Kemp drove to the basket for four points. Anderson tacked on two points. The Lady Hawks led the Lady Rebels 31-24 at the break.

The Lady Rebels were held to ten points in the third quarter. Mikaela drove to the basket for two points. She then drained four shots at the free-throw line. Chesser drove to the basket for two points. Kylie Reynolds made two shots from the foul line.

The Lady Hawks added 17 points to their lead during the third quarter. Askins had six points in the paint. Currie had five points. Lawson added four points to the board. Anderson drove to the basket for two. The Lady Hawks led 48-31 going into the final quarter.

The Lady Rebels added 14 points to their side of the board during the fourth quarter. Kylie Reynolds added eight points to the board. Chesser added four points, and Auvenshine tacked on two points.

The Lady Hawks secured their victory by adding 24 points in the final quarter. Currie and Askins led the rally. Currie had ten points all coming from in the paint. Askins had eight points with two of the eight being points coming from the line. Collins had two shots in the paint and Anderson added another two points from the block. The Lady Hawks topped the Lady Rebels 72-48.

The McKenzie Lady Rebels move to 12-6 overall and 2-0 in the district. The Lady Rebels travel to Gibson County High School on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Tipoff is 6 p.m.

Rebels Trump Hawks By Four Points

The McKenzie High School Rebels were able to snatch a victory away from the Jackson South Side Hawks after a close second half. The Rebels defeated the Hawks 58-54.

The Rebels were led to victory by Bryson Steele who had 18 points for the team. Marquez Taylor and Zay Webber each had over ten points as well.

Webber and Steele were the only Rebels to score during the first quarter and they took a lead over the Hawks. Webber scored six points in the paint. Steele drove to the basket for ten points in the first quarter.

The Hawks trailed by just three points at the end of the first quarter. C.J. Cole scored five points. Cash Montgomery drained a 3-point shot. Josh Fields added three points with a drive to the basket and a shot from the free-throw line. Jamakin Burns tacked on two points. The Hawks were behind 16-13 going into the second quarter.

The Rebels increased their lead in the second quarter. Zach Aird and Hayden Garrett drained a 3-pointer each. Webber added five points to the board. Taylor added his first four points of the game. Steele tacked on two points.

The Hawks added 15 points to their side of the board during the second quarter. Donte Lacy, Kaleb Nettles, Jayciean Cole and Christian Mitchell had two points in the paint. Samiah Graham added seven points for the Hawks. Graham drove to the basket for four points, then made three shots from the line. The Rebels held a 33-28 lead over the Hawks at halftime.

After the break, the Rebels cooled off during the third quarter and only scored 11 points. Steele chalked up six of the points. Tate Surber drove to the basket for four points. Stafford Raditis tacked on one point from the foul line.

The Hawks closed the score gap during the third quarter. Fields chalked up five points. Mitchell added four points in the paint. Cole drained a 3-pointer. Graham had two points in the box. South Side trailed 44-42 going into the final quarter.

The Rebels outscored the Hawks by just two points in the final quarter. Taylor went four-for-four from the free throw line then added four points in the paint. Aird made a 3-pointer, then added one point from the free throw line. Surber added two points in the paint.

Robert Uggins and Samaiah Graham were the only Hawks to score in the fourth quarter. Uggins added six points in the paint then another three from the foul line. Graham drove to the basket for two points and made one free throw. The Rebels topped the Hawks 58-54.

The Rebels move to 10-3 overall and 2-0 in district play.

The McKenzie Rebels will travel to Gibson County on Tuesday Jan. 24. Tipoff is after the conclusion of the girls’ contest.

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