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Wrestling finishes 4th at GP West

Posted by Beech High School at Jan 13, 2020 8:04AM PST
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2020 GP West Invitational & Bruin Duals Results for Beech High School

Varsity 106
Blake Palmer (19-7) placed 4th and scored 14.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Blake Palmer (Beech High School) 19-7 won by fall over Brayden Bouma (Oakland High) 9-9 (Fall 0:46) Semifinal – Grant Myers (Blackman) 24-5 won by decision over Blake Palmer (Beech High School) 19-7 (Dec 6-2) Cons. Semi – Blake Palmer (Beech High School) 19-7 won by fall over Zach Ordonez (Brentwood High School) 22-8 (Fall 1:31) 3rd Place Match – Chas Stokes (Oakland High) 18-6 won by decision over Blake Palmer (Beech High School) 19-7 (Dec 8-6)

Varsity 113
Coen Myers (16-10) placed 4th and scored 13.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Coen Myers (Beech High School) 16-10 won by fall over Patton Bailey (Brentwood High School) 12-18 (Fall 2:39) Semifinal – Hunter Borders (Wilson Central High School) 26-0 won by fall over Coen Myers (Beech High School) 16-10 (Fall 2:34) Cons. Semi – Coen Myers (Beech High School) 16-10 won by major decision over Zacari Lillard (Oakland High) 3-7 (MD 18-6) 3rd Place Match – Jack James (Paducah Tilgham) 17-7 won by decision over Coen Myers (Beech High School) 16-10 (Dec 9-4)

Varsity 120
William Griggs (19-9) placed 5th and scored 6.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Adam Tibitoski (Blackman) 14-7 won by fall over William Griggs (Beech High School) 19-9 (Fall 0:25) Cons. Round 1 – William Griggs (Beech High School) 19-9 won by decision over Lance Miles (Rockvale) 1-2 (Dec 4-0) Cons. Semi – Nicholas mercante (Wilson Central High School) 26-2 won by decision over William Griggs (Beech High School) 19-9 (Dec 5-2) 5th Place Match – William Griggs (Beech High School) 19-9 won by decision over Adam Tibitoski (Blackman) 14-7 (Dec 1-0)

Varsity 126
Trey Bates (21-4) placed 1st and scored 24.5 team points.

Quarterfinal – Trey Bates (Beech High School) 21-4 won by fall over Xander Smartt (Brentwood High School) 4-7 (Fall 3:34) Semifinal – Trey Bates (Beech High School) 21-4 won by major decision over Alex Rose (Blackman) 23-6 (MD 15-2) 1st Place Match – Trey Bates (Beech High School) 21-4 won by tech fall over Avery Warnock (Wilson Central High School) 18-4 (TF-1.5 4:47 (23-8))

Varsity 132
Paul Waddy (11-10) placed 5th and scored 9.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Paul Waddy (Beech High School) 11-10 won by fall over Tyler Pierce (Blackman) 8-6 (Fall 5:12) Semifinal – Riley Fort (Wilson Central High School) 25-2 won by fall over Paul Waddy (Beech High School) 11-10 (Fall 1:08) Cons. Semi – Robert Sims (Oakland High) 4-9 won by fall over Paul Waddy (Beech High School) 11-10 (Fall 1:22) 5th Place Match – Paul Waddy (Beech High School) 11-10 won by decision over Tyler Pierce (Blackman) 8-6 (Dec 6-0)

Varsity 138
Blake Dolan (4-4) placed 5th and scored 8.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Cole Fort (Wilson Central High School) 25-2 won by fall over Blake Dolan (Beech High School) 4-4 (Fall 1:24) Cons. Round 1 – Blake Dolan (Beech High School) 4-4 won by fall over jeremy martin (Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet) 7-8 (Fall 4:05) Cons. Semi – Joe David Bell (Oakland High) 15-7 won by decision over Blake Dolan (Beech High School) 4-4 (Dec 8-3) 5th Place Match – Blake Dolan (Beech High School) 4-4 won by decision over Samuel Sullivan (Brentwood High School) 19-13 (Dec 15-9)

Varsity 145
Jackson Light (7-11) placed 6th and scored 6.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Michael Conner (Paducah Tilgham) 2-2 won by major decision over Jackson Light (Beech High School) 7-11 (MD 16-4) Cons. Round 1 – Jackson Light (Beech High School) 7-11 won by fall over David Fendlay (Rockvale) 0-3 (Fall 3:50) Cons. Semi – Ross Griffin (Oakland High) 11-7 won by fall over Jackson Light (Beech High School) 7-11 (Fall 2:22) 5th Place Match – Michael Conner (Paducah Tilgham) 2-2 won by fall over Jackson Light (Beech High School) 7-11 (Fall 1:25)

Varsity 152
Mason Smith (12-1) placed 1st and scored 23.5 team points.

Quarterfinal – Mason Smith (Beech High School) 12-1 won by fall over Garrett Cole (Rockvale) 1-2 (Fall 2:33) Semifinal – Mason Smith (Beech High School) 12-1 won by tech fall over Evan Harris (Oakland High) 12-8 (TF-1.5 4:36 (19-4)) 1st Place Match – Mason Smith (Beech High School) 12-1 won by decision over David Conner (Paducah Tilgham) 2-1 (Dec 5-4)

Varsity 170
Donovan Rich (15-8) placed 3rd and scored 18.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Donovan Rich (Beech High School) 15-8 won by fall over Jeremy Poe (Arlington) 8-11 (Fall 2:00) Semifinal – Anthony Gomez (Blackman) 31-5 won by fall over Donovan Rich (Beech High School) 15-8 (Fall 1:31) Cons. Semi – Donovan Rich (Beech High School) 15-8 won by fall over Peter Krivacka (Brentwood High School) 7-6 (Fall 2:28) 3rd Place Match – Donovan Rich (Beech High School) 15-8 won by fall over Charlie Carson (Oakland High) 8-7 (Fall 3:35)

Varsity 220
Kaden White (16-9) placed 4th and scored 10.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Kaden White (Beech High School) 16-9 won by decision over Noah Dixon (Brentwood High School) 18-14 (Dec 3-1) Semifinal – Kameron Bingham (Oakland High) 16-1 won by fall over Kaden White (Beech High School) 16-9 (Fall 2:51) Cons. Semi – Kaden White (Beech High School) 16-9 won by decision over Byron Mabry (Wilson Central High School) 3-8 (Dec 7-0) 3rd Place Match – Elliott Grinder (Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet) 11-3 won by fall over Kaden White (Beech High School) 16-9 (Fall 1:39)

Varsity 285
William Kalamen (7-15) placed 5th and scored 7.0 team points.

Quarterfinal – Graham Keating (Oakland High) 7-4 won by fall over William Kalamen (Beech High School) 7-15 (Fall 0:52) Cons. Round 1 – William Kalamen (Beech High School) 7-15 received a bye () (Bye) Cons. Semi – jesse Richardson (Wilson Central High School) 25-1 won by fall over William Kalamen (Beech High School) 7-15 (Fall 0:38) 5th Place Match – William Kalamen (Beech High School) 7-15 received a bye () (Bye)

JV 113-120
Brody Robinson (9-3) placed 1st.

Quarterfinal – Brody Robinson (Beech High School) 9-3 received a bye () (Bye) Semifinal – Brody Robinson (Beech High School) 9-3 won by fall over Christopher Basham (Brentwood High School) 2-10 (Fall 2:36) 1st Place Match – Brody Robinson (Beech High School) 9-3 won by fall over Jason Donnelly (Rockvale) 2-1 (Fall 2:00)

JV 113-120
Cameron Cain (4-4) placed 4th.

Quarterfinal – Cameron Cain (Beech High School) 4-4 received a bye () (Bye) Semifinal – Jason Donnelly (Rockvale) 2-1 won by fall over Cameron Cain (Beech High School) 4-4 (Fall 0:56) Cons. Semi – Cameron Cain (Beech High School) 4-4 won by fall over Zachery Andrade (Rockvale) 0-3 (Fall 0:11) 3rd Place Match – Nima Ezzad (Brentwood High School) 8-8 won by fall over Cameron Cain (Beech High School) 4-4 (Fall 1:50)

JV 126
Rem Corkin (3-2) placed 3rd.

Round 1 – Rem Corkin (Beech High School) 3-2 won by fall over Nathan Hodge (Rockvale) 0-3 (Fall 0:47) Round 2 – Adin Heathcott (Blackman) 9-8 won by fall over Rem Corkin (Beech High School) 3-2 (Fall 0:53) Round 3 – Zade Gawrys (Brentwood High School) 5-4 won by fall over Rem Corkin (Beech High School) 3-2 (Fall 1:21)

JV 132
Daniel Hammond (5-4) placed 3rd.

Quarterfinal – Daniel Hammond (Beech High School) 5-4 received a bye () (Bye) Semifinal – Hugo Sanchez (Blackman) 4-3 won by decision over Daniel Hammond (Beech High School) 5-4 (Dec 10-4) Cons. Semi – Daniel Hammond (Beech High School) 5-4 won by fall over Tivon Panyavong (Oakland High) 2-7 (Fall 4:38) 3rd Place Match – Daniel Hammond (Beech High School) 5-4 won by major decision over Julian Clarke (Blackman) 4-4 (MD 10-1)

JV 138
Balie Cauley (6-11) placed 4th.

Quarterfinal – Tate Meyers (Wilson Central High School) 8-6 won by decision over Balie Cauley (Beech High School) 6-11 (Dec 9-8) Cons. Round 1 – Balie Cauley (Beech High School) 6-11 received a bye () (Bye) Cons. Semi – Balie Cauley (Beech High School) 6-11 won by fall over Marten Boltz (Rockvale) 1-3 (Fall 1:58) 3rd Place Match – Owen Stengel (Brentwood High School) 3-1 won by decision over Balie Cauley (Beech High School) 6-11 (Dec 8-1)

JV 138 B
Joseph Linn (3-3) placed 2nd.

Round 1 – Joseph Linn (Beech High School) 3-3 won by fall over Kendra Johnston (Paducah Tilgham) 0-4 (Fall 1:11) Round 2 – Gavin Turner (Blackman) 5-5 won in sudden victory – 1 over Joseph Linn (Beech High School) 3-3 (SV-1 7-5) Round 3 – Lance Nguyen (Brentwood High School) 7-2 won by tech fall over Joseph Linn (Beech High School) 3-3 (TF-1.5 3:53 (15-0)) Round 5 – Joseph Linn (Beech High School) 3-3 won by fall over Jackson Greenway (Blackman) 4-6 (Fall 4:01)

JV 145
Clay Jolly (1-9) placed 6th.

Quarterfinal – Wyatt Gibbs (Brentwood High School) 7-13 won by fall over Clay Jolly (Beech High School) 1-9 (Fall 0:48) Cons. Round 1 – Clay Jolly (Beech High School) 1-9 won by decision over David Claudio (Paducah Tilgham) 0-3 (Dec 10-9) Cons. Semi – Jacob Gibb (Wilson Central High School) 3-1 won by fall over Clay Jolly (Beech High School) 1-9 (Fall 0:55) 5th Place Match – Brayden Asadoorian (Arlington) 3-4 won by fall over Clay Jolly (Beech High School) 1-9 (Fall 1:41)

JV 160
Tyler McDaniel (5-14) placed 6th.

Quarterfinal – Hunter Meade (Brentwood High School) 6-5 won by fall over Tyler McDaniel (Beech High School) 5-14 (Fall 2:38) Cons. Round 1 – Tyler McDaniel (Beech High School) 5-14 received a bye () (Bye) Cons. Semi – Jayson Lowe (Brentwood High School) 10-6 won by fall over Tyler McDaniel (Beech High School) 5-14 (Fall 1:22) 5th Place Match – Deandre Johnson (Oakland High) 1-2 won by decision over Tyler McDaniel (Beech High School) 5-14 (Dec 3-0)

Wrestling beat HHS 54-24

Posted by Beech High School at Jan 10, 2020 10:15AM PST
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Hendersonville @ Beech Senior on 01/09/2020.

Beech Senior (BESE) 54.0 Hendersonville (HEND) 24.0 195: Brandt Martinez (HEND) over (BESE) (For.) 220: Kaden White (BESE) over (HEND) (For.) 285: William Kalamen (BESE) over (HEND) (For.) 106: Blake Palmer (BESE) over Josh Henshaw (HEND) (TF 18-3 0:00) 113: Coen Myers (BESE) over Ashton Dy (HEND) (Dec 8-2) 120: William Griggs (BESE) over Ronin Cleary (HEND) (Fall 0:00) 126: Trey Bates (BESE) over ryan carrigan (HEND) (Fall 0:00) 132: Paul Waddy (BESE) over Hayden Long (HEND) (Fall 0:00) 138: Blake Dolan (BESE) over Phoenix Marten (HEND) (TF 16-0 0:00) 145: Justin Mumaw (HEND) over Jackson Light (BESE) (Fall 0:00) 152: Mason Smith (BESE) over Landon Barton (HEND) (Fall 0:00) 160: Jonathan Espinoza (HEND) over Preston Clark (BESE) (Fall 0:00) 170: Donovan Rich (BESE) over James Bundy (HEND) (TF 17-2 0:00) 182: Stevie Mack (HEND) over (BESE) (For.)

Girls BKB beat Oakland 50-41

Posted by Beech High School at Jan 4, 2020 8:23AM PST
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Story by Zach Womble

HENDERSONVILLE – Friday night marked the first game back on the hardwood for both Beech and Oakland following the New Year’s Day holiday.

With both teams anxious to get off to a hot start to the second half of the season, it was the home standing Lady Bucs who came out victorious, 50-41.

Senior guard Deshiya Hoosier paced the Lady Bucs with 21 points, which included 10 points from the free throw line.

Oakland’s Nicole Eqeruoh led her team with 12 points.

Neither team could find much rhythm in the first half as the two Class AAA schools battled back-and-forth for the majority of the first 16 minutes.

Beech clung to a 20-16 lead at the break thanks in large part to four 3-pointers while Oakland dominated the paint with eight first half points at the rim and three offensive rebounds.

“I think anytime you go on a break and come back you can get in the habit of not playing your best basketball,” Beech head coach Kristi Utley said. “I just think we didn’t do the little things tonight and that will be up to us to get back in the gym and work on those things.”

Oakland continued to dominate the glass and painted scoring area in the second half but could never string together enough stops or scoring opportunities to get over the hump.

“I think the biggest thing tonight for us was our first half performance,” Oakland head coach Shelbi Campbell said. “We settled for shots, we didn’t attack the rim, and we turned the ball over. We were very timid and I think it had something to do with how good they (Beech) were. I thought in the second half we did a much better job of attacking the rim. If we make the five free throws we miss it could be a different game.”

Oakland secured three more offensive rebounds in the second half and added 14 more paint points but the Lady Bucs always had an answer to any run the Lady Patriots went on.

“That is the first time all season we have really had the problem where the other team had that kind of success in the paint,” Utley said. “Again, that is something we will get better at in practice. I thought our guards did a good job of containing but once they got in the post they were going to score so we have to do a better job at stopping them.”

The loss drops Oakland to 8-6 according to CoachT. The Lady Patriots will open district play on Tuesday on the road at Stewarts Creek.

“They (Stewarts Creek, 9-3) are a great team and so it was good for us to come out here tonight and play good competition before district play begins. I’m excited because I thought we finished the game well and that should give us confidence going into district play.”

Friday night’s game also marked the first time senior JC Swafford saw meaningful minutes following knee surgery this past summer.

“It was good to see here get out there,” Utley added. “She is an extremely hard worker and we hope the best for her. I know her teammates were happy for her.”

Beech (12-1) is back in action Tuesday, Jan. 7 against Gallatin High School (13-2) at home.

Box Score
Beech (50): Deshiya Hoosier 21, Mia Dean 9, Bri Ellis 9, Laci Walmer 5, Riley Long 3, Natasia Jones 2, JC Swafford 1.

Oakland (41): Nicole Eqeruoh 12, Nikiah Chesterfield 8, Beth Nelson 7, Claira McGowan 4, Destiny Newman 4, Miyah Sutton 4, Terianna Covington 2.

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The Bucs have reached the fianls tonight by beating South Warren HS (8-4) from Bowling Green KY by a score of 65-57 in the first round on Friday.. Kaleb Powell had 18, Jyquale Matthews had 15 and Kristian Shaw added 12 in the win.

In a second game yesterday, the Bucs beat West Creek 72-61 to reach the finals at 6pm tonight at Graves County (KY) HS. Shaw had 17, Matthews had 16, Drew Paige had 12 and Powell added 11 in the win.

The Bucs will play Marion HS from Illinois in the title game.

Bucs roll into Tourney Finals

Posted by John Decker at Dec 20, 2019 8:33PM PST
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Bucs roll over Mustangs by John Decker

Hendersonville – When Andrew Paige slammed out an alley-oop pass from Caleb Powell to make it 4-0 Beech it appeared that the Bucs might just run away with this game. But Paige picked up his second foul just a minute later and the game changed.
Each team swapped baskets most of the first quarter which ended with Muhlenberg in front 18-15. Beech scored just 4 points over the first 5 minutes of the second quarter and fell behind 26-19. A furious rally helped the Bucs tie the game at 30 at half time. Beech coach Kip Brown said, “it really hurt having to sit Drew Paige all but two minutes of the first half. He got off to a great start. We were down 7 and really started to play our game toward the end of the half.”
Paige sat all but 2 minutes of the first half. Luke Fleming, Powell, Christian Shaw and Jyquale Matthews all did a great job of attacking the basket in the half, offsetting Muhlenberg’s point guard, Trey Lovell who had 20 points. Lovell, just a sophomore, single handedly kept the Mustangs in the game.
The Bucs opened the second half just like they finished it… on fire. Beech outscored the Mustangs 22-12 as Braden Brinkley hit two big three point baskets to end the third quarter
Tempers flared as Muhlenberg coach, Kyle Eades, was tossed after his second technical foul. The game was physical and neither team would back down from the other. It was a very intense and competitive game from start to finish. Powell finished with 21 points, eleven of those were on free throws (11-12).
“We have a poised group, even though we are young nothing seems to get to them. They are resielent, so I am having some fun coaching these guys. Luke was great tonight, he makes so many plays that don’t go on the stat sheet, he scoring more for us. He’s like a silent assassin. Everybody played well, just a great team effort tonight.”
The Bucs will take on 9AAA rival Station Camp in the title game tomorrow evening at 7pm while the Mustangs will play Vestavia Hills at 4pm in the 3rd place game.

Beech girls ran away from Cane Ridge opening a 29-4 halftime lead and coasting to a 58-19 win and a rematch with Brentwood Academy who beat Knox Central 69-25. The Lady Bucs lost 67-60 in Franklin two weeks ago. The girls championship game will be at 5:30pm