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Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Shelbyville Central Athletics

Eaglettes knock off South Carolina's best (12/18/14)
With the Christmas holiday approaching, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes are having a little fun in the sun on the beach. The Eaglettes are playing in the Crescom Bank Holiday Invitational basketball tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina...
Eaglettes blast Lebanon (12/16/14)
A balanced scoring attack and a great performance on the defensive end of the court led Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes to a 72-31 victory over visiting Lebanon on Monday night. Four players finished in double digits for the Eaglettes with two more just a point shy of double figures in scoring...
Third quarter blues down Eagles (12/16/14)
A meltdown in the third quarter was more than Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles could overcome in a 69-55 loss to Lebanon on Monday night. After a close game in the first half, the Eagles (5-8) were outscored 20-7 in the third stanza. "Once again we just lost our mental focus when things got a little tough and that third quarter really hurt us," Central coach Stan Eggleston said...
Eaglettes dominate Marshall Co. in non-district tilt (12/14/14)
LEWISBURG -- In a dominate performance on both in all phases of the game, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes rolled past host Marshall County 57-14 on Friday night. The Eaglettes (5-5) scored double digit points in each of the four quarters while Shelbyville Central's defense only allowed Marshall County to score four points after the first quarter, including only one point in the second half which came in the closing seconds...
'Disappointing effort' dooms Eagles at Marshall Co. (12/14/14)
LEWSIBURG -- In what coach Stan Eggleston called a "dissippointing effort" Shelbyville Central fell 59-53 on the road at Marshall County on Friday night. The loss was disappointing in a number of ways. Shelbyville claimed a 62-61 victory over the Tigers in the first matchup earlier in the season and the Eagles entered the game winning four of their last five games...
Early lead boosts Eagles to victory (12/10/14)
Shelbyville Central took an early lead and never looked back in a 69-58 victory at Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA matchup Tuesday night. "This was a nice district win on the road and I thought our guys played some good basketball. We got off to a nice start and really did a good job in the third quarter and fourth closing the game out," Central coach Stan Eggleston said...
Eaglettes falter down the stretch (12/10/14)
After leading most of the game, a few turnovers and missed shots down the stretch proved costly for Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes in a 49-48 loss at Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday night. Lawrence County took the lead with around 1:30 left to play, but the Golden Eaglettes had three shots at the basket at the end that just wouldn't fall...
SHELBYVILLE ALL-DISTRICT (12/09/14)
Eagles fly by 'Cats with strong second half (12/07/14)
Following a tightly-contested first half, Shelbyville Central senior Devonta Leslie broke the game open following a made basket on an intentional foul with 5:44 left in the third quarter. The five-point swing was good enough to allow Shelbyville to coast to the 69-51 win over Tullahoma...
Offense a struggle for Eaglettes vs. Tullahoma (12/07/14)
It just wasn't a good night for the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes. The Tullahoma Lady Wildcats disrupted the Eaglettes on the offensive end of the floor, forced turnovers, and created mismatches in the paint all night long as Tullahoma was able to claim a 61-39 district win over their arch-rivals...
Allison sparks Eaglette win (12/03/14)
COLUMBIA -- In their best outing of the young season, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes opened District 8-AAA play with an impressive 60-49 win over Columbia Central on the road Tuesday. "I thought we played well and did a tremendous job on defense. We did a good job of picking up our level of intensity with this being our first district game and to get this win on the road is a good start to the week," Eaglette coach Kevin Thomas said...
Buzzer beater misses (12/03/14)
COLUMBIA -- Shelbyville Central had a good shot at the buzzer but it just wouldn't fall in the Golden Eagles' 56-55 loss at Columbia Central in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night. Trailing by one, the Eagles got a lob to senior Devonta Leslie but he couldn't convert the basket...
Eaglette softball star chooses Belmont (11/30/14)
It didn't take long for Shelbyville Central senior softball standout Baylee Cook to decide where she would like to go to college and continue her softball career. Cook recently signed a letter of intent to continue her education and play softball at Belmont University. She made a commitment her sophomore year...
Early lead fades as Eagles fall (11/27/14)
Shelbyville Central blew a first-half lead in a 70-47 loss to visiting Smyrna on Tuesday night. The Eagles struggled on the defensive end of the court and had a poor shooting night on offense as well. "After playing decent in the first half I knew we had to come out in the third quarter and play just as well in the second," Central coach Stan Eggleston said. "We just fell apart in the second half and there's not an excuse for that."...
Eaglettes stumble vs. undefeated Smyrna (11/27/14)
A lack of defense and poor performance at the charity stripe were the main causes in Shelbyville Central's 78-57 loss to visiting undefeated Smyrna on Tuesday night. Shelbyville Central's defense gave up 20 points or more in three of the four quarters played, then the Eaglettes matched that effort at the foul line only connecting on 8-of-25 attempts...
Top-ranked Hillsboro ends Eagles' playoff run (11/23/14)
Second-seed Shelbyville Central's magical season came to a halt after a 42-9 loss at undefeated top-seed Hillsboro in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs on Friday night. "We knew coming into this game that a lot of things would have to go our way. We knew we would have to make some plays and get some bounces to our way and it just wasn't meant to be," Central coach Jason Hardy said...
Eagles enter final eight vs. powerhouse Burros (11/21/14)
Then there were eight. That's how many teams are left in TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs. Shelbyville Central is one of those eight and the second-seed Golden Eagles will be looking to make history when they travel to undefeated and top-seed Hillsboro in the third-round (quarterfinals) on Friday night...
Leslie shines but Eagles fall again (11/21/14)
Shelbyville Central blew a 14-point halftime lead on the way to a 70-67 loss in a matchup against Stewarts Creek at home on Thursday night. "We've just got to do a better job of finishing games," Central coach Stan Eggleston said. "We played the best we've played all season in the first half but we just didn't finish. Looked like we just ran out of gas late."...
Turnovers plague Eaglettes in loss (11/21/14)
Turnovers hampered Shelbyville Central the entire game in a 63-56 loss to visiting Stewarts Creek on Thursday evening. The Eaglettes (3-2) committed 23 turnovers with a number of those in the final three minutes. "You can't make that many turnovers and expect to win the game," Central coach Kevin Thomas said...
Balance nets Eaglettes win (11/19/14)
LEBANON -- A balanced scoring attack led Shelbyville Central to a 61-43 win over Lebanon on the road Tuesday night. The Eaglettes (3-1) took control early and never looked back, posting leads of 18-7 at the close of the first quarter and 34-17 at halftime...
Fouls are problem for Eagles (11/19/14)
Early foul trouble hurt the Golden Eagles in a 69-61 loss at Lebanon on Tuesday night. Shelbyville Central senior Devonta Leslie had some tough luck, got into foul trouble early and eventually fouled out. He finished with three points on the night...
Eagles scrap out 1st win of season (11/18/14)
That first win of the season is most often the hardest and that was the case for the Golden Eagles on Monday night. Shelbyville Central claimed its first win of the season after holding off scrappy Marshall County 62-61 in a matchup that went down to the wire...
Eaglettes bury Marshall Co. with explosive 2nd half (11/18/14)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes used and explosive offensive backed by an aggressive defense to roll past visiting Marshall County in a non-district matchup on Monday night. After playing to a 15-15 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Eaglettes (2-1) out-scored Marshall County 65-15 over the final three periods, while Shelbyville's defense only allowed five points in the second half...
THIRD-ROUND BOUND; Eagles reach state quarterfinals for 1st time in 19 years (11/16/14)
For the first time in 19 years, Shelbyville Central has advanced to the third-round (quarter-finals) of the TSSAA State Playoffs. It didn't come easy, but winning a game in the second round of the playoffs shouldn't. The Golden Eagles overcame a few critical injures in the first half, as well as a very talented Beech running game, to claim a 42-21 victory in the Class 5A playoffs...
Eagles take aim at Beech; Team hopes to reach playoffs' 3rd round (11/14/14)
Shelbyville Central's TSSAA Class 5A State Playoff run continuea tonight when the Golden Eagles host Beech at Eagle Stadium. The Eagles (8-3) will be looking to advance to the third round of the playoffs for the first time in 19 years. In 1995 Shelbyville defeated Anderson County at home in the second round before falling on the road to Cleveland...