MURFREESBORO — Offense and second-half comebacks were abundant in the Basketball Coaches Association of Tennessee (BCAT) East-West All-Star games held Saturday at Blackman High School.
The girls game saw 162 points scored as the West defeated the East 87-75, while the two boys teams combined for 193 points as the East knocked off the West 100-93.
Five players reached double figures for the East squad as Station Camp’s Yalen Reed netted 16 points, Blackman’s Cedriontis Wilson added 12 and Creek Wood’s Ross Cummings scored 11.
The East scored 58 second-half points after trailing 55-42 at halftime.
Fayetteville’s Nick Hopkins scored nine points for the East while Cane Ridge’s Kyree Elder added six. White County’s Cade Crossland scored four and Rossview’s Brad Allen netted two.
Arlington’s Nathan Hoover led all scorers with 17 points for the West squad.
The East squad was coached by Oakland’s Troy Bond and Clay County’s Rob Edwards.
The West girls scored 54 second-half points after the East had led 44-33.
Pickett County’s Jayna Ferrell led the East squad with 16 points while Community’s Sarah Pierce added 15 and Rossview’s Haylee Croom tossed in 10. Blackman’s Jazz Bond scored eight for the East while Livingston Academy’s Keeli Lamb netted five.
DeKalb County’s Ashli Chew and Greenbrier’s Kaya Jarell scored four each for the East and Rossview’s Mickey Head netted two.
Midway’s Brandi Beasley led the West with 16 points.
The East squad was coached by Pickett County’s Brent Smith, Smith County’s Scott Moore and Rossview’s Justin Woods.