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CMS eighth-grade basketball team advances to CKMSAC tournament championship

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ eighth-grade basketball team remains perfect this season and will take on Taylor County on Thursday, Jan. 26, for the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference tournament championship.

 

On Friday, Jan. 20, the CMS seventh- and eighth-grade teams played Casey County in the first round.

 

CMS seventh-graders fought hard, but couldn’t come up a win.

 

CMS eighth-graders won their game by a score of 47-30.

 

Eighth-grader John Orberson had 10 points and classmate Kameron Smith had nine.

 

CMS crushed Metcalfe County in the second round on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

 

Final score was 52-24.

 

Eighth-grader John Orberson led his team with 25 points. Classmate Arren Hash had 12 points.

 

In the final round of the CKMSAC tournament, CMS will take on Taylor County’s eighth-grade team, with the game beginning at 7 p.m. at the CHS gym.

 

In addition to CMS, the CKMSAC includes Adair, Casey, Green, Hart, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor county middle schools.

 

CMS and Green, Hart and Taylor counties play in the north division, and Casey, Russell, Metcalfe and Adair counties play in the south division.

 

The CMS eighth-grade squad – which went undefeated this regular season – is the top seed in its division.

 

Lynn Kearney coaches the CMS sixth- and eighth-grade teams. Joseph Taylor is the seventh-grade coach.

 

For more information about the CKMSAC tournaments, contact Kearney at (270) 465-4561.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner runs around a Metcalfe County defender.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner runs around a Metcalfe County defender.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner tries to block a pass.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner tries to block a pass.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith passes the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith passes the ball.

 

CMS eighth-graders, from left, Reggie Thomas, Tristin Faulkner and Blase Wheatley battle for the ball.

CMS eighth-graders, from left, Reggie Thomas, Tristin Faulkner and Blase Wheatley battle for the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Arren Hash sets up a play.

CMS eighth-grader Arren Hash sets up a play.

 

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner passes the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner passes the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner passes.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner passes.

 

CMS eighth-graders Kameron Smith, at left, and Saevon Buckner jump to block a pass.

CMS eighth-graders Kameron Smith, at left, and Saevon Buckner jump to block a pass.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson shoots the ball.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson shoots the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner plays defense.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner plays defense.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith looks for a teammate.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith looks for a teammate.

 

CMS eighth-grader Reggie Thomas passes.

CMS eighth-grader Reggie Thomas passes.

 

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley shoots the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley shoots the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner looks for a rebound.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner looks for a rebound.

 

CMS eighth-graders Tristin Faulkner, at left, and Kameron Smith put pressure on a Metcalfe County defender.

CMS eighth-graders Tristin Faulkner, at left, and Kameron Smith put pressure on a Metcalfe County defender.

 

CMS eighth-grader Reggie Thomas jumps to block a pass.

CMS eighth-grader Reggie Thomas jumps to block a pass.

 

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley dribbles to the basket.

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley dribbles to the basket.

 

From left, CMS eighth-grader Jastyn Shively and sixth-graders Keondre Weathers, Chase Hord and Deondre Weathers play defense.

From left, CMS eighth-grader Jastyn Shively and sixth-graders Keondre Weathers, Chase Hord and Deondre Weathers play defense.

 

CMS eighth-grader Alex Lofton protects the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Alex Lofton protects the ball.





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