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BMS Boys & Girls Basketball Win Two Games

The Bellevue Middle School’s boys and girls basketball teams each won two out of three games last week and appear ready to make a run during the Nashville Metro tournament beginning tomorrow.

They each started the week out strong with victories against Cameron.

“Everybody got to play, and Daryl hit four big threes for us to lead the way,” Coach Charles Wade said, referring to point guard Daryl Holt.

Against McKissack, eighth-grader Mark Tillis scored 17 points to help the Owls revenge a two-point loss earlier in the year.

Donavon Smith added 13 points and Jack Brinnon scored eight more, while Michael Reese grabbed 13 rebounds for the Owls.

“It was one of our best games of the year and gets us ready for Thursday,” Coach Wade said.  The boys finished 7-7.

The girls are also heading to the playoffs after finishing their season with five wins and nine loses.

The Lady Owls also finished the season off on a high note, beating Cameron and McKissack before falling to MLK

The girls will play on the road as the seventh seed in the tourney.



Owls’ Wrestlers Finish Up Fourth in City Tournament

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This past Saturday, the Bellevue Middle wrestlers finished fourth out of 22 Metro Middle School teams this weekend at the 2016 City Championships held at Dupont-Hadley Middle.

 Amange Abdurrahman was crowned the City Champion for the 125 weight class after a thrilling overtime win.

Amange’s finals match was also awarded “best match” of the tournament. Amange finished the season 25-0.

Isaac Shields finished as the runner-up in the City at the 217 lb weight class, coming up a little short in a very hard fought & close finals match that saw many lead changes.

Isaac finished the season 20-1.

 Kyle Prusinowski finished third in the City Championships and finished his season 22-5.

 Isaiah “The Fresh Prince” Mickles, Thomas Monroe and Anthony Sutton all made it to the medal stand by placing fourth in the City Championships in their weight classes.

The Bellevue Wrestling team finished their season with a 11-7 dual meet city record, finishing in third place at the JT Moore Tournament, fourth in the Western Division tournament and fourth in the final City Championships.