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Madison Academy Girls Basketball Bring Home Championship

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The Madison Academy girls prep basketball team recently won the Tennessee Christian Athletic Association Tournament. Team members include: (standing, from left) Camden Armstrong, Avery Kroll, Julianne Plank, Sara Adalla, Morgan Currie, Brianna Underwood, Pariss Holbert, Jordyn Walker, Sydney Jacobs, Christina Mercado, Madison Morris, assistant coach Sonya Underwood, and (kneeling) head coach Jeremy Perkins.

MADISON,TN-The Madison Academy girls prep basketball team brought home a 60-25 victory over Dayspring Academy in the championship game of the Tennessee Christian Athletic Association (TNCAA) Tournament at Greenbrier’s Dayspring Academy.

Senior Morgan Currie scored a team high of 26 points in the title contest, and Junior teammate Brianna Underwood provided 11 points.

Senior teammate Sydney Jacobs also made a pair of 3-pointers as seven different Lady Knights scored.

Currie averaged a team best 14.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3 steals, and 1.1 assists per game, while Sophomore Sara Adalla averaged 10.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.9 steals per game.

Freshman Jordyn Walker is the team’s third leading scorer, averaging 7.5 points, 1.7 steals, and 1.2 assists per game, and Underwood averaged 5.9 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 2.1 steals per game.

Jacobs averaged 5.6 points per game, and Sophomore Julianne Plank averaged 1.9 rebounds per game.

Madison Academy – which consists of 93 students in grades 9-12 – concluded the season with an 11-1 record at home and 17-4 record on the road for an overall winning record of 28-5. They won the Hoops Classic Preseason Tournament in Collegedale, TN, runner-up at the Collegedale Academy MLK Tournament, and runner-up in Division 1 at the Andrews (Mich.) University Newmyer Classic.

            The fourth-year program is coached by third-year head coach Jeremy Perkins and second-year assistant coach Sonya Underwood. The team loses four seniors this year: Morgan Currie, Sydney Jacobs, Avery Kroll, and Christina Mercado

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