Basketball (Boys 8th Gr.)

Knights 8th Grade Boys beat Centerville 49-42, advance to Championship Game of County Tourney

By Frazier Phillips | Jan 29, 2023 5:10 PM

Knights beat the Bulldogs of Centerville 51-44 in the opening round of the Wayne County Tourney. The Knights trailed after 1 quarter 9-12. The defense helped spark the offense in the 2nd quarter with Rodney Carlin III scoring 8 of his team high 10 points in the quarter, and outscoring the bulldogs 21-5 in quarter 2, to take the lead at the half 30-17. The Knights would never trail again in the game. The Knights had a balance attack on offense led by Rodney Carlin III and Corbin Isaacs with 10 points each. Brody Ross and Gavin Platt each scored 7 points. Trent Deloney and Ian Webb each had 6 points each. Landon Helms chipped in with 2 points and Khyler Phillips tossed in 1 point. The Knights will play Hagerstown Monday night for the County Championship at Centerville. Tipoff for the 7th grade game will be at 6pm followed by the 8th grade game. Please make the trip to Centerville and support your 8th grade Knights.