February 23, 2014

Middle school roundup: Lions sweep tourneys as season concludes

Christian Heritage’s middle school basketball teams swept the boys and girls championships at this past week’s Independent School Conference tournament at St. Jude School in Chattanooga.

The Lions finished a 13-1 season with a 58-54 victory against Tennessee’s Lookout Valley in Thursday’s title game, which followed a 53-48 victory over Chattanooga Christian in Tuesday’s semifinals.

In the semifinals, Christian Koneman led the Lions’ scoring with 18 points, while Nashir Love Porter added 15, Brett Delozier had nine and Spencer Page chipped in six. In the title game, Porter’s 20-point effort led the way, with Page adding 10 and Luke Moseley finishing with six.

Porter was named tournament MVP, while Koneman, Moseley and Cade Vice also earned All-ISC honors.

The Lady Lions also finished the season 13-1, winning 30-24 against Tennessee’s Collegedale Adventist in Thursday’s championship after beating Chattanooga’s Boyd-Buchanan 34-29 in Tuesday’s semifinals.

In the semifinals, Meghan Schneller’s 10-point performance paced the Lady Lions to victory, while Kelsey Schneller added eight and Erin Callaway had seven. In the title game, Sierra Dixon led the way with 10 points and Meghan Schneller finished with six.

Kelsey Schneller was named tournament MVP, while Olivia Idom, Meghan Schneller and Abby Souther also earned All-ISC honors.

Area middle school results are published on Mondays and Thursdays in The Daily Citizen. Coaches should send information to sports@daltoncitizen.com with the final score, outstanding performers, team’s overall and league win-loss record (if applicable) and date and location of the competition included in the report. Events that take place on Monday and Tuesday must be received by noon Wednesday for publication; events that take place on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday must be received by noon Sunday for publication. Events reported after the deadline or without complete information may not be published.

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