The girl’s varsity team defeated the Franklin Road Christian girls in an away game 35-30. The Lady Knights finish the year with a 14-2 record and 9-3 tournament record. In the Andrews University Tournament, the girls played into the championship game but lost to the defending Michiana team from last year.
The boy’s varsity team finished strong by playing well in the Andrews Tournament and finishing in 4th place in the Division II bracket. The team played its last game at FRC and won. They finished the year with a 5-11 overall record and 5-8 in tournament play.
The Madison Academy basketball teams are headed to Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan to participate in the Newmeyer Classic 2017. The 11 member girls team is led by Coach Perkins and Sonja Underwood. Their overall record this year is 13-2. The tournament begins on Thursday, February 2 and the Lady Knights playing two games [10:20a-GCA; 8:50p-AJC] with at least one more [9:50a-CA] on Friday.
The Knights, coached by Alex Adams begin their play at 12:40p-GRS and again at 7:40-ARB. Here is a link to the AU Basketball Tournament schedule. All times listed in this article are CST, however on the AU pdf the times are EST.
The 18 member Madison Academy Acros gymnastic team traveled to Highland Academy to learn and enhance their gymnastic skills mentored by Southern Adventists University Gym-Masters at the Kentucky-Tennessee Acrofest, January 26-28. Not only are the Acros participating but those in grades 5-12 from across the conference are eligible to participate and learn or enhance their skills in tossing, pyramids, tumbling, three highs and other gymnastic activities. Pastor Greg Taylor, KY-TN Youth Director, is sharing the Word of God during this event. The theme this year is G.L.O.W. (Go Light Our World). On Saturday night at 7:00pm, teams perform their routines with the Gym-Masters giving the final performance of the evening.
Last night the seniors on the varsity basketball teams were recognized for their participation and efforts on the basketball team. Parents were also recognized for the support and encouragement they give their teens. The girl’s team won and improved their record to 13-2. The boys played well and worked hard but lost. The boy’s team record is now 4-11.
|GIRLS VARSITY – Lady Knights||1st Q||2nd Q||3rd Q||4th Q||Final|
Morgan Currie 23, Sydney Jacobs 11, Sara Adalla 10, Jordyn Walker 4, Christina Mercado 3, Julianne Plank 2.
|BOYS VARSITY – Knights||1st Q||2nd Q||3rd Q||4th Q||Final|
Beau Rodriquez 10, Josh Mixon 7, Will Snider 7, Langston Martinez 6, Jonathan Pedrero 5, Shawn Holbert 4, Andre Crayton 2, Ian Petersen 2, Devin Strong 2.
Last night the varsity Lady Knights lost to the Davidson Academy Bears 57-45. This is only the second loss of the regular season for the Lady Knights. Their overall team record is now 12-2. You can see the game on demand on the new Madison Academy Online YouTube Channel. Just click on the LiveStream link on our main menu.
The next games with be at Andrews University February 2-3, 2017 as a part of the Newmyer Classic that several SDA academies participate in from around the country.