Tigers kick off hoops season

Fayetteville High School’s Tigers, minus several players still on the gridiron with the football team, kicked off its hoops season with the Hall of Champions game and road trip match-ups against Harriman, Richland and Summertown.

The Tigers visited Marshall County on Thursday, Nov. 19, and dropped a match-up with the Tigers from Lewisburg, 36-75. On the following weekend, FHS took on Harriman at Richland School, falling 53-61, then faced off against Richland, dropping a 38-74 game to the Raiders.

On Monday of Thanksgiving week, FHS traveled to Summertown for an afternoon match-up, falling 51-70.

By the numbers:

Tigers vs. Marshall County

Scoring by Quarters: FHS, 14, 9, 7, 6 (final, 36); MCHS, 12, 21, 25, 17 (final, 75).

Scoring: Marquese Nance, 18; Brayden Hockett, 8; Camaurionn Taylor, 3; Tyeus Layne, 3; Teondre Love, 2; Wyatt Groce, 2.

3-Pointers: Nance, 3; Taylor, Hockett and Layne, 1 each.

Free Throws: FHS, 2 of 4; MCHS, 6 of 8.

Tigers vs. Harriman

Scoring by Quarters: FHS, 12, 17, 4, 20 (final, 53); Harriman, 12, 10, 22, 17 (final, 61)12 of 19.

Scoring: Hockett, 22; Taylor, 13; Bryson Casey, 8; Nance, 6; Groce, 4.

3-Pointers: Hockett, 4; Taylor, Casey and Groce, 2 each.

Free Throws: FHS, 3 of 5; Harriman, 12 of 19.

Tigers vs. Richland

Scoring by Quarters: FHS, 5, 16, 8, 9 (final, 38); Richland, 20, 25, 25, 4 (final, 74).

Scoring: Hockett, 19; Nance, 11; Layne 3; Love, 3; Josh Litaker, 2.

3-Pointers: Hockett, 4; Nance, Layne and Love, 1 each.

Free Throws: FHS, 3 of 6; Richland, 13 of 21.

Tigers vs. Summertown

Scoring by Quarters: FHS, 12, 18, 13, 8 (final, 51); Summertown, 18, 17, 17, 18 (final, 70).

Scoring: Hockett, 13; Taylor, 8; Nance, 8; Casey, 8; Layne, 7; Love, 4; Amariyea Kelso, 2; Groce, 1.

3-Pointers: Taylor, Hockett, Nance and Casey, 2 each; Layne and Love, 1 each.

Free Throws: FHS, 7 of 11; Summertown, 12 of 19.

Next: The Tigers were to host Giles County on Monday and Columbia Academy on Tuesday and visit Culleoka on Friday.