Last night the Madison Academy Knights defeated the Pleasant View Christian Warriors in overtime 54-53. The game started slowly with the both teams scoring a total of 12 points [MA4, PVC8] in the first quarter. The Warriors increased their lead by half time. In the second half the Knights caught on fire and outscored PVC 18-6 in the third quarter lead by senior Josh Mixon. The final minutes of the game were intense as both teams stayed within two points of each other. The game ended tied at 44. In the overtime period, Josh Mixon sealed the win by making the second of two free-throws to give the Knights a four point lead. PVC continued to play hard and made a three point basket at the close of overtime. For statistics of the game go to MaxPrep.
The Lady Knights played the late game and defeated the Lady Warriors 51-41. The Lady Knights started the scoring and lead the entire game. Morgan Currie was the high scorer with 24 points.
MA Athletics showed it support of the school “CAN HUNGER WEEK” by asking for donations of canned goods in stead of a gate entrance fee. Alex Adams, Athletic Director, appreciated the willingness of the Pleasant View community to participate in this way. Over 100 items were donated.
Both teams are now even at 1-1. The next game is an away game at Hendersonville Christian Academy. The girls game starts at 5:30 pm and the boys at 7:00 pm. We did not play Hendersonville Christian Academy last year.