Charles Henderson Middle School hoops season comes to a closePublished 10:30pm Thursday, December 20, 2012
Thursday night’s matchup against Barbour County signaled the end of the basketball season for all three teams at Charles Henderson Middle School.
In the season finale, the seventh grade boys and middle school girls captured wins, while the eighth grade boys were unable to knock off the Jaguars.
The seventh grade team picked up a 33-25 win due in large part to a stellar first half for Jordan Dixon.
Dixon scored all twelve of his team high 12 points in the first half, including the first seven points for the Trojans.
CHMS led Barbour by 10 at the break, 19-9.
The Jaguars mounted a comeback in the second half, but another Trojan stepped up down the stretch to ensure the season-ending win.
Jarred Wilson four points in the final quarter to help the Trojans put the gameaway.
Cobi Jones also scored five points for Charles Henderson.
The girls team played a back-and-forth game against the Lady Jags, and came out on the winning end, 25-17.
Charles Henderson openend the game on a 10-0 run, and led 16-4 at the break.
Barbour County staged a furious comeback in the second half to cut in to the Trojan lead.
Lindsey Fox led the girls with six points, and Diamond Jordan and Brittany Brundidge added five points each.
The eighth grade boys were unable to dig out of an early hole, and lost the final game of the season 36-26.
The Jags jumped out to quick 6-0 lead thanks to three lay ups from post player Willam Wilson.
The outsized Trojans went to the perimeter shooting game, and found success.
Bryson Locke scored all the Trojan points in the second quarter, and finished the night with 12 points.
Justin Hendricks hit a three on first possession of the fourth to cut in to the Jag’s lead, but Barbour County was able to hold on down the stretch.