Burkett Leads Visiting Team to Back-to-Back “Coaches vs. Coaches” Victories

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Hoover’s Charles Burkett scored 15 second-half points to lead his team to victory in the 2nd annual “Coaches vs. Coaches” basketball game.

Hoover’s Charles Burkett picked up where he left off from last year’s “Coaches vs. Coaches” basketball game leading his visiting team to a 70-66 victory.

In the first ever “Coaches Got Game Too” matchup in 2015, Burkett finished with 17 points and the only dunk of the game that was the cherry on top of a sweet, comeback victory for his ball club.

Click link to see highlights of 2015 game.

https://byoungncompany.com/2015/10/14/coaches-got-game-too-highlights/

This time around, Burkett and company led the entire first half, entering the break with a 36-31 advantage. However, similar to the previous year, the home squad didn’t go down without a fight. Led by Restoration Academy Demetrius Coates’ eight second-half points, the home team would go on a 17-to-9 run to take a 48-45 edge entering the fourth quarter.

Leading with just under five minutes left to play, home-team captain and event host Darrell Barber of Midfield said his team needed to continue to take care of the ball, play together and limit Burkett. Continue reading “Burkett Leads Visiting Team to Back-to-Back “Coaches vs. Coaches” Victories”

Midfield Boys Basketball Hosts First Ever “Coaches Got Game Too” All-Star Game

Midfield High School’s boys basketball program is hosting the first ever “Coaches Got Game Too” All-Star basketball game October 3.

The game will be held at Midfield’s gymnasium and will feature high school basketball coaches in the Birmingham Metro Area. Midfield’s head boys coach Darrell Barber will serve as the Home team’s captain, while Midfield’s head girls coach Charles Thomas will serve as the Away team’s captain.

Serving as the Home team’s head coach is also Wenonah High School girls head coach and three-time state champion Emmanuel Bell. He leads the way for a star-studded squad:
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