CHS Varsity Boys’ Basketball fights hard against No. 1 regionally ranked Milton

The CHS Varsity Basketball boys lost in their eighth conference game of the season on Tuesday, January 25, against the Milton Eagles at home with a final score of 58-51.

As soon as the game began, excitement and intensity rose. The game started out as a relatively low-scoring game with back and forth turnovers. One team would take the lead, and the other would come back to tie it up. By the end of first quarter, Milton was leading 12-10.

Second quarter continued as an insanely close battle, and by halftime Cherokee had taken the lead 26-28.

After the Senior Superlative Ceremony at halftime, the game continued with high energy starting in Cherokee’s possession. The game continued through third quarter with Cherokee scoring 12 more points and Milton scoring 18 more. Heading into fourth quarter, Milton lead 44-40.

Fourth quarter was just as low-scoring and intense. With back and forth turnovers and numerous fouls, Milton held their lead and won the game 58-51.

[Photo Credit: Claire Green Photography]

Both Cherokee and Milton are members of AAAAAAA Region 5. The home conference loss moved the boys’ region record to 4-4.

Senior Superlative Ceremony:

During halftime, the Senior Superlative winners were awarded with sashes and certificates.

[Photo Credit: Claire Green Photography]

Best Dressed: Karoline Karl and Aiden Diaz

Worst Parking: Nikki Brown and Ryan Holstein

Most Likely to Go Pro: Lily Cincola and AJ Swann

Most Likely to Join Greek Life: Presli Clark and Parker Hennessy

Most Spirited: Ellie Phelps and Caleb Richardson

Most Likely to Make You Laugh: Jaxon Holcomb and Greer Unterrier

Biggest Heart: Kaylin Mayo, Kali Holierhok and Landon Luster

Most Likely to Bring Home to Mom and Dad: Toby Thompson and Lillie Cate Ergle

Most Likely to Win an Argument: Keegan Baker and Addi Stephens

Most Likely to be Late to Graduation: Max Eichenberger, Seth Corbin and Grace Johnson

Player of the Game:

Mason Bennett, Junior

[Photo Credit: Claire Green Photography]

This guy, Mason Bennett, was tremendous last night with 16 points, four rebounds, three STLs and two assists. Congrats to him on being named Longhorns’ Player of the Game.

Coach Viehman, Head Coach

The team battled hard in their region game. We are proud of CHS Varsity Basketball Warriors for their diligent work.

The Warriors will take on Alpharetta, Friday, Feb. 4. The boys’ game begins at 7:30 p.m. at home at Cherokee High School. Come out and support your Warriors as they face the Raiders!

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