Published On: Mon, Dec 7th, 2009
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CHS Boys open season at 1-1

 One Feather staff report

Tyler "Two Bears" Williams plays defense against Tuscola.

Tyler "Two Bears" Williams plays defense against Tuscola.

The Cherokee Braves opened their 2009 basketball season at .500 with a season-opening 59-47 loss to Tuscola and an away win (61-47) against Highlands.  Tre Owle is averaging over 18 points a game to lead the Braves. 

Owle led the way with 16 points in the Tuscola game followed by football standout William Carmichael who had 12 points and 3 rebounds.  Storm Sequoyah scored 10 points and had 7 boards and 4 blocks.  Other scorers for the Braves included:  Seth Littlejohn 3, Greg Bradley 3, and Tsalidi Sequoyah 3. 

The Braves got in the win column on Friday, Dec. 4 as they traveled to Highlands and won in double digits 61-47.  Owle poured in 21 points and had 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 1 block to lead the Braves.  Storm Sequoyah had 15 points, 6 boards, 1 assist, 4 steals and one block as well.  Other Braves scorers include:  A.J. Crowe 11, Humbo Corral 1, Tsalidi Sequoyah 5, and J.T. Wildcat 8. 

The Braves play Hayesville at home on Tuesday, Dec. 8 and travel to Murphy on Friday, Dec. 11 before coming home to take on Tasmania Australia on Saturday, Dec. 12.

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