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CMS boys’ basketball team wins championship, has perfect season

Campbellsville Middle School boys’ eighth-grade basketball team ended its season on Thursday, Jan. 26, with a championship win and a perfect season.

 

The team defeated Taylor County Middle School to take home the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference championship.

 

With the win, the team has now completed an undefeated season.

 

Final score was 52-50, in overtime.

 

Eighth-grader John Orberson led his team with 21 points.

 

Kameron Smith had 12 points, Arren Hash added 10, Tristin Faulkner had eight points and Saevon Buckner added one to the scoreboard.

 

CMS defeated Casey County in the first round and Metcalfe County in the second.

 

The CMS eighth-grade team ends its season with a 21-0 record, with 13 of the season's games being away.

 

The team is one of few in school history to have a perfect season record.

 

In addition to winning the championship trophy, head coach Lynn Kearney – whose birthday was Thursday night – received the CKMSAC Coach of the Year award for his leadership and dedication to the CMS team.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner and his teammates hold the CKMSAC tournament championship trophy high.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner and his teammates hold the CKMSAC tournament championship trophy high.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kenzi Forbis cheers for the Eagles.

CMS eighth-grader Kenzi Forbis cheers for the Eagles.

 

CMS eighth-grader Carly Adams cheers for the Eagles.

CMS eighth-grader Carly Adams cheers for the Eagles.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner plays defense.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner plays defense.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson shoots the ball.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson shoots the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson drives the ball to the basket.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson drives the ball to the basket.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith blocks a Taylor County defender.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith blocks a Taylor County defender.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson shoots the ball.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson shoots the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith runs to the basket.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith runs to the basket.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith runs for the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith runs for the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith shoots the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith 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 Kenzi Forbis, at left, and seventh-grader Kaylyn Smith cheer for their team.

CMS eighth-grader Kenzi Forbis, at left, and seventh-grader Kaylyn Smith cheer for their team.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner shoots the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner shoots the ball.

 

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

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

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson drives the ball.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson drives the ball.

 

CMS seventh-grader Logan Phillips holds a sign for eighth-grade player John Orberson.

CMS seventh-grader Logan Phillips holds a sign for eighth-grade player John Orberson.

 

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley plays defense.

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley plays defense.

 

CMS eighth-graders Blase Wheatley, at left, and Tristin Faulkner play defense.

CMS eighth-graders Blase Wheatley, at left, and Tristin Faulkner play defense.

 

CMS eighth-grader Arren Hash looks to pass.

CMS eighth-grader Arren Hash looks to pass.

 

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley passes.

CMS eighth-grader Blase Wheatley passes.

 

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner plays defense.

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner plays defense.

 

CMS seventh-grader Alexis Thomas laughs with her fellow cheerleaders.

CMS seventh-grader Alexis Thomas laughs with her fellow cheerleaders.

 

From left, CMS eighth-graders Tristin Faulkner, John Orberson and Kameron Smith get set to play defense.

From left, CMS eighth-graders Tristin Faulkner, John Orberson and Kameron Smith get set to play defense.

 

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner looks for a teammate.

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner looks for a teammate.

 

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney watches as his players take the lead.

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney watches as his players take the lead.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith fights for the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith fights for the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith calls a play.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith calls a play.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner passes.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner passes.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson dribbles around a Taylor County defender.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson dribbles around a Taylor County defender.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith calls for the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith calls for the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner shoots the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner shoots the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith plays defense.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith plays defense.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson jumps for the ball as the overtime period begins.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson jumps for the ball as the overtime period begins.

 

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner eyes the ball.

CMS eighth-grader Saevon Buckner eyes the ball.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson takes a breath before shooting free throws.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson takes a breath before shooting free throws.

 

CMs eighth-graders Kameron Smith, at left, and Tristin Faulkner begin to celebrate their win with teammate Arren Hash, in back.

CMs eighth-graders Kameron Smith, at left, and Tristin Faulkner begin to celebrate their win with teammate Arren Hash, in back.

 

From left, CMS eighth-graders John Orberson, Tristin Faulkner and Kameron Smith play defense.

From left, CMS eighth-graders John Orberson, Tristin Faulkner and Kameron Smith play defense.

 

CMS eighth-graders Kameron Smith, at left, and John Orberson watch as the overtime period expires.

CMS eighth-graders Kameron Smith, at left, and John Orberson watch as the overtime period expires.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson is excited as his team wins the championship.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson is excited as his team wins the championship.

 

CMS eighth-graders celebrate their win.

CMS eighth-graders celebrate their win.

 

CMS eighth-graders celebrate their win.

CMS eighth-graders celebrate their win.

 

After the game, CMS and TCMS players gather to pray together.

After the game, CMS and TCMS players gather to pray together.

 

CMS boys’ eighth-grade basketball players won the CKMSAC tournament championship on Thursday, Jan. 26. From left, front, are sixth-grader Chase Hord, eighth-graders Saevon Buckner and Jastyn Shively and sixth-grader Deondre Weathers. Back, eighth-grader Alex Lofton, sixth-grader Keondre Weathers and eighth-graders Kameron Smith, John Orberson, Arren Hash, Tristin Faulkner, Blase Wheatley and Reggie Thomas.

CMS boys’ eighth-grade basketball players won the CKMSAC tournament championship on Thursday, Jan. 26. From left, front, are sixth-grader Chase Hord, eighth-graders Saevon Buckner and Jastyn Shively and sixth-grader Deondre Weathers. Back, eighth-grader Alex Lofton, sixth-grader Keondre Weathers and eighth-graders Kameron Smith, John Orberson, Arren Hash, Tristin Faulkner, Blase Wheatley and Reggie Thomas.

 

CMS eighth-graders, from left, Kameron Smith, John Orberson, Arren Hash and Tristin Faulkner hold their championship trophy.

CMS eighth-graders, from left, Kameron Smith, John Orberson, Arren Hash and Tristin Faulkner hold their championship trophy.

 

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney receives balloons from his players in honor of his birthday, which was the same day as the championship game.

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney receives balloons from his players in honor of his birthday, which was the same day as the championship game.

 

CMS boys’ basketball players surround coach Lynn Kearney after he is named CKMSAC Coach of the Year.

CMS boys’ basketball players surround coach Lynn Kearney after he is named CKMSAC Coach of the Year.

 

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson hugs Campbellsville High School junior Ethan Lay after the game. At right is Orberson’s sister, Becca.

CMS eighth-grader John Orberson hugs Campbellsville High School junior Ethan Lay after the game. At right is Orberson’s sister, Becca.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner greets his family after the game.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner greets his family after the game.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith cuts down part of the net.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith cuts down part of the net.

 

CMS eighth-grader Arren Hash cuts down part of the net.

CMS eighth-grader Arren Hash cuts down part of the net.

 

CMS sixth-grader Chase Hord cuts down part of the net.

CMS sixth-grader Chase Hord cuts down part of the net.

 

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney cuts down part of the net.

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney cuts down part of the net.

 

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney throws the net after cutting it down.

CMS boys’ basketball coach Lynn Kearney throws the net after cutting it down.

 

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner wears the basketball net.

CMS eighth-grader Tristin Faulkner wears the basketball net.

 

CMS boys’ eighth-grade basketball players won the CKMSAC tournament championship on Thursday, Jan. 26. From left, front, are eighth-grader Deondre Weathers, sixth-grader Chase Hord, eighth-graders Alex Lofton and Jastyn Shively, second-graders Lanigan Price and Rajon Taylor and eighth-grader Carly Adams. Back, coach Lynn Kearney, eighth-graders Arren Hash, Kameron Smith, Blase Wheatley, John Orberson, Saevon Buckner, Tristin Faulkner and Reggie Thomas, sixth-grader Keondre Weathers and coach Joseph “Bug” Taylor.

CMS boys’ eighth-grade basketball players won the CKMSAC tournament championship on Thursday, Jan. 26. From left, front, are eighth-grader Deondre Weathers, sixth-grader Chase Hord, eighth-graders Alex Lofton and Jastyn Shively, second-graders Lanigan Price and Rajon Taylor and eighth-grader Carly Adams. Back, coach Lynn Kearney, eighth-graders Arren Hash, Kameron Smith, Blase Wheatley, John Orberson, Saevon Buckner, Tristin Faulkner and Reggie Thomas, sixth-grader Keondre Weathers and coach Joseph “Bug” Taylor.

 

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith poses for a photo with his sister, seventh-grader Kaylyn Smith, and the poster made for him.

CMS eighth-grader Kameron Smith poses for a photo with his sister, seventh-grader Kaylyn Smith, and the poster made for him.

 

From left, CMS eighth-graders Blase Wheatley, Reggie Thomas, Alex Lofton, Kameron Smith, Tristin Faulkner, John Orberson and Arren Hash pose for a photo.

From left, CMS eighth-graders Blase Wheatley, Reggie Thomas, Alex Lofton, Kameron Smith, Tristin Faulkner, John Orberson and Arren Hash pose for a photo.





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